Papworth Trust - Neighbourhood Guardians

Description

Papworth Trust Home Improvement Agency In Leicester and Leicestershire helps people to adapt, repair or improve their homes, so that they can keep their independence and stay living in their own homes for longer in greater comfort and security. 

The Neighbourhood Guardians and Task Squad will aim to reduce isolation and loneliness by helping people to connect to their community and improving their well-being. 

Neighbourhood Guardians 
As Part of Leicester Ageing Together project , the Neighbourhood Guardians will support Older, disabled people who are vulnerable to long term ill health, crime, loss of independence and on a low income . Our caseworker will assess how best to provide support and will help direct to other services in the community and help to find any grants and benefits available . Our volunteer Guardians will provide on-going support.

Neighbourhood Task Squad 
The project 's Neighbourhood Task Squad and volunteers will carry out one-off clearing, mending, decorating and cleaning work in older people 's and disabled people 's homes and gardens, bringing living spaces back up to standard and reinstating a sense of security and wellbeing. Neighbourhood Guardians is an innovative, low cost and sustainable project with the priority aim of reducing loneliness and isolation in communities throughout Leicester.

Service Details

Organisation:
Papworth Trust - Neighbourhood Guardians
Service Type:
Equipment and adaptations
Website:

This page was last updated on 25 August 2017

This page was last updated on 25 August 2017

Contact Details

Telephone:
0116 272 9960 / 0116 401 6423
Email:
LAT.leicester@papworthtrust.org.uk