Befriending scheme in need of volunteer in Chipping Sodbury

March 27 2017

VOLUNTEERS are needed to join a befriending programme and provide some company for an elderly housebound resident in Chipping Sodbury.

VOLUNTEERS are needed to join a befriending programme and provide some company for an elderly housebound resident in Chipping Sodbury.

It is part of the free Community Connectors scheme, which was set up to improve health and care services locally.

Funded by South Gloucestershire Council, it is run by the Bath-based Curo group, with the befriending service designed to give older people some company in their own homes to help alleviate loneliness and isolation.

Anyone interested in offering a few hours to the position should email sandy.corke@curo-group.co.uk or phone Sandy Corke on 07422 078549.