Visiting Friends service now run by Triangle Community Services

Posted on 5 October 2017

From October, Friends of the Elderly’s Visiting Friends service will be run under Triangle Community Services – a subsidiary organisation of Friends of the Elderly. There will be no change in the way the service is operated and will be run by the same team. The scheme offers one-to-one befriending, hosts events at sheltered housing…

Nursery children spread joy at Triangle Day Care Wallington

Posted on 27 September 2017

Six children from Startel nursery in Wallington recently visited Triangle Day Care Wallington, a specialist service for older people. The children, aged three, spent just over an hour with the service users enjoying each others company, playing games, singing songs and storytelling. The visit was inspired by recent research and documentaries showing how intergenerational socialising…

Carers keep it in the family at Triangle Woking

Posted on 13 September 2017

The Triangle Community Services care staff at Woking’s Bradbury Centre have always prided themselves on the friendly, person-centred, ‘family’ feel of the support they offer the local people they work with. But that’s particularly true in the case of two of their team members: Samantha and Nikita are mother and daughter, with Nikita opting for…

Alice at the Olympic Park with Any Old Irons group
West Ham fan reunited with community

Posted on 13 September 2017

Alice took part in Any Old Irons, part of our Football Friends programme, earlier this year. The programme brings individuals aged 65 or over together over a shared love of football.  Growing up in the East End “I was born in Poplar. During World War Two. In July 1941, our local air raid shelter took…

Bernard Sunley residents get up close with animals thanks to Wild Science

Posted on 31 August 2017

   Residents at Bernard Sunley care home in Woking were lucky enough enjoy a visit from Wild Science this week – specialists in animal education and therapy workshops. The group of residents really enjoyed the activity and got involved with asking questions about the various animals and held them. One resident was even brave enough…