Emily, Bryony & 2 volunteers attended a moving & handling training today. Thanks to Carers in Southampton for inviting us. We picked up some excellent information & advice and aim to send some basics out to our volunteers shortly. We even got the name of the trainer and hope to book him for a future volunteer... Read More
Wow – what a weekend this has been! Today we had 44 attendees, including 8 from St. Mark’s Church. That’s a total of 76 attending our Valentine’s tea parties across the weekend! It has been lovely meeting so many great personalities and was brilliant to see everyone interacting, especially those that got up and danced... Read More
32 people came to our East Valentine’s themed Tea Party this afternoon. It was so lovely to meet some of the people that have been waiting for befrienders on our waiting list as well as those that are regulars to our events. Chloe from Timeless came to sing for us and was simply fabulous! Everyone... Read More
We had two great sessions with our volunteers last Thursday and this evening. Huge thanks to Moraig who visited from the ‘Better Care’ team and helped us to think about noticing changes in our client’s conditions and what to do about it, as part of the ‘Look Out For Health’ campaign. The information and videos can... Read More
Our chair based exercise group returns today. They run every Thursday 3pm-4.30pm @ The Quays Swimming & Diving Complex. £12 for 6 weeks or £4 one-off session. Introductory session is free. Do join us – we have such a laugh!
We mentioned last month that we were going to take part in a dizziness project with Southampton University. It involves using an online package to do balance retraining and has reportedly had very good success rates. We’re pleased to say this is now live. Do take a look at the website: https://balanceretraininghs.lifeguidewebsites.org/ This project is designed... Read More
This afternoon, we met with several other organisations and professionals to discuss how we could better the mental health support on offer across the City, as well as how we could boost attendance at these groups. It was great to all meet face-to-face and lots of ideas were shared, including a potential evening supper club!... Read More
Are you aware that Southampton University’s music department put on regular free concerts? Perhaps you could take your client to one? Turner Sims Concert Hall Monday lunch time, 1pm. No need to book. St. Michaels’ Church SO14 2AT February 7 (voice) February 14 (organ) February 21 (violin & lute) February 28 (early vocal music) March... Read More