With strong social support and a united effort to build an inclusive community, our social service users were also able to participate and contribute meaningfully to society. 1024 seniors were less isolated and felt more supported to age in place through better access to resources, improved sense of well-being and satisfaction with services received.
The components of improving social inclusion include:
- Social participation and contribution
- Social acceptance and respect
- Social network and interaction
- Meaningful personal relationships
- Support from family & friends
- SOCIAL participation and contribution
Families who have benefitted from a strong support system of resources are able to be actively involved in community activities and help other families.
- SOCIAL network and interaction
Seniors are actively and meaningfully engaged through various befriending events and initiatives that help integrate them into a support system.
- SOCIAL acceptance and respect
Persons with mental health conditions are accepted by the community and their experiences are valued for helping others in their road to recovery.