Activity Calls is a weekly schedule of telephone activities using a conference call systems, connecting you to the community!
While our socialising is limited, these calls run five days a week, providing a variety of changing activites and meaningful, shared experiences.
Volunteers make reminder phone calls to people before the activity and there is no internet required!
Mon 11am: Crossword & Coffee - you bring the coffee, we’ll bring the clues!
Mon 2.30pm: Exercise - seated exercises you can do in your chair and keep fit
Tues 11am: Down Memory Lane - sharing stories, different theme each week
Weds 11am: A Wellbeing Moment - gentle guided relaxation
Weds 2.30pm: Poetry – listening to it, reading it and enjoying it together
Thurs 11am: Quizzers Quiz - pit your wits against our Quiz Master
Thurs 2.30pm: Gentle Quiz - multiple choice questions
Fri 2.30 pm: Variety Hour – call us to find out what’s on this week
To book a place on a group: Dial: 01364 712013
To access the group on the day: Dial: 03303 360036
Then when the recorded voice tells you to, enter this Pin: 0 3 9 6 7 1
Duration: All calls last 45 mins.
Cost: Freephone number - free to call when you have a call plan, otherwise charged as standard local call (6p - 12p/min depending on your provider).
On the call: All groups are hosted and we make it easy to join in, with clear welcome and communication on the call. Group sizes are limited.
Tips: find a quiet location, turn off background noise, if you can. Use the hands free/speaker function if your phone has one. Try not have other conversations with people in your house whilst you’re on the call. Wait till invited to speak by your host. If your call suddenly cuts out, just redial. Relax and enjoy yourself!