The Brighter Days project team organises a range of different activities including musical events, Theatre trips to Storyhouse and a visit from a Zookeeper along with some animals from Chester Zoo.
Project volunteer Steve Saddington (64) explains that he likes to get involved because it puts a smile on people’s faces, “It can be lonely sitting in your room all day every day and when we have activities like quizzes and music events, I like to help out. Holding events on-site also enables some of the residents who can’t get out and about to still enjoy themselves”.
The Brightlife Team is working closely with our lead body Age UK Cheshire on an integrated approach to responding to Covid-19.
Together we have set up a Community Response Team that covers four geographical areas across Cheshire. The Community Response Team has established a single point of contact telephone line to provide support for older people with: