Growing older should be a comfortable phase of life. A time to enjoy your living environment. Spend time doing what you choose. Feel safe and free from financial or practical worries. That's why we have developed these new services to take the stress away from later life planning - what ever stage you are at.
The Baker Davies Care Now service
Q. Has it become difficult for you or your loved one to look after themselves at home?
Q. Are they/you receiving care (at home or residential) and worried about ongoing costs?
Whether the change was sudden, due to illness or accident, or more gradual - we
understand there's a lot to consider and it can be overwhelming. The Care Now service is
designed to take the stress away giving you more choice and certainty. Click here to find out how
The Baker Davies Future Care check-up
Q Enjoying retirement but a little concerned about the future?
Q. Wondering how much to spend or save, whether to downsize or not. Perhaps you've
heard horror stories and wonder could it happen to you/your family and could you be
more prepared? We can help you understand and prepare. Click for more
We also offer Equity Release advice for the over 55's click for more info
Later life news
www.ageuk.org.uk Age Concern and Help the Aged are now Age UK. Information and advice for the elderly about benefits, care, age discrimination and computer courses.
www.claritycare.org Caring for your family member like our family member.
www.dorsetforyou.com/popp Dorset Partnership for Older People Programme (POPP)
www.helpandcare.org.uk Community Works is a flexible, friendly and affordable support service for older people who need that little bit of help.
www.hakenrelocationservices.co.uk/Haken Relocation Services remove the challenges and solve the difficulties of relocation and downsizing for the over 50s
The role of the Wayfinders is to provide signposting and support to older people who may require information or activities to support health promotion and independence.
Benefits calculator provided by age UK
Handiworks Plus is a one stop shop for all home repairs and maintenance needs in your home. Handiworks Plus is a social enterprise and is available to anyone over the age of 18 living in Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch, East Dorset and Purbeck.
The Care Quality Commission provides details and quality ratings for care services and care homes
Carers UK – provides information and advice for those looking after a relative and campaigns for change
Solicitors for the Elderly
Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) is an independent, national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers, and legal executives who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.
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