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Working together in Cheshire to reduce social isolation

Brightlife is an ambitious partnership working with local agencies from across the voluntary, public and private sector to reduce loneliness and social isolation amongst the over 50s in Cheshire West and Chester.

Our aim is to establish innovative and engaging projects, activities and networks that bring people together.

Central to the Brightlife model is the engagement of people over fifty in the design, delivery and evaluation of the programme.

Formed in April 2015 and with a scope of five years Brightlife is part of the Big Lottery’s Ageing Better Programme.

“Sometimes the best medicine is a good laugh in friendly company”

One of Brightlife’s flagship projects is its Social Prescribing Scheme which runs in four key areas: Chester (City), Winsford (Town), Malpas (Village) and Tarporley (Village).

Acting as a link between formal healthcare services and the voluntary / community sector, the social prescribing scheme allows people who are vulnerable to loneliness to be referred into suitable activities and clubs in their local area.

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Calling all partners - we NEED you!

Plans are now well underway for Wellbeing Winsford Week in February 2019!

We're keen to involve as many partners as possible in this award winning community initiative, so if you would like to join in, please get in touch asap as we would LOVE to hear from you!

KEY DATES FOR YOUR DIARY:-

Boosting Activity Day - Wednesday 20th February 2019 - Winsford Lifestyle Centre

Get Connected (Reducing Loneliness) - Thursday 21st February 2019- Winsford and Wharton Libraries

*** (space available on both days to run taster sessions and activities) ***

Wellbeing Information Marketplace - Friday 22nd February 2019 - Winsford Cross Shopping Centre

For more information, please email - Ailsa Gaskill-Jones - agaskill-jones@winsford.gov.uk

Also the deadline to be included in the event programme is - THURSDAY 20TH DECEMBER 2018 - act now, don't miss out!

Keep your eyes on the website and social media for more
information about the event as it's going to great!

www.wellbeingwinsford.co.uk
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