Mrs M’s G.P referred her OPAL as she was feeling quite isolated as her spouse had recently passed away. Her G.P felt that mixing with people with similar interests would be beneficial for her and would help her through this difficult time.
Information and a referral to the Befriending service was made and also information on various local lunch and social clubs was provided. Mrs M got back in touch and explained she is very happy with the information received and stated
“I have now joined a lunch club, a walking club and have made some great new friends, so thank you.”