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Posted by: Caroline Hall, on 23/03/2015

We are opening our doors to help combat loneliness and isolation

Older people are being welcomed into our residential care homes in Bexhill, Battle and Crowborough, for a free hot lunch, to enjoy some friendly company, and to take part in a variety of activities.

We are leading this initiative to help tackle the increasing local and national problem of loneliness and isolation amongst older people.

Please find the details of the days below:

Ardath care home, Bexhill

Tuesday 26 June - 11am - 4pm

Visitors can enjoy a quiz challenge, healing massage, an 'Alive & Active' fun exercise session, as well as refreshments and a free two course lunch.

Book your place today by calling 01424 210538 or emailing ardath@sussexhousing.org.uk.

Saxonwood care home, Battle

Wednesday 27th June 11am - 4pm

Visitors can enjoy arts, crafts and morning coffee, a free two course lunch, nails, hands and healing massage, and a 'Board Game Bonanza'.

Book your place today by calling 01424 774336 or emailing saxonwood@sussexhousing.org.uk.

Woodlands care home, Crowborough

Friday 29th June 10am - 3pm

Visitors can enjoy hand massage, live music and entertainment, a free two course lunch, and an 'Alive & Active' fun exercise session.

Book your place today by calling 01892 653178 or emailing woodlands@sussexhousing.org.uk.

Vafa Hurst, Regional Manager said, “We know that one million older people in the UK can go for a whole month without speaking to a friend, neighbour or family member. Social isolation is a problem local communities can help to tackle. We want to give older people the opportunity to spend time with our friendly residents and staff whilst enjoying some fresh, home cooked food and activities. We’d encourage people to book their place so please call us on the numbers above."

Sussex Housing & Care’s mission is to help people live their later life to the full. 

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