Support Services, Information, Advice and Personal Advocacy:
Responding in person/phone to a range of queries from older people and
their carers eg. Advising where to obtain a service, what is available.
Providing confidential support and empowerment to older people.
Information Resources: Providing written materials eg. pamphlets and resources eg. videos and books.
Visiting Services: Providing visitors who make
regular visits to socially isolated older people in their homes via Age
Concern Accredited Visiting Service and non-accredited programmes.
Education: Holding education seminars for the public eg. positive ageing, Enduring Power of Attorney, etc.
Social Activities: Holding events that provide social connection between older people eg. drop in centres
Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service: Providing confidential support, advocacy and information for people facing elder abuse and neglect.
Total Mobility Scheme: Providing assessment and provision of Total Mobility taxi vouchers.
In-home Support: Referring on to recommended
services (eg. trade services) that can provide for the necessary
maintenance work to be done in client's homes. Referring on volunteer
workers to undertake small jobs for older people eg. gardening
Representation: Providing representation and advice on older peoples' issues to local influential groups eg. District Councils.
Postal address: P O Box 865, Masterton 5840
Physical address: Solway Showgrounds,
Cnr Fleet Street & York Street,
Telephone: 06 377 0066
Facsimile: 06 377 3559