Visiting Groups

Visitors Group
The aims of this group are to visit and befriend members of the Parish who need support i.e. the housebound, the physically handicapped, the lonely of any age and those in long-stay care (Nursing Homes or Rest Homes).

Co-ordinator: Peter Appleyard – 01462 618 277

Visitors for the Bereaved
This is a small team of parishioners, specially trained in how to give listening time to the Bereaved in their homes, without being intrusive.

Contact: Antonietta Tinney – 01462 456 096

Visitors Group for Parishioners with Special Needs
Two small teams visit residents in Gainsford House, a home for the mentally ill, being cared for in the community. Small parties, outings and other activities organised.

Contact: Eileen Dutt – 01462 621 418 or Pam Brannigan – 01462 632 587