Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Age UK Bath & North East Somerset
Description

Age UK Bath and North East Somerset in an independent local charity providing a wide range of services to support older people in our region to remain active, healthy and independent.

Information and Advice
We offer an information and advice service in our offices in 18 Kingsmead Square, Bath, at the One Stop Shop, 3-4 Manvers Street, Bath and also at Radstock Methodist Church, Keynsham One Stop Shop, and Paulton Library Hub. Our friendly team of trained staff and volunteers can provide you with information and advice on pensions, benefits, housing, lasting power of attorney, care and health plus many other topics. If you would like advice then get in touch to arrange an appointment.

Befriending
Our befriending service offers someone to give a little bit of support and encouragement to do the things you want to do or just see you at home for a cup of tea and a chat.

Fit as a Fiddle
We offer a range of different groups throughout the area offering a great way to meet new people, stay fit and healthy and learn new things:
- Art club
- Computer courses
- Culture club
- Knit and natter
- Keynsham Older People' Group (KOPS)
- Lunch bunch
- Music and movement
- Tai Chi
- Walking groups

Call us to find out what is going on in your area.

Toe nail cutting
This is a free service in Bath, Keynsham and Midsomer Norton. There is an initial charge of £10 for clippers and a file for you to keep. You can have five appointments each year.

Lunch club
Meet friends, have a chat and enjoy a home cooked lunch. The club meets on a Tuesday and Wednesday at St Michael's day centre in Bath.

Day centres: Bath, St. Michaels Day Centre in Keynsham, The Hawthorns in Midsomer Norton
A great opportunity to make new friends and have a fun day out. You can enjoy a hearty lunch, activities, companionship, outings and talks.
A minibus can collect you and return you home.

Home from Hospital
We can collect you from hospital and settle you back in at home. We can visit over the next seven days and provide help with shopping, collecting prescriptions, light cleaning, advice and information and support and reassurance.

Home response
This service provides extra support whilst you are getting better. We work in partnership with our local health team and can offer up to 2 weeks of practical support.

Volunteering
We have a variety of volunteering opportunities available. Training and support is available and travelling expenses are paid.

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
Alternative names
(Formerly Age Concern - Bath & North East Somerset)
This organisation provides support around
Personal Health Services Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working Support Around the Home / Home Help
This organisation provides support for
Older People Carers
Regions
Bath and North East Somerset
Is there a cost for these services?
No
How can people access this service?
Telephone
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:30To 16:30
TuesdayFrom 09:30To 16:30
WednesdayFrom 09:30To 16:30
ThursdayFrom 09:30To 16:30
FridayFrom 09:30To 13:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
18 Kingsmead Square
Town
Bath
County
Bath & North East Somerset
Postcode
BA1 2AE

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Services

Helpline

Helpline service?

Helpline Details

Name
Age UK Advice Line
Description

Age UK Advice is a free, confidential, national phone service for older people, their families, friends, carers and professionals. We have a team of expert advisers who will give you information that is reliable and up-to-date.
Our team are trained to identify the information that will best answer your questions. If we can’t help, we will direct you to the best place to go for further support and advice.

Telephone number
Freephone number?
Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
No

Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
2 minute walk
Bus numbers?
Various
Is there a rail station nearby?
Approx. distance?
8 minute walk
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
2 minute walk

External Access

Is there a ramp?

Internal Access

Is there a ramp?
Can people with an assistance dog access the service accompanied by their dog?
Is the height of the reception desk at the premises between 750mm and 850mm?

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