Herald - Issue 452

Page 44 • The HERALD • 25th January 2024 v SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SPECIALISTS v HOME CARE PROFESSIONALS A team of skilled healthcare professionals working together across Totton and New Forest North. We pride ourselves on providing a compassionate and caring service, drawing on all our skills and experience to help people maintain independence in their own homes. ● Personal Care ● Foot Care ● Medication ● Food Preparation ● Errands ● Continence Care ● Companionship ● Light Housework ● Advice & Support Hourly rates: Up to first hour - £28 Additional hours - £18 For more information call Dee on 07810 077143 Treatments include: Nail trimmings/filing Reduction of thickened nails Corns/Callus Ingrown toe nails Diabetic Foot Care Mini Foot massage For appointments please call Chloe 07587 071367 Appointments also available at The Waterside Foot Clinic, 177 long lane, Holbury SO45 2PA Chloe’s Foot Care Mobile Foot health practitioner Health, Beauty & Wellbeing THE KETTLE IS ALWAYS ON Testwood Baptist Church’s monthly Bereavement Café is held in the lounge at M Johnson Family Funeral Directors, 26-28 Commercial Road, Totton. e Café is run on a ‘drop-in’ basis between 1pm and 2.30pm on the second Monday of each month and is not designed to be a counselling session. Visitors to the Café will receive a warm welcome and a supportive environment for re ection and conversation; a place to nd mutual support and encouragement. e kettle is always on with tea, co ee and a variety of cakes (including a gluten-free option) served by a friendly team of volunteers. The next Café session will be on Monday 12th February. For more information, please contact the Church on: 023 8086 0320 or visit: www.testwoodbaptist.org New Forest Disability New Forest Disability is at The Grove every Thursday to support Waterside residents with their disabilityrelated bene ts. is service is by appointment only and pre-booked through their main o ce on: 01425 628750. ey also o er a Drop-in Advice Service at Hythe Library on the first Tuesday of every month, between 11am and 1pm. So, if you need advice on equipment, transport, carer support, social activities, disabled facilities grants (ramps, level access showers, door widening), disability-related bene ts, support groups or anything else, go along and ask their friendly adviser a question. ey’d be happy to help. For more information about the services they o er, visit: www. newforestdis.org.uk Hythe Memory Group Hythe Memory Group meet up every Monday, from 1.30pm to 2.30pm at Cornerstone (Hythe URC), New Road, Hythe. Families Matter run the support group which o ers cognitive stimulation therapy for people with early stage dementia. It encourages people to socialise and have fun learning and remembering together. Carers are also welcome to stay and have a cup of tea and chat to other carers. For further information and to reserve your place please contact the Families Matter o ce on: 023 8020 7623 or email: o ce.fm.hurc@gmail.com. Places are limited and need to be booked in advance. Parkinson’s Support e New Forest Branch of Parkinson’s UK welcome all Parkinson’s people and their Carers to join a fun chair based exercise class with the emphasis on functional tness, followed by co ee, biscuits and chat. e classes are held Tuesday mornings at 10.30am at the Boldre War Memorial Hall, Pilley, SO41 5QG. £3 per session (Carers free). Contact: 07595 927299, or just go along. e New Forest Branch of Parkinson’s UK meets on the third Thursday of each month at the Boldre War Memorial Hall, Pilley, SO41 5QG from 2pm to 4.30pm. Friendly support, information and social activities are available for all people with Parkinson’s, their Carers, families and friends. All new members are very welcome. No membership fees, but voluntary donations always welcome. Contact: 07595 927299 or visit: www.parkinsonsnewforest.org Sight Loss Drop in Hub Hythe Sight Loss Free Information Drop in Hub is held every second Wednesday of the month from 10am to 12noon at Hythe Library, 38 Pylewell Road, Hythe SO45 6AQ. No appointment necessary, just pop in. Go and chat with their Sight Loss Advisor who can o er information and guidance on all matters related to sight loss. Demonstration of Low Vision Aids and Equipment as well as personalised Low Vision Aid Assessments. ey are also able to signpost you to other support and services including their home visits, family services, bene ts advice and much more. To nd out more, please contact Open Sight Hampshire: 023 8064 1244 or email: info@opensight.org.uk eir Sight Loss Information Drop in Hubs across Hampshire are sponsored by e National Lottery Community.