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Bake off and Strictly Stars share their skills with Social Care.

Stars of the Great British Bake Off and Strictly Come Dancing will be entertaining hundreds of people across the care sector next week, delivering free accessible activity experiences on www.What-To-Do.co.uk.

Strictly finalist and award-winning dancer, Vincent Simone, and 2021 Bake Off finalist, Lizzie Acker, are hosting special inclusive dance and cake-making masterclasses for the social care sector, live on Community Integrated Care’s What To Do platform. This ground-breaking website gives people who access social care a range of free, high-quality and accessible live activities and experiences throughout every week.

Meet The Stars

Vincent Simone is returning to the website by popular demand, to deliver his third accessible dance class on the www.What-To-Do.co.uk platform. Taking place on Tuesday 4th October, at 2.15pm, the legendary dancer will be demonstrating simple salsa steps. The Italian star’s enthusiasm and welcoming persona make him the ideal dance tutor for What To Do’s participants.

This session is followed on Thursday 6th October, at 6.30pm, when Bake-Off star Lizzie Acker hosts an exclusive live bake-along experience. Teaching people how to make Kitchen Cupboard Cookies, simple to make yet delicious treats, she’ll be enabling people to become ‘Star Baker’ for the day.

These experiences are available for free for anyone who accesses social care. Community Integrated Care is encouraging anyone who wants to enjoy these activities to log-on and be part of these unforgettable experience.

www.What-To-Do.co.uk has been created by the social care charity Community Integrated Care 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: “I am delighted to be back on What To Do. It was simply a joy to take part our past 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. I can’t wait to do it again!”

Sam Turner, Digital Inclusion Manager at Community Integrated Care, says: “We are thrilled to be bringing the excitement of two of TV’s most popular shows, Strictly Come Dancing and Great British Bake Off into the living rooms and kitchens of hundreds of people who access care and support!

Baking with Lizzie and dancing with Vincent are true once-in-a-lifetime experiences. They show the power of our www.What-To-Do.co.uk platform in making dreams come true and promoting new skills and experiences within social care.  What To Do is simple to use, entirely free and always exciting. We want it to bring joy and friendship to the lives of many more people. If you, or someone you support, can benefit from this website please get involved.”

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