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'Care' Primary Care Network


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Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Community Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support

Description

The team consists of two Occupational Therapists, Clinical Care Coordinator, two Social Prescribers and Care Coordinator we cover six GP Surgeries, Ash Surgery, Minster Surgery, Westgate Surgery, Birchington Medical Centre, Broadstairs Medical Practice and St Peters Surgery. What we offer Our aim is to prevent unnecessary hospital admission and to promote health and wellbeing for our patients and their families/carers. We also aim to empower and support patients to take responsibility for their own health and wellbeing. We complete holistic and comprehensive assessments and have very good links with many other services in the community to ensure we are meeting all the needs of the patients we see. We also aim to reduce GP appointments, reduce the need for GP time and reduce frequent calls to the surgery thus reducing the surgery workload.

Minster Surgery, 75 High Street, Minster, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 4AB

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Headway Kent


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Money management & Budgeting advice, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Community Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support, Additional Needs & Learning Disabilities Support Services

Description

We provide support, guidance and information to adults in Kent that have sustained a brain injury. We operate support groups in our hubs in Thanet, Canterbury, Ashford and Folkestone; carer support groups, online support groups and free drop in sessions.

01227864118

info@headwaykent.org

Headway House, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Ethlebert Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3NG

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headwayeastkent.org.uk/

CAP Enterprise (Kent) cic


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Money management & Budgeting advice, Employability Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Armed Forces Support & Advice, Education Services, Financial Vulnerability Advice & Support

Description

CAP Enterprise helps people develop a more enterprising and 'can-do' approach to their personal and professional lives. Our team helps people with: - Starting up a new business - Registering as self-employed - Personal development - confidence building, goal setting and empowerment - Coaching and mentoring - Social enterprise support Every now and then (subject to funding) we also run action learning projects. These are projects where people work with others in a team to collaboratively complete a project or task, such as: converting a van into a campervan, running a pop-up shop, setting up a community event or some other learning project. Action learning is where people take on a new project and are able to learn new skills, improve confidence and achieve improved wellbeing.

G03 Kestrel House, Bizspace, Knightrider Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6LU

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Unique Services Portfolio Limited


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Advice & Support for Elderly People, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Dementia and MS Advice & Support, Additional Needs & Learning Disabilities Support Services, Support for young children in care and care leavers

Description

Also known as Uniqcare, we redefine home care by seamlessly bringing compassionate support to your doorstep. Rooted in our commitment to "Person-Centred" care, driven by lived experience of our founder, we offer a comprehensive range of services tailored to our clients’ needs including: - Home Care: Whether it's Live-In, Sleeping, or Waking-Night services, we ensure comfort and assistance wherever you are. - Personal Care: Our dedicated caregivers assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs), promoting independence and well-being. - Elderly Care & Companionship: Providing not just assistance but also companionship, we prioritise the holistic well-being of our clients. - Hospital Discharge Support: Smooth transitions from hospital to home are facilitated with our expert support services. - Short Break and Respite Care: Offering relief and peace of mind to both clients and their families through temporary care solutions while they go away to recharge. - Specialist Support for Complex Care Clients: Tailored solutions for clients with complex care needs, delivered with expertise and compassion. Our experienced and professional caregivers deliver these services across London and Glasgow, ensuring comfort and safety within the familiar surroundings of our clients’ homes. As a learning-driven organisation, we invest in the continuous training and personal development of our team. Integrating thoughtful smart technology, we enhance our services, particularly for clients requiring 24/7 care, ensuring safety, effectiveness, and responsiveness for peace of mind. At Uniqcare, our mission is simple yet profound: to provide supportive, compassionate, and high-quality personal and complex care services that truly meet our clients' needs. Your well-being is our priority, and we strive to exceed expectations, delivering peace of mind to all our stakeholders.

44 745 942 5015

london@theuniqueservices.uk

Suite 101D, BDC, 52 Upper Street, London, Greater London, N1 0QH

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www.theuniqueservices.uk

Romney Marsh Community Hub


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Benefits advice, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Volunteering Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills, Armed Forces Support & Advice, Dementia and MS Advice & Support, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support

Description

At The Romney Marsh Community Hub, we wish to help the health and wellbeing over the over 50’s. We support people in trying new experiences, meeting new people and have access to a range of services to keep people engaged and active within the local and surrounding communities. Whether people want to meet friends for a coffee or bite to eat, enjoy a hobby or interest with like-minded people or navigate your way through benefits and allowances, we are here to help. If people are looking to improve their health and wellbeing, we have a range of different activities and friendly classes that they can try such as Pilates, Tai Chi, Yoga, Keep Fit or even our seated exercise class. We aim to help people engage in activities both physical and non-physical with an emphasis on enjoyment and fun. We encourage those over 50 to become more active and try new things to help improve their overall wellbeing in a supportive and friendly environment. We run a number of craft classes for those that wish to learn new skills or continue practicing skills they have. Our day service provides a place where older people can meet with others of a similar age group for friendship and social interaction. We can also provide transport to and from a client’s home to help. Our information and advice services are here to help and support people. Benefit checks may reveal they are entitled to more than what they thought, we can help with the paperwork and or help submit forms online for them if they struggle with this. Our information and advice is impartial, easy to digest and is offered freely. We offer a selection on home cooked meals prepared daily in our kitchen. People are welcome to enjoy these meals here with friends, or if preferred we can deliver direct to the customers door to have at home. For people that need help at home with household tasks such as cleaning we have a Home Support service whereby we will send a fully DBS checked employee to you to help with household chores. We run a number of services including Dementia Coordinators to support people living with dementia and their careers. Anyone that has been affected by cancer is welcome to come along to one of our support groups and meet others that have had similar experiences to know they are not alone. We also host a number of clinics and support groups at the hub including footcare, diabetic eye screening, rheumatology, smoke free support and hearing clinics along with diabetes groups, ex armed forces meet ups and help with digital support. We have held a number of social events here, such as quiz nights, Race Nights and special luncheon’s

Sunflower House, Rolfe Lane, New Romney, Kent, TN28 8JR

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Lighthouse on The Marsh


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Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Education Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support, Additional Needs & Learning Disabilities Support Services

Description

We deliver 3 streams of support: 1. Specialist College for young people aged 16 - 18 (19 - 25 with an EHCP) who face social, emotional and mental health challenges and cannot access mainstream education. 2. 'Re-Set' - Free Adult community mental health programmes for anyone 18+ who is not accessing higher tier mental health services/ feels stuck/ has chronic health condition(s)/ not coping - a combination of psychoeducation, therapeutic activities and safe social engagement 3. SEND Services - Free support, information and advocacy services for parents/ carers who are facing SEND related challenges and require help to complete forms, manage relationships with schools or other professional services, want to understand more about SEND conditions, need help to navigate bureaucracy around SEND

01797 367 455

amanda@lighthouseonthemarsh.org

Unit 3, 4 & 12 Mountfield Road, New Romney, Kent, TN28 8LH

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Chameleon Care Ltd


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Advice & Support for Elderly People, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Community Services

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Homecare agency delivering care to meet everyone's needs in their own homes. Supporting with personal care, shopping, medication, domestic, sit in's, escorting calls and overnight care.

1st Floor Offices, St Radigunds Community Centre, Poulton Close, Dover, Kent, CT17 0HL

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Kent Community Foundation


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Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support, Additional Needs & Learning Disabilities Support Services, Grant Support

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Via Refer Kent, KCF is looking to connect with professionals in the county who support individuals and families. KCF has three funds that can offer grants to individuals and families. Our grants focus on funding: - respite activities for young carers - respite activities for adult carers taking care of another adult and - equipment for young people with disabilities, long-term illnesses and/or life limiting conditions, where the equipment benefits their mental and physical health. General criteria for our grants: the individual must live in Kent or Medway, be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage and items / services cannot be for something that local/national authorities have a statutory duty to provide. More info here about our grants and their criteria: https://kentcf.org.uk/funding/individuals. If you contact KCF via Refer Kent, about an individual or family you think could benefit from one of our grants, you will still have to complete our nomination form. We cannot accept any nominations directly from the beneficiary or their family and friends. NB. KCF is not receiving any referrals via Refer Kent for our grants to organisations. To apply for funding for organisations, visit KCF's website: https://kentcf.org.uk/funding.

01303 817504

individuals@kentcf.org.uk

Kent Community Foundation Evegate Park Barn, Evegate Business Park, Ashford, Kent, TN25 6SX

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kentcf.org.uk/funding/individuals

Paddock Wood Community Advice Centre


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Employability Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Family Services, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Community Services

Description

Paddock Wood Community Advice Centre (“PWCAC”) provides a free, confidential, and impartial advice service for the residents of Paddock Wood and surrounding rural parishes. We offer face-to-face appointments as well as a drop-in service. We provide advice about a wide range of matters, including consumer issues, debt and money, employment, family matters (children or relationship breakdown including domestic abuse), housing and homelessness, mental health support and welfare benefits (including representation at tribunals). PWCAC holds the Advice Quality Standard (AQS) mark.

01892 838619

info@pwadvice.org

94 Commercial Road, Paddock Wood, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12 6DP

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www.pwadvice.org/

Age UK Tunbridge Wells


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Volunteering Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills

Description

We compete holistic assessments within the patient/client home environment. This is done through an informal conversation with the person(s) requiring support. We can support with benefit maximisation, advocacy or even support within the services offered through Age UK. We can also support clients/patients to access services within the wider sector, this could be care agencies, MDT, District Nurses, Kent fire and rescue safe and well being, our team will support with as much or as little as they would like. Age UK is open 5 days per week , however outside of these hours there will be an option to leave a message or an email facility.

01892522591

info@agewellwestkent.org.uk

Age UK Tunbridge Wells, Wood Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2QS

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www.ageuk.org.uk/tunbridgewells

Age Concern Sandwich


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Benefits advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Homelessness Services, Volunteering Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills, Community Services, Dementia and MS Advice & Support

Description

Age concern Sandwich is a community based independent charity providing social and well-being support to the over 50s in Sandwich and the neighbouring town and villages since 1982.

Sneller House, 19/21 Cattle Market, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9AP

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Connect Well East Kent


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Benefits advice, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Community Services

Description

Social Enterprise Kent is working with voluntary and community sector organisations across the East Kent area to provide access to services via this social prescribing platform that enables trained professionals to refer individuals to non-medical support to maximise social, emotional and practical wellbeing. The service is available to all East Kent residents aged over 55 years, regardless of whether or not they are receiving any other services from Adult Social Care. It is also available to those under the age of 55 years, who meet the eligibility criteria and have complex needs.

0300 302 0178

connectwell@sekgroup.org.uk

The Marigold Centre,, 65 Shaftesbury Avenue,, Cheriton, CT19 4NS

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Involve Kent


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Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Community Services

Description

• Navigation and social prescribing; short term services building skills, confidence, resilience and linking people to groups, services and support • Community wellbeing; groups, activities and services to promote inclusion and independence and prevent frailty and health decline. • Support for unpaid Carer; Carers assessments, support with emergency planning, information and advice, practical support on hospital discharge or when health is affected, peer support groups and forums.

03000 810005

communitynavigation@involvekent.org.uk

30 Turkey Court, Ashford Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5PP

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www.involvekent.org.uk

Dover Smart Project


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Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Community Services, Dementia and MS Advice & Support

Description

Dover Smart Project is a local charity transforming lives through art and creativity. Founded in 2013 to provide opportunities for disadvantaged and vulnerable people, living in Dover to take part in a wide range of creative activities and experiences to boost their confidence, enhance their wellbeing, raise their aspirations and widen their outlook on the world. We run weekly groups for Young Carers and Older People including those living with a dementia, we also run creative community projects across the district.

01304 790223

mail@doversmartproject.co.uk

Dover Smart Project Smart Gallery, 3 Waterloo Crescent, Dover, Kent, CT16 1L

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doversmartproject.co.uk/

Crossroads Care Kent


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Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Dementia and MS Advice & Support

Description

We help Carers to make a life of their own outside caring by providing quality care services offering peace of mind while they enjoy some time to themselves. Some of our Services: • Short Breaks Service: offers adult Carers a chance to step away from their caring role for a few hours each week, to enable them to recharge their batteries, get some sleep, or carry out the essential tasks of everyday living, whilst we also offer a pre-bookable replacement care to enable Carers to attend planned health appointments, and the treatments they need in order to stay well. • Carer and Dementia Crisis Service: offers free, practical support, designed to prevent the breakdown of a caring situation that might otherwise lead to a hospital or care home admission. • End of Life care supports Carers at some of the most challenging times in their lives. • Dementia Outreach service with 1-1 support to families living with dementia. Our volunteer service helps carers and the people they care for by providing free, practical, emotional and companionship support, as well as expert advice, information and guidance.

03450 956 701

referrals@crossroadskent.org

Crossroads Care Kent, 16 Reculver Road, Beltinge, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 6LE

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www.crossroadskent.org/

Carers' Support East Kent


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Information, Guidance & Support for Carers

Description

Carers’ Support East Kent is a charity provide people resident in East Kent with the information and support they need who look after a relative or friend, who due to physical or mental illness, age related difficulties, disability or an addiction, cannot manage without their support. We were established in 2001 and are funded by Kent County Council, the NHS, charitable grants and donations.

0300 302 0061

support@carersek.org.uk

Discovery Park, Innovation House, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9ND

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www.carersek.org.uk

Ashford Volunteer Centre


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Advice & Support for Elderly People, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Transport Services, Volunteering Services

Description

We are a Volunteer Centre and we help people volunteer. We also support community groups to have volunteers. In addition we run projects in the district of Ashford e.g. befriending project for elderly people, volunteer transport scheme, DBS service, room hire, mens shed, hospital care navigator service.

012333 665535

contact@ashfordvc.org.uk

Berwick House, 8 Elwick Road, Ashford, Kent, TN231PF

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