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Bake Off and Strictly Stars Share their Skills with Social Care

The star of Great British Bake Off, Lizzie Acker, is set to entertain hundreds of people across the care sector on Thursday by delivering a free accessible baking experience on, Community Integrated Care’s website that gives people who access social care a range of free, high-quality and accessible live activities and experiences.

The session, on Thursday 6th October, at 6.30pm, will see Liverpool’s Lizzie hosting an exclusive live bake-along experience teaching people how to make Kitchen Cupboard Cookies, simple to make yet delicious treats, and helping them to become ‘Star Baker’ for the day.

Strictly finalist and award-winning dancer, Vincent Simone also returned to the website by popular demand, to deliver his third accessible dance class on Tuesday, demonstrating simple salsa steps. The Italian star’s enthusiasm and welcoming persona make him the ideal dance tutor for What To Do’s participants.

These experiences – and many more – are available free for those who access social care. Community Integrated Care welcomes anyone who wants to enjoy these activities to log-on and be part of these unforgettable experience.

The platform has been created by the social care charity to offer people who access care and support free adaptable, interactive and fun online experiences – delivered by some of the world’s best activity providers. It offers a range of incredible free activities throughout the week, from sport classes with Manchester City to a Saturday night disco.
Purposely designed to tackle loneliness and isolation, promote new skills, and bring create moments of joy and excitement, the website is drawing a growing audience. With more than 25,000 hours of activity experiences enjoyed since its launch in 2021, it is changing lives across the country.

Once-In-A-Lifetime Experiences
Lizzie Ackers, says:
“Baking has really helped my mental health and wellbeing, so I’m looking forward to sharing this recipe. Doing Bake-Alongs is always great fun and Community Integrated Care’s What To Do platform is a fantastic way to connect with a lot of people from all over the country. I’m excited to meet everyone!”

Vincent Simone says:
“It was simply a joy to take part in our session and spend time with people supported by Community Integrated Care. Seeing the participants having so much fun, and exercising too, was an absolute pleasure!”

Sam Turner, Digital Inclusion Manager at Community Integrated Care, says:

“We are thrilled to see two of TV’s most popular shows, Strictly Come Dancing and Great British Bake Off in the homes of hundreds of people who access care and support!