Age Concern Windsor
Spencer Denney Centre

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Summer Fayre

  • We are looking forward to our Summer Fayre on Saturday 15th July 10:00-13:00 when are raisiing money to support our services in and around Windsor. We are hoping for good weather as we will be running an ourt door Cafe area with hot and cold drinks and snacks. Face painting will be provided by Bumbles painting and there will be some fun Fayre games. Inside we will stalls including Plants and flowers donated from Lavender Green, Cakes, Body shop, Candles Wax and Melts and much more.

Christmas Fayre Sucess

  • Thank you to everyone who came to see us at our Christmas Fayre on Saturday 27th November. It was lovely to see so many people, the fayre raised a fantasic £750. A big thank to Scots fish and Chips, Datchet Golf course,The Runneymede Hotel, Windsor Race course and the Soroptimists International for the donated raffle prizes. The Christmas raffle raised over £300 to support our services.

New Ceilings and Lighting

  • It has taken a while to raise the money to replace our exisiting lowered ceilings and lighting however the difference is amazing.
    New Ceiling
    New Ceilings Dining Room
    The Centre has much better light, the buzzing and flickering lights are gone and the new lowered ceiling is clean and stable. We have also put inslulation above the new celings and are looking forward to the rooms being easier to heat as well as reducing heat loss.

Christmas Fayre

  • Everyone Welcome.Christmas Fayre 2022
    With tombola, jewellry, Christmas decorations, Guess the wieght of the cake, supplied by Vanilla Cakes We will be launching our Christmas Raffle with prizes dontated by The Runneymede Hotel, Scots fish and Chips and the Soroptimist International.

Job Vacancy:- Day Centre Support Worker & Kitchen Assistant

  • We are currenlty looking for someone to fill this paid position, 24 hours a week at £9.50. Please see Vacancies for more details or contact or call 01753 860685. Position avialable for immeadiate start

Replacement Boiler

  • Big thank you to the McCarthy Stone foundation for there help sourcing a new boiler for our centre and £400 towards the cost of fitting. The boiler was sourced by Richard Fletcher at a significant discount to us and with remarkable speed and little hassle we are grateful for the help as short notice.
    McCarthy Stone Charitable FoundationNew Boiler
  • Afternoon Tea with Tunes

      This group meets once a month, typcialy on the last Tuesday in each month, 13:00-15:00 please see Support Services for upcoming dates. There will be afternoon tea and an hours live entertainment. Cost is £5 a head. Everyone Welcome and booking is essential.

    Staff Vacancies

    • We are currenlty looking for an enthusiastic person to join our Staff as a Activities co-ordinator/ Driver. This is a paid part-time position, 27 hours a week at £10 an hour. Please see Vacancies for more details.

    Meals On Wheels Service

    • The Meals on Wheels survice is running Tuesday to Friday and covers Windsor, Old Windsor and Datchet. All deliveries adhere to the current goverment guidelines regarding Covid-19 and soical distancing. For more information see Support Services.

    Kitchen Refurbishment

      We would like to say a big thank you to the Screwfix Foundation and the McCarthy Stone Foundation for their help in refurbishing our aging kitchen. Their money and time have replaced the flooring, lower units and clad the exposed wall enabling us to maintain our high standards of cleanliness.

    Staff Vacancy

    • We are currenlty looking for a Care Assistant/ Driver, 27 hours a week at £9.15 an hour for our Day Service. Please see Vacancies for more details or contact or call 01753 860685. Position available for immeadiate start.

    Trustee Vacancy

    • We are currently looking for new Trustees. We are particularly interested in people with skills, knowledge, and ability in Fund Raising and HR, please see Vacancies for more details.

    Support Services in the Local Area

    • There are many organsiations and groups of local poeple setting up suppport for people who are isolating due to COVID-19.To name but two there is theThe West Windsor Hub and WAM get involved Community Hub

    Volunteer Vacancies

    • We are currently look for people to help out at our Centre on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We are particulaly looking for people who like doing activiites with clients on a one to one basis. If you have a few hours you can give we would love to hear from you. For more informatoin on volunteering and the different roles please see Volunteers for more details.

    Staff Vacancies

    • We are currently looking for a Deupty Manager and a Driver/ Care Assistant for the Day Service. Both Positions are part time and for more deatils please see the Vacancies page.

    Carers Support Coffee Morning

    • The surrounding area has lots of people who are helping older people regularly and many of them could do with someone to talk to, ask questions of and find out how they can better help the person they are helping and themselves. The Carers Support coffee morning held on the 3rd Thursday of every month is open to anyone who helps someone, to have a chat, drink some tea and have a cake and for them to ask questions.

    New Sunday Lunch Club

    • We have been looking into ways to broaden the use of our centre and bring activities or groups to the weekends as it can be quite a barren time for clubs and societies. We are pleased to say that we will be opening our doors on the second Sunday of each month for a Lunch Club. The first date will be Sunday 12th August from 10:30-14:00. There will be morning refreshments and a chance to socialise or play cards and a three course roast dinner will be served at 12:30 leaving plenty of time to let the dinner go down before leaving at 14:00. Anyone over 55 and families are welcome.The cost is £10 a head and booking is essential no later than the second Monday of the month, Monday 6th August. Transport can be provided for anyone living within Windsor at £5 each way.

    Embracing a new age!

    • Having spoken to local people we are hearing that people do not know what is going on at our Centre and we would like to change this. It would also be nice if there was an easy way for us to show others what we. Having looked at the options we have decided to set up a Facebook page. We intend to post about our work, fundraising events, special events and what is happening within the Centre as well as show support for other local endeavours that we feel local older people will be interested in. If you would like to show your support or find out what we are doing please like our page.

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