age ukSupport over the Festive Period from Age UK

 We are open every day over the festive period,
including Christmas Day, Boxing Day, the Bank Holiday and New Years’ Day.

Whilst services will be delivered on minimal staffing in order to give our
colleagues a well-deserved holiday, phone lines and responsive services will be available each day and messages checked frequently.
The following should be noted and shared widely:

Service Contact details and important notes
Helpline 0300 666 9860
Providing information and advice, supporting urgent matters such as heating issues, food, health issues and support to
access other services
Winter Pressures
Discharge and
Admission Avoidance
01354 691896
Supporting individuals to stay safe at home,
providing regular welfare calls and visits, shopping and
prescription delivery, access to heaters, key-safe installations and furniture moves to allow for hospital beds.
Referrals from professionals, family and individuals
Main focus in the areas of Huntingdonshire,
Peterborough and Fenland
Handyperson Service
01480 700205
Providing installation of key- safes, grab rails, bed and
furniture moves to support and enable the safe discharge from hospital or admission avoidance.
Links with above service for additional longer term welfare and practical support.
Referrals accepted from professionals during the festive
Available for any adult over 18 with a short or long term
disability and any older person aged 65 and over.
Shopping Please call Helpline on 0300 666 9860
Urgent grocery shops for older people across the county.

 Please note other services such as Community wardens, Home Cleaning,
Telephone Befriending will continue to provide support over the holidays.
Any other urgent matters should be directed to the services listed above.
Wishing you a very Happy Christmas from all at
Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is a charitable incorporated organisation registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales with registered charity no. 1165856
Registered Office: 2 Victoria Street, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, PE16 6AP.