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Sometimes, unless you ask for help, people may assume you are managing on your own. We all need help now and then so don't be afraid to ask - it could make all the difference to you.
As well as the Lynda Jackson Macmillan Centre itself, there are many sources of help, some of which are listed below.
Short term loan of equipment, eg, wheelchairs. Contact your local office.
Support, advice and information for older people and carers on their entitlement to care and palliative care. Grants available for help of different kinds.
Free independent advice on all aspects of disability over the phone and in drop-in centres. Can arrange to visit less mobile clients in their homes.
Advice on aids and equipment for disabled and older people. Advice on where to buy them. Demonstration centre for equipment.
Provides details of home care and nursing care for people in their own homes.4
Help with housework and shopping. Service varies in different areas. Contact Home Help organiser or Social Services.
24-hour home care. Contact your community/Macmillan nurse.
Hot mid-day meals brought to your home. May be incorporated in a Community Care package. Contact Social Services or your GP.
Last updated: December 20, 2012