Information and Advice

#What is this service? Comprehensive information and advice on a wide range of topics to people in later life, their carers, friends and families. #What we can help with? Our advisers are trained to help you on the following topics. - Social care - such as finding a care home or getting some help at home, and how it's funded. - Your income - including free benefits checks, help with applying for benefits and pension advice. - Your home - information on staying warm at home, home adapatations and how to prevent falls. - Legal issues - such as wills, Power of Attorney, and how to deal with an estate.

Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Advocacy
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
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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
Non English speaking friendly
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Key words - separate with a comma: Age UK Berkshire, Benefits, Universal Credit

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