Tag Archives: Holt Park Active

“It was like a light had been turned on for him”

We have highlighted in recent posts how there’s potential for older people to feel increasingly disconnected from society if they don’t have access to technology or knowledge of how to use it. In this update we tell the story of Alan who … Continue reading

Posted in Achievement, Active ageing, Age Friendly, Independence, Information, older people | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Portraits of Emotion

  In a world of selfies the art of portraiture may seem a self-indulgent or even an archaic act but artist Paul Digby has taken this art form and added a twist with his new exhibition Portraits of Emotion that … Continue reading

Posted in Achievement, Choice, Health and Wellbeing, Independence, Physical disability | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Councillor Ogilvie says “au revoir” to Le Grand Depart

Well it maybe “au revoir” to Le Grand Depart which graced our streets a few weeks ago but I thought it might be worth reflecting on this once in a lifetime event from a social care/health perspective and what the … Continue reading

Posted in Achievement, Active ageing, Dementia, Learning disablity, Mental Health, older people, Safeguarding, Social Isolation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment