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ABOUT US

Welcome to Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure

Our goal, is for every older adult to live longer and better, and we recognise the positive role we might play in this.

Enablers of wellbeing in older age, we create opportunities within an environment that supports the processes of healthy ageing, encouraging people to be and do what they value throughout their lives.

We combat social isolation and loneliness, taking every opportunity to point out the endless reasons, our unique, and remarkable older adults, should celebrate both themselves and one another.

What we do:

We direct our services to support individuals with the self-care aspects of their physical, mental & cognitive health.

With a possible 1-2% of functional ability lost each year from our third decade, remaining active physically, mentally and socially could prove the cornerstone to healthy ageing. Services that support individuals in maintaining the 5 key domains of functional ability is key. Namely ability to:

 

  • Meet basic needs
  • Learn, grow and make decisions
  • Be mobile
  • Build and maintain relationships
  • Contribute to society

Our package of support:

  • Community Café
  • Luncheon Club
  • Activities to support Physical and Social Wellbeing

We aim to inspire and empower our older adults to remain firmly in the driving seat, in control and enjoying life, for longer.

Uniquely individual, needs on the ground will vary for each of us. Our services can be bespoke-packaged to suit the support requirements of every older adult, locally. To ensure our support stretches as far as possible, we are part of a constantly evolving network of partner organisations, to whom we signpost individuals as appropriate.

We operate a Charity Shop, open to the whole community, and support Volunteering Opportunities across our entire range of services.

Registered Charity Number: 1129183.

Office Manager:
Audrey

Catering Manager:
Amanda

Board of Trustees:
Patrick Evans
Janet Sorsby
Terry Durrance
Ken Lowe (Chair)
Rob Hemmings
Ted Taylor
Ken Revill
Doreen Goulding

If you have any questions or would like to have a chat about any of our activities, please contact Audrey: 01704 574838

Thank you to all our Sponsors:

 

ABOUT US

“ALL” provides a welcoming facility which is available to the whole community. A wide range of activities are offered and we focus on health, wellbeing and social activities in order to reduce loneliness and isolation.

The Charity reduces  isolation amongst the vulnerable and elderly by providing a hot meal delivery service to the housebound within the local community. Historically we have provided a lunch club and we have further developed this into a community café where, in addition to the main meal of the day people can enjoy lighter options between 10.00am-2.00pm Monday-Friday.

Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure also gives support to unemployed people with learning difficulties. These volunteers  are engaged in the preparation of meals and dining areas , serving the public and cleaning the kitchen areas. Engagement with the project gives opportunity for them to increase in confidence and to gain further interpersonal and organisational skills. The mutual support that is given not only helps the project  but assists these volunteers in feeling valued, giving them a sense of belonging and providing skills that they have used to enable them to remain in independent living.

Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure wish to be able to ensure that the project is able to provide the necessary advice and signposting to relevant and appropriate services. We have good links with a variety of forums and other services in order  to share information, e.g Sefton Pensioners Advocacy, Sefton Health Watch, Age Concern, Churches Together in Ainsdale and local Surgeries. Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure also have good links with the local Schools and welcome the opportunities that arise in working together.

In Sefton Older People’s Strategy 2019-2024, a foreword by Fiona Taylor, Chief Officer, NHS South Sefton CCG and NHS Southport & Formby CCG  states that “We want older people to enjoy Sefton as a place where they have the freedom to do what they value most in good health for as long as possible, with community activities that are welcoming and respectful. We will continue to actively support Age-Friendly initiatives with our partners and with Sefton Partnership for Older Citizens”

With the on-set of Social prescribing Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure are well placed to continue the services it provides by developing and increasing links with the community it serves as well as with social and health services. It is anticipated through on-going development of these links that Ainsdale Lunch and Leisure will continue to develop as a community hub and be relevant for a range of ages and abilities both now and in the forseeable future.

 

Registered Charity Number: 1129183.

Audrey
Office Manager
Mandy
Catering Manager

Board of Trustees:
Patrick Evans
Justine Shenton
Gill Hemmings (Company Secretary)
Terry Durrance
Ken Lowe (Chair)
Rob Hemmings
Ted Taylor
Ken Revill
Doreen Goulding

If you have any questions or would like to have a chat about any of our activities,
please call Audrey: 01704 574838

Thank you to all our Sponsors: