‘Arts should be available on prescription’

‘Arts should be available on prescription’ This article on the BBC website, describes what Chorlton Good Neighbours  already does: https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/arts-should-be-available-on-prescription/p064lnfp Here is what Helen, our coordinator says: “This is exactly what we do and can do more of but the question remains – who is going to fund this? As often we need skilled facilitatorsContinue reading ‘Arts should be available on prescription’

Chorlton Good Neighbours Stage Production supported by Royal Exchange Theatre

Chorlton Good Neighbours  Stage Production supported by Royal Exchange Theatre   Royal Exchange Theatre’s Andy Barry is bringing his Elders Company to Chorlton Good Neighbours (CGN) for a free public workshop on May 9th 2018 at 10am. Open to all aged 60+ in South Manchester. Places are limited so book early! The workshop gives retiredContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours Stage Production supported by Royal Exchange Theatre

Access to Technology for Older People Phil Robinson’s research for CGN Phil Robinson, a CGN volunteer who is also an IT specialist, has recently developed an access to technology questionnaire for older people. This has been completed by CGN users and by people in sheltered housing in Brook Court (6) and Ivycourt (20). Approximately 70Continue reading

Chorlton Good Neighbours hosts Age Friendly event

Chorlton Good Neighbours hosts Age Friendly Whalley Range and Chorlton event   On Thursday 10thNovember just under 90 people attended another successful event held at Chorlton Good Neighbours. Organised by Helen Hibberd, Co ordinator of CGN, and Chris Ricard and Loren Grant from the local Age Friendly Team, a series of speakers from various healthContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours hosts Age Friendly event

Session on Frailty at Good Neighbours

Talk on  Frailty at Good Neighbours At the Good Neighbours coffee morning on Thurs July 24th 2014.  Ken Rockwood, Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada,  came to give a talk about frailty. He was assisted by his colleague Judah Goldstein, a paramedic and PhD Student.   Professor Rockwood and Judah Goldstein about to give their talk FrailtyContinue reading Session on Frailty at Good Neighbours