Elderly Care

Social Prescribing

Access a range of local community groups, free activities and support for your social, emotional or practical needs. You will be assigned a link worker who will work with you on a one to one basis to help find activities and support services that will improve your wellbeing.

Telephone: 01744 371 111

Website: www.sthelenswellbeing.org.uk

Email: chcp.sthelens@nhs.net

Age UK Mid Mersey - Living Well Officers

Living Well Officers can support and signpost people who are over 50 years of age.

The themes they support with are:

  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Social Inclusion
  • Personal Independence
  • Staying Connected

They can offer general advice on state pensions and claiming additional benefits.

There is a Warm Homes Project to help people age 65+ who are living or at risk of fuel poverty.

Either a professional can refer someone or you can self-refer online via their Contact Us page: www.ageuk.org.uk/midmersey/about-us/contact-us/client-referral-form

The form just requires your name, contact number, which area you live in and a reason for the referral.

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Age UK Mid Mersey

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They believe in a world where everyone can love later life and work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 055 6112

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/midmersey

Older People Care Needs

Care in your own home is provided to people who need support with daily living tasks such as washing or dressing, or tasks such as support with medication or finances.



Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org