Balaam Street Surgery

Older People Support


Adult Safeguarding

If you see, hear or suspect that a vulnerable adult is being abused contact the council adult safeguarding team.


Age UK – East London

Age UK East London is a local independent charity working with older people mainly in the boroughs of Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets. They provide a whole range of exciting opportunities and interesting approaches to better health.


Good Neighbours services

Good Neighbours services provide support to older people, people with dementia, and those with disabilities in Newham, delivered by trained volunteers. Free 6-week programme provides opportunities for older people to gain more confidence to go online, connect with the wider world and maintain social connections.


National Dementia Helpline

This is a national helpline which is open seven days a week and they provide information, advice and emotional support to anyone affected by dementia.


Adult Social Care in Newham

Bereavement Advice Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service provided by Co-op Legal Services. They provide practical information and advice and signposting on the many issues and procedures that face us after the death of someone close.


Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s society provides support for people affected by dementia. They provide a combination of face-to-face support within telephone and online advice and information by specially trained Dementia advisers.


Living independently

Find out what help you can get if you choose to stay in your own home.


Parkinson’s UK

National charity providing support for people with Parkinson’s and their carers. Join their online community on the Parkinson’s UK forum to talk to others about your experiences.

Date published: 11th May, 2023
Date last updated: 11th May, 2023