Home Instead Senior Care Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole has organised an open day on the 23rd January, from 11 am -3 pm at The Bridge, Chaseside Bournemouth.
Blair Crawford, Councillor and Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Adult Social Care, will be opening the event.
The free community event is to offer an opportunity for older people within our community to find out more information about services available to them to prevent social isolation and loneliness.
Throughout the event, there will be a number of activities for people to take part in, including a musical activity, Dementia Friends session, arts and crafts, whilst also offering the public an opportunity to learn about activities which are happening in their community. The event
Home Instead Senior Care specialise in companionship care to older people in their own homes. Amanda Baker, co-owner of Home Instead in Bournemouth explained, “Events like these are so important because many families struggle to know where to turn to for support and advice. There will be many organisations at the event and we hope to see many people from the community in attendance.”
Organisations that will be attending the event are:
Help and Care, Melodies in Motion, SEDCAT, U3A, Bournemouth Older People’s Forum, Bournemouth Blind Society, Hope in the Community, British Red Cross, Faithworks Wessex and the Alzheimer’s Society.
Home Instead Senior Care specialises in providing older people with non-medical care, enabling them to remain in their own homes. Their award-winning service ranges from companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, post-discharge care, personal care, medication reminders, shopping and errands, to Alzheimer’s and Dementia care. Available from as little as 1 hour a day, seven days a week.