Who We Are
BAB is a partnership of individuals and organisations working together to reduce isolation and loneliness among older people in Bristol.
We create an environment in which our partner organisations can deliver effective services, share their knowledge of what works, and be noticed by the people who matter.
BAB is a partnership of over 200 organisation interested in reducing isolation and loneliness among older people. Our partners represent a very wide spectrum of organisations, including statutory, voluntary and commercial organisations. Delivery of the 16 projects within the programme will be undertaken by BAB partner organisations.
The Programme Management Team, based at Age UK Bristol, is responsible for commissioning delivery partner and the ongoing project management and evaluation. The BAB programme is overseen by the Programme Board, made up of strategic partner organisations and local older people.
The programme is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and aims to reduce isolation and loneliness in older people in Bristol through over 16 projects across 4 main themes:
1. Creating the Conditions to reduce and prevent loneliness
2. Identifying and Informing older people at risk of loneliness
3. Working with Communities to increase the services and activities available
4. Supporting Individuals to live fulfilling lives
We've put together some facts and statistics about Bristol's older population here.
BAB is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund to develop and deliver a programme that identifies the best ways of reducing the isolation and loneliness of older people.
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