Living, not existing:Social Groups for older people

Short Title Living, not existing:Social Groups for older people
Category Promoting healthy ageing (prevention)
Organisation Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Contact Name Claire Downs
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Sector Hospital/Acute Care
Region Wiltshire
Postcode SP2 8BJ
Active Yes


A pilot project exploring the benefits of weekly occupation-focused social groups held for older people who may live alone or in isolation in Wiltshire and the surrounding areas. The groups will be facilitated by a therapy outreach


The project is in its final stage, the outcome measures focus on: wellbeing, loneliness and occupational participation. Subjective feedback will also be gathered from the participants which will contribute towards shaping future service provision.

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