An Age Concern volunteer provides a weekly visit. Visits usually last an hour during which time people enjoy a chat and a cup of tea, look at old photographs and play games. A £5 visit fee is charged.
Recipients of pension credit receive a 50% discount.
An Age Concern volunteer provides a weekly befriending telephone call. This call provides conversation and companionship and checks to make sure all is well.
Telephone Befriending is free of charge.