Testimonials

Couple in their 90’s Struggling Before Age Concern Support

This couple are both disabled and in their 90’s but living independently in their own home. Mr B called in to ask for some help from Age Concern. The support needed was with home cleaning and carers to come in and support. Both were eligible for Attendance Allowance so completing a home visit we wrote…

Thorough, Professional and Caring

Barbara called in to see if she could get support as she was living in sheltered accommodation, paying full rent and council tax and was facing financial difficulty. On visiting we discovered Barbara had cancer, severe weight loss and dietary challenges requiring regular hospital visits to Chelmsford. Assessing the whole situation we recommended applying for…

Attendance Allowance and Much More…

Laurence called us to help with an Attendance Allowance form renewal after we helped him the year before. When attending site Debbie realised that Laurence had no heating. Age Concern raised this on Laurence’s behalf as he had been without heating for a year in his council house. The heating had been condemned a long…

I needed an emergency oil-fired heating expert

“I contacted Age Concern because they have helped me before. As I am partially blind they offered to find a suitably qualified boiler repair person and within 24 hours everything was fixed. Because I couldn’t see I was extremely worried about whether the boiler was dangerous but now I can sleep without worrying” – Brenda…

Support from Debbie

“I experienced a really difficult time in my life and Debbie met me and took all the anxiety of the situation away. There were many benefits that I didn’t even realise I was entitled to and I now have a much better quality of life as a result. Debbie also put me in touch with…