Welcome to our Information Hub

Use RACDV’s Info Hub to search and find out about local services for older people. Either a) use the pink search box above or b) click on one of the local areas listed or c) click on the alphabetical list below.

If you think there is a service we should list, or an entry that requires updating, please send details by email to infohub@racdv.org.uk or calling 01322 668106.
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RACDV has provided the Information Hub to help you find relevant services. The inclusion of an entry for an organisation does not imply a recommendation by RACDV. Please satisfy yourself  that any information we have provided is up to date and accurate by confirming it directly with the organisation concerned.
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Age UK North West Kent – Home Support Services

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Services offered include:
"Someone to take you shopping so that you can browse yourself
An accompanied visit to the theatre, cinema or a restaurant
Assistance with going to the bank, your GP or the hospital
Taking you to visit friends and family
Befriending
Gardening or repairs
Light domestic or deep cleaning
'Home from Hospital' support. Settling you back home safely.
n.b. Decorating and DIY is subject to suitably experienced staff availability."

Address The Fleming Resource Centre, Clarence Row, Gravesend, Kent | DA12 1HJ Phone 01474 350525
Email community.services@ageuknorthwestkent.org.uk
Website www.ageuk.org.uk/northwestkent/our-services/community-services/

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Services (ADSS) – Support At Home Plus

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"We provide services in the Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley areas."

"This service was launched in May 2011 offering a domiciliary service (personal care) to clients in their own homes.

In addition to assistance with washing, dressing and medication we can also offer help with household tasks such as preparation of meals and drinks plus emotional support.

Each client is assigned a small team of trained care workers, one or two of whom will be the client’s main care workers.

The service is for a minimum of one hour in order to deliver an unhurried quality visit."

See also Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Services (ADSS) - Support At Home

Opening Hours Monday-Sunday 7.00am-10.00pm Address | Phone 01474 533990
Email info@alz-dem.org
Website www.alz-dem.org/our-services/care-in-the-home-services/

Council For Voluntary Service North West Kent (CVSNWK) – Handyman and Garden

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"The service operates in Dartford, Swanley, Gravesend and surrounding villages.".

"The Handyman and Garden service is available for clients and the wider community. It comprises of a general gardening tidying service including anything from weeding and grass mowing and planting. The handyman service covers a wide range of DIY Job’s. We do not do Plumbing or electrical work."

Address Northfleet Veterans Club, The Hill , Northfleet, Kent | DA11 9EU Phone 01474 362475 / 01474 355280
Email nat.hss@cvsnwk.org
Get in Touch www.cvsnwk.org/2/index.php/contact/
Website www.cvsnwk.org/2/index.php/services/home-support-scheme/

Council For Voluntary Service North West Kent (CVSNWK) – Home Support Scheme (HSS)

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"The Home Support Scheme was started in 1989 to provide a caring, supportive, low-cost service for elderly and disabled people in the local area, enabling them to stay in their own homes as long as they wish....The Home Support Scheme offers a range of services which includes household cleaning, shopping, washing/ironing, preparation of light snacks to the elderly and disabled. This service helps people to remain living independently in their own homes."

Opening Hours 8.00am-4.00pm for General Service Address Northfleet Veterans Club, The Hill , Northfleet, Kent | DA11 9EU Phone 01474 362475 / 01474 355280
Email sue.hss@cvsnwk.org or nat.hss@cvsnwk.org
Get in Touch www.cvsnwk.org/2/index.php/contact/
Website www.cvsnwk.org/2/index.php/services/home-support-scheme/

Family Mosaic – Handyperson Enablement Service

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Clients must be chronically sick or disabled and live within the Dartford Borough Council area.

Free service provided in partnership with Dartford Borough Council.
Practical support to get you discharged from hospital quicker and prevent you entering hospital in the first place.
Referrals only directly from health or social care colleagues and local authorities.

Address | Phone 0800 028 3172 (Option 4)
Email infoIHA@familymosaic.co.uk
Website www.fmcareandsupport.co.uk

Home Instead Senior Care / Shoreham Home Care Services Limited

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Shoreham Home Care Services Limited is a Home Instead Senior Care franchise.

Supports people people living in Shoreham, and the surrounding towns and villages in West Kent, to help them remain independent in their own homes.

Services range from companionship (such engaging in hobbies or a trip to the local shop), to home help (such as meal preparation or light house keeping), personal care or specialist dementia support.

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The inclusion of an entry for an external organisation in the Information Hub does not imply a recommendation by RACDV. Please satisfy yourself that any information we have provided is up to date and accurate by confirming it directly with the organisation concerned.
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Address Polhill Business Centre, London Road, Halstead, Kent | TN14 7AA Phone 01959 546 228
Email info.shoreham@homeinstead.co.uk
Get in Touch www.homeinstead.co.uk/shoreham/Contact_Us.do
Website www.homeinstead.co.uk/shoreham

North West Kent Volunteer Centre (NWKVC) – Gardening Support Service

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The Gardening Support Service is for those who are:
Adults over 60 years old or with a disability.
Resident in the Boroughs of Dartford and Gravesham or Sevenoaks Northern Parishes.
Living in isolated circumstances or are unable to maintain the garden

£6 per hour for a minimum of 2 hours + volunteers' travel expenses.

General maintenance and up-keep. Not large, heavy duties.

Address | Phone 01322 272 476
Get in Touch www.nwkvolunteers.org.uk/contact-us/
Website www.nwkvolunteers.org.uk/gardening/

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Age UK North West Kent – Home Support Services

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Services offered include:
"Someone to take you shopping so that you can browse yourself
An accompanied visit to the theatre, cinema or a restaurant
Assistance with going to the bank, your GP or the hospital
Taking you to visit friends and family
Befriending
Gardening or repairs
Light domestic or deep cleaning
'Home from Hospital' support. Settling you back home safely.
n.b. Decorating and DIY is subject to suitably experienced staff availability."

Address The Fleming Resource Centre, Clarence Row, Gravesend, Kent | DA12 1HJ Phone 01474 350525
Email community.services@ageuknorthwestkent.org.uk
Website www.ageuk.org.uk/northwestkent/our-services/community-services/

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Services (ADSS) – Support At Home Plus

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"We provide services in the Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley areas."

"This service was launched in May 2011 offering a domiciliary service (personal care) to clients in their own homes.

In addition to assistance with washing, dressing and medication we can also offer help with household tasks such as preparation of meals and drinks plus emotional support.

Each client is assigned a small team of trained care workers, one or two of whom will be the client’s main care workers.

The service is for a minimum of one hour in order to deliver an unhurried quality visit."

See also Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Services (ADSS) - Support At Home

Opening Hours Monday-Sunday 7.00am-10.00pm Address | Phone 01474 533990
Email info@alz-dem.org
Website www.alz-dem.org/our-services/care-in-the-home-services/

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Council For Voluntary Service North West Kent (CVSNWK) – Handyman and Garden

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"The service operates in Dartford, Swanley, Gravesend and surrounding villages.".

"The Handyman and Garden service is available for clients and the wider community. It comprises of a general gardening tidying service including anything from weeding and grass mowing and planting. The handyman service covers a wide range of DIY Job’s. We do not do Plumbing or electrical work."

Address Northfleet Veterans Club, The Hill , Northfleet, Kent | DA11 9EU Phone 01474 362475 / 01474 355280
Email nat.hss@cvsnwk.org
Get in Touch www.cvsnwk.org/2/index.php/contact/
Website www.cvsnwk.org/2/index.php/services/home-support-scheme/

Council For Voluntary Service North West Kent (CVSNWK) – Home Support Scheme (HSS)

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"The Home Support Scheme was started in 1989 to provide a caring, supportive, low-cost service for elderly and disabled people in the local area, enabling them to stay in their own homes as long as they wish....The Home Support Scheme offers a range of services which includes household cleaning, shopping, washing/ironing, preparation of light snacks to the elderly and disabled. This service helps people to remain living independently in their own homes."

Opening Hours 8.00am-4.00pm for General Service Address Northfleet Veterans Club, The Hill , Northfleet, Kent | DA11 9EU Phone 01474 362475 / 01474 355280
Email sue.hss@cvsnwk.org or nat.hss@cvsnwk.org
Get in Touch www.cvsnwk.org/2/index.php/contact/
Website www.cvsnwk.org/2/index.php/services/home-support-scheme/

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Family Mosaic – Handyperson Enablement Service

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Clients must be chronically sick or disabled and live within the Dartford Borough Council area.

Free service provided in partnership with Dartford Borough Council.
Practical support to get you discharged from hospital quicker and prevent you entering hospital in the first place.
Referrals only directly from health or social care colleagues and local authorities.

Address | Phone 0800 028 3172 (Option 4)
Email infoIHA@familymosaic.co.uk
Website www.fmcareandsupport.co.uk

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Home Instead Senior Care / Shoreham Home Care Services Limited

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Shoreham Home Care Services Limited is a Home Instead Senior Care franchise.

Supports people people living in Shoreham, and the surrounding towns and villages in West Kent, to help them remain independent in their own homes.

Services range from companionship (such engaging in hobbies or a trip to the local shop), to home help (such as meal preparation or light house keeping), personal care or specialist dementia support.

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The inclusion of an entry for an external organisation in the Information Hub does not imply a recommendation by RACDV. Please satisfy yourself that any information we have provided is up to date and accurate by confirming it directly with the organisation concerned.
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Address Polhill Business Centre, London Road, Halstead, Kent | TN14 7AA Phone 01959 546 228
Email info.shoreham@homeinstead.co.uk
Get in Touch www.homeinstead.co.uk/shoreham/Contact_Us.do
Website www.homeinstead.co.uk/shoreham

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North West Kent Volunteer Centre (NWKVC) – Gardening Support Service

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The Gardening Support Service is for those who are:
Adults over 60 years old or with a disability.
Resident in the Boroughs of Dartford and Gravesham or Sevenoaks Northern Parishes.
Living in isolated circumstances or are unable to maintain the garden

£6 per hour for a minimum of 2 hours + volunteers' travel expenses.

General maintenance and up-keep. Not large, heavy duties.

Address | Phone 01322 272 476
Get in Touch www.nwkvolunteers.org.uk/contact-us/
Website www.nwkvolunteers.org.uk/gardening/

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Home Instead Senior Care / Shoreham Home Care Services Limited

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Shoreham Home Care Services Limited is a Home Instead Senior Care franchise.

Supports people people living in Shoreham, and the surrounding towns and villages in West Kent, to help them remain independent in their own homes.

Services range from companionship (such engaging in hobbies or a trip to the local shop), to home help (such as meal preparation or light house keeping), personal care or specialist dementia support.

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The inclusion of an entry for an external organisation in the Information Hub does not imply a recommendation by RACDV. Please satisfy yourself that any information we have provided is up to date and accurate by confirming it directly with the organisation concerned.
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Address Polhill Business Centre, London Road, Halstead, Kent | TN14 7AA Phone 01959 546 228
Email info.shoreham@homeinstead.co.uk
Get in Touch www.homeinstead.co.uk/shoreham/Contact_Us.do
Website www.homeinstead.co.uk/shoreham

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