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Helping to keep older people independent and living well longer this winter. Check out what we do

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News and information

  • Winter wellbeing pack

    Winter can be a very difficult time for older people and this year it is even more difficult. We have a free winter wellbeing pack aimed at those older people who are most vulnerable or frail.

    The pack contains hints and tips on keeping warm and well, useful contacts, a handy room thermometer, some basic exercises plus an exercise band and information about our services and support.

    This is a posted hard copy pack, so to get a copy please get in touch below or contact us on 01254 266620 

    Request your copy 

  • Hold a Soup Social event

    As the days get colder then soup is definately on the menu. If you are a soup fan then why not hold a soup social event for friends and family or work colleagues to raise money for our local work with older people. Winter can be a very difficult time for many older people and with our face to face fundraising still badly impacted your ongoing support is very much needed

     

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  • Working towards the Lancashire LGBT quality mark

    It is important to us that older people from all backgrounds and identities feel wecome within our organisation, services and activities.

    Our staff all receive LGBT+ awareness training and we are proud to be working towards the Lancashire LGBT quality mark

    For more information about the rights of older LGBT+ and trans people please see the link below

    Find out more 

  • Download a copy of our annual report for 2020-1

    We have recently published our annual report and accounts for the financial year 2020-21 - a year like no other.

    We are very proud of how we supported Blackburn with Darwen's older people at a time when they needed us most and are grateful to all those who supported us financially and with their time to enable us to be there.. 

     

     

    Read your copy here (PDF, 2 MB)

Our quality marks

Age UK Blackburn with Darwen has achieved the Age UK Charity Quality Standard (CQS).  The CQS is externally assessed by quality assessment experts, SGS.