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SIL Virtual AGM & ILH/Homecare Awards

We would like to advise you that SIL’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on Thursday, 1st October, starting at 1.30pm. As you are aware this year SIL has had to cancel all its events due to Coronavirus and regretfully this is also the case with the AGM. However, while we cannot host our […]

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Age Connects Torfaen services

Age Connects Torfaen are currently running the following services: Community Support Respite for carers under Merry Moments if their loved one is living with dementia Shopping Service Cleaning Service Meal delivery Nail cutting service Information and advice Carers weekly catch up via zoom For further information telephone 01495 769264 Monday to Friday, 10am – 3pm, […]

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My Disabled World – Poetry Competition 2020

Are you a poet and you know it? Writing is your skill, its a thrill? Ok so it’s not ours, but if you have a passion for poetry this competition may be for you. Disability talk are launching a competition which will see the 10 best poems collated into an online book. The competition is […]

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SIL Annual Report and Accounts 31.03.2020

We are pleased to provide our Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31st March 2020.  Not only do we provide all the important facts and figures that we are obliged to provide but also a quick run through of all the other work we do. SIL Annual Report & Accounts 2019 – 2020

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Gwent Carers Hub August Zoom Room Activities

    For more information on activities brought to you by Gwent Carers Hub go to Gwent Carers Hub Whats On August 2020 A fantastic range of activities on offer from Arm Chair yogo to virtual bingo and mindfulness.  Full details on their newsletter as linked above.    

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Herefordshire Carers Summer Newsletter

*Shared on behalf of a third party Herefordshire Carers Summer Newsletter Click on this link to view the Herefordshire Carers Summer Newsletter Here are some of the events you can look forward to.  Have a read of the newsletter to find out what else is going on.                 […]

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Do You Have What it Takes?

NEWS RELEASE  Number: 57/20                                                                                   7th August 2020 Do You Have What it Takes? Services for Independent Living (SIL) has been supporting disabled people and those who need care in their homes since 1996 and is constantly adapting to respond to the challenges thrown up by changes in social care. We now want to expand our […]

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SIL Office Re-opening

On Tuesday 1st September, after what seems a very long time, the Services for Independent Living office team will be repopulating their headquarters in Leominster. We were extremely fortunate to be have been able to deliver all our services from home so even if we were a bit more difficult to get hold of or […]

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Blaenavon Be Friends

Could you spare an hour a week to phone or visit an elderly person living in Blaenavon?  Make a huge difference to people’s lives, and get so much back.  Check out the poster for more details.

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Support Worker

Job Description Do you want to work somewhere where every day is different? Working with people to live independently in their own homes. We currently have vacancies for shorter calls of four or five hours in the mornings and evenings. Applicants must possess a current driving licence. Hourly rate £10.00 contact time Immediate start available […]

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Support Worker

Flexible zero hours contracts available Do you want to work somewhere where every day is different? Working with people to live independently in their own homes. From taking someone to the cinema, supporting with personal care, to a quiet night in and everything in between, if so we could have the job for you. We […]

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Support Worker

JOB VACANCIES Male Support Workers needed in north Herefordshire SIL is a ‘not for profit’ organisation providing services that enable older and disabled people to live at home and access the community. We have vacancies for Support Workers to support a man on the outskirts of Hereford who has a learning disability to live independently […]

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Age Connects Torfaen Meal Delivery Service

Age Connects Torfaen launches Meal Delivery Service – commences 23rd July – Two Courses for £7.99   Delivering freshly made, nutritious, two-course meals for £7.99 each straight to your door! Delivery anywhere in Torfaen, no contract needed – could be one meal a week or meals every day, Age Connects Torfaen will deliver fresh to your […]

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Free ‘Face Mask Exempt’ Badges Support Disabled People

NEWS RELEASE Number: 56/20                                                                                    6th July 2020  Euan’s Guide, the access review charity, is offering free ‘Face Mask Exempt’ badges to help support disabled people and people with hidden impairments. Whilst coming out of lockdown, face coverings are either compulsory or strongly advised in many public areas, including on public transport. Although facemasks are an […]

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Rejuvenation – Issue 3

Produced by REJUVENATE! A place for Carers to find creative inspiration, ideas and online support Rejuvenate! book Issue 3 is linked below and has a fantastic Garden theme throughout, it even includes a tasty recipe worth giving a go. Creative Carers’ Group Email: rejuvenate@creativecarergroup.co.uk

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Pain Management course – Gwent

If you live in Gwent and have an underlying chronic condition, then you can sign up to join free, online course in pain management. Please use the form to apply to join the course which starts in July. The course is run by volunteers who have long term conditions. The courses will have a maximum […]

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Schooling and Social Care

NEWS RELEASE  Number: 55/20  11th June 2020                   SCHOOLING AND SOCIAL CARE Since schools reopened their doors to some children on the 8th June there have been concerns around the safety of individuals to whom care is being delivered by support and care workers. Services for Independent Living […]

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