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Since 1966 Fulham Good Neighbours has provided older people and people with disabilities with neighbourly support. We support Fulham residents in their homes and gardens, community and now online.

 

We are grateful to the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham for their ongoing support.

 

In 2019 we received The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

 

Since C-19 we have temporarily transitioned our services.

Our current offer is summarised below:

 

Support in the Home and Garden via:

     Decorating and DIY – external work only at this time; internal work can go on our waiting list

     Food to the Door – hot meals/food packages and toiletries delivered up to four times a week

     Gardening – front of house gardening (or gardens accessible by a side gate)

          Adopt a Garden project as per above restrictions

          Online Gardening workshops – delivered in partnership with Nubian Life

 

Support in the Community via:

     Good Neighbour Scheme - grocery shopping, medication delivery, dog walking etc

     Befriending – via telephone or outside of the home

     Social Clubs – Art Group and Reading Group return from September

 

Support Online via:

     Online Art Group – a weekly online session

     Online Chair Based Exercise – a weekly online session - return to Rosaline Hall is under review

     Digital Inclusion support – delivered by telephone at this time

 

Please contact us on info@fulhamgoodneighbours.org or 020 7385 8850 should you or anyone you know need our support.

 

So to support our Track and Trace process and wider risk management please only attend as and when booked on to a session at Rosaline Hall. 


 

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2020 December Newsletter

Welcome to our December 2020 Newsletter with information on: - The support and services available from us - a new FGN Holiday Activity Pack - Christmas Meals from The Smile Brigade - news from local services and much more.  

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2020 November Newsletter

Welcome to our November 2020 Newsletter with information on: - the support and services available from us - Our virtual AGM 2020 - Updates on our Adopt a Garden Project - news from local services - a new FGN Crafts Club and much more.  

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2020 October Newsletter

Welcome to our October 2020 Newsletter with information on: - the support and services available from us - FGNS Digital Inclusion project and remote support - news from local services - our Virtual Open Garden Event this month and much more.  

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Vision Statement: 

To create an inclusive community where neighbours look out and care for each other

Mission Statement: 

We enrich the lives of older people and people with disabilities living in Fulham by providing practical help and creating opportunities to:

- Contribute to society; - Connect with others; and - Live life to the fullest  

Our projects aim to reduce the impact of older people's concerns raised in the 2019 local Older People’s Commision.  These related mainly to: access to services; lonliness and isolation; and poverty and deprivation.  

Our projects also keep in mind, the 2017 Index For Wellbeing in Later Life (Age UK and University of Southampton) which found:
-    Meaningful engagement, whether through social, creative or physical activity, contributes over 20% to an individual’s sense of wellbeing in later life;
-    Creative and cultural participation contributes most significantly to wellbeing (out of 40 indicators); and
-    Physical activity was the second highest factor

 

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Coronavirus, November update

Due to the latest national lockdown our community centre, Rosaline Hall, will be closed for the month of November. London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham has also seen a sharp rise in C-19 cases in recent weeks. Please see a summary of the free support that we presently offer.

 

Support in the Home and Garden via:
  o Decorating and DIY – external work only at this time; internal work can go on our waiting list
  o Food to the door – hot meals/food packages and toiletries delivered up to four times a week
  o Gardening – front of house gardening (or gardens accessible by a side gate)
     ▪ Adopt a Garden project as per above restrictions
     ▪ Online Gardening workshops – delivered in partnership with Nubian Life

 

Support in the Community via:
  o Good Neighbour Scheme - grocery shopping, medication delivery, dog walking etc
  o Befriending – via telephone or outside of the home
  o Social ClubsArt Group, Carer's Group and Reading Group at Rosaline Hall have been cancelled for November. During November a second online Art Group session will be run each week (also the case for Chair Based Exercise). Ruth and Avril will provide weekly phone calls to the Carer's and Reading Group respectively. 

 

Support Online via:
  o Online Art Group – two weekly online sessions 
  o Online Chair Based Exercise – two weekly online sessions
  o Digital support – delivered by telephone

 

Please contact us on info@fulhamgoodneighbours.org or 020 7385 8850 should you or anyone you know need our support.

 


So to support our Track and Trace process and wider risk management please only attend Rosaline Hall by appointment. This will allow us to discuss your individual needs and concerns ahead of your return. It will also allow us to provide you with more detail about the measures that we are taking to protect you.