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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please note that in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, users should take heed of the current information available from GOV.UK: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Therefore, the groups, clubs and societies listed within the Shropshire Community Directory may still be unable to meet, and there may also be a reduced service available from other local and national organisations.

For more information, please contact the individual groups or organisations listed. Stay alert and stay safe.

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Age UK: Home from Hospital Service (Ludlow)

Description:

Age UK Home from Hospital Service offers up to six weeks assistance to any individual who is either returning home from hospital, or as a preventative service to help individuals remain in their own home, preventing hospital admission.

Caring volunteers visit each week for up to two hours, and will collect prescriptions, fetch shopping, take service users shopping, accompany to a doctor, or simply visit for companionship.

The service is free, and volunteers, working with other agencies, carers, and/or family members, support and encourage service users to regain confidence and independence.

You can contact them directly or referrals can be made by nursing staff, family, friends and carers. Their scheme is to complement, not replace, any other care provided by family, friends or other agencies.

All volunteers will carry identification cards and will have been introduced to you by the co-ordinators so that you will know who it is that will visiting you.

The criteria for the service are that service users are 60 or over and live in south Shropshire.

For more information about Age UK, please follow the link to visit their website.

Venue Details

Address:
Age UK Ludlow
Room 50, Helena Lane House
20 Hamlet Road
Ludlow
Shropshire
Postcode:
SY8 2NP
View SY8 2NP on a map | Get directions to SY8 2NP
Name:
Sue Billington (Co-ordinator: Tuesday to Thursday 8.30am to 4pm)
Telephone:
01584 878046 / 07880 848367
Email:
sue.billington@ageukstw.org.uk

Contact Details

Name:
Jean Baker
Position:
(Deputy Co-ordinator: available Monday to Thursday
9am to 2pm)
Email:
jean.baker@ageukstw.org.uk
Website
Age UK Home from Hospital service.

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Page last reviewed:
25/08/2020
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