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Find your local MHA service

Your support choices with MHA

Whatever your needs or aspirations, with MHA you’ll find support for every part of your later life journey. Maintaining an active and independent lifestyle? Seeking new friendships? Searching for care that’s made for your needs? Our charity is here to help with all of these things and more.

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Care homes

We understand that finding the right care home can be a confusing time, so your local MHA care team will be ready to support you and your family, every step of the way. 

These are homes that are made to enhance the comfort and independence of older people, surrounded by like-minded people, and a caring team that simply won’t compromise in the quality of their support.

  • Residential care
  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Palliative care
  • Respite care
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Retirement living

Our retirement living communities are the perfect option for older people looking for a purpose-built property in a supportive and safe environment. Residents can form new friendships with like-minded neighbours, with the peace of mind of 24/7 care and support available on-site, if and when needed.

  • Purpose-built retirement accommodation
  • Retirement housing with care and support
  • Low-maintenance retirement lifestyle
  • Retain your independence
  • Community of like-minded older people 
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There are few things more powerful or rewarding than genuine friendship and like-minded connections. That’s why MHA befriending exists - because no one deserves to feel lonely in later life. 

Our befriending services offer companionship, emotional support and practical help, matching older people with a volunteer who will visit them regularly or call for a friendly chat.

  • Find new friends
  • Regular in-person or telephone check-in
  • Stay connected in your community
  • Reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation
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Community groups & activities

If you’re seeking to connect with new people in your local community while enjoying yourself, our social groups and activities for older people might be exactly what you need. You can select from a variety of activities and interests and become part of a friendly and encouraging community nearby. These social groups and activities are tailored for individuals aged 55 and over, regardless of their backgrounds or abilities.

  • Community social groups
  • Local activities and events
  • Meet new people
  • Stay independent
  • Reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation 
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