Our enabling community support service provides a range of practical help, advice and support to older people in their own homes to help them live independently, happily and successfully.
Support on offer can help to:
We also provide:
Loneliness can have a huge impact on both physical and mental health. One of our key focuses is to reduce loneliness and isolation for all older people. The pleased to meet you scheme is about helping older people stay positive in later life and providing a helping hand to help anyone feeling lonely get out about and enjoy life. Together we can help you overcome the fear of stepping into the community you want to be involved in or even create something new.
Evidence shows that being lonely has the same negative impact on health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.
You may also find our Independent Living brochure helpful; with detailed information on the full range of services available to help keep you safe, secure, happy, well and independent in your own home.