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Befriending

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Many older people become lonely and socially isolated which has a huge impact on their quality of life. This along with complex health issues means getting out becomes very difficult. Support and companionship from a volunteer can greatly improve their health and emotional well-being!

Bingo and Afternoon Tea

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Friday, 7 June 2019

We actively combat loneliness by connecting isolated older people with their community and supporting them to join group activities. We have a different performance each month and it is a great opportunity to socialise, have fun and a cup of tea.

Exercise at Home / Walking Support Volunteers

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Help someone to keep active in their own home by volunteering to deliver a series of chair based exercises and/or walking support. Help us to help an older person to stay active by improving their strength mobility and confidence.

Knitting Club

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Friday, 14 June 2019

We actively combat loneliness by connecting isolated older people with their community and supporting them to join group activities. We have a different performance each month and it is a great opportunity to socialise, have fun and a cup of tea.

Dementia Befrienders

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Volunteer befrienders offer social contact to people with memory loss and/or a diagnosis of dementia. People living with memory loss/dementia can become very isolated and begin to lose touch with friends and family. Support and companionship from a volunteer can greatly improve their health and emotional well-being!

Lunch Club & Bingo

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Tuesday, 11 June 2019

We actively combat loneliness by connecting isolated older people with their community and supporting them to join group activities. We have a different performance each month and it is a great opportunity to socialise, have fun and a cup of tea.

Painting & Drawing Volunteer

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Age UK Kensington and Chelsea actively combats loneliness by connecting isolated people with their community and supporting them to join group activities. Through our range of activities, courses and clubs we provide opportunities to meet like-minded people, take trips and learn new skills.

Painting & Drawing

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Wednesday, 12 June 2019

We actively combat loneliness by connecting isolated older people with their community and supporting them to join group activities. We have a different performance each month and it is a great opportunity to socialise, have fun and a cup of tea.

Escorting volunteer

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Health and mobility issues mean that many older people lack confidence about going out on their own. Things like attending medical appointments, going to the bank or for a local walk become a real challenge. Volunteers escort older people with these sorts of tasks.

Walking Group – Highgate Wood

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Application deadline: 
Friday, 14 June 2019

We actively combat loneliness by connecting isolated older people with their community and supporting them to join group activities. We have a different performance each month and it is a great opportunity to socialise, have fun and a cup of tea.

Health & Wellbeing Fair

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Friday, 24 May 2019

Our Health and Wellbeing brings together community groups, local organisations, businesses and services from across the Kensington & Chelsea borough. It is one of the biggest events of its kind in the borough for people over 55s and attracts over 800 people. It is an amazing opportunity to engage with our community.