#BusinessOfTheWeek: Age UK Warwickshire
Age UK Warwickshire provide helpful advice, guidance and support to allow later life to be fun and enjoyable. This includes supporting older people to live independently for as long as they wish. A team of staff and volunteers serve the Warwickshire community in a number of ways. They provide ‘handy people’ for small repairs, carer short breaks to give carers a break, and lifestyle help to assist with independent living.
Care and home repair can allow older people to stay in their homes even when issues arise. Age UK can help by visiting a property and discussing an individual’s needs. They provide advice and can even obtain quotes from reliable tradesmen. Furthermore, the work can be overseen until completed. Age UK will obtain a specific written quote so there is no doubt that work will be carried out and what is expected.
A further service Age UK Warwickshire can provide is information and advice. Anyone over the age of 50 can benefit from free, confidential and impartial advice in a range of areas, such as: age discrimination, welfare benefits and housing assistance.
Age UK like many other charities depend heavily on donations and as such, have 450 charity shops throughout the UK. Donations are welcomed. There are 8 within the Warwickshire region.
This weekend on Sunday 5th October, Age UK Warwickshire is holding a Family Fun Walk in the grounds of Warwick Castle. The 3K walk is open to all, with entry fees priced at £6 per person, £3 for children and under 12s go FREE. Raise £25 sponsorship to get into Warwick Castle after the walk for free.
The walk starts at 10am prompt!!
Midshire has worked with Age UK Warwickshire for 15 years, providing them with the full office solution, including: photocopiers, telephone systems and broadband. Midshire is also sponsoring the upcoming Family Fun Walk. The banner above is being used to promote the event.
Midshire Account Manager Danny Walden comments,
‘Midshire has been supplying Age UK Warwickshire with a managed print service for 15 years now, and currently supply them with over 20 machines. We are delighted to help in sponsoring their Warwick Castle Family Fun Walk. Everyone at Midshire wishes Age UK well with the event, and hope it is a great success.’
Charles Potts from Age UK Warwickshire said,
‘Midshire provide valuable backstage support to Age UK Warwickshire, to ensure that our communication lines are kept open and any issues are dealt with quickly and efficiently.’
For more information about the services that Age UK Warwickshire provides, visit their website here.
Visit their twitter page here.
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