The below information is based on the most recent government update and was correct on 23/03/2020.
A round up of all the latest updates on our website; including news, events and job vacancies.
Age Cymru to offer a ‘check-in-and-chat’ telephone service for the over 70s Age Cymru is to offer a check-in-and-chat telephone service for the over 70s in Wales who live alone from Monday 23 March 2020. It is hoped that the initiative will help provide some reassurances to older people, answer basic queries and link people […]
Following national guidance and to help delay the spread of the Covid-19 virus we will be closing our Leominster Office from, Tuesday 17th March, for the foreseeable future. All staff will be working from home during this period and will have full access to our systems. Therefore, all services will continue and be unaffected at […]
Sent on behalf of Torfaen Citizens Advice Bureau To reduce the risk of coronavirus for staff and clients Torfaen CAB have suspended their face to face advice service. All services are available on the telephone . For Advice: Call 01633 876121 and they will arrange a telephone call back appointment
News Release Number: 53/19 20th December 2019 SIL’s Wheely Ready for Winter Weather! Services for Independent Living (SIL), the local charity which provides support to elderly and disabled people in their homes, recently became the proud owners of a four-wheel drive vehicle. The Mayor of Leominster, […]
At ECHO we are proud of the wide choice of projects on offer. Here are the current places available in our day opportunities. Studio Mirai Furniture up-cycling project based at Bridge Street, Leominster. Learn design, woodworking and painting skills to create finished pieces to sell to the public. No previous experience needed. 9.00 – 3.30 […]
Telephone fraudsters are targeting the elderly. Please speak to your family and friends so they know the police will never ask for their money over the phone. These scammers are currently active in Herefordshire, please talk to older family members, neighbours and friends and urge them not to give out personal information/bank details. If in […]
Don’t forget SIL’s annual Christmas Jumper Day will be held on Friday 13th December with food, games, raffle and the prestigious award of Best Christmas Jumper 2019! Please feel free to be as creative as you like with your jumper, in recent years we have seen lights, tinsel and even our Chief Executive dressed up […]
Number: 52/19 11th November 2019 Track the Act Carers Wales has launched a new survey called Track the Act. The survey is aimed at all carers in Wales and gives people the opportunity to share their views and experiences of the Carers Needs Assessment. The survey is open until January 2020 and after the […]
Number: 51/19 8th November 2019 CEO recognised with Fellowship of RSA Services for Independent Living (SIL) is delighted to announce that its Chief Executive, Euan McPherson, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in London for his contribution to social advancement through his involvement with health and social […]
NEWS RELEASE Number: 50/19 13th September 2019 Services for Independent Living (SIL) saw success at the 2019 Hereford Times Health & Social Care Awards when Support Worker, Gary Meddings, not only won the Care Hero award, but also scooped the best-of-the-best award for his Outstanding Contribution to Health & Social Care. Gary, who is […]