That’s Aran Home Support for you – a small team who pack a mighty punch! Launched in 2017, with 450 hours of top quality home support delivered successfully since then, we are growing rapidly. Our service means a lot to the people and families we support, but don’t take our word for it. Read some […]
Every week we hold a number of lunch groups which offers individuals the chance to have a hot meal in a friendly environment where they are able to socialise with other Irish people. The Friday Lunch Group is held every Friday and offers a home-cooked lunch, bingo and raffles.
As every one of you will be aware the financial situation in the country in getting tighter; this is true for organisations like LIHH too.
September is World Alzheimer’s Month ‘The Global Voice on Dementia’ which is an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma. This campaign is taking action to collectively unite a global movement to call for change, but also a time to reflect on the impact of dementia, a disease that will affect more and more […]
The Hand of Friendship is a telephone support service for older people run jointly by ourselves , Ciaran Bingham Foundation and Catholic Care and funded by the National Lottery.
Following the success of our Irish Tea Dances at Immaculate Heart and in an effort to ensure that elderly people in other areas of Leeds can attend these events, today’s pop up tea dance was well attended and enjoyed by all.
But don’t take our word for it, read some wonderful and heartfelt feedback from the people we were proud to help.
We are looking at ways of helping Irish people cope better with the practical and emotional challenges of memory loss and seeing whether there are any gaps in current services.
Introducing the Cara Project and our new Community Connecter – Sara Allkins Funded through – Time to Shine Project and the Big Lottery Fund and co-ordinated by Leeds Older People Forum, our new Cara – meaning ‘friend’ in Gaelic, is a fledgling service focusing on engaging and empowering people over 50 with Irish heritage to […]
Individuals in South and East Leeds are to benefit from a new NHS ‘social prescribing’ service to act as a single point of access to a wide range community groups and activity in an easy, accessible way which aims to reduce social isolation and improve health and wellbeing and Leeds Irish Health & Homes are […]