Help for older people at Horndean forum
is out there – that’s the message for older people in East Hampshire.
people and people who care for elderly relatives are being encouraged
to come along to a special event to show off all the services available
event, organised by East Hampshire District Council, will gather local
authorities and care organisations in one place giving people a chance
to find out the services and facilities available for older people.
on Wednesday 4 July, at Merchistoun Hall, Horndean, the event will
feature a market place of care services and speakers from the industry.
taking part will include:
Charles from Evergreens, Merchistoun Hall – A weekly social event for
Emma Lance from The Help – A local provider of high quality care at
Jo Moodie from The Environment Centre – A group promoting environmental
sustainability for individuals, businesses and communities.
Andrea Fitzpatrick from the Carer Centre - A community resource
dedicated to the support of carers
Mandie Letchford from Artscape - A small art and music based charity
working to improve the lives of socially isolated people
Julie Gallagher of Trading Standards – Consumer rights and enforcement
Ken Moon, Chairman of EHDC’s Community Forum, said: “Research shows
that social isolation is as bad for your health as smoking or obesity
and tackling this issue is one of East Hampshire District Council’s top
there is a lot of support for older people in East Hampshire if you know
where to find it.
event will gather together some of the charities and groups that offer
valuable services to support older people.
you want to find out more about what is available for you or for the
older people you care for then come along on 4 July.”
Forums are regular meetings run by East Hampshire District Council to
discuss important community and social issues.
next Community Forum for Clanfield, Horndean and Rowlands Castle will
be held on Wednesday 4 July at Merchistoun Hall, 106 Portsmouth Road,
Horndean, P08 9LJ. It will start with a market place at 6pm and the
speakers will begin at 6.30pm.
Contact: Will Parsons, EHDC Communications Officer, 01730 234030