Donation from Rochdale Road Medical Centre helps Age UK this Christmas
A Christmas donation from Rochdale Road Medical Centre will help Age UK to help tackle loneliness among local elderly people.
In December 2018, GP partners from the Middleton GP surgery gave £500 to the Age UK Oldham branch, after learning that Age UK Rochdale closed in 2016. The money will support the charity’s work to provide support to older people through a range of services and activities.
Practice staff invited volunteers from Age UK’s Chadderton branch to join them on their Christmas outing, at which they presented the cheque.
Stefan Ilnyckyj, Practice Manager, said: “We know that many older people experience loneliness and have no one to turn to, and for them Christmas can be a particularly difficult time. Our donation was about doing our bit for Age UK and supporting its work to help elderly people in need.”