Our Community Services for the Over 55's
In the coming months, the Clarendon Royal Community will offer various community services across the local areas of North West Kent, these include homecare, community footcare, handy van and gardening help and independent living assistance
Our friendly teams in Medway, North West Kent and Faversham are here to help you with all your care needs. We treat each person as an individual by offering a personalised service, to support people with the same respect you would want for yourself or a member of your family.
We offer a full range of care, assisting with:
All personal care needs
Lunch and tea calls
Assisting to bed
Age UK Medway provides a footcare service for people living in Medway and North West Kent in the comfort of their own home. If you, or someone close to you, is finding it difficult to cut or look after their toenails, our friendly team are here to help.
As you get older, caring for your feet can become more difficult, and this can cause discomfort. Investing a bit of time and thought into caring for your feet now, can prevent them causing you pain in the future. Our Footcare service includes:
Cutting and filing toe nails, keeping them at a comfortable length
Smoothing and moisturising dry and rough skin
Checking for cracks and breaks in the skin, and inflammation such as blisters
Looking for signs of infection like nail fungus or other obvious early problems, and seeking professional advice
Choosing suitable socks and footwear
Helping to cut finger nails.
Handy Van & Gardening Service
Our handy van and gardening service provides customers with a vetted handy person to carry out small jobs and maintenance tasks around the home and gardens of older people living in North West Kent. We aim to make it easy for you to remain independent and maintain your home and garden, whilst knowing you will receive a friendly and professional service.
We can carry out small household repairs, minor adaptions and odd jobs around your home including:
Fitting handrails and grab rails
Home security including key safes, door chains and window locks
Path and garden clearance
Small decorating jobs
Rates are based on the first hour and then quarter hourly thereafter, plus the cost of any materials used. Please note that the HandyVan service cannot undertake certified work such as gas, heating, and electrical wiring or large building and decorating jobs.
Independent Living Services
Available to residents in North West Kent, Age UK Medway can support you to maintain your independence at home through various services designed to help you with everyday tasks and to support you with engaging with your local community.
Someone to take your shopping order, collect and deliver to your home
An accompanied visit to the theatre, cinema or a restaurant
Assistance with going to the bank, your GP or the hospital
Taking you to visit friends and family
Light domestic cleaning
To view the full services provided by Age UK Medway Group in the North West Kent and Medway communities, please visit the site below