Over 50’s taster day will be ‘Hub’ of activity

Published on 11th October 2013

A reminiscence quiz, a seated exercise session, arts and crafts, a free lunch and top advice and information stands will be just some of the features visitors to Cheltenham Borough Homes (CBH)

Cheltenham Borough Homes is inviting residents from the older community to come along and enjoy their special health and wellbeing event being held on 23 October at their sheltered scheme, Goldfoot House.

From 9:30am visitors to the Community Hub event will be able to get information on the range of services CBH and other organisations can offer to help older people remain independent in their own home.

CBH is also laying on activities including a flower arranging display and auction as well as a holistic therapist who will be offering hopi ear candling, reflexology and Indian head massages.

Paul Stephenson, Chief Executive at CBH, said: “We’re looking forward to welcoming local residents along to this event which gives us the opportunity to reach out to all the older members of our community and gives them the chance to get information on all the additional services on offer to provide support to help them remain independent in their own home.”

Organisations coming along include NHS, Age UK Gloucestershire, Village Agents, SWEA (Severn Wye Energy Agency), P3 charity and even Pets as Therapy who will be accompanied by a four legged friend.

The Community Hub Taster Day is a drop in event running from 9:30am to 3pm held at Goldfoot House, Griffiths Avenue, GL51 7BG.

Free transport is available. To book transport or for more information contact 01242 774610 or email housingsupport@cheltborohomes.org


Contact: Catherine Best, communications officer, telephone: 01242 775317 email: catherine.best@cheltborohomes.org

Notes:

Cheltenham Borough Homes:

  • CBH is one of the top rated ALMOs (Arms Length Management Organisations) in the country. ALMOs are not for profit companies that run social housing services for their local council
  • Currently CBH manage and maintain around 5,000 tenant and leasehold properties with high satisfaction and performance levels, when compared nationally with other housing providers
  • CBH put their customers at the heart of what they do; working with them to shape services and ensure the company focuses on local need
  • CBH deliver more than high quality core landlord services: they have an ongoing programme building new homes and regenerating communities; they support people to find work and employment; work to improve financial inclusion and develop stock to make it more energy efficient

For further information visit: www.cheltborohomes.org