Age Concern Crediton provides opportunities to support people of 50yrs+, together with their carers and families, in order that they can maintain as independent and full a life as possible. We work to relieve loneliness and isolation in a friendly, pleasant, and safe environment at our community club.
Opportunities are currently available every weekday Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10am to 2.30pm.
The day consists of transport to and from our centre, a freshly prepared two course lunch, and regular outings & activities (e.g. guest speakers, arts, crafts, quizzes and games). All for a modest fee.
Getting out and spending time with others
We work hard with and for older people throughout the town and surrounding villages. We aim to promote positive attitudes to ageing and to encourage older people to live their lives with dignity and independence in their own home for as long as they so wish.
Services are provided as a response to the needs of older people. These are constantly reviewed and monitored aiming always to ensure an appropriate service.
Age Concern Crediton operates the community club in order to support older people and their carers to maintain as independent and full a life as possible. To relieve loneliness and isolation by providing an opportunity in friendly, pleasant, wheelchair accessible premises.
The Service is provided in order to encourage social independence.
Improve the quality of life and build self-esteem of service user and carers.
Provide choice and variety to enable a service user to exploit leisure activities within the time available, thus enabling social stimulation, enhancing a purpose and structure to life.
Encourage service users to participate in decision making in the design and delivery of service.
Provide reliable, caring and practical emotional support, and where necessary with the service users consent, network with other agencies and professionals to provide a truly integrated service. Reduce whenever possible admission to residential or institutional care.
The day consists of:
- Two course lunch
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Guest singers
- Guest speakers
- Quizzes / Games
The above services are available for a small fee, find out more.