Older People

Action for Family Carers

Action for Family Carers
Activity groups for people with Dementia or Memory Problems

Our groups help people with Dementia or Memory problems and their Carers.

Keeping Active groups offer the change to engage in a wide range of physical activities.

The Active Minds group consists of activities that stimulate mind and memory.

Both groups offer the chance to socialise and have fun.


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Age UK

Age UK
Social Prescriber Epping Forest South PCN

Social Prescribing helps GP practices explore non medical practical services that may support patients to improve their health, well being and independence


This service offers home visit services

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Age UK Essex - Befriending

Age UK Essex - Befriending
Befriending Service

Telephone Befriending - we provide a weekly telephone call for a friendly chat.


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Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's Society
Dementia Connect Essex Professional Referrals

Through Dementia Connect our expert Dementia Advisors provide information, practical guidance and support to help those living with dementia cope with day-today challenges and prepare for the future, connecting them to the right support, at the right time, in the right way. 

Please submit referrals using the weblink provided.

If you haven’t registered with Dementia Connect before, click ‘get a referral ID’. It only takes a minute or two to register, and you can then use the referral form using your email address straight away.


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Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's Society
Dementia Connect Support Service

Through Dementia Connect our expert Dementia Advisors provide information, practical guidance and support to help you understand dementia, cope with day-to-day challenges and prepare for the future, connecting you to the right support, at the right time, in the right way. They work with people worried about their memory, people with dementia, their carers and family members to identify their needs and to put in place personalised effective support plans to address these.


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British Red Cross

British Red Cross
Mobility Aids

We provide a range of mobility aid equipment for loan and sale. Equipment includes wheelchairs, commodes, highback chairs, raised toilet seats and walking aids.


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Citizens Advice Harlow

Citizens Advice Harlow
Warm Homes Essex

Warm Homes Essex is a service set up to help people in our community improve their health through practical advice for fuel poor households.

We can help you in a number of different ways with fuel debt, benefit entitlements, emergency fuel payments, saving energy, and getting the best tariffs for you.


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Community Agents Essex

Community Agents Essex

Supporting independent living through social inclusion: getting out and about; increase confidence to go shopping, visit neighbours or other places; mobility in the home; adaptations for ease/safety; meeting people; local groups/activities to make new friends; healthy eating/living; practical support/information.


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Cruse Bereavement Care Epping Forest

Cruse Bereavement Care Epping Forest
Cruse & St John's Loughton Bereavement Support

*** Although no group sessions are running for now, we do hope to restart as soon as possible and anyone interested in coming to a group or needing bereavement support should contact our service and leave a message on 07789 113082.  A member of the team will phone back within 24 hours to let you know about support that is available. ***

Do you feel in need of the company of others who have also been bereaved?

Don't feel alone in your grief but come and join us and have a cup of tea/coffee and a chat with others in a similar position.  Cruse volunteers and the Church bereavement team will be there to listen on a one-to-one basis if you wish to talk.

No need to book a place.  Just turn up at the Church Hall, St John the Baptist Church, Loughton.


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cst.today

cst.today
CST.Today

A social and activity group for people living with mild to moderate dementia, using the principles of Cognitive Stimulation therapy to deliver a fun, stimulating session which runs all day with a hot meal at lunch time. Half day sessions are also available.


CM23 5QJ

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CVS Uttlesford

CVS Uttlesford
Essex Shed Network

A community shed offers a safe space where men share the tools, skills, experience and resources they need to work on projects of their own choosing at their own pace. They are places of skill-sharing and informal learning, of individual pursuits and community projects, of purpose, achievement and social interaction.


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Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK
Deafblind Organisation

The Deaf Blind Organisation offers support and guidance to deafblind people, their carers, family and friends, as well as professionals working with people who have a loss of both hearing and sight.  We also offer The Befriender service for those who are feeling lonely. We’re also keen to help those recently diagnosed, using the befriending process as a means to prevent social isolation.  Our popular Peer Support & Social Groups provide those with both sight and hearing impairments plus their carers an opportunity to meet people and make friends.


PE7 8FD

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ECL Sensory Service

ECL Sensory Service

Face-to-face delivery of this service is temporarily suspended.  But if you wish to speak with us regarding any sight or hearing loss issues then please call us on 03330133262 or email:  sensoryservices@essexcares.org 

We are a team of sensory specialists delivering needs-led and person-centred services to people with sight, hearing and dual sensory impairments, their families, carers and the wider community. Our high quality services are focused on early intervention, improved wellbeing and maximising independence.


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EFDC

EFDC
Forever Active

New Horizons Day Trips are delivered by Epping Forest District Council Community Services. The day trips are a great way to socialise with likeminded people, explore new places and offer great value for money with local pick up points.  Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.                                                                                                               

 


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EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing

EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing
Adult Craft Workshops

THIS SERVICE HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

Epping Forest District Council offers a wide range of adult craft workshops where attendees can learn new skills and meet new friends. Workshops include Fan making, Crochet, Soup making snd tasting, Victorian book craft decorations and Christmas Wreath and floral table arrangement workshops.


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EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing

EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing
Aquatic Activity for Health

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Aquatic Activity for Health is a six-week water based physical activity intervention that is delivered by Places Leisure on behalf of Epping Forest District Council in partnership with the local GP’s surgeries, hospitals, physiotherapists.


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EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing

EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing
Forever Active Day Trips

THIS SERVICE HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

Forever active run four day trips per year which vary in location and price. Examples include Landguard Fort, Felixstowe; Romney Hythe and Dymchurch steam Railway. The day trips are a great way to socialise, explore new places and offer great value for money.

Variety of coach pick up locations available.


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EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing

EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing
Get Active Classes

A fun low impact fitness session perfect for people who want a fun, friendly and social class to help them improve their wellbeing. These sessions are great whatever your age, ability and whether you have not exercised for a while or exercise regularly. Our qualified instructors will be able to tailor the session to meet your needs and ensure your enjoyment.

£5.00 per session and first session is free!

 


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EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing

EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing
Lifewalks

Lifewalks will be restarting on 1st September 2020 Walks are available to book one week in advance from Mon at 10am to Fri 11am. Only Prepaid Lifewalk members will be able to book onto at the current time. P please book online at https://eppingforestdc.bookinglive.com or call 01992 564226 (phone line open 10am to 12.45pm Mon- Fri). Lifewalks is a walking for health scheme organised by Epping Forest District Council Community and Partnerships. Lifewalks is approved by local doctors and hospitals and the West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group. Lifewalks offers a choice of group walks, led by specially trained staff. Walks are across the whole of the Epping Forest District so you will find one near you. You do not have to live in the District to join Lifewalks. Health walks are not ‘power’ walks. You just need to walk as though you are a bit late for an appointment. Fast enough to get warm, but not sweaty. Breath a little faster, but still able to talk normally.


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EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing

EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing
Nordic Walking

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Nordic walking is a recognised way to turn a walk into whole body exercise that can be done by anybody, anywhere. Once you master the technique its a great way to improve fitness, lose weight and tone the whole body. This session is aimed at beginners and takes place every Tuesday 9:30-11am


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EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing

EFDC - Community, Culture and Wellbeing
Social. Active. Strong

The service is a falls prevention service for all adults aimed at reducing their chance of falling by increasing their strength and mobility through a FREE 12 week progressive physical activity programme. Each session is low impact, and structured so that many residents can benefit from the programme. Friendly and social class to help them improve Participants' wellbeing. These sessions are great whatever your age. Our qualified instructors will be able to tailor the session to meet your needs and ensure your enjoyment.


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England Netball

England Netball
England Netball

Walking Netball has evolved from a growing demand for walking sports. ... Walking Netball is a slower version of the game; it is netball, but at a walking pace. The game has been designed so that anyone can play it regardless of age or fitness level.


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Epping Forest Careline

Epping Forest Careline

Careline install telecare equipment and provide a monitoring service for clients in Epping Forest. Careline alarms helps older and vulnerable people live worry-free in their own homes whilst providing comfort and peace of mind for friends and loved ones.

A Careline alarm is perfect for anyone who could be vulnerable at home, including older people, disabled people, people with health problems and people at risk of violence or theft. Careline alarms are especially useful for people at risk of falling.

 

 

 


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Epping Forest District Council

Epping Forest District Council
Community Safety & Safeguarding

The Homesafe scheme helps older residents feel safe in and around their home, by making it safer and more secure by reducing the risk of accidental falls or loss through fire or inadequate security. 

We can help with security measures such as door and window locks, spy holes and key safes, as well as with Fire Safety and prevention - smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors etc.

 


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Epping Forest District Council - Private Residential

Epping Forest District Council - Private Residential
Grants and C.A.R.E. Handyperson Service

THE HANDYPERSON SERVICE HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED.

Handyperson service:  Reputable contractors carry out small low cost repairs, home security and falls prevention work for older home owners and tenants. Work to gas or electric appliances, decorating or fencing is excluded.

The Grants Team provide financial help with repairs, improvements, energy efficiency measures and disabled adaptations to your home


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Epping Forest District Council - Private Residential

Epping Forest District Council - Private Residential
Private Sector Housing

We help people who have concerns about the condition of their home, which is affecting their health and safety (e.g. poor heating, damp and mould, disrepair, overcrowding). We can also help tenants who rent their homes and are experiencing harassment or illegal eviction by their landlords.


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Epping Forest Foodbank

Epping Forest Foodbank

Epping Forest Foodbank (formerly Loughton Foodbank) is part of the Trussell Trust network of Foodbanks across the UK. The Foodbank provides a minimum of 3 days emergency food to local people in crisis who have been referred by a frontline care professional. Volunteers greet and help signpost to further organisations to help resolve their underlying crisis.


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Epping Forest Neighbourhood Watch

Epping Forest Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch

To provide advice and support relating to crime prevention, reducing the fear of crime, and assisting in the detection of crime by providing timely information to the police.

Fighting crime in Epping Forest,  by helping neighbours to help themselves. The main aim of Neighbourhood Watch is to reduce the level of crime and encourage a ‘neighbourly’ spirit.

Help everyone feel a little bit safer, knowing there are neighbours out there who care enough to dial 999 or 101, when something is going on!


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EPUT -  West Essex Macmillan

EPUT - West Essex Macmillan
Cancer Information and Support Service

Support and information to anyone who has concerns about cancer, their relatives, friends and carers. We offer befriending and respite support in your own home. We can provide details of other local and national cancer support agencies and services and benefits advice. We provide a supporting service to allow patients, relatives and carers to access suitable national and local information about cancer, cancer prevention and local services.


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EPUT - Single Point of Access

EPUT - Single Point of Access
Single Point of Access

The Single Point of Access service (SPA) is the referral coordination centre for Community Services.  

Provided by community nurses, case managers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, dieticians, respiratory nurses and palliative care providers.

Open 8am to 9pm, 7 days a week, including Bank Holidays. 


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Essex Befriends

Essex Befriends
Befriending

Whether you are feeling lonely, isolated, have stopped doing things you once loved, or generally lack confidence; we are here to help.

We offer a range of support including telephone, face to face and email befriending. You can start to build confidence, develop new connections and get back to doing something you love or find new interests.


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Essex County Council - Library Services

Essex County Council - Library Services
Home Library Service - Epping

Essex Libraries provide a home library service for anyone unable to use a library due to disability, or because they have caring responsibilities for someone who is ill or disabled. We aim to provide a range of books and other materials tailored to the individual's taste.


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Essex County Fire & Rescue Service

Essex County Fire & Rescue Service
Home Safety Visits

We provide the occupier with general fire safety advice such as electrical and kitchen safety, as well as offering guidance on night time routines and a fire action plan. This will include how to summon the Fire Service and how to escape the property should a fire occur. Smoke alarms are also provided and fitted, at no cost to the occupier, if it is deemed necessary.  

*** During the COVID-19 outbreak home visits are limited to those people most at risk in their community.  We are able to provide telephone advice and guidance to less vulnerable people during this period ***


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Essex County Fire & Rescue Service

Essex County Fire & Rescue Service
Safe and Well Visits

Our trained Safe and Well Officers can provide advice and guidance in relation to fire prevention and home security, as well as signpost you to additional advice and support if you need it.  To keep yourself and your family safe at home, we recommend booking one of our free, personalised Safe and Well Visits. 

*** During the COVID-19 outbreak home visits are limited to those people most at risk in their community.  We are able to provide telephone advice and guidance to less vulnerable people during this period ***


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Essex Restorative Justice Hub

Essex Restorative Justice Hub
Essex Restorative and Mediation Service

The Essex Restorative and Mediation Service works with people who have been involved in conflict, including criminal offences and anti-social behaviour. Restorative processes use communication between people who have been harmed, and have caused harm, to allow them to work towards positive outcomes in a safe environment.


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Essex Safeguarding Adults Board

Essex Safeguarding Adults Board
Social Care Direct Helpline

You can call us for anything from straightforward information and advice about the abuse and the safety of adults in Essex; to the disclosure of a specific concern about your own safety of somebody that you know. Should you wish to report maltreatment of an adult in Essex we will take your concern seriously and ensure that it is investigated appropriately.

Help us to keep adults safe across Essex. Remember, ignoring abuse is not an option - Any person with knowledge of, or suspicion that a vulnerable adult may be at risk of abuse or is being abused must report their concerns.

Call the Social Care Direct line on 0345 6037630

 


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Freshwaters Christian Fellowship

Freshwaters Christian Fellowship

We are a Christian church that seeks to encourage Health and Wellbeing through our meetings, events and activities. This includes meetings for those wanting to explore the Christian faith; a group we run for senior's in partnership with Rainbow Services; group walks; & general support and encouragement


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Frontline

Frontline
Befriending Factsheet Epping

This fact sheet gives details of local and national befriending services.  These services provide conversation and companionship in order to reduce isolation and loneliness.  Some services may also offer specific support to people managing long term illness or disability.


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Frontline

Frontline
Bereavement Factsheet Epping Forest

The death of someone we love can be one of the most difficult experiences of life.  Grief is a normal human response to a significant loss.  Grief is very personal and also unpredictable.  You may experience a wide variety of emotions and reactions you have never faced before.  This can be a painful and complicated process, sometimes medical advice or counselling can help.

Find local and national support services which include support for children, as well as those who have experienced the sudden death of a loved one.  These services are for anyone who has been bereaved of someone at any time.


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Frontline

Frontline
Complaints Factsheet Epping Forest

This fact sheet gives details of how to make a complaint about a health or social care provider; for example if you are unhappy about the care you have received from a doctor, dentist, optician, pharmacy, social care service, hospital or care home.


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Frontline

Frontline
Planning Ahead Factsheet Epping Forest

This factsheet gives you information about planning for later life. This can be difficult but can help you stay in control of how you are cared for and ensure that your dependents are provided for after your death. 


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Harlow Stroke Support Group

Harlow Stroke Support Group
Harlow Stroke Support - Rehab Centre

HSSRC offer non-medical rehabilitation, and help and support to Stroke Survivors, and their family and carers.

The charity has been operating in Harlow and surrounding areas for the past 20 years to support people to overcome the barriers faced following a stroke, such as feelings of isolation, loss of confidence and concerns about the future.


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Harlowsave Credit Union

Harlowsave Credit Union

We are a not for profit community bank offering accessible banking services, savings accounts and affordable loans for people living or working in Essex or East Hertfordshire. We specialise in helping people in financial difficulty by offering money management advice and affordable loans.

We also offer budgeting advice via our SMARTAdvice project and a debt referral system.  This service is available to Harlow residents only.


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Healthwatch Essex

Healthwatch Essex
Healthwatch Essex Information Service

We provide information about health and care services in Essex. We also help people to find out about, access and navigate health and social care services.


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Healthy Living Healthy Lives CIC

Healthy Living Healthy Lives CIC
Chat, Connect, Create

Social get together for anyone in the community. At time to chat, craft, play board games - make new friends and acquaintances


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Healthy Minds (NHS Psychological Therapies)

Healthy Minds (NHS Psychological Therapies)

Healthy Minds provides access to a wide range of talking therapy treatments for adults with common mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety and long term conditions. Healthy Minds help clients to better understand their emotional difficulties and develop new ways of thinking and coping based on agreed individual goals and needs.


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Hearing Help Essex

Hearing Help Essex

A quarter of a million people in Essex have some degree of hearing loss, nationally that amounts to one in six of the population. Hearing Help Essex exists to alleviate the isolation and loneliness that hearing loss can bring. Our services include: 

  • Practical help with NHS hearing aids
  • Information, advice & guidance
  • Assistive equipment demo & loan
  • Hearing loss seminars & training
  • Drop in sessions and events
  • Signposting to other organisations


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Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning

Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning
Food for Thought

A health and wellbeing project, engaging people in meaningful activities, learning new skills, keeping fit and developing confidence in calming surroundings. Individuals work on the land planting, nurturing and harvesting fruit & veg. This improves their self-esteem, mental and physical well-being and self-worth, ultimately assisting with their integration into society.


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Leonard Cheshire Digital Inclusion

Leonard Cheshire Digital Inclusion
Digital Inclusion

Supporting disabled people to access digital technology. Leonard Cheshire’s Discover IT programme supports disabled people, and those working with disabled people, to access the digital world; providing training and support together with the latest in accessible technology.


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Loughton Voluntary Care Association

Loughton Voluntary Care Association
Games Group

Drop in games group held at Loughton Library Wednesdays 10am - 12pm. Includes scrabble, Rummikub, board and card games, and refreshments.

Please note this is for IG10 residents only.


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Loughton Voluntary Care Association

Loughton Voluntary Care Association
Good Neighbour

Regular home visiting service for housebound clients, perhaps giving carers a break. There is also a "Buddy" system - enabling users to get out of the house by public transport or local taxi.

Please note this is for IG10 residents only.


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Loughton Voluntary Care Association

Loughton Voluntary Care Association
Silver Surfer Club

We offer an initial 2 hour iPad familiarisation session, followed by a 6 week course (1 day per week) for those interested in continuing to learn.

Please note this is mainly available for IG10 residents  (but we will consider from neighbouring boroughs).


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Loughton Voluntary Care Association

Loughton Voluntary Care Association
Transport to medical appointments

Volunteers will drive our usually older, frail clients to medical appointments, give an arm if needed, wait and bring them back home.

LVC is not a taxi service; no charge is made for the service and drivers’ costs are met by LVC. We are very happy to receive donations and if you want to find out what size of donation would cover the cost, please ask the driver or phone the office to enquire.

Please note this service is for IG10 residents only.


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Mind in West Essex

Mind in West Essex
Fee Paying Counselling

Our counselling service provides you with the opportunity to explore worries, concerns or mental health difficulties that you may be experiencing. It can enable you to use your own insights and resources to work towards resolving the issues you face. The Mind in West Essex counselling service compliments services provided by NHS.

 


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Mind in West Essex - Wellbeing & Futures in Mind

Mind in West Essex - Wellbeing & Futures in Mind
Wellbeing Assistant

A Wellbeing Assistant can provide you with practical and emotional support to improve your wellbeing. The support costs £15 per hour. You could have help with a particular task that causes you anxiety  such as preparing to move, filling in forms, or writing letters, or more regular weekly help such as managing your shopping or going to social events.


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Morelife Ltd

Morelife Ltd
Morelife

MoreLife is a Tier 3 service that delivers a 12-month FREE specialist group programme. There are 12 weekly group sessions, each lasting for an hour and a half, followed by maintenance sessions. The MoreLife programme provides:

• Specialist nutritional assessment & support

• Advice around physical activity

• Psychological understanding of losing weight & support


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Peabody Trust

Peabody Trust
Essex Floating Support - Epping

Help people with sustaining their accommodation but helping them address: Rent/council tax arrears, benefit claims, budgeting, priority/non-priority debts, evictions/re-possessions, health/wealth and well-being, sign posting service and assistance with tribunals and benefits.

As part of a recent merger - services delivered by Family Mosaic are now branded as Peabody.


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Provide

Provide
Essex Welfare Service

Essex County Council has set up a new service to help vulnerable people in our community who are staying at home and in need of support during the coronavirus period. The Essex Welfare Service is for people who are unable to access the support they need at this time.

Essex Welfare Service is specifically for those people who are not able to get any support from either family or friends or from their local district area support groups. This service is not an alternative to existing services which may be overwhelmed with extra demand resulting from the effects of Government’s stay at home advice.


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Provide
Smart Life

Smart Life aims to improve health and wellbeing and keep people independent in their homes. If you are struggling with any aspect of daily living and need support, we will make referrals to other services.


CM2 8TD

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Restore Community Centre

Restore Community Centre
Restore Community Projects

Providing social activities, and activities focussing on well-being, and hosting advice services on a Friday


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Safer Places

Safer Places
Accommodation and Outreach support to victims of domestic abuse

We provide outreach support to victims of domestic abuse across through our community-based services. Safer Places is an independent charity which provides a comprehensive range of services to adults and children affected by abuse who live in the Uttlesford and Epping Forest District area. We also provide safe refuge accommodation


CM18 6NS

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Saffron Hall

Saffron Hall
Music & Dementia groups run by Saffron Hall & Anglia Ruskin University

Music & Dementia groups run by Saffron Hall & Anglia Ruskin University
Our 'Together in Sound' free music therapy groups aim to bring the power of music to those living with dementia.  We'll focus on joint music-making and listening with a goal of supporting communication, relationships and increasing quality of life through a collaborative group process. There will be opportunities to sing, play and listen to live music together, with weekly sessions led by music therapists and visiting professional musicians from Saffron Hall.


CB11 4ER

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St Clare Hospice

St Clare Hospice
Clinical Services

Our Hospice team provide specialist palliative care across West Essex and the East Herts border, working to deliver excellent care for patients and their families. Our specialist clinical team consists of Doctors, Specialist Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Psychological Therapists, Complementary Therapists, Counsellors, Social Workers and Chaplains.


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St Clare Hospice - Bereavement Service

St Clare Hospice - Bereavement Service
Bereavement Cafes (Epping Forest)

Anyone who has experienced the loss of someone close to them, no matter how long ago, is welcome to attend our Bereavement Cafés. They are completely free to attend and you are welcome to drop in at any time throughout the events. The atmosphere is very relaxed and informal with hot drinks and refreshments. We would love to see you there.


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St Clare Hospice - CNP

St Clare Hospice - CNP
Compassionate Neighbours Project

We match based on common interests, lifestyle & life choices, location and more. It will be with someone in their community to ensure it is sustainable and we ask each contact be around 1 hr per week. This can be by phone or face to face.

Please note:  We take great care to match referred people to volunteer neighbours, and sometimes there may be a delay in a volunteer being available.   We will acknowledge your referral and add in the notes what the status is, to keep you informed.


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Stroke Association

Stroke Association
Stroke Association Support Coordinator

Our service can provide practical assistance, essential information and emotional support. It might be that you just need someone to talk to who will understand your situation, or help with form filling or signposting. We can work with you to look at secondary prevention, or set your own goals and help achieve them.


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Support 4 Sight

Support 4 Sight
Befriending Service

An Essex-wide Befriending service for people with a sensory loss. Each person will be matched to a dedicated Befriender who will be in regular contact with them.


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Support 4 Sight

Support 4 Sight
Support 4 Visually Impaired People and their families

A registered charity helping people with visual impairment. Providing emotional support; advice; equipment; information; assistance with visual aids/equipment; social drop-in sessions, coffee mornings (Saffron Walden, Dunmow, Braintree, Witham, Epping, Harlow, Chelmsford); social trips; Carers group; regular equipment supplier days and exhibitions.


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Tax Help for Older People

Tax Help for Older People

Do you need help with a tax problem? Our charity will provides FREE expert, independent and confidential tax advice to the over 60s on a low income.


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The Change Project

The Change Project
Relationship Counselling

We offer Relationship Counselling for Couples, Families, Teens and Children.

Whether you’re looking for help here and now or long term, we have a service to match.


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Voluntary Action Epping Forest

Voluntary Action Epping Forest
Befriending

The Befriending Service funded by The Big Lottery aims to provide support and friendship for those living on their own or in isolation in Epping Forest.


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Voluntary Action Epping Forest

Voluntary Action Epping Forest
Digital Learners - Epping Forest

A project to help seniors and hose living with a disability in Epping Forest who need help with their computers, tablets and smartphones. Be taught how to use email, the internet or a smartphone, brush up on your computer skills, book a doctors appointment online, shop online etc.


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Voluntary Action Epping Forest

Voluntary Action Epping Forest
Gardening

Providing gardeners and volunteers to maintain the gardens of people who cannot do so themselves in Epping Forest free of charge. Available to those aged 65+ or for those with mobility issues.


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Voluntary Action Epping Forest

Voluntary Action Epping Forest
Gardening for Homeowners

Chargeable Gardening service for home owners in Epping Forest

Homeowners must be over 65, disabled or in receipt of disability benefits. Charges are £25 for the first hour of work and then £12 per hour thereafter. Minimum of 2 hours work. Staff are all trained and DBS checked.


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Voluntary Action Epping Forest

Voluntary Action Epping Forest
Odd Jobs

Providing a Handy Person to complete Odd Jobs in the home at reasonable rates by trained DBS checked staff. Lightbulb changing, grab rails, key safes, minor repairs, and lots more


This service offers home visit services

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Voluntary Action Epping Forest

Voluntary Action Epping Forest
Volunteer Centre - Epping Forest

Providing organisations with volunteers in Epping Forest and opportunities for residents to volunteer in the District.


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Waltham Abbey Lunch Club

Waltham Abbey Lunch Club

Lunch club in Waltham Abbey providing a 3 course homecooked meal - three times per week.

Additional activities include:
Bingo
Raffles
Entertainers
Outings
Transport available door to door which is all wheelchair accessible.

£10 per session including meal and transport.


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