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William Harvey Hospital - Chaplaincy service

What  Chaplaincy services available at East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to support people living with cancer and their loved ones through difficult times. Chaplaincy services are available to everyone and people do not have to be in any way 'religious' to see a Chaplain. Chaplains are there to listen, encourage, question and support during periods of difficulty. The Chaplaincy department has representatives of all major Christian denominations and has contacts with all major world-faith groups in the area.

Location

William Harvey Hospital
Kennington Rd Willesborough
Ashford TN24 0LZ
United Kingdom
51° 8' 37.9968" N, 0° 54' 26.0568" E
GB

Kent and Canterbury Hospital - Chaplaincy service

What  Chaplaincy services available at East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to support people living with cancer and their loved ones through difficult times. Chaplaincy services are available to everyone and people do not have to be in any way 'religious' to see a Chaplain. Chaplains are there to listen, encourage, question and support during periods of difficulty. The Chaplaincy department has representatives of all major Christian denominations and has contacts with all major world-faith groups in the area.

Location

Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Ethelbert Rd Canterbury
CT1 3NG
United Kingdom
51° 16' 2.2908" N, 1° 5' 9.4452" E
GB

The Silver Line

What  Charity supporting older people with a 24-hour helpline for information, signposting, advice, a place to talk, a befriending service to help with loneliness, and help for people suffering abuse and neglect. More information can be found on its website.

Where  Nationwide

Who  Anyone over 60 including people living with cancer

Location

United Kingdom
GB

CAMEO (Come and Meet Each Other)

What  Social support project connecting people aged 50 and over who are socially isolated or experiencing lonlieness due to any kind of change in life circumstances. Group members are invited to attend a 12 week programme, which includes a variety of activities and topics. The programme is a great opportunity to meet people in similar situations and make new friends, and it focusses on sustainability with participants encouraged and supported to remain connected after it finishes. Sessions are currently held over Zoom due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

Location

Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB

Kent Together

What Council support for vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help.  Support is provided with tasks like collecting medication, walking dogs, putting bins out, making sure you have someone to talk to by phone, Skype or Facetime and shopping.  A 24-hour helpline and an online form is available to request help. More information can be found on its website.

Where Kent

Who Vulnerable people in Kent including people affected by cancer.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Medway Wellbeing Navigation Service

What  Free service offering information, advice and guidance to help people find local support services available to them. Wellbing Navigators work across Medway and offer personalised help through home visits, face-to-face appointments, telephone or email. Support services they signpost to include befriending, home safety, financial advice, housing, home support and maintenance, shopping, transport, aids and adaptations, and social support.

Where  Across Medway

Location

Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB

Bexley Young Carers

What  Support service for young people aged 5-18 who have taken on caring responsibilities for a loved one. It works with schools, communities and agencies to identify young carers and provide a range of short-term support such as signposting, one-to-one support, in school support and workshops. It also offers training and information to care professionals.

Where  Bexley, London

Who  Young people aged 5-18 who care for a loved one

Location

c/o Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB

Positive Note Choir – Cottingham

What  Choir group for all ages and abilities that meets every Tuesday during term time from 6:30pm – 8pm. The group sings songs from a variety of genres, and was created to help those living with cancer, and their family and carers, to relax and unwind. 

Where  The Queen's Centre Foyer, Castle Hill Hospital 

Who  Anyone

Location

Castle Hill Hospital
Queen's Road The Queen's Centre Foyer
Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire HU16 5JQ
United Kingdom
53° 47' 9.9888" N, 0° 24' 46.3212" W
East Riding of Yorkshire GB

Havering Young Carers

What  Support service for young people aged 5-18 who have taken on caring responsibilities for a loved one. It works with schools, communities and agencies to identify young carers and provide a range of short-term support such as signposting, one-to-one support, in school support and workshops. It also offers training and information to care professionals.

Where  Havering, London

Who  Young people aged 5-18 who care for a loved one

Location

c/o Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB

Southwark Young Carers

What  Support service for young people aged 5-18 who have taken on caring responsibilities for a loved one. It works with schools, communities and agencies to identify young carers and provide a range of short-term support such as signposting, one-to-one support, in school support and workshops. It also offers training and information to care professionals.

Where  Southwark, London

Who  Young people aged 5-18 who care for a loved one

Location

c/o Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB