Further information and advice

A little bit of help

Arranging your own care

Getting our support

Short term support after illness, an operation or crisis

Caring for someone

A little bit of help

Equipment

Telecare

Progress Housing Group in partnership with Tunstall

Progress Housing Group
Sumner House
21 King Street
Leyland
PR25 2LW

Tel: 01772 436756

Email: telecare@progressgroup.org.uk

Meals

You can buy pre-prepared meals from super markets on line and have them delivered to your home.

Choose one of the following supermarkets to see what groceries are on offer via their online shopping:

Age UK has useful information about getting the most out of shopping online.

Luncheon clubs

Lancashire County Council may provide meals on wheels service for people who are unable to prepare or heat meals on their own. You will need to be eligible for a service and be assessed to see if you can get our support.

Maintaining your home

Handyperson services

  • Age UK operates handyperson services in 80% of the UK. 

Home Improvement agencies

Arranging your own care

Funding your own care

Care at home

  • Find me good care provides a good care planner to consider the options available and the outcomes you want. You can plan care for yourself or for someone else.
  • Care Quality Commission – find information on care at home services.
  • Age UK - provides useful information on care at home services from personal care to home security - and tell you how and where to get support.
  • Care Navigation Service - whether you buy support privately or we fund some or all of your care we can help by offering advice and guidance to suit your needs, at present we do not offer a vacancy management service. Updates to this will be coming soon.

Residential care options

  • Find me good care  provides a good care planner to consider the options available and the outcomes you want. You can plan care for yourself or for someone else.
  • Age  UK provides useful information on the provision and funding of residential care services and also provides a Care home checklist with the key things to consider when you visit a care home to see if it is suitable.
  • Care Quality Commission – find information on residential care homes.
  • Care Navigation Service - whether you buy support privately or we fund some or all of your care we can help by offering advice and guidance to suit your needs, at present we do not offer a vacancy management service. Updates to this will be coming soon.
  • Homes run by Lancashire County Council

Housing alternatives

  • Your local council has housing related information including:
    • Finding a home
    • Housing grants
    • Homeless help
    • Home maintenance

Find the contact details and website for your local council.

  • Gov.uk offers wider information around housing and local services
  • Age UK information about the different housing options and where to find out more about the sort of housing you may want to live in.
  • NHS Choices has good information on all housing types available for older and disabled people and carers.

Retirement homes and sheltered housing

Getting our support

Short term support after illness, an operation or crisis

Caring for someone