The Statistics tell us that our area of North East Lincolnshire is one of the most deprived councils in England. This means that some of our older people are the poorest and sickest in the country.
This poverty and deprivation creates a resilience that means there is creativity amongst our residents to overcome adversity. On the other hand some of the most vulnerable people in our communities can become depressed and oppressed with their situation.
Our community teams work with numerous different agencies and create many different opportunities for older people to change their circumstances and increase their health & wellbeing.
During the time our programme has been running, our teams are responsible for:
Our Winter initiative ‘Snug as a Bug’ has seen us targeting older people and offering advice on keeping warm, keeping well and keeping safe.
For further information about the collaborative please contact Martin Wakefield on (01472) 232267.
17A Wootton Road
9am – 4.30pm
Monday – Friday
Contact us if you are interested in volunteering opportunities
The Macmillan Social Welfare Team, comprising of Kevin Moore and Rebecca Webster, is part of the Macmillan Palliative Care Team based at St Andrews Hospice,
Aaron is looking forward to starting his new job after receiving employment support from Supported Employment. During Aaron’s initial interview with his Support Officer, Aaron
Today is Swallow Awareness Day! Dysphagia is the medical term for eating, drinking and swallowing disorders and is common in adults with a learning disability.