Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough - Community Wardens

At Age UK CAP, we're here to help. We believe No One Should Have No One. We offer practical support and help to make social connections to reduce feelings of isolation and /or loneliness.

Community Warden Services assists older people to continue to live independently at home by providing daily contact (Monday to Friday) and support, either by a personal visit or telephone call, to ensure a sense of security and wellbeing and to help with small practical tasks.

This service can help with:

  • Listening to your concerns and linking you to helpful information and guidance
  • Advice on other local community services
  • Small items of shopping
  • Collecting prescriptions
  • Reading post
  • Making phone calls on your behalf, if requested
  • Watering plants
  • Feeding pets
  • Ensuring your safety and wellbeing

A small charge of £9 per week single person and £11 for a couple. The service is funded by various local agreements.

Service statistics
Usually replies in 8 days
50% of referrals accepted
Service access criteria: Normally the service is for people aged 60+ or caring for someone who is 60+ in Cambridge and Peterborough
Leaving hospital
Care at home
Financial advice and support
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Key words - separate with a comma: Age UK Cambridge and Peterborough, community support, independence at home, older people, carers support, loneliness, isolation,