Working in partnership with Compass Support, the Tyburn branch of this group operates from The Sanctuary in Castle Vale. The scheme aims to reduce loneliness, encourage social connections and create more community-led support via developing and sustaining community activities.
We provide a range of access to emotional support through a variety of activities. We believe that building upon the strengths and skills of individuals and groups will help to create sustainable change within communities.
People can become isolated in many ways. It could be through the loss of a spouse, declining health, illness or disability or caring responsibilities, discrimination, prejudice and cultural isolation. We understand that chronic loneliness is not only horrible to experience day in, day out, it can also have a negative impact on a person’s mental and physical health. The Ageing Better programme is supporting people in communities who want to make Birmingham the best place to grow old.