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Doncaster Communities Live at Home Scheme

Address: Carr House Wesley Methodist Church, Bentinck Close, Off St James Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN1 3ST
Tel: 01302 769898
Website: www.mha.org.uk
Contact: Scheme Manager
Description:

Older people, unable to leave home without support or help.

Cost: nominal membership fee (contact for current fee).

The scheme was established in 2000 offering services and support to help people maintain independence while offering companionship, trusted support and advice needed.

Aims/Activities:

The scheme aims to assist older people to maintain independence improve confidence levels and to maintain or introduce skills/interests.

Services include:

  • Befriending Service - Regular one to one contact with personalised matched volunteer
  • Friendship Meetings - An opportunity for members to meet on a regular basis at Woodlands or Hyde Park
  • Telephone Link Line - A member of staff or a volunteer will telephone to chat on a regular basis
  • Sign Posting - Direction to members to other service providers
  • Newsletter - All members receive a quarterly newsletter with input from staff, members and volunteers.

 

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