Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
Age Concern - Bristol
Telephone

Address

Address 1
Canningford House
Address 2
38 Victoria Street
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS1 6BY

Categories

Categories
Advice & Support - General Health and Well Being Community & Living

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

* Practical Services: Basic home and garden maintenance, vetted trades person list and home shopping scheme.

* Information and Advice Service: Free, confidential advice for older people. Aims to alleviate pensioner poverty and inform people of their rights.

* Link Up: A befriending scheme that aims to help isolated older people to build their confidence and get involved in activities outside the home.

* New Beginnings Day Centre provides a range of activities, good food, and transport for older people in South Bristol.

* Housing Support provides support to enable older people to remain independent in their own homes.

* New basic foot care service for older people.

* Community Development Project: Getting older people in South Bristol engaged in their local communities.

* Beginners Computer Learning Courses: 5 weeks courses which go over all of the basics of using a computer as well as looking into
writing letters and using the internet. Cost £10.

* Insurance and Trading: Home Insurance, Travel Insurance, Car Insurance, Gas and Electricity, Funeral Plans, Aid-Call Personal
Alarm, Holidays, Age UK Weekly Lottery, Legal Services, Independent Financial Advice – from the Cooperative Independent Financial Advisors*, Charity Flowers.

Age Concern Bristol is an Appointed Representative of Age Concern Enterprises Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for insurance mediation. *The Co-operative Independent Financial Advisers is a subsidiary company of the Co-operative Bank PLC which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services. Age Concern Home, Motor and Travel Insurance are provided by Fortis Insurance Limited. ACOSW939V2MAY10]

Insurance services:
10:00-13:00 and 14:00-16:00.
Practical services:
10:00-13:00 and 14:00-15:30.
Link Up (befriending):
09:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00
Housing Floating Support Service:
09:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00
Info and Advice:
10:00-13:00 Monday to Thursday, Tues 10am – 3.30

Age Concern Bristol requires volunteers for a wide range of services such as the Link Up Scheme; advice line; gardening; handy work; the New Beginnings Day Centre and general office support. Please contact the office for further details.

Accessibility

Is your organisation close to public transport?
No
Is there a car park nearby?
No
Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
No
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
No
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No

Policies and Training

Training

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
None
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None
Autism Awareness
None

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
No
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
No
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No
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