Older People's Services

COVID-19 remote monitoring support for older people with mental ill-health and their carers

The TIHM Monitoring Service is a new, free NHS service that is remotely monitoring the health of older people with mental ill-health and their carers during Covid-19.

The service, which is currently accepting referrals, is free of charge and available to people of any age diagnosed with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and people aged 65 and over who have a diagnosis of depression and/or anxiety.

View our TIHM Monitoring Page for more information.

Care in Shepperton

Care in Shepperton is a group of local volunteers which offers ‘Good Neighbour’ help to those who may need assistance.

Telephone: 01932 254604

Website: www.care-in-shepperton.org.uk

East Surrey Walkers

This sociable group’s primary aim is to enjoy walking in the countryside, enjoying an interesting variety of scenery.

Website: www.eastsurreywalkers.org.uk

North West Surrey Locality Hubs

The Hubs provide proactive care for older people with frailty and multiple long-term conditions in each area. They are an expansion of services previously known locally as the community matron or virtual ward services.

Website: CSH Surrey – Locality Hubs

Reengage

A free service for anyone over-75 who lives alone and feels they could do with a friendly phone call every week or two. To be eligible for a call companion you should be aged 75 or over, living alone or in sheltered housing and have difficulty getting out in normal times.

Website: Reengage

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Age UK Surrey

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Free, confidential advice is available on the phone, along with help at home and affordable counselling.

Facebook:@AgeUKSurrey

Twitter:@AgeUKSurrey

Telephone: 01483 503414

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Intensive Support for Dementia

The Intensive Support Team for Older People delivers high quality, specialist assessments and interventions to people with dementia whose behaviour significantly challenges themselves and / or others.

Telephone: 01932 587032

Website: www.sabp.nhs.uk

Purple Angel Ambassadors

Purple Angel Ambassadors are a small group of local volunteers who make a positive difference to the quality of life of people living with dementia and also their carers and families.

Telephone: 07895 787579

Website: www.spelthorne-dementia-support.org.uk

Email: info@spelthorne-dementia-support.org.uk

Self-help techniques and local support for older people

There’s a range of information, support and resources specifically targeting older people, which you do not have to speak with your GP about to access. Please visit the Healthy Surrey website to find out about self-help resources available in your local community.

Surrey Information Point for Older People

Groups and workshops specialising in services for older people in your local area.

Website: www.surreyinformationpoint.org.uk/older-people