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Somali Elderly and Disabled Centre

Project Worker - Mohamoud Gore. Offer advice and support to elderly and disabled refugees from Somalia. Befriending, interpreting/translating, and a lunch club, providing health food and socialising. Also accompany people on visits to hospital GP, CAB etc. Have a health project to work with local health providers to develop services which are appropriate, culturally sensitive and meet the needs of the community. Offer women only and men only sessions, activities programme.

Address:
c/o 78a St Pauls Crescent, London, NW1 9XZ
Contact name:
Mr Abdinor Hassan
Job title:
Chair
Telephone:
020 7482 6899
Languages:
Somali
Sector:
Voluntary

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Befriending services offer supportive, reliable relationships through volunteer befrienders to people with mental health problems who would otherwise be socially isolated.
Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is "...an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.