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Wraparound is a low level mental health service for the over 50s.

This service is suitable for those living with anxiety / depression / social isolation and offers regular telephone support sessions with experienced, trained staff and volunteers.

The Wraparound Team will:

  • Contact a person requiring help at an agreed time and date. They will note any relevant details to enhance the experience such as hearing difficulties, cognitive impairment or physical disability

  • Phone for a friendly conversation to build trust and confidence and then provide appropriate support from ideas for passing the time of day in a fulfilling way to improving spirits and overall wellbeing

  • Signposting to mental health services and support for loss and bereavement

  • Send Wellbeing packs by post or email where appropriate

  • Refer to expert members of staff where there is an unresolved issue or a mental health concern, for a follow up phone consultation

  • Refer into telephone befriending, as an ongoing method to keep spirits raised and the feeling of being connected

  • Provide support for people with transition to life after the lockdown and the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

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Mental health

Suitable for

People struggling to cope, People wanting to get fitter, People worried about money, People needing help caring for someone


Dementia friendly, Blind / partially sighted friendly, Autism friendly

Minimum age


Age UK Wakefield District

Providing support, help and advice for over 50's living within the Wakefield District
01977 552114