Research and analysis

LinkAge Plus: Gateshead pilot

Good practice guides and evaluation reports for the LinkAge Plus pilot in Gateshead.

Documents

Gateshead Older People’s Assembly

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Good companions (Age Concern)

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Live at home scheme

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'Safety Works' older persons events

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Timebank (Age Concern)

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Detail

‘Link up’ in Gateshead links up people aged 50 and over with the services they need, including a network of preventative services and activities. These Include:

  • small tasks and handyman services
  • ‘Safety Works’ a one-off awareness session on safety inside and outside the home
  • initiatives promoting health and well-being

More information about services for older people in Gateshead: