Older People

Access Dorset

A user led organisation and registered charity, run by disabled people, older people and carers. Working to remove the physical and communication barriers that exist and are faced daily.

Action on Elder Abuse

Action on Elder Abuse is a specialist organisation which advises and supports people affected by elder abuse. Available services include a confidential helpline, a peer support programme and online forums.

Adult and Community Services

Providing social care and support for older people, adults with a physical disability
including sensory loss, learning disability or mental health problems and hospital social
work services.

Tel: 01929 553456

Age UK

Age UK provides companionship, advice and support for older people. Age UK also offers a free national information line, and online information and advice and campaigns to support older people.

Aster Group

Aster provide affordable homes for rent or purchase, specialist care and support for older and vulnerable people, and property repairs and maintenance services.

Autism Wessex Advocacy Services

Provides an advocacy and advice service.

For more information call 01305 213135 or 01202 483360 

Contact the Elderly

Contact the Elderly is a national charity which aims to tackle loneliness and social isolation among older people. Contact the Elderly offers monthly tea parties for people aged  75 and over and living alone.

Elderly Accommodation Counsel

Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) is a national charity that aims to help older people make informed choices about meeting their housing and care needs.

Purbeck Good Neighbours

Volunteer group who can help older people over 50 with small or difficult one-off tasks in their home. We can help with: Clearing rubbish, Filing, Accompanying to important appointments, Moving furniture, Helping with paperwork and letters, Changing lightbulbs and batteries

The Abbeyfield Society

Provider of older people’s accommodation. Abbeyfield’s mission is to provide the best service of care and housing for all residents, and to be a champion for older people. Contact direct for vacancies in Swanage.