Herald - Issue 458

Page 56 • The HERALD • 30th May 2024 v THE HERALD - Proud to be part of your communityv M & J Mobility Can give you.... Freedom on the Road • Hoists • Pedal Transfers • Wheelchair Carriers • Hand Controls • Ramps • Easy Release Hand Brake • Wireless Controls • Swivel Seats and help Maintain YOUR Independence Scooters Wheelchairs Powerchairs Li & Recline Chairs Walking Aids Bath Aids and lots more... Visit our showroom at: Independent Lifestyle Centre Old Lyndhurst Road, Cadnam SO40 2NL or call for a catalogue on: 023 8081 1949 Making Mobility Affordable WE CARE, YOU CARE Charity’s Ongoing Commitment to Comprehensive Dementia Support Age Concern Hampshire continues its commitment to providing affordable dementia care services for older people across Hampshire. eir Care and Wellbeing Centres deliver invaluable day care, led by trained sta with specialised skills in dementia care, ensuring an understanding of the unique needs of individuals living with dementia. Prioritising the safety and wellbeing of clients, their Care and Wellbeing Centres are equipped with secure entrances and controlled access points to provide a safe environment, in a warm and welcoming dementia-friendly space. ese measures are part of their ongoing commitment to creating a safe and supportive environment that promotes the comfort and peace of mind of those in their care. With around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, dementia not only has a profound impact on individuals a ected by the condition but also on their families and caregivers. Recognising the emotional and physical challenges faced by families, Age Concern Hampshire o er cost-e ective day packages to assist individuals dealing with dementia, as well as o ering valuable respite for families. Helen Callen, CEO at Age Concern Hampshire said: “As the number of people living with dementia continues to rise each year, we remain committed to providing personalised support for those affected by the condition. Our day care packages aim to deliver essential support for those living with dementia and provide vital respite to their families and caregivers”. To enhance the overall wellbeing of clients, their Care and Wellbeing Centres o er an array of innovative and enriching activities, designed to stimulate cognitive function, and encourage social interaction. ese activities not only cater to the unique needs of their clients but also contribute to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for individuals living with dementia. Age Concern Hampshire has Care and Wellbeing Centres in Dibden/Hythe, New Milton, Locks Heath, and Yateley. Emphasising inclusivity, the charity provides accessible transport options to ensure that individuals, along with their families and caregivers, can easily access essential dementia support services. For additional details or to arrange a free taster session, contact Age Concern Hampshire at 01962 868545. Founded in 1985, Age Concern Hampshire provide services to the older community of Hampshire. e charity currently deliver support at their Care & Wellbeing centres throughout the county, as well as Help at Home, Information via their Information Hub, Foot care clinics, Hospital to Home Services, Community Information Volunteer Services and a variety of other activities. Put Your Best Foot Forward Age Concern New Forest foot clinics are operating for local people aged 55+. They offer Toenail cutting for £20 or Toe & Fingernails for £25. The registered Podiatrists and Chiropodists are also able to give foot care advice and information on other treatments available. If you wish to book a foot care appointment, cancel or amend one, please contact the o ce on: 023 8084 1199. A message can be le on the answer machine and they will return your call. Waterside Good Neighbours volunteers can help with transport if required. Clinics are as follows: Totton and Eling Community Centre: Every Wednesday and Friday at Civic Centre Buildings, Library Road, Totton, SO40 3AP. Age Concern New Forest office in Hythe: 1st and 3rd Fridays, 1st Thursday and 3rd Monday at 19-20 Marsh Parade, Hythe, SO45 6AN (opposite Hythe Club). Blackfield Baptist Church: 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Hampton Lane, Black eld, SO45 1XA. Lyndhurst Community Centre: 1st Monday of the month at Main Car Park, Lyndhurst SO43 7NY.