Social Prescribing

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Sue Walker (65)

November 9, 2018

Sue only realized that she was a lesbian a couple of years ago after retiring from her career in midwifery. Living in a rural…

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Ray (89)

May 30, 2018

Ray Thompson turns 90 on 4th August but you wouldn’t know it when you see him jumping around helping other members of the…

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Eveline and Betty

November 13, 2017

Eveline and Betty are firm friends, they meet at the Salvation Army Day Care every Friday and phone for a chat and to check up on…

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Volunteer Emma (37)

October 15, 2017

Emma found that volunteering with older people gave her a sense of direction, purpose and fulfilment that she hadn’t felt in…

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Sylvia Miller (71)

September 21, 2017

After being told she may never walk again, Sylvia Miller hit an all-time low. Until her mid-sixties she had been healthy and…

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George (86)

August 26, 2017

“When my wife died, I thought life was over for me, too.” After years of being a full time carer for his wife, 86-year-old…

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Beryl (86)

July 19, 2017

“I still get lonely sometimes, but now I’ve got something to look forward to.”When 86-year-old Beryl moved to Winsford to be…

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Audrey Thomas (89)

May 9, 2017

89-year-old Audrey Thomas became lonely after a series of chronic illnesses left her housebound for several months and she lost…

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Dr Achla Damania

February 26, 2017

"As a GP, I see a lot of older people whose physical problems have led to them becoming lonely and socially isolated. This in turn…