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Friends of the Elderly

Vision: We aspire to a society where all older people are treated with respect and have the opportunity to live fulfilled lives.

Mission: We will support older people especially those in need due to physical or mental frailty, isolation or poverty.

We will do this by providing high quality caring services, personalised to the needs of the individual and intergrated with local communities.

The services we provide are:

  • Care homes ( A list of care homes and contacts for care homes can be found on website)
  • Befriending
  • Dementia Care
  • Information and advice for older people,families and carers
  • Grants for older people
  • Community services offering care and support older people need to live well

Ways you can support Friends of the Elderly:

  • Make a donation
  • Leave a gift in your will
  • Make an appeal
  • Fundraise

For more information, visit our website





Friends of the Elderly, 40-42 Ebury Street, London, SW1W 0LZ
Area serviced:
020 7730 8263
020 7259 0154
Who is it for:
Older People

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Befriending services offer supportive, reliable relationships through volunteer befrienders to people with mental health problems who would otherwise be socially isolated.
Someone who looks after another, either as a job or often through family responsibilities
For some people later in their life the cells in the brain that are related to mental ability become damaged, causing a gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember. When this happens it is referred to as dementia. Dementia is a non-specific illness syndrome (set of signs and symptoms) in which affected areas of cognition may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving.
A Physical Health Problem is a problem with the body and its functioning making it hard to complete day to day activities.This may be a long-term problem or an issue which can be made better with a hospital visit.