Good News Stories – November 2020

Mr K is a gentleman who was referred to Friendship at Home by his GP for a wellbeing check on one of our newer projects aimed at general wellbeing for people over 75 years of age. One of our skilled volunteer wellbeing workers visited him and had a friendly chat,…

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Leaflets

Please find all out latest leaflets and documents for download or viewing.

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Exercise Classes

Friendship at Home’s New Age Kurling class on a Monday morning is a popular club, with teams often taking part in competitions organised by our local Older People’s Collaborative. This increases social participation and is a lot of fun for our members! Our Shibashi class on a Tuesday morning is a gentle method of…

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Friendship Clubs

These weekly social clubs are held in central locations for people aged 60 plus, and offer access to information, advice, support and social activities. The key function of the clubs is to give our members somewhere to meet where they feel safe and valued, and also gives them the opportunity to meet new…

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Telephone Befriending

For those who would prefer a telephone call – in addition to, or instead of a home visitor – we now offer our Telephone Befriending service to older people in North East Lincolnshire. Members will receive a regular phone call from one of our volunteers, who can lend a friendly…

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Dementia Service

St Hugh’s Dementia Project Friendship at Home currently have two members of staff (Mandy and Clare) who support people with memory concerns (including those diagnosed with Dementia) and their families/carers in North East Lincolnshire. This ongoing service provides one to one practical, emotional advice and information on many things including:…

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Befriending

Our Befriending Service offers a much-needed lifeline to older people in North East Lincolnshire who are lonely and isolated. It is recognised that loneliness can lead to depression and in turn, lack of confidence, low self-esteem and the withdrawal from social groups and activities. Our volunteer befrienders are there to offer…

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Good News Stories – October 2020

Mrs Z is an 88 year old lady who has dementia. Her family member lives down the same street and is her main carer,  she explained that she was struggling to juggle personal life with her caring duties as her caring responsibilities increased slowly over a period of years without…

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A huge thanks to super slimmer Cathy!

Back in January 2020, local lady Cathy Stafford-Jones decided to challenge herself to a sponsored slim and chose to donate her sponsorship monies to Friendship at Home, for which we are immensely grateful.  Cathy lost a whopping 1 ½ stone and raised £400 which will go towards our latest project…

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September 2020 Newsletter

Friendship at Home’s September 2020 newsletter is now available. To view the newsletter, please click here. A hard copy has been posted out to all our members. Enjoy!

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