Advice and Support Services
Not all houses need adaptations, repairs or equipment to make them safe, comfortable and secure but every home will benefit from being well maintained and looked after.
Maybe you're not sure how to take care of your home or worried that you don't have the money you need to look after it. Our Advice and Support Services can help by giving you the information and guidance you need to look after your house so your home can look after you.
Are you struggling to pay your rent or mortgage, are the bills piling up or are you getting into increasing debt? Maybe the reason you're finding it so difficult to make ends meet is because you aren't getting all the benefits you are entitled to. We can help by using the Turn2us Benefit Checker to find out if you're losing out. Use the get in touch button below to find our how we can help..
How to Guides
There are few things in life more important than having a place to call live and whether you own your house or live in rented property it's important that you take care of your home if you want to feel safe, comfortable and secure. Whether your thinking of making major changes to your house, want some tips on maintenance or advice on dealing with issues like condensation or cutting energy costs our free "How to Guides" could help.
Ostara Community Care Alarms
If you're worried about getting help if you have an accident at home or fall ill suddenly, a 24 hour response and support service may be useful to you to help you live confidently and independently. Care and Repair Newcastle are working with Ostara who provide state of the art alarm equipment ranging from simple alarm buttons to flood detectors, pill dispensers and door opening sensors that are connected to a 24 hour response centre based in South Gosforth in Newcastle upon Tyne.
As we get older, we may start to think about how we’ll mange financially and especially if we have a low income and limited savings. Equity release is an option if you are a home-owner aged over 55 it may be suitable for you.
Level Access Showers
If you struggle to use a bath Level Access Showers from Care and Repair Newcastle could help you stay independent for longer. A level access shower is a shower that doesn't have a step that you need to climb up to get into the shower. This means that they are more accessible and can be easier for older people and people with reduced mobility to use.
If you're disabled or getting older Move Assist from Care and Repair Newcastle could help take the stress out of moving to a new home. There's a lot to sort out and moving house can be difficult but Move Assist from Care and Repair Newcastle will help take the stress out of moving.
Other advice and support
If Care and Repair Newcastle can't provide all the advice and support you need there other local and national organisations that may be able to help.