We're really pleased that our information sessions are taking place across Fife very soon! We are running these information sessions so you can find out more what Companion Support is about. Sessions will take place across Fife. Wednesday, 29th June, 1.30pm - 2.30pm, Wellesley Centre, Wellesley Parish Church, Wellesley Road, Methil, KY8 3PD Friday, 1st July, … Continue reading ME60+ Companion Support Information Sessions!
Experience of Mrs G Mrs G is of Asian origin and has been referred to the project by a family member. After the care provider the client has been with for several years decided they will no longer offer assistance in the client’s area, Mrs G’s social worker and her family struggled with finding a … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 3: Accessing Home Care
Mrs M's experiences Mrs M is of Asian origin and has been the primary carer of her husband since they moved to Scotland. Her husband was diagnosed with several physical and mental health conditions which limited his physical movement, subsequently making him largely dependent on Mrs M’s care. The family’s social worker decided to contact … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 2: Accessing Personal Care
Mr. C and his experience of looking for a befriender in Fife: Mr. C, referred to the project by a family member, is one of the clients seeking befriending support. Mr. C is of Eastern-European origin and has recently struggled to engage with others and has not had as much social interaction as he used … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 1: Befriending for Minority Ethnic Older People in Fife
Irene is one of the volunteers at the Canary Canteen, and has lived in High Valleyfield for 12 years. She became a member of Valleyfield Club in 2014 and is now the Chairperson, the key to success behind the canteen is that it's inclusive, open for anyone to join. You can find the full interview … Continue reading Running the Canary Canteen – Case Study
Robbie is a volunteer driver for LinkLiving - who also provides one-to-one support for older people, he thinks community cafes are great for people that need extra help and support. They give people a new lease on life and bring generations together. You can find the full interview below:
The Canary Canteen is a Community Cafe located in High Valleyfield, South-West Fife. We gathered interviews of some of the volunteers and members of the local community to hear their personal stories and what the community cafes mean to them.RobbieIs a volunteer driver for LinkLiving - who also provides one-to-one support for older people, he … Continue reading Canary Canteen – Interviews and Stories