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Teams and Bensham Community Care is a Registered Charity (1122735) providing a range of high quality services and activities which are available to

While our lunch clubs and men's groups are closed, we're delivering two course, freshly cooked lunches in our local community!

  • £6 for two delicious courses 
  • Freshly cooked each day
  • 5 star food hygiene rating from Gateshead Council
  • Delivered hot to your door, ready to eat
  • Free delivery
  • Fully Covid-safe kitchen and delivery service

 

On Mondays and Wednesdays we deliver to the following areas 

  • Bensham
  • Saltwell
  • Meadowcroft Mews
  • Central Gateshead

 

On Tuesdays and Thursdays we deliver to the following areas 

  • Teams
  • Dunston
  • Lobley Hill
  • Whickham

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Gateshead Town Centre  and 6 more

Happy to Help are providing reassuring support to hundreds of older people and people with disabilities in their own homes across Gateshead.

The community home help team, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, provides weekly or twice-weekly visits to look after the domestic tasks such as:-

  • Cleaning
  • Shopping
  • Prescription collection
  • Pension collection
  • Bill paying

Each customer chooses the tasks they’d like help with, leaving them in full control over their home care support package, with the freedom to change the tasks as and when they want to.

Easing the

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Tai Chi at Pelaw Community Bowling Club from Friday 21st August. No previous experience necessary. Qualified instructor will lead the group. EVERYBODY / ANYBODY is welcome.
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If the days seem longer and you feel you'd like a friendly chat, why not give the team here at Equal Arts a call?

We understand the importance of connection and are on hand to say hello and have a catch up. Our volunteers, used to supporting older people during our regular workshops, are only a phone call away.

We can arrange for one-to-one outdoor creative sessions for those who would find it beneficial.

Please get in touch on 0191 261 1619.

 

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Each monthly issue of our new Create at Home pack contains four arts activities for you to try at home. The activities have been devised by the professional artists we work to deliver workshops in cultural venues and care settings.

Packs cost £8 each (P&P included) and can be ordered here.

We're also supporting creative groups to keep connected during Covid-19 with Create at Home alongside digital workshops with artists. Get in touch if you'd like to find out more and join in.

 

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Valentine's Crafts at TBCC

The attendees of the Teams and Bensham Community Care centre have been getting ready for Valentine's Day by creating lovely flower and heart decorations.