NHS Kingston

Older people

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One in four children born today will live until they are one hundred, which is certainly something to celebrate.

People are living longer, healthier and more fulfilled lives than ever before. 

Download the useful guides from this page, and follow the links to the community services section to find out what services are available.


Free home visits to save on heating bills

NHS Kingston and Kingston Council fund an organisation called CEN to provide free visits to older people to help with grants and support for getting heating, loft and cavity wall insulation.

CEN are also able to provide advice and information about reducing fuel bills, making your home warmer and other services that might help older residents.

To book a free visit simply call:

  • CEN
  • Freephone 0800 358 6663

View a warmer homes leaflet


Falls prevention service

The Kingston Falls Prevention Service, based in Tolworth Hospital, is available for any older person who has experienced a fall, is at risk of falling or is fearful of falling. The service offers specialist assessment and evidence based intervention for the prevention and management of falls. Further information and referral forms are available from:

  • Cedars Community Inpatient Services
  • Tel: 020 8274 7070

View a falls prevention leaflet


Other useful services

Community Care Services

For information and advice about services and support available for people over 65 years.

  • Tel: 020 8547 6008/475 

Staywell

Formerly Age Concern Kingston, they provide information about other services for older people including handyperson services, information and advice, health and fitness, lunches and social clubs in Kingston.

Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group, Guildhall, Kingston, KT1 1EU
Tel: 020 8339 8000 or email NHS 111 NHS Choices