Older Persons Resources

Age Uk Wirral

Age UK Wirral provides advice, local services and support to make life easier for older people, including active activities, bathing, befriending and support for carers.

Their website is a great place to start looking for answers or just simply an ear to listen.

Click here to access the range of services available.

Alzheimer’s Society

The Alzheimer’s Society United Against Dementia is a fantastic organisation dedicated to supporting people suffering from dementia and their families.

There is a wealth of resources and information available on their website.

Or contact Dementia Connect Support Line directly on 0333 150 3456.

For further information, click here.

Adult Social Care

Adult Social Care in Wirral are an integrated health and care provider which means different health and care professionals work closely together to support individuals to achieve their personal goals, making sure the right advice and support is provided at the right time from the right people. These include:

  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Social Care Practitioners
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Reablement Officers

Any adult, aged 18 or over, who is finding  it difficult to perform some day-to-day tasks, may qualify for care and support. They might be struggling as a result of age, illness, disability or any significant change in their life.

The aim of adult social care services is to support people to stay independent for as long as possible and maintain their wellbeing. This may include accessing support from a range of community, voluntary and advocacy services.

For further information, click here.

HelpLink Community Support

HelpLink offer transport, shopping and friendship to those needing a little support across the Wirral.

They provide support and friendship to those finding life a little difficult , which could be due to illness, disability, isolation or bereavement, is a lifeline for many.

Website: http://www.helplink.org.uk 

Tel: 0151 648 3322

Wirral Community Health and Care Services

Wirral Community Health and Care Services offer a wide range of community health and social care services for adults and older people in Wirral. These include community nursing, adult social care, therapy services, cardiology services and much more.

Some services require a referral from your GP or other health professional responsible for your care e.g. hospital consultant. Others you can refer yourself including; Bladder and Bowel Service, Community Nursing, Diabetes Smart course, Parkinson’s Disease Nurses.

Click on the link for further information – click here