15 10, 2019

Community Navigators Service Bristol wind down

2019-10-15T16:29:40+01:00October 15th, 2019|

Community Navigators Bristol Service wind down Community Navigators Bristol has supported many hundreds of people across the City to make lasting connections to their community since it was launched in September 2017. The service, funded as part of the Bristol Ageing Better programme, has gone from strength to strength and has been a shining example of [...]

30 09, 2019

Celebrating Age Festival 2019

2019-09-30T12:15:27+01:00September 30th, 2019|

Celebrating Age Festival 2019 The Celebrating Age Festival aims to challenge stereotypes and recognise the contribution of older people in society. The festival is a fantastic opportunity to try a new craft, make new friends and share experiences. The festival opens on the International Day of Older Persons – 1st October 2019 and we will be there! There will be a [...]

29 08, 2019

Service Update

2019-08-29T11:28:12+01:00August 29th, 2019|

*REFERRALS RE-OPENED* Our referrals for the Community Navigator service are now back open for all areas. There may be a short delay in processing new referrals due to training new staff, however we anticipate being back up and running as normal by mid September 2019.

19 08, 2019

Age-friendly Neighbourhoods Toolkit Launch

2019-08-19T11:35:01+01:00August 19th, 2019|

Age-friendly Neighbourhoods Toolkit Launch Wednesday 28th August from 5-7.30 pm at The Station, Silver Street Join Bristol Ageing Better as they launch the second in their series of BAB Toolkit publications, this time discussing what can be done to make your neighbourhood more age-friendly. The toolkit provides an easy-to-understand explanation of the age-friendly model, alongside [...]

19 07, 2019

Service Update

2019-07-19T13:14:59+01:00July 19th, 2019|

Service Update Due to very high demand at the moment unfortunately we are unable to take referrals for people living in east, central and south Bristol for approximately four weeks. Referrals for people living in North Bristol are unaffected. For further information or advice, please contact Simone Davis on 0117 440 9100 or email community.navigators@nhs.net.

9 07, 2019

The Beehive Centre: Reducing social isolation & connecting communities in Whitehall and St. George

2019-07-09T16:24:06+01:00July 9th, 2019|

“I think we’ve created a really dynamic community here, with older people at the core” Case study: The Beehive Community Centre Tucked in a side street behind St George’s Park, the Beehive Community Centre is a thriving meeting place for the communities of east Bristol. The centre offers a wide range of activities for all [...]

18 06, 2019

“Roger realises how fortunate he has been, despite his difficulties”: Roger’s Story

2019-06-18T12:11:06+01:00June 18th, 2019|

Roger's Story ‘Roger realises how fortunate he has been, despite his difficulties and he would recommend the Community Navigator service to anyone who feels lonely or isolated as he did.’ Roger who is in his 70’s was born and brought up in Bristol, within a mile or so of where he now lives in a [...]

17 06, 2019

Loneliness Awareness Week 17- 21 June 2019

2019-06-18T11:49:18+01:00June 17th, 2019|

Loneliness Awareness Week 17- 21 June 2019 The campaign is set to be bigger and better than ever and this year the theme is reducing the stigma around loneliness. For many, loneliness is a transitory feeling but for others, it can become chronic and have a serious impact on a person’s health and wellbeing. Loneliness [...]

21 05, 2019

The Age of Creativity Festival 1 – 31 May 2019

2019-05-21T16:51:01+01:00May 21st, 2019|

The Age of Creativity Festival May 1-31 2019: The Age of Creativity Festival celebrates the extraordinary range of Age Friendly creative and cultural work taking place across England and reaches out into our community to help more people get involved. Celebrating older creative audiences, participants, volunteers and artists across England. The Age of Creativity is [...]