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Advanced Decision Planning

Making decision plans can be reassuring. This is because if you are unable to make decisions in the future about your health and welfare, you will know your wishes will be followed from your Advance Decision, or your Lasting Power of Attorney will make decisions that you trust will be in your best interests.

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Living with Dementia

Directory of Activities and Services for Older People


This directory has been produced by Community First on behalf of the Havant Borough Older person’s Wellbeing Partnership.

The aim is to increase awareness of the broad range of services available to support the independence and wellbeing of our local older people.

TV Licensing is working with B.I.L.L. to remind anyone aged 75 or over they are eligible for a free TV Licence for their main address.

It doesn’t need to be renewed for three years.
If the eligible person is not the current licence holder at the address, but shares their home with someone younger, they can still apply so everyone in the home can enjoy the benefit of a free TV Licence.

Those aged 74 can apply for a short-term licence covering them until their 75th birthday or claim a refund on an existing licence for the months since they reached 75.
Contact telephone: 0300 790 6073
Visit: www.tvlicensing.co.uk

The Quick Response Team can come out to your home if a doorstep caller, offering property repairs, is causing you concern and

Is still at your home;

Is due to return e.g. to collect payment;

Is offering to take you to the bank to withdraw cash.

In these circumstances call for assistance, you can also use this number to inform us of other doorstep callers in your area:

Contact telephone: 01962 833666

For all other enquiries, please call the Citizens Advice Consumer Adviceline on 03454 04 05 06

Art Groups

 Pan Art Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP

Meet every Tuesday 9.30am – 11.30am Contact telephone: 01243 371005

 Phoenix Art Group Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP

This is a well established art group for the more experienced artist. Costs vary but on average it is approx. £60 per term. Meet every Tuesday 1.30pm – 3.30pm Contact: for further information please come along and see us during the above times

 Art Workshop Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP Meet every Monday 9am -11am

Contact telephone: 01243 376674

Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP

A friendly group of experienced quilters who meet on the 1st Monday of each month 6.30pm – 9.00pm (or the 2nd Monday if the 1st Monday is a Bank Holiday).

New members are welcome, but there is a waiting list.

Non-members are welcome to attend when the evening has a speaker or a workshop.

For further details please call  01243 375506

Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre 19 High Street, Emsworth PO10 7AQ

The Pastoral Centre offers friendship and reasonably priced refreshments to the local community.

Open weekdays from 10am to 4pm and Saturdays from 10am to noon. Ploughman’s lunch Tuesdays, Sandwiches + rolls Thursdays.

A number of other activities take place during the month including a missions market, cake stall and tradecraft stall.

Everyone welcome Contact telephone: 01243 373773

Email: office@emsworthmethodistchurch.org

Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP

Computer courses in Internet and e-mail are available on various days, in a relaxed and friendly environment for the local older community.

Please call the number below for further details.

Contact telephone: 01243 373805

Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP

Held on Fridays 9.30am-12.30 please call the number below for further details.

Contact telephone: 01243 373805

Southbourne Village Hall, 1st Avenue, Emsworth PO10 8HN

Meet on the 1st Monday of each month from 7.45pm.

This is a flower club for ladies to enjoy monthly demonstrations on flower arranging.

We raise money with a sponsored walk, coffee mornings, cream teas etc for various local charities each year. Contact:

Please pop along during the time above for more information

Emsworth Sports & Social Club, 43/45 Havant Road, Emsworth PO10 7JF

Has a range of activities including Snooker, Sea Angling, Bowls, Chess, Bingo and Weekly Social Events (Live Bands, Discos, Quiz nights etc)

Contact telephone: 01243 376037 Memberships available

Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP

Held once a month on the 2nd Monday, all films are shown at 3.30pm and 7.30pm.

Tickets available from the Community Centre office Mon-Fri 10.00-12.00 or from Newsmag/Hallmark’ in the High Street.

Please buy your tickets in advance to guarantee a seat.

Contact telephone: 01243 377493

Visit: www.moviola.org

Emsworth Day Out Scheme Hewitt’s @ emsworth, South Street, Emsworth PO10 7EG

A friendship club for disabled older people run by volunteers.

The club meets every Wednesday from 10.30am – 2.30pm.

They have talks, art and craft, lunch and tea and a chat with friends.

The club’s aim is to have trips out on fully accessible transport, so they save towards regular trips

Contact telephone: 01243 373061 / 01243 373408

 Emsworth Methodist Church and Pastoral Centre 19 High Street, Emsworth. PO10 7AQ

An activity afternoon is held on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 2pm.

The afternoon . includes a variety of activities including games, quizzes, music and reminiscence. Open to all, and new people are always welcome Contact telephone: 01243 373773 Email: methodistchurch@emsworth.org

 Emsworth Golden Age Club St James’ Parish Hall, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP Meet on the 3rd Monday of the month at 2pm- 4pm.

The Emsworth Golden Age Club has been running now for many years, relying on voluntary helpers with tea and various entertainment including a Birthday party in June, Xmas party in November, and annual coach trips.

Contact telephone: 01243 372646

Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP

The society was formed in 1919, originally for local allotment holders; nowadays we offer membership to anyone who has an interest in gardening of any sort. Membership fee applies.

Talks take place on the third Thursday of the month 7.30 – 9.30pm September until May.

 Hewitt’s Centre, South Street, Emsworth Monday to Thursday 11am–1pm Transport available Contact telephone: 0300 500 8085 Visit: www.cfheh.org.uk

 Emsworth Methodist Church & Pastoral Centre, 19 High Street, Emsworth PO10 7AQ Ploughman’s lunch Tuesdays, Sandwiches & rolls Thursdays

Contact telephone: 01243 373773

Silver Linings provides good quality and fun day activities for people over 55 in Hewitt’s, South Street Emsworth.

Why not come along and make new friends, take part in a range of activities and enjoy a delicious two-course lunch in the comfortable and fully accessible building.

For more information please contact – Wendy Shone, Older People’s Outreach Worker on 07467 941011 or email wendy.shone@cfheh.org.uk

U3As are autonomous, self-help organisations run by the voluntary efforts of their members. They aim to encourage and enable older people who are no longer in full-time employment to share their knowledge, skills, interests and experience. They pursue learning, not for qualifications but for fun, through a wide range of study groups and social activities.
Emsworth Community Centre, Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP Meet on the 2nd Friday of the month 9.30am – 12noon. A thriving friendly group for ladies of all ages, new members are always welcome. For further details please call the number below. Contact telephone: 01243 430120
Hold monthly meetings with a speaker on the 3rd Friday of each month, and support a wide and varied programme of groups including creative writing, languages, music and poetry. Some of the smaller groups which meet in members’ homes may have waiting lists to join. Among the larger groups meeting monthly are:  Genealogy at the Pastoral Centre on the 1st Thursday of the month at 2pm  Local History at the Pastoral Centre on 4th Wednesday of the month at 2pm  Bird watching, meet at Bridge Road Car Park at 9.50am on the 4th Tuesday of the month to share cars for the outing.  Wine Appreciation at Waterside URC Hall on the 2nd Tuesday at 10am Please use the details below to find out more information about membership. Contact telephone: 01243 371481Email: dandklawson@hotmail.com Visit: http://emsworthu3a.org.uk/
Hold monthly meetings with a Speaker on the 4th Thursday of each month (except August and December) in St James Church Hall, Emsworth. Full details of Groups and Activities can be found on our website, www.emsvalleyu3a.org.uk
British Red Cross Equipment Volunteers provide short-term loans of medical equipment e.g. Wheelchairs.  Red Cross Room, The Health Centre, Civic Centre Road, Havant, PO9 2AZ Open: Monday to Friday 9.30am–12noon and Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2pm–4pm Contact telephone: 023 9234 4207  Elm Grove, Hayling Island PO11 9EF Open: Monday to Friday 10am-12noon and 2-4pm Contact telephone: 023 9246 2813  Red Cross Room, the Health Centre, Dryden Close, Milton Road, Waterlooville PO8 8JX Monday – Friday 10am-12noon Contact telephone: 02392 238108  Red Cross Room the Health Centre, Hambledon Road, Denmead PO7 6NN Mon – Fri 9.30am – 10am Contact telephone: 02392 257114
Bridge Advice Centre 67 Beach Road, Hayling Island PO11 0JD We provide free debt and benefits advice and help with form filling. We will mediate with people’s creditors to achieve a level of repayment within their means. We also provide help with pension queries. We are open on Tuesdays and Wednesday between 9.30am & noon and can see clients at other times by appointment. Contact telephone: 023 9246 8835/07876 776668 Email: bridgeadvicecentre@frontlinedebtadvice.org.uk
Offers free confidential advice on a wide range of issues including debt, welfare benefits, housing, employment etc. Their services can be offered to residents within the district of Havant Borough Council.  Leigh Park Community Centre, Dunsbury Way, Havant PO9 5BG Drop-in hours: Monday & Tuesday 10am-1pm, Wednesday 10am-3pm, Friday 10am-1pm Contact telephone: 023 9271 7707 Email: admin@havantcab.org.uk  Havant Borough Council, Civic Offices, Civic Centre Road, Havant PO9 2AX Drop-in hours: Tuesday 10am-2pm There is also a self-service “kiosk” in the Plaza foyer to access information online on a touch-screen open all day when the Plaza is open.  Hayling Island Outreach, Community Centre, Hayling Park, Station Road, PO11 0HB Drop-in hours: Thursday 10am–2pm  Waterlooville Library Outreach, 25 The Precinct, Waterlooville PO7 7DT Drop-in hours: Monday 10am-2pm, Thursday 10am-2pm  Hampshire Citizen’s Advice Line 03444 111 306 Monday to Saturday am during office hours 24 hour online advice and webchat www.citizensadvice.org.uk Citizen’s Advice Havant website www.citizensadvicehavant.org
This service is for people with a visual Impairment or who are physically unable to use a printed version of a telephone directory. For visually impaired, this is instead of the Large Print version they used to offer for their printed directory. To access this service the person (or someone on their behalf) will need to contact the number below. This number gets you through to the Registration Team who will arrange for a form to be sent out for completion. Proof of Registration of Blind/Without Hearing and/or Disability will need to be provided. Once this form is received a PIN number will be issued to the person accessing this service. They will need this PIN number to quote when they phone 195 which puts them through to Directory Enquiries free of charge. This service is available to both BT and NON BT Customers. Contact telephone: 0800 587 0195
Havant Area Disability Access Group The Borough’s local disability access group meets on the first and third Mond