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Elderly luncheon club - Older people support project


1. Elderly Luncheon Club:

Our elderly luncheon club is opened twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays, providing a comfortable, familiar place for the elderly with entertainment including indoors games, ethnic newspapers, magazines, and news in Vietnamese/Chinese languages, Vietnamese opera videos, and cooked lunch. A minibus shuttle is also provided for the frail and isolated members. Service range: Vietnamese elders and adults with special needs Activity level:  Mondays & Thursdays - 9am to 3.00pm
Venue: St Nicholas Church - Aberfeldy Street - London E14 0NU
Meal ticket: £3.50 per meal

2. Older people support :

a - Advice/Counselling /Home visits:
CRV-East London offers these services to the elderly members including their families. Special attention is paid to some 36 elders with high priority due to physical and mental vulnerability.
Activity level:
Drop-in Centre: Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
Out of working hours : 07584241468

b - Outings
Religious visits to temples in Kent, Wimbledon, Milton Keynes, and Birmingham are organised on special occasions. Outings to the seaside in the summer and trips abroad are organised twice annually.

c - Funeral arrangements:
CRV-east London provides practical and emotional support to the bereaved family including organising the funeral. This involved liasing with the undertaker to familiarise them with Vietnamese funeral traditions to help the family applying for funeral expenses.

d- Funding:
Tower Hamlets Social Services has agreed a Service Level Agreement with CRV-east London since 2013. This will expire in December 2016 . Tower Hamlets Local Authority funds the project worker post and this has to be renewed annually.