Pen Pals for Halton care home residents
Our care homes have been through unprecedented times during the pandemic and our teams are coming up with a variety of ways to help older residents in care keep in touch with the outside world.
As part of our #HaltOnLoneliness campaign, this new Pen Pals scheme will encourage members of the public of all ages to become a pen pal with one of our care home residents.
You could help brighten up the day by sending a letter, a colourful postcard, or picture, giving residents something to talk about and share with others. It could be by email or a more traditional letter or postcard.
For someone who has limited contact with people outside a care environment, something like this could provide a connection to the outside world and perhaps a new friendship.
If you would like to become a pen pal for one of our residents you can sign up by emailing the Sure Start to Later Life team at
For more information about our campaigns to end loneliness and services for older people, please call Sure Start to Later Life on 01928 569498.