Social Prescribing


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…