Invested in our Community / Age UK Norwich
As a result of the restrictions of the coronavirus outbreak, Age UK Norwich have seen a huge increase in demand for their services as many over-70s are at high risk from COVID-19 and are having to continue to self-isolate.
We are pleased to be supporting Age UK Norwich in the provision of their telephone befriending service. The trained telephone befriending volunteers offer a friendly voice to an older person who is isolated helping support them via regular weekly, pre-agreed phone calls, ensuring the older person is coping well and has everything they need.
We also supported the charity to distribute over 1,000 DVD's containing videos of gentle exercise, balance, relaxation and information about services. This is vital for those who are unable to access the internet and participate in virtual sessions currently offered by Age UK Norwich.
Find out more about the telephone befriending service and apply at: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/norwi...