It is now the time to start thinking about getting your annual flu jab. This year, the free jab will be offered to more people amidst concerns around the still-present coronavirus. The NHS flu programme in England typically offers the flu vaccine to those over the age of 65, pregnant women and those with existing
Good Neighbours Scheme
This is a community-based charity that harnesses the skills and goodwill of volunteers (currently 69) to support vulnerable people in their community. We frequently get referrals from local hospitals, doctors, district nurses, the local social services and are often contacted by the families of elderly local residents asking for help. We run a range of weekly services through most of the year which aim to reduce isolation and enable our clients to remain in their local community.
Chiropody and Nail cutting services
Our nail care services are run by trained healthcare professionals. They can check your feet for any problems, such as pain or swelling, help with cutting nails, and remove dead or cracked skins.
Age UK befriending service
Our befriending service matches carefully vetted volunteers with Barnet residents who are lonely and isolated. Relationships normally involve regular home visits for a chat and a laugh. Some matches may also involve outings to shops or parks, help with paperwork and modern technology.