If you feel that you or a friend/family member would benefit
from a visit from a befriender, consider the advantages
- Promotes independence amongst those who are
elderly/disabled or disadvantaged.
- Prevents Isolation.
- Offers advice, support and information signposting to
- Provides access to hard to reach services.
- Provides information and support as technology advances
confound and “cut off” many elderly and learning disabled
- Acts as a first response service to alerting Adult
Services and other vital organisations of concerns and
- Promotes a sense of relief and confidence.
- Gives peace of mind to family and/or carers
can seriously impact upon a person’s life. Whether this is
by having an effect on a person’s mental health or affecting
their physical health due to health issues being neglected.
Our staff and volunteers are all fully CRB Checked, trained
in the Safeguarding of vulnerable adults and experienced in
delivering this service.
A befriender can attend a persons
home and offer help and support with day to day queries.
More importantly the befriender provides the client with
face to face contact, on a regular basis. It is surprising
how helpful and important a cup of tea and a chat can be to