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Anglican Church St John the Baptist, Oakfield with Holy Trinity, Ryde is an Anglican church with an open, friendly atmosphere where all are welcome.
I have 5 years of experience working with the local supporting people team, helping people to develop and fulfil their goals of remaining independent and living as normal a life as possible. I have an enhanced DBS (CRB) certificate, renewed every 3 years, and a genuine passion to help others. Below is a list of some of the support I can offer you: Supporting you to maintain your independence Arranging all necessary appointments and keeping you on track Help with personal budgeting Being there to help when professionals are required Helping you to develop and maintain life skills Assisting with all benefit claims and ensuring benefit or council forms are completed correctly. If required arranging for adaptations to help you cope with a disability Ensuring that your home is safe for you Help with shopping and developing a healthy lifestyle Should you like to contact me to see how I can help you please call on: 07702 097 753
Plan for your future, and that of your loved ones. Writing a Will gives you the reassurance that your wishes will be met, and that your estate will be distributed to the people and causes that you care about. Age UK Isle of Wight (Age UKIW) is proud to be working with local legal firms to offer all Island residents over the age of 50 a discounted Will Writing Scheme throughout March 2018 In return for a donation of £75 (Single Will) or £150 (Joint Will) to Age UKIW all of the participating legal firms will write you a basic will. There are three local legal firms involved in the scheme this year, with staff from Glanvilles Legal Services, Paul Wheeler Solicitor and Walter Gray & Co. Solicitors generously donating their time and expertise. Simply check appointment availability with your chosen legal firm by clicking here, once confirmed, click the Online Link: Will Writing Scheme 2018, complete the form and make your donation. On receipt of your donation you will be emailed a Confirmation letter, Will Planner and Certificate that you should present at your appointment. *Please note that your donation covers the writing of a basic will, for complicated […]
Elder is a leading live-in care provider that connects those in need of 24-hour care with vetted professional carers across the UK. We provide dementia care, overnight care and care for all types of chronic illness that require full-time support. Elder live-in care is an alternative to care homes, allowing those we care for to live as independently as possible, in the comfort of their own homes, whilst at the same time being supported with the one-on-one care and companionship of a dedicated live-in carer 24/7.
The Living Well approach is a new person-centred, holistic way of providing co-ordinated health and social care. The Living Well approach aims to support people to lead fulfilling lives and maintain independence through early prevention, self-help and by empowering people to take positive steps to manage their own health and wellbeing. What does it mean for me? There is no one size solution to living well, no one action plan or path to follow that will get you there. The Living Well Team wants you to get the right support, at the right time and from the right people. Everyone’s ideas of Living Well will be individual to them; it will depend on their general health, their current circumstances and their own health goals. That’s why each Living Well assessment and subsequent action plan is completely individual. Whatever your current needs you can make a positive difference to your health and wellbeing. Working with the Living Well Team you’ll be offered an action plan personal to you and help to achieve your goals. What does it mean for me? There is no one size solution to living well, no one action plan or path to follow that will get you […]
GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. We operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide treatment for problem gamblers and their families, create awareness about responsible gambling and treatment, and encourage an effective approach to responsible gambling within the gambling industry.
Check it Out is a volunteer Group set up to improve young people’s health services on the Isle of Wight to make them more young person friendly. If you are aged under 19 and need medical advice you can visit this website. You are also able to have a confidential one-to-one online chat with a health professional.
Remap is a national charity that works through local groups of skilled volunteers. We help disabled people achieve independence and a better quality of life by designing and making equipment for their individual needs. This tailor made equipment helps people to carry out essential daily tasks without having to ask for help, or helps them take part in leisure occupations or sports that would otherwise be impossible. Charity number 1137666.
The aim of the centre is to enable people who require support for daily living to access support and advice to help them. The centre provides information and assistance to island residents who would welcome help to continue living in their own home. The Independent Living Centre offers a free and impartial service to Island residents who are looking for equipment and advice to enhance their independence. People who require support are assessed to see which aids and adaptations might meet their needs. They are able to try out a range of different equipment to help them to decide what is best for them. The centre has demonstration areas set up, a kitchen, bedroom and bathroom to enable people to try out aids and adaptations in a more realistic setting. The aim of the service is to enable people to try before they buy.The centre is staffed by a Manager, Independent Living Skills assessors, and an Administrator who work in partnership with the NHS Occupational Therapy service, Clinics are held on Mondays and Wednesdays by appointment. For people applying to the IOW Council for a Blue Badge, the Mobility Assessment Clinic is held at the centre twice a week on […]
The Community Safe Haven is a welcoming and non-judgemental place for people struggling emotionally and mentally with life challenges or in crisis. Our team of professionals and volunteers offer interactive one to one and group support. The service is open to Isle of Wight residents from 5pm – 10pm (Monday to – Friday) and 10am – 10pm weekends and bank holidays
The Links Trust is a small, non-profit charity with a dedicated volunteer team. We believe in listening to our community and work hard to produce events, outings and activities that the 50+ want to be involved with. We are a busy team, come and visit us on Facebook: The Links Trust. Shopping service every Monday to Newport, this is a popular service enabling independence for all those who want to undertake business in town. Multi drop and pick up service for all town destinations. Assistance with bags, service with a smile! (Leaves Shanklin at 9.30am and returns at 1.30pm) Other activities include: Bingo, Coffee Mornings and Trips & Outings. Our minibus is available on request for all our sessions, ring to reserve a seat or for further details.
The Salvation Army, Isle of Wight Corps – we are a lively church fellowship with lots of activities going on for people of all ages.
Suicide prevention team trying to help people make a different choice by giving YOU back control by use of self help packs and safe havens across the I.O.W. A Listener will have the phone from 9am to 5pm every day. All meetings are held at the Living Room cafe in a suite upstairs, Monday to Saturday, 10am – 3pm. This is a completely confidential service.
WightDASH – formerly the Isle of Wight Women’s Refuge, supports women and children who are experiencing domestic violence via a wide range of services including refuge, community outreach programmes, advocacy and the Freedom Programme. Our telephone line is answered 24 hours a day, every day and we give practical advice and support over the phone. Our refuge provides emergency accommodation and we have specialist staff on hand to provide support and we can assist with guidance for women going through civil and criminal court cases. Of course, some women may not choose to leave their home and so our outreach workers will meet women in a safe place to discuss their plans and provide emotional support. Initially please telephone 01983 825981. Charity Number: 1108138
Have you or someone you know been a victim of a hate crime or hate incident? Hate crimes and incidents come in many different forms. It can be because of hatred on the grounds of your race, religion, sexual orientation, transgender identity or disability. Hate crime in any form is wrong. That is why it is important that if hate crime happens to you or someone you know, that you report it. True Vision is here to give you information about hate crime or incidents and how to report it. On our website, you can: find out what hate crimes or hate incidents are. find out about the ways you can report them. report using the online form. find information about people that can help and support you if you have been a victim. Reporting makes a difference – to you, your friends, and your community. By reporting hate crime when it happens, you can help stop it happening to someone else. You will also help the police to better understand the level of hate crime in your local area, and improve the way they respond to it. You should not report hate crimes to our email address, but fill out […]
Abused, threatened, intimidated because of who you are? A hate incident becomes a hate crime when a criminal offence has been committed. This includes offences such as assault, harassment, murder, theft and criminal damage motivated by prejudice. Hate incidents may or may not be a criminal offence. It doesn’t matter if you’re not sure, report it to the police. We take all reports of hate incidents seriously. You can call 101 at any time to report an incident, whether you were the victim or a witness. Always dial 999 if there is a crime in action or an immediate threat to life.
Wheatsheaf Trust helps unemployed people providing information, advice and guidance accross South Hampshire.
A new training day has been scheduled for the Isle of Wight on Tuesday 5th September FROM 9.30am – 3.30pm. Please email email@example.com for a booking form. The Autism Strategies of Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and Isle of Wight recognise the need to raise awareness of autism in our communities to improve outcomes for individuals with autism. Volunteers will be introduced to the Ambassador role, receive autism awareness training, pledge how they will make a difference and meet fellow ambassadors.
A support group for anyone with Macular Degeneration. The group meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 10.30am to 12.00pm at Millbrook House, 137 Carisbrooke Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1DD. (See the map below) Contact 0300 3030 111 for local group contacts. The Macular Society is the national charity for anyone affected by central vision loss. With more than 22,000 members we are the largest membership group in the sight loss sector and the voice of people with macular conditions. We provide free information and support to improve lives and ensure no one has to face macular disease alone. There are over 300 Macular Society support groups around the UK and beyond. We fund research so that one day we can overcome macular disease. Registered charity number in England and Wales (1001198)
Health conditions covered – Epilepsy. Group meets the first Saturday of every month at the Riverside Centre from 10am – 12pm. (see map below) We are the UK’s a leading provider of epilepsy services. Through our cutting edge research, awareness campaigns, information resources and expert care, we work for everyone affected by epilepsy in the UK.