Directory Category: Older People
Support group to those 18+ suffering with anxiety, low mood, depression or mental health needs.
We have a closed Facebook group offering a safe environment for people to gain and give support to each other. Due to the success of the group and increasing demand, we are creating a programme of meets and workshops on a 2 weekly basis to be held at St Lukes Community Hub.
Additional contact Ms Andrea Davison Co-Chair, 22 Eastwood Road North, Leigh on Sea, SS9 4BY 07506 777008
Doris Jones is a privately run home care provider. We run services in the homes of predominantly elderly clients in the Southend area. Service include: Home Help, personal care, rehabilitation and gentle exercise, support worker service and companionship.
Phoning Friends is a telephone befriending service for people over 60 years old living in England and Wales. It is ideal for older people who live alone with little contact from family or friends. At least once a fortnight, a volunteer will make a call to chat and catch up.
Our organisation helps/supports elderly people in their own homes for longer by providing companionship based care; we run monthly Alzheimers and Dementias workshops bi monthly to promote better understanding and to provide some tools to help carers who
Each week we send out a free audio recording with approximately one hour of local news, read from local newspapers, on memory sticks (or CDs if necessary), sent post free to anyone with visual impairment. who is unable to read a newspaper themselves We also produce two regular, free ‘magazine’ editions for our listeners and we can supply a simple memory stick player where necessary, also at no cost to a visually impaired listener.