Sunnybank Community Hub

Activities and social groups for elderly, disabled adults, charities, and community groups

The Community Hub offers meaningful activities that provide entertainment, social opportunities, and the chance to learn new skills.

As well as activities organised by Welcome Independent Living the Community Hub is run by voluntary organisations or private firms. Some are free of charge to attend while others require a fee or ask for a voluntary contribution.

What activities and facilities are available?

The Community Hub has a number of planned activities and one-off events that are designed to be stimulating and entertaining. The activities available differ depending on the facilities and the needs of the people attending. Some of which are attended by our Residents from Sunnyside.

Some of the activities available are:

  • Arts and crafts days
  • Stronger Together (Registered Charity) – Regular events for volunteer carers and their loved ones
  • Life skills and mediation workshops
  • Morning and lunch clubs
  • Local church events such as tabletop sales and Christmas Fayres
  • The Women of Whitworth Project – Menopause event for females in the community
  • Slimming World groups

If you are interested in hosting a one off or regular event, please email us on alternatively you can call us on 01422 843 999

Events are often listed on our Facebook page Sunnyside Rest Home & Sunnybank Community Hub – Whitworth.

We can also provide care training contracts and one-off courses to other care companies across Lancashire. Our bespoke training facility is based within the Community Hub.

All the training is delivered by our team of qualified and experienced trainers Janice Barford (RGN) and Warren Parratt.

Courses on offer include manual handling, safeguarding, medication awareness, MCA 2005.  In addition, we can provide a four-day training course in induction standards (The Care Certificate), which covers subjects including first aid, health and safety, infection control, communications, client confidentiality, palliative care, and food hygiene.

If you’re interested in learning more about the training we can provide for you or your organisation call us on 01422 843 999 and ask to speak the training team or email us at

Sunnybank Community Hub
Market Street,
OL12 8QL,
Telephone: 01422 843 999

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