5 Oct 2016
Sutton Community, Care & Support Organisations
From meeting like minded people to enjoying your favourite activities, there is a wide variety of Sutton community organisations to help.
The Carshalton and Wallington areas are part of our Sutton care team and there are many ways to get involved in the local community!
The afternoon socials hosted by Age UK in Carshalton and Wallington offer companionship, games and activities. Enjoy a hot, home-cooked meal and good company every Tuesday from 11.00 AM to 1.30 PM in Carshalton or join volunteers for an afternoon tea every Wednesday from 11.00 AM to 1.30 PM in Wallington.
Age UK’s Sutton branch also host a Coffee Talk group every Tuesday between 10.30am – 12.30pm at the Wallington Library cafe, Shotfield, Wallington SM6 OHY. Coffee Talk is an opportunity to share stories and news with other members of the group who soon become treasured companions. For more information, phone 020 8770 4089.
Run by trained volunteers, Age UK’s Dementia Buddy Club offers a safe and supportive environment for people living with dementia, their loved ones and their caregivers. Guests can share their experiences and support one another whilst enjoying refreshments and taking part in mentally stimulating games. The Dementia Buddy Club meets every three weeks on a Thursday from 14:00 to 16:00 at Cloverdale Court, 10-14 Stanley Park Road, Wallington SM6 0EU. (Cost £2.00 per person).
Keeping yourself fit and active is proven to contribute to mental and physical wellbeing. Age UK’s Nordic Walking group in Wallington provides a full body workout without the exhaustion of other forms of exercise. The specially designed poles which will assist you in walking faster, with better posture and take the strain off your joints. The Wallington group meets every Friday departing at 1.00 PM from the Pavilion Cafe, Beddington Park, Church Rd, Wallington SM6 7NN.
This gentle exercise class enables you to improve your fitness levels from the comfort and safety of your chair. It is a fun and friendly atmosphere and there’s an opportunity to socialise at the lunch club afterwards. Chair-based exercise classes take place every Wednesday from 11.00 AM to 11.45 AM at the Carshalton Beeches Baptist Church, Banstead Road, Carshalton, SM5 3NL and cost £2.00 per person.