Tag: older people

Asha’s Prerona volunteers are breaking barriers

Over the last 30 years, the Asha Neighbourhood Project has been supporting women from Beeston to live more fulfilling lives and achieve their potential. The organisation recently celebrated its 30th birthday with a pink and orange extravaganza in the Hamara Centre. Members of the community and volunteers came together to

Leeds launches safeguarding campaign to protect vulnerable adults

  A new campaign focusing on ‘doing nothing is not an option’ when it comes to adult abuse and that everyone has a responsibility to safeguard people in the city launches this week. The Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board launched the prevention of adult abuse campaign today (Monday 21 July 2014).

Support and activities for older people in Beeston, Cottingley and Hunslet

The spring newsletter from the South Leeds Live At Home Scheme (SLLAHS) has been published with details of regular activities and day trips. SLLAHS is one of the ‘Neighbourhood Network’ organisations providing support and activities for people over 55. SLLAHS covers the Beeston, Cottingley and Hunslet areas. Regular activities include

Older People’s Day at Civic Hall

  The Inner South Area Committee has organised day of information, workshops and entertainment for older people at Leeds Civic Hall on Monday 3 March 2014. The event will take place in the Civic Hall’s banqueting suite and include: Tai Chi Tour of Civic Hall Entertainment Information stalls Reminiscence Meditation

Winter warmth packages delivered to elderly in South Leeds

  Winter warmth packages are currently being delivered to 1,000 elderly people living in south Leeds, thanks to funding provided from the local area committee.   As part of the project, key essentials including soup and stewed meat, blankets, bed socks, scarves and gloves, will be provided as part of