Warm In Winter Bags
from Small Acts Of Kindness,
Gift bags have been produced for any resident over 55 years to prevent them feeling cold in their homes. They are also a great way to help reduce social isolation and finding out about local services. They contain a blanket, hat, gloves, socks, warm drinks, soup and biscuits.
You can refer yourself and they will arrange to have a bag delivered to you.
Age UK Hertfordshire,
01707 323272 or 0800 055 6112
They can provide companionship, advice and support for older residents.
Herts Independent Living Service,
0300 2000 103
Offer a range of services for older and vulnerable residents – hot meals on wheels delivery at a subsidised cost, activities and clubs, befriending and help with arranging fall pendants
Northwood Live At Home Scheme
(now called MHA West London),
They are a charity that work to keep people over 60 years active at home and help develop social networks.
Clitheroe Health and Wellbeing Centre,
A space for older people to socialise, take part in quizzes, receive advice and support, exercise, and have a meal.
Reach Out Café,
07985 350119 (Rosemary),
Every Wednesday 10am-12pm
Free of charge
A getting together club for older people to enjoy a coffee, chat, bite to eat, exercise, talks and board games.
A free lunch is provided on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Reach Out Project
(not the same as The Reach Out Cafe)
Can offer companionship and practical support to older people who are medically vulnerable and at risk of hospital admission, or have recently been discharged from hospital. They can assist by linking up with a volunteer who can offer support – helping them adjust to and recover from illness, whilst also reducing social isolation and loneliness.
Lines open Monday – Friday 9.30am-5pm
Offer a door-to-door service for people who have difficulties in using public transport to go shopping in Three Rivers.
When: Thursday & Friday – To Waitrose and Tesco in Rickmansworth
Cost: £6 return, £2 for a carer accompany you
Watford & Three Rivers Community Cars,
Lines Open Monday - Friday 10am-2pm
Community Cars provides volunteer drivers to take older and vulnerable people to appointments and to help stay socially active
Charge: 45p per mile