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Older People

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Organisation (Please click for more info) Organisation Description Services Provided
Advocacy First

Advocacy First offers a free and independent advocacy service for people in the community, patients in hospital and in care/nursing homes in Bromley. We offer a variety of advocacy services that is required by all our clients.

Free and independent advocacy service
People in community
People in care home or hospital

Alzheimer's Society (Bexley Branch)

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and their carers. We provide information and support to people with any form of dementia and their carers through our publications, National Dementia Helpline, website and local services. We campaign for better quality of life for people with dementia and greater understanding of dementia. We also fund an innovative programme of medical and social research into the cause, cure and prevention of dementia and the care people receive.

Dementia Adviser and Dementia Support Services.
Activity groups
Dementia Café
Singing for the Brain
Carers Information and Support group (CrISP)
Carers Support Group.

Bexley Turkish Elderly Day Centre

To encourage the Turkish speaking elderly to meet once a week and socialise.

Freshly cooked meals, tea and coffee
Outings

Bexleyheath & District Club for the Disabled

Our aim is to engage elderly disabled people (over 70) and encourage them to make friendships, whilst partaking in a variety of activites. We provide the opportunity to meet, gain support, and enjoy social interaction in a caring, homely atmosphere.
The club meets on Mondays (10-3), Tuesdays (2.30-4.30) and Wednesdays (10-3)
Notes on disability access : Wheelchair access.

Activities includings;
Quizzes,
Bingo,
Cards,
Keep fit,
Live entertainment

Gateway Care Services

Opening times : 9.30am - 4.30pm
A not for profit home care service provider founded in 2003. Provides services of personal & associated domestic care to meet the needs of dependent clients in their own homes.

Personal Care Service
Domestic care
Care in own home
Information and Advice
Advocacy Service
Professional Carers
Domiciliary needs
Support for non English speakers

Belvedere Asian Women's Group

The Asian women's Group is open to all Asian women living and working in the London Borough of Bexley. It provides an opportunity for women to meet to discuss issues of concern to them and share their experiences. The Belvedere Asian Women's Group provides an opportunity for Asian women to come together to socialise, access information and advice on a range of issues and most importantly to have some time for themselves.

Meetings every Wednesday 10.30 AM to 1.30PM

Bexley Multicultural Centre CIC

Social and activity club open to all Cultures. Yoga, Bingo, Language practice, help with freedom passes and getting around London

Social Club

Bexley Gujarati Samaj

To provide advice and support to the Gujarati community in Bexley to help integrate into the British Society.

Yoga classes (Tues eve & Wed pm)
Outings for older people
Religious Events
Programmes for young people

Belvedere Advice Sessions

To provide advice, help and support to welfare benefits, social housing, income related entitlements, advocacy and casework support on welfare benefits and other welfare.

Advice Help and support

Bexley Carers Counselling Service

We offer counselling to anyone in Bexley Borough that is a carer and wants support.

1 to 1 counselling

Deepdene Seniors Learning Skills Club

The Club aims to promote social inclusion for the public benefit by working with people in London Borough of Bexley and neighbouring boroughs and the local area who are socially excluded on the grounds of their age, and by relieving their needs, help them to integrate into society. In particular we look to provide computer training and other skills and advancing their physical and mental health

Our logo of “Computerise, Exercise and Socialise and motto - “Never too old to learn” describe the core activities we undertake.

Chairobics session – Standing 30 minutes for the more able and seated 30 mins for the less able.
Tutored Computer courses 1:1 and sessional
Bridge – Tutored from beginners level to advanced levels
Social activities- Knit and natter, crochet, table top games, Bingo , Raffle AND Bonus Ball as well as Bring and Share Lunches

Age UK Bexley

Our aim is to enable people to lead full and active lives and stay safe and independent within their homes.

We are an independent charity providing support and a wide range of services to the over 50s in Bexley.

At Home with Age UK - Help with the little things that make a big difference.
Community Support – helping with maximising your income, planning care and support, sorting out finances, helping with forms. Befriending.
Day Centres – days out at our centres in Slade green and Sidcup.
Handyperson Service – for help with those little DIY jobs around the house
Information and advice – on anything to do with later life
Men In Sheds – for men over 60, sharing and learning skills in a fully kitted out workshop and working on either personal projects or commissions for local organisations
Podiatry and nail-clipping – with our trained podiatrist and foot care assistants
Wellbeing Centres and Pop-ins – community cafes and coffee mornings, including meals and activities.

Welfare Benefits advice – trained staff that will provide guidance about the welfare benefits available to older people
Wheelchair loan

Cruse Bereavement Care (Bexley & Bromley Area)

Cruse offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies offering both group and 1-1 support.

We work with organisations to provide training on Loss and Grief and we work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

One-to-one support by appointment at venues in Sidcup and Bexleyheath.
Monthly bereavement support group in Bexley Road, Erith
Weekly friendship/support group in Bexleyheath
Weekly 'Walk and Talk' Group in Danson Park, Bexleyheath
Training & Education
General Infomation

Irish Community Services

We are an Irish charity working in South London. We offer the following services. Lunch Clubs. Carers support group also Dementia reminiscence groups. Be-A-Friend project for those who are isolated and lonely. Elders Outreach providing support with benefits, Pensions or housing. Advice and Health for under 55 providing housing, employment and debt advice.

Advice and Health service
Cancer self-help groups
Lunch Clubs
Outreach service
Be-a Friend service

Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice

The Hospice cares for over 2,500 people every year, and all of our care is provided free of charge to people living in the Boroughs of Royal Greenwich and Bexley. We provide high-quality, compassionate care and support to people with all types of terminal illnesses, their families and their carers. Our care is delivered to people at home, in care homes, in our Hospice beds, in our Day Hospice and in hospital.

Inpatient end of life care, symptom control
Day Hospice
Specialist palliative care at home
Bereavement groups and 1 : 1 support
Compassionate Neighbours
Specialist palliative care service at Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Education and training
Community Café
Fundraising sports and challenges

Bexley Archaeological Group

Bexley Archaeological Groups aims are to investigate, research, excavate and promote the archaeology within the London Borough of Bexley and surrounding areas.

Excavation and research at on-going site in Bexley,
Training excavation
Field Walking
Geophysics
Surveying
Excavating
Finds processing
Site drawing
Site recording
Artefact illustration.
Bi-monthly talks on archaeology and history.
Young Archaeologists’ Club.

North West Kent Countryside Partnership

NWKCP is a non-profit organisation, hosted by Kent County Council. We exist to protect and enhance the wildlife and green spaces of north-west Kent though community action and involvement, and through this to improve the wellbeing of local people. Our practical conservation work is carried out by
local volunteers, and we endeavour to create projects that will have a positive effect on their physical and mental health through increased physical activity in the outdoors. We also carry out community and education projects in local schools and green spaces, to help young people learn about and connect with
the natural world.

Practical conservation volunteering opportunities.
Environmental education volunteering opportunities.
Ecological and land-management advice.
Outdoor education sessions for schools.
Natural therapy projects for mental health
River enhancements and natural flood management
Woodland and meadow management
Nature-themed community events and fun days
Help starting community groups on green spaces

Bexley Borough Pensioners' Forum

The Forum are a non party-political equal opportunity organisation. Their principal aim is to promote the welfare and interests of pensioners within the London Borough of Bexley.

Produces a quarterly newsletter and holds general meetings regularly where matters of concern can be raised, discussed and policies developed. They make representations to Bexley Council, MP, MEPs, Health Authorities and the Greater London Council.

Information sharing
Group Meetings
Annual Outings
Monthly Outings
Newsletters

Bexley Christian Life Centre

We are a Church with a community heart reaching out to people of all ethnic groups, young and old, families and the isolated with the love of Christ.

The Diamond Jubilee Club for over 65’s with music as reminiscence therapy meeting on the last Tuesday of each month 10.30am – 12.15pm
‘The Rock’ Community Youth Club on Friday evenings 13-18 year olds.
Toddlers Group on Friday mornings 10.00am.
Other groups for young people.

Royal British Legion - Bexleyheath and Welling Branch

GET SUPPORT
From sports-based rehabilitation courses and careers advice to dedicated care homes for older veterans, The Royal British Legion is here to ensure every member of the Armed Forces community receives the support they need.

CURRENTLY SERVING
The Legion provides information, advice and guidance to help the Armed Forces community find and access the support they need. We help members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, Reservists, veterans and their families all year round.

VETERANS AND FAMILIES
The Legion provides lifelong support for members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force and their families. We want to make sure that our beneficiaries are able to live in comfort and with dignity.

Contact us locally so that we can put you in touch with the right people to help you. Our national services include but are not limited to assistance in the following areas:
- Finance
- Independent living
- Care
- Recovery
- Respite
- Employment
- Care homes
- Dementia care
- Break Centres
- Veterans Medical Funds
- Household Adaption
- Care phones
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