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WE ARE HIRING - GOOD MORNING CALL SUPPORT WORKER

10 May 2022

Exciting News - Come Join our Team

AGE north down & ards is currently seeking to recruit a GOOD MORNING CALL SUPPORT WORKER.

The Good Morning Call (GMC) Support worker is a part-time position based in the Bangor office.  This position is to facilitate and coordinate the delivery of the Good Morning Call service and help keep older people safe, well connected and living in their own homes.

The GMC Support Worker will provide high quality administration to the service e...

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RECRUITING - FLOATING SUPPORT WORKER

10 May 2022

EXCITING NEWS - JOIN OUR TEAM

AGE north down & ards is currently seeking to recruit a FLOATING SUPPORT WORKER.

The AGE north down & ards (AGEnda) vision is to ensure that older people in the Ards and North Down area are comfortable with growing older.  AGEnda’s purpose is to support older people to live healthy, independent, and fulfilling lives.

Floating Support Service:

Floating Support is a free, short-term service and is delivered by a support worker to...

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COMMUNITY CONSULTATION SURVEY

7 Feb 2022

I cannot believe it is a year since the last survey AGE north down & ards (AGEnda) sent. Your response last year excelled all expectations, thank you. 

Apologies we have not updated all your email addresses, it is work in progress.  As per last year AGEnda do hope you are well and have everything you need, if not we would like to hear from you.

There are over 30,000 over 65-year-olds in Ards & North Down Borough Council Area. AGEnda cannot provide all the support and ser...

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ASDA Gift Tag Campaign

22 Dec 2021

AGE north down and ards (AGEnda) were extremely grateful to have been chosen by ASDA Bangor as their gift tag campaign over November and December.

AGEnda received over 70 gifts for their clients aged 65+ and were able to distribute these to their clients before Christmas

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VOLUNTEER WEEK

3 Jun 2021

Everyone at AGEnda would like to say a very big thank you to all our volunteers across various roles for your time and commitment.

Without your support we would be unable to deliver our services to older people in North Down & Ards.

THANK YOU!  

#volunteersweek

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What our 2021 Survey told us

19 May 2021

We sent out 1,400 surveys to over 65s in the area in Spring 2021.

We received 555 responses.

Here’s what the people of Ards & North Down told us.

Overview

Many people have adapted to technologies but still prefer letter and face to face contact.

Many have shown interest in befriending – a service we are looking at developing and which will support people living alone or feeling isolated.

Connected Older People

We asked our clients to tell u...

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AGEnda over the RAINBOW

22 May 2020

AGE north down & ards (AGEnda) Volunteers and Staff were very excited when Nicholas Graham Aveda Salon sent Andrea & Mia to paint rainbows on the office windows at 24 Hamilton Road, Bangor.

Nicholas heard AGEnda are waiting for their building to be painted and wanted to ‘brighten up the days’ for everyone in the AGEnda team who are working so hard.

AGEnda are providing support and signposting to the older people throughout ards & north down, which includes phoning cl...

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VOLUNTEERING

27 Mar 2020

Communities NI Minister is encouraging people to get behind Volunteer Now Support Challenge.

If you are interested in volunteering register here: https://www.volunteernow.co.uk/ and click on the pop up window for Covid19 , 

 

Antje Otto

Community Engagement Officer

Ards/North Down & Lisburn/Castlereagh

Volunteer Now

phone: (028) 9081 8310

mobile: 078 5091 0606

email: Antje.Otto@volunteernow.co.uk

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CORONAVIRUS - FOOD BANKS ARDS & NORTH DOWN

27 Mar 2020

Bangor Elim Church

Balloo Crescent, Bangor

Tel:  02891 271800

Email:- info@bangorni.foodbank.org.uk

 

Storehouse North Down

Tel:  07526 541168 (food enquiries only).

Email:- info@storehousenorthdown.com

                                                                                                        

Newtownards Thriving Life Church

18c Crawfordsburn Road

Newtownards

Tel:  02891 817487/07902933297

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CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT FOR OLDER PEOPLE

27 Mar 2020

  

Organisation Name

Contact Details

  If you need food;

  Bangor NI Foodbank

  Tel:  07821 791 674

  info@bangorni.foodbank.org.uk

 

  Bangor Elm Church

  Tel:  028 9127 1800

  info@bangorelim.com

  If you need support;

  Ring your GP

 

 

  South East Health & Social Care        Trust - Local Primary Care &...

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