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Do you need practical support and advice? We do free home visits to deliver Portage service to early years children years old with any delay, educational difficulty or disability. Would you like to know about the other Westminster City Council projects aimed at supporting young people? Our Thames Water Project could help you with things like one-to-one budgeting advice; accessing hardship funds, and help in applying for grants to pay off water debts.
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We support children with or without a diagnosis. If you become unwell, or have a fall and cannot get up, you can activate an alarm by pressing the pendant. There will be a charge for this service provision. Avoiding physical injury as a carer Supporting someone who has a physical disability and, for example, struggles to stand up and move around independently, can be hazardous if you don't know the right techniques and don't have access to the right kinds of equipment.
Do you need help with benefits, rent arrears or other debt problems? His daughter does not receive any support from adult social care. This goes through to a central office where someone can talk to you and find out what the problem is.
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How to hekp home care You will need to have an assessment of your needs before you can receive home care. Having your home adapted to your needs can mean that you can stay in your home rather than move. Special events for older people in Westminster such as such as computer classes, and organisations offering volunteering opportunities and leisure activities.
Types of equipment available include things like bath boards and seats, walking frames, grab rails, special lighting and adapted cutlery.
Unfortunately, as this was over the Easter weekend, Wetsminster had yet to hear from them after one week. There are sim based options available. Ms D is a single parent of a 3 year old with autism. Next 4. Charges If you are assessed as eligible for services you will not pay extra for the community alarm. Our family support team are proving to be a familiar face that is offering help and support in this difficult time.
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Alternatively you can have a direct payment to purchase care from the agency of your choice. Sometimes it can be helpful to talk things over with someone outside of your circle family and friends. For more information see our assessments and paying for care visit People First. External services and organisations in Westminster.
It can help you manage risks such as falls, fire or smoke, and it can help you with memory prompting, remembering your medicine, or concerns about getting lost, and provide you and your family reassurance that help is available in an emergency.
Next 3. Help is available for all Westminster residents.
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If you would like to order printed copies of the Little Book of Westminster, please toolsforourfuture westminster. Services covered include: Social care. The People First Events calendar Give yourself a break from your caring role, get out litrle about and meet people, and in all sorts of fun activities. A diverse programme is organised to provide carers with an opportunity to have some time for themselves, improve their health and well-being, feel less isolated, and make new friends.
If you are entitled to receive care, you may prefer to receive direct payments to pay for your own care rather than use the care provided by social services.
Please ask your Income Officer to book you an appointment with one of our advisers, or come along to the drop-in on Thursdays or Fridays between 9. Portage is a home-visiting educational service for pre-school children with SEND and their families to enable children to reach their full potential and families to have a better quality of life. Next 8.
Neec CATEGORY: Uncategorized During the current crisis our family services team have been working hard to ensure that all our families have the support they need in place to be able to cope during these testing times. The family service made contact with her after a referral from a local speech and language therapist.
Your alarm call to the central office will be answered within 30 seconds. So too will older residents who need information about external services, activities ljttle support, such as Age UK, Open Age, the Pensions service, and nearby clubs and activities for seniors. Are you an organisation in Westminster that wants to be considered for the next edition?
And if you are not feeling at your best then the caring role w become even more challenging. These sessions are proving to be really useful and helpful to families. We were able to refer him for support from Westminster City Council.
We contacted the council again and were able to move him to the top of the priority list, allowing him to have grocery shopping delivered the next day. The office is open 24 hours a day.
Alexandra our Need worker has been doing Skype and WhatsApp video sessions with her families. For further help with problems around homelessness, rent arrears, disrepair and unsuitable accommodation, deposits, landlord harassment, local authority using assessments and allocations, then contact our housing advice team by completing our On-line Enquiry Form and they will contact you.
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