Social inclusion for the elderly, infirm & carers
Continuation and expansion of existing sessions for those with mental health, emotional and memory issues
January 2014 - December 2014
Charity information: Langport Church Community Trust
Social exclusion through loneliness, lack of support by lay persons and professionals, including support and companionship for their family carers
We have professional from South Somerset MIND and professional supervision provided by our local Rotary group, providing a friendly facility, not available elsewhere in mid rural Somerset.
To provide a solution to the aims
Activities» Provide a warm, comfortable and welcoming environment in our community building
What success will look like
By good levels of attendance and feed back from carers
By increased confidence and well being from attendees
Non for seen or occurred since commenced Sept 2012
By email and letter from our data base of donors and subscribers to our web site
Budget - Project Cost: £4,400Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £1,000 heating Twice weekly half day sessions £1,000 refreshments Drinks & cakes from our community cafe £400 materials, equipt Puzzles,board games, activity materials £500 Revenue support Contribution to premises upkeep £500 Pianist For entertainment and sing song £1,000 room hire Subsidy for weekly Deaf Plus Councillor
The Angel Community facility in Langport, a rural mid Somerset market town on the Somerset Levels, surrounded by eight dependant villages for services
Our catchment area is over 3000 homes and 7000 people.
We are just inside the top 50% of the Rural Multiple Deprivation indices.
Langport is an old underdeveloped market town with little industry, with higher than average retired population.
No other local provision exists.
The local authority has little funding
We work with our local Rotary branch and South Somerset MIND
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Rev. Jess Pitman / Volunteer
She sees this project as part of her Christian mission she has interpersonal, organisational and persuasive qualities
Chris Pitman / Volunteer
Chris manages our community cafe, has great conversational and organising abilities