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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…

FotE 2016-17 annual review
Annual review 2016-17: Living well

Posted on 26 September 2017

Find out more about what we do in our 2016-17 annual review. As well as giving an overview of our projects and achievements, the review tells the stories of some of the people we have supported over the last year. Download the review or read the online version below. Download Annual review 2016-17: Living well (PDF…

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…

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