Elderly Care

Age Concern

Age Concern are a local independent charitable company limited by guarantee providing services and support for older people.

Telephone: 01206 368420

Website: www.ageconcerncolchester.org.uk

Email: enquiries@ageconcerncolchester.org.uk

Royal Voluntary Service Essex

Royal Voluntary Service Essex help older people maintain their independence and stay involved in the local community.

Telephone: 01708 854246

Website: www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

Email: essexhub@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

Helping Hands

Helping Hands is a community transport project taking elderly and disabled people to medical appointments.

Telephone: 0333 060 4136

Facebook: @liveincare

Twitter: @Helping_HandsUK

Website: www.helpinghandshomecare.co.uk

Email: enquiries@helpinghands.co.uk

The Silver Line

The Silver Line operates the only confidential, free helpline for older people across the UK that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Telephone: 0800 470 8090

Facebook: @thesilverlineuk

Twitter: @TheSilverLineUK

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Email: info@thesilverline.org.uk

Colne Stroke Group

The Colne Stroke Group is a friendly support group that welcomes stroke survivors living in and around the Colchester area. A warm welcome awaits carers, family members and friends also.

The group meets every Monday 10:00-12:00.

Telephone: 01206 548551

Email: mail@colnestrokegroup.org.uk

Address: Orchard Baptist Church, 23 Blackheath, Mersea Road, CO2 0AE.

Free Hearing Check

A screener test will indicate whether a more thorough hearing check is required.

Telephone: 0800 626 427 or 0121 456 8700

Facebook: @ScrivensOpticians

Website: www.scrivens.com

Email: customercare@scrivens.com

Helpline Plus

Helpline Plus provide advice, reassurance and assistance to help customers maintain their independence.

Telephone: 01206 769779

Website: www.helplineplus.co.uk

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Facebook: @ageuk

Twitter: @age_uk

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk