Sefton O.P.E.R.A Older Persons Enabling Resource & Action

Sefton O.P.E.R.A Older Persons Enabling Resource & Action

At a glance


  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Local / community
  • Older people / later life
  • Voluntary sector support

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Sefton O.P.E.R.A aims to provide health and wellbeing activities to local older people across Sefton seeking to improve their quality of life, whilst helping to reduce the health inequalities for those most disadvantaged.

OUR OBJECTIVE is to promote any charitable purposes for the benefit of older persons in the borough of Sefton and in particular the advancement of education, and the promotion of good health, the prevention of social isolation and the relief of poverty, sickness and distress arising therefrom.

OUR MISSION is to enable older people to take power in relation to their own health, to maintain and improve the quality of their lives, recognising that they are an important resource to their peers and their community.

OUR VISION the organisation aims to be the focus for excellence and innovation in working with older and vulnerable people.

OUR SOCIAL VALUE Sefton O.P.E.R.A. are committed to improving the lives of local people by local people giving a dignified and respectful service to all. We are committed to building th skills and confidence of our local volunteers to enable them to provide regular social interaction, intergeneration and physical activities. We will reduce social isolation improve community cohesion and give Sefton's older people choices in respect to how they can improve their own health and wellbeing.


OUR SERVICES we provide a range of practical services to help maintain independence, and offer a broad range of socialisation projects to help reduce social isolation and loneliness including our Monthly Dances, Chair Exercise Programes, 50+ learn to swim, swim and natter build your confidence. First touch computers, Digital Photography, Arts & Crafts, Institches, Never Too Late, Mens Group, Beating Loneliness Together, Walking Groups, Community Quizzes, Sing a Longs, Pamper Drop in Sessions, Wellbeing sessions, and Social Inclusion days out and trips.

Our volunteers and teams provide activities in Day Centres, Nursing Homes, Church Groups, Pensioners Groups Etc across Sefton as well as outr inhouse Social Inclusion Projects. We also provide intergenerational project in local schools bridging the gap between the ages.

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