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REGISTERED CHARITY NO: 1076585 REGISTERED IN ENGLAND AS A COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE COMPANY NO: 03705361


Gracewell of Sway

Residential & Dementia Care

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Discover the Gracewell difference for yourself. • Personalised high-quality residential and dementia care • Beautiful, spacious en-suite rooms • Rooms for singles or couples • On-site hair & beauty salon and stylish lounges • Situated in five acres of beautiful grounds with large courtyard

Receive a complimentary gift with this advert when you visit To arrange a tour call Rebecca Vears on 01590 230017 or email sway.haa@gracewell.co.uk Gracewell of Sway Sway Place, Church Lane, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6AD

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WELCOME AGE CONCERN NEW FOREST is a local charity based in Dibden Purlieu. We provide vital services for local older people including: • • • • • • • •

Information and Advice Footcare Befriending Telephone Buddying Computer Clubs Lunch Clubs Waterside Goodneighbours Computers at Home

OUR AIMS: • • • • • •

To help all older people living in the New Forest To encourage suitable activities for the many fit and active older people in the area – to help them remain independent for as long as possible To provide and encourage social contact and friendship for all older people To help plan the services older people want and need To ensure that the local Council and Health Authority know what older people require To involve older people in supporting local projects

YOU CAN HELP US: We receive no funding for the work we do and we are very reliant upon voluntary contributions and fundraising activities. We are always in need of contributions and donations to maintain and expand our services. We have 4 local charity shops (Dibden Purlieu, Totton, Holbury and Blackfield) which provide us with an income that is used to provide our services to the local community. All money raised in our shops stays local. We employ 8 part time staff and have over 200 Volunteers who help run all our services. New Volunteers are always welcome and we can offer a wide range of opportunities for you to help us. If you think you could spare some time, no matter how little, come and see us and find out how you might help us. Come and join our happy team!

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AGE CONCERN NEW FOREST - helping local older people to know that they are cared for and valued; supporting them to receive the benefits they are entitled to; offering companionship; helping them to make informed decisions about their lives. OUR SERVICES INCLUDE: INFORMATION AND ADVICE The office is open 10am – 1pm every weekday. Our free services help older people make informed decisions and choices based on accurate and up to date information including: • • • • • • • •

Pensions Benefits Housing Utility bills Mobility aids and adaptions Residential care Health Leisure and social activities

We have a monthly dementia drop in where you can make an appointment to see an adviser from the Alzheimers’ Society. We also hold monthly I&A drop-in sessions at the Three Score Club in Totton. Please contact our office on 023 8084 1199 for full details. FOOTCARE: We offer affordable foot care through clinics at 5 venues. Our footcare specialists are fully qualified and the service is very popular. BEFRIENDING: We can arrange for a Volunteer to visit an older person in their own home. This service is aimed at those who do not receive regular visitors.

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SERVICES CONTINUED: TELEPHONE BUDDYING: Some older people prefer a regular chat over the telephone, to make them feel that they are not forgotten. A Volunteer can arrange to phone on a regular basis. COMPUTER CLUBS: More and more older people are become adept at using IT. Our informal clubs enable older people to get together, share skills and ask questions. We encourage digital inclusion, ensuring older people get the most out of using the internet. LUNCH CLUBS: We hold two clubs a week in Totton and Bartley. Clients are served a two course hot lunch amongst friends and transport is provided. We also hold a monthly Sunday Lunch Club in Dibden. A three course lunch is cooked on the premises and served in a friendly atmosphere. Transport is provided. WATERSIDE GOODNEIGHBOURS: A database of Volunteers is used to provide neighbourly care to those who need that little helping hand. Tasks include shopping, collecting prescriptions and dog walking. This service provides a safety net for those who do not need regular care and support but occasionally finding themselves needing help. You can telephone the Co-ordinator direct on 023 8084 3676. COMPUTERS AT HOME: One to one help for older people in their own homes to help gain confidence and new skills.

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STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS We employ 9 part time members of staff. CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER INFORMATION AND ADVICE MANAGER FINANCE OFFICER ADMINSTRATION ASSISTANT WATERSIDE GOODNEIGHBOURS CO-ORDINATOR 3 SHOP MANAGERS We have over 200 Volunteers who work in all aspects of the organisation and we always welcome new applications to join our team. Regardless of how much or how little time you have to spare we have a variety of opportunities for you to help us including: Footcare Receptionist; Lunch Club Hostesses; Minibus drivers; Office assistants; Shop Assistants; Minibus Escorts; Cooks/kitchen help; Befrienders; Goodneighbours; Telephone Buddies; Ebayers; Computer Assistance. Please contact us if you would like to know more about how you might help us. Training will be given and out of pocket expenses are paid. We have 9 Trustees on our Board, each giving their expertise to ensure that the organisation continues to thrive. If you are interested in becoming a Trustee with Age Concern New Forest please contact the CEO who will be pleased to give you more details.

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ABOUT US We work in partnership with other providers in the area to ensure that older people, their families and carers can get the support they need, when they need it. We are a member of the NEW FOREST ADVICE NETWORK which is a group of 5 organisations working in partnership to ensure that all people in the New Forest can have easy access to good quality Information and Advice. Although we are a stand-alone Age Concern we are an associate of Age UK Southampton which ensures we have the wealth of knowledge and expertise of Age UK nationally supporting us and we have good working relationships with other Age UK/Age Concern branches. Across the UK 3 million older people have no one to turn to for help and support Here’s how you can help our work: • Volunteer -

We can offer a wide range of Volunteering opportunities from Shop Assistant to Minibus Driver, from Cook to Office Assistant

• Make a donation -

If you do not want to commit to regular support we are delighted to receive one-off donations. Our shops will always welcome donations of good quality goods to sell

• Leave a legacy -

This can be a very tax-efficient way to ensure your estate benefits older people well into the future

• Spread the word -

If you come across an older person or someone caring for an older person who needs support or guidance, please pass on our contact details so that we can be of help

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To find out more about any of our services – visit www.scagroup.co.uk or email us on hello@scagroup.co.uk

Social Care in Action: Helping you live independently at home for as long as possible. Home care services in the New Forest We have friendly, experienced care staff who can visit you regularly. We aim to help you stay in the comfort of your own home for as long as possible. Services include: Support with mealtimes Shopping Cleaning Personal care Contact our home care service on 023 8051 6034 for more information

Services for people living with dementia It has been proven that cognitive stimulation therapy can help improve quality of life for people living with dementia. We offer a 14 week programme which is structured to stimulate cognition via increased interaction, use of language and conversation. Call Elena on 07764 790330 to find out more

Extra care services We support people to live in their own apartments and remain as independent as possible, whilst we provide personal care. We currently have three extra care sites: Winfrid House (Totton) 07545 205548 Barfields Court (Lymington) 07590 446410 Gore Grange (New Milton) 07590 446413

Social Care in Action is a group of charitable social enterprises working together to improve health and wellbeing across the local community. We offer many services in the heart of The New Forest. Charity registration no: 1096903


To find out more about any of our services – visit www.scagroup.co.uk or email us on hello@scagroup.co.uk

Social Care in Action: Supporting health and wellbeing for people living in the New Forest Fenwick Health and Wellbeing Centre Our Health and Wellbeing Centre based in Lyndhurst is a community space where people come together for friendship and support. At Fenwick we offer: Activity groups and day trips for elderly people Memory groups A gym Range of therapeutic services Office space to rent Meeting room to hire

NHS and Private Dental Services in the New Forest SCA Trafalgar is a local, not-for-profit NHS and private dental service. We pride ourselves on ensuring that patients who haven’t been to the dentist for a number of years, or who have a phobia, feel comfortable in our practices. We currently have two dental practices within the New Forest: Holbury - 023 8089 1936 Totton - 023 8087 1166

To find out more, call one of our friendly team on 023 8028 2862

Social Care in Action is a group of charitable social enterprises working together to improve health and wellbeing across the local community. We offer many services in the heart of The New Forest. Charity registration no: 1096903


LITTLE HAVEN

FOREST OAKS

Brockenhurst 01590 622424

Dibden Purlieu 023 8084 7222

www.newforestcarehomes.org.uk “The atmosphere and warmth shown by your staff gave the home that special feel which is so important to us all.”

1964 - PRESENT

ASSOCIATION UALITY CARE HOMES

The Wilverley Association is a local charity comprised of two residential care homes situated in the beautiful New Forest. Both homes provide nursing care and support for people aged 65 years and over. Our holistic approach ensures we meet the needs of our residents in all aspects of their lives. We have excellent nursing and care teams available at both homes and a full range of activities, facilities and services available. Our regular outings and events are popular with residents and their families. Our relaxed, friendly atmosphere ensures you will feel welcome and at home. Resident rooms are fully equipped and we have substantial gardens for you to enjoy. If you are interested to find out more then please give us a call or pop by to see us.

KJ’s Mobility

Scooter • Wheelchairs • Walkers Repairs and servicing carried out on mobility scooters, wheelchairs and walkers Local collection and return service available Mobility scooter, wheelchair and tri-walker hire available Mobility scooters, mobility scooter batteries Wheelchairs, wheelchair and scooter user covers Walkers Walking sticks Bathroom, shower, toilet, dressing, household and bedroom aids Cushions Rise and recline chairs Premiercare mobility scooter, wheelchair, stair lift, rise and recline chair insurance Range of wrist, knee, elbow, ankle and back supports Incontinence products Stair lifts And much much more……

Cosyfeet shoes, slippers and socks stockist.

(not every design and size in stock, orders can be taken.)

12 High Street, Hythe, Southampton SO45 6AH Tel: 02380 844886 • Email: kjsmobilityltd@gmail.com • www.kjsmobilityltd.co.uk


Tendring Care Home

Tendring Care Home is a 23 bedded home situated in Totton with close access to Southampton and proximity to the New forest. We cater for a mixed client group but do specialise in dementia care. This delightful home offers some rooms with patio doors, which open out onto the pretty garden space where residents can enjoy a cup of tea or lunch under the gazebo cover provided. This is encouraged by the staff who are here to cater for your every need.

Our services • Tendring Rest Home offers specialist dementia care, and is an ideal choice for long-term residential needs. • Carers are compassionate and skilled in many conditions. • Tailored care plans are provided to meet individual requirements. • Charming surroundings and homely interiors make for a comfortable lifestyle at Tendring, suiting the team’s aims of helping each resident achieve a retirement that is comfortable and dignified. • Some rooms have direct garden access and the conservatory dining room has garden views. • All rooms are en-suite. • The activities programme is extensive with an outside company providing a selection of activities to meet clients needs. • Other activities include visiting singers, games, reminiscence, one-to-one sessions, film shows and nail/beauty. • Outside trips are organised to cover trips and outings to the New Forest, boat rides and we are happy to discuss any social needs with residents.

For more information contact:

Manager: Carol Lacey

Tel: 023 8086 4571 www.tendringcare.co.uk Email: Carol.lacey@tendringcare.co.uk or: Enquiries@tendringcare.co.uk Facebook: Tendring Care Home Ringwood Road, Totton, Southampton, Hampshire SO40 7DY


St. George’s Nursing Home and Home Care Providing the highest local standards of Nursing and Community Care for over 80 years, specialising in nursing care for the elderly and disabled

Nursing Home The high quality of nursing care enables St. George’s to offer general nursing care, convalescence, post operative care and respite for families who care for relatives at home. We have a relaxed homely environment with a team of experienced Nurses, well-trained Carers and friendly support staff who cater for all your needs in our 56 bed Nursing Home, located on the edge of the New Forest and a short walk to the sea from which there are splendid views of the Isle of Wight and Needles.

We offer a wide range of activities to our Residents seven days a week, whilst also offering day care facilities which help those who live in their own homes to enjoy a better social life in a comfortable and skilled environment. Our dedicated social carers offer activities in groups or on a one to one basis. St. George’s has its own minibus which is used for outings to local places of interest on a regular basis. Residents enjoy excellent home cooked cuisine with varied and nutritional locally sourced ingredients with a choice of two dining rooms both overlooking our courtyard garden.

For more information or to arrange a visit please call us on 01590 648000

De La Warr Road, Milford-on-Sea, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 0PS Telephone 01590 648000 | Email: enquiry@stgeorgescare.co.uk www.stgeorgescare.co.uk Registered in England No. 1513903


Home Care St. George’s has it’s own team of fully trained mobile care staff who help you maintain maximum independence in your own home. Visits can be arranged from half an hour to all day, for night cover or sleep-ins Our team can help you with a number of different tasks, such as: • Meal preparation • Bathing and dressing • Shopping and domestic help • Medication prompting • Night care • Companionship • Live-in care • Respite and holiday cover • Key safe fitting • Gardening and home maintenance • Priority admission to our Nursing Home

Transport Private Ambulance and Disabled Car service offered. We provide safe transport for our Clients, with or without an escort, which includes wheelchair facilities. Ideal for transfers to hospital, dental or hairdressing appointments.

Please call us on 01590 644258 Email: homecare@stgeorgescare.co.uk

St. George’s Nursing Home and Home Care Join our team Due to expansion we are now recruiting for RGNs & Care Assistants Excellent rates of pay + benefits

De La Warr Road, Milford-on-Sea, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 0PS Telephone 01590 648000 | Email: recruitment@stgeorgescare.co.uk www.stgeorgescare.co.uk Registered in England No. 1513903


PERSONALISED CARE AND SUPPORT IN YOUR OWN HOME TAILOR MADE TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS Examples of services we can provide: 

HELP WITH WASHING AND DRESSING

PROMPTING MEDICATION

SHOPPING AND MEAL PREPERATION

SUPPORT WITH DAILY ROUTINES

OVERNIGHT SUPPORT

POP IN CALLS FROM 1/2 HOUR UP TO 24/7 LIVE–IN

RESPITE SERVICES

So What’s next? Call and speak to one of our friendly staff on the numbers above. 

We will discuss your choice of care

We will arrange to come and visit you and talk through how you would like to be supported.

We will set up your care and support visits according to your needs and we will introduce you to the people who will be working with you.


www.oaktreelodgecare.co.uk

02380 292 311

info@oaktreelodgecare.co.uk

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Full activities programme Comfortable lounges Beautiful bedrooms Landscaped garden Excellent facilities Modern building Gourmet meals Respite care

02380 292 311

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dentures?

Then let me help you... Call on

Steven Mar�n D.D (Hons ), Dip CDT RCS (Eng) Denturist and Clinical Dental Technician

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Fast and Effective Treatments

Foot pain of any nature can be debilitating. However as we age taking care of these issues is even more important to maintain our mobility and quality of life. At Foot Focus we are experts in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of joint, muscle and tendon conditions seen in the foot and ankle. By using the most up to date imaging and clinical resources we help keep our patients pain free every day.

If you suffer from foot or ankle arthritis, heel, calf or foot pain, speak with one of our experts today to improve your quality of life and mobility.

Call us today: 01425 837570 2A Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DN Email: reception@footfocuspodiatry.co.uk www.footfocuspodiatry.co.uk


NEW FOREST

The local charity providing services for older people in the community

Reg. Charity No. 1076585

Providing domestic services in the New Forest since 1981: • • • •

Regular domestic and spring cleaning Home help services for the elderly Ironing and shopping Home minding to include security visits

INFORMATION & ADVICE Offices open 10am – 1pm weekdays Southward House, Beaulieu Road Dibden Purlieu DEMENTIA DROP-IN Alzheimer’s’ Society available 1st Tuesday of each month by appointment only I&A drop-in 1st Friday of each month at Three Score Club, Totton 10am – 12 noon

Telephone: 01425 472729 Email: info@homeminders.net

www.homeminders.net

Freephone: 0800 085 6625 www.ageconcernnewforest.org.uk Volunteering opportunities available across ALL our services including Information & Advice, Befriending, Telephone Buddying, Lunch Clubs, Footcare, Computer Clubs, and Waterside Goodneighbours. Charity shops in DP, Totton, Holbury and Blackfield.


Founded by Rotary Club of Hythe & District in 1971

Retire in comfort

with independence and security

Sheltered Flats for the over 60’s in Dibden Purlieu and Blackfi eld.

•Own front door •24 hour alarm call system • Close to local shops and amenities •Affordable rents •Scheme Managers •Sociable atmosphere

MuirCroft Housing Association Ltd Muir House, Beaulieu Road Dibden Purlieu, Southampton SO45 4NY T: 023 8084 9481 F: 023 8084 9122 E: info@muircroft.co.uk W: www.muircroft.co.uk


ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A REWARDING JOB WHERE YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO SOMEONE’S LIFE? We have positions in your area for Care and Support Workers to help people who live in their own homes. Whether you are looking for Part-Time, Full-Time, Days, Nights, Live-In, Evenings or Weekend work, we will have something for you.

What we offer:       

Excellent rates of pay starting at £10 per hour (enhancements for Weekends and Bank Holidays Free comprehensive training and support Free uniform Flexible hours Pension 28 days paid holiday per year Incentive scheme & refer a friend bonus scheme

For more information on the roles we have available or for an application form, please call us on 01202 483000 or 01590 615400. You can also visit our website www.caremark.co.uk/newforest or email us at newforest@caremark.co.uk

Or pop in and see us at Suite 2, The Red House, 53 High Street, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 9AH

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HOW TO CONTACT US By letter to:

Age Concern New Forest Southward House Beaulieu Road Dibden Purlieu SO45 4PT

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