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Health & Wellness Services

This page features an alphabetised list of services related to improving and maintaining the health and wellbeing of older persons in the Horsham district. These services can help to improve your fitness and provide helpful advice for living a longer and happier life.

 

For services specifically related to dementia, please go to the dementia resources page.

 

Age Well in West Sussex
Tips and information to help you stay well, healthy and independent when growing older.

 

Alzheimer’s Society
Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity 0333 150 3456

 

The Brigitte Trust
Support for people facing life threatening illness (and their families)

 

Carers Support West Sussex
A local charity team of staff and volunteers, working with and for family and friend carers.

 

Care & Repair England
Care & Repair England is a national charitable organisation which believes that all older people should be able to live independently and well in their own homes for as long as they choose to.

 

Citizens Advice
A network of independent charities that offers confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free; Advice on consumer rights, support witnesses in courts, and give pension guidance to people aged 50+.
Citizens Advice – webchat service

 

Clinical Waste – free collection
Medisort provides a free weekly collection service for household clinical waste for us. They collect the following items

 

Connect to WSCC for Care and Support
This website is for anyone who may need some adult social care help to live independently or those caring for someone, and can be used by people outside West Sussex to find information for a relative or friend living in the county.

 

Dementia UK
Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through the Admiral Nurse service.

Horsham District Directory of Older Peoples Services

Hourglass – Safer Aging Stopping Abuse
Confidential advice & helpline 0808 808 8141

 

My Care Matters
Create a free profile of your needs and preferences so that health and care professionals are aware of what matters to you, even if you are unable to communicate.  Display it at home or in hospital. The information is short enough to be read at a glance and should be accessible to everyone caring for you to enhance your stay in hospital.  

They are also running a project My Future Care, supporting people to make plans for later life much earlier than tends to be the case. There is funding to support organisations with free Handbooks, training and ongoing support, and they also offer a free Buddy service to anyone who purchases a Handbook.

NHS - Recommended and approved Digital Health Apps 

 

Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS)
South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is providing the transport service for patients registered with a GP in Sussex.

TruVida West Sussex

Days Centres, Groups, Carers respite services etc.

West Sussex CC Community Hub

Advice, Support & Household Support Fund

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