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Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (CAP) is dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They offer several services that help support carers of older people.
How to contact
Where to go
The Cherry Trees Club St Matthew's St Cambridge CB1 2LT
Age UK CAP (Cambridgeshire & Peterborough) offer a wide range of services that can help you as a carer. Click on the title of each to be taken to the relevant webpage on their site for more information.
Age UK CAP has lots of fun activities for older people to participate in as well.
Free services include:
Information and Advice
Telephone support to help alleviate worry and anxiety, make informed decisions, and guide you to appropriate services.
The following have a fee; please discuss with Age UK CAP to find out more.
Daily contact (Mon-Fri) to check on well-being and do any small errands needed, e.g shopping, telephone calls, opening, reading, dealing with post, making medical appointments and assisting with travel arrangements, posting items for you, watering plants, or linking to other services. Can support carers.
Delivering practical solutions to people living in their own home, so they can remain safe, independent and enjoy it more. For example: falls prevention, general DIY, home energy checks and actions to reduce your energy bills, and making adaptions to your home, or garden that can help you to move about such as grabrails and additional stair banisters.
Carers can also benefit from respite when their older loved one participates in one of Age UK CAP’s social opportunities:
- Day Services
Attending a venue to reduce isolation and loneliness, make friends, join in activities and entertainment. Hot meal and beverages.
- Sharing Time
Free home visits to reduce isolation and loneliness, providing one to one companionship/friendship. Chatting, sharing hobbies and interests, a listening ear.