Floating Support on BBC Lifeline

20 April 2015

Fold Housing Association's Floating Support service, which helps older people live independently in their own home for longer,  is being featured on BBC NI Lifeline programme this week.

The programme features Floating Support service users and tenants at Ardrigh Fold in Glengormely, Co Antrim, taking part in a digital tablet training session run by Advice NI.
 
The BBC Appeals website, which supports the programme features additional information about the service and extended interviews (links below) with Fold's Director of Housing, Eileen Patterson and Sarah Lynch from Advice NI.
The programme will be broadcast on:  
 
SUNDAY 19 APR 2015 
14:00 BBC1 NILifeline from Northern Ireland

MONDAY  20 APR 2015
23:15 BBC1 NILifeline from Northern Ireland
 
WEDNESDAY 22 APR 2015  
11:50 BBC2 NILifeline from Northern Ireland
 
Eileen Patterson from Fold Housing Association explains how Floating Support works to help older people live independently:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02p4myt

Sarah Lynch, from Advice NI talks about their training scheme for older people to help them understand new technologies:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02p4d6y

There is additional website content and the full programme at:
 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/aboutthebbc/northernireland/appeals/broadcast/lifeline_apr_2015

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