We want to use this webpage to give you useful links to local services. If you find a service that you think should be included, please let me know and I will add it ([email protected])
http://www.wellaware.org.uk/ – This is a signposting and information service for health and wellbeing organisations and events and is specific to this area.
http://www.southglos.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/care-for-adults/health-matters-and-disability/dementia-health-and-social-care/ – This link provides local support information for patients with Dementia or their carers. See also: S Glos Dementia Guide
http://www.wellaware.org.uk/pages/info-and-resources/mens-health/carers – This link directs you to local organisations and information specifically for people with caring responsibilities.
http://www.carerssupportcentre.org.uk/ – Carers Support Centre
SportsPound – 8 free sessions of physical activity. http://www.southglos.gov.uk/sportspound
If you have any questions about SportsPound please call 01454 865821 or complete the web-form
Active leisure centres (Circadian Trust) https://www.activecentres.org
Southern Brooks – Free Community Courses – https://southernbrooks.org.uk/events/
South Gloucestershire Getting Active www.southglos.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/staying-healthy/getting-active
(Includes Walking for Health with routes and led walks. Recreational running, including park runs, running groups, routes and NHS Couch to 5K.)
NHS physical activity https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/
and weight management advice http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/loseweight/Pages/Loseweighthome.aspx
Healthy Lifestyles Directory http://www.southglos.gov.uk/documents/Healthy-Lifestyles-Directory-2016-2.pdf
Four Towns and Vale Link Community Transport
Four Towns and Vale Link Community Transport can help you get to and from your GP/Hospital appointments. They offer a ring-and-ride, door-to-door service. They also take people on regular shopping trips and community trips out to places such as pub lunches and garden centres. They have a range of vehicles ranging from volunteer drivers, right through to people carriers, to larger wheelchair accessible vehicles. To become a member, all you need to do is fill out a registration form, which you can pick up at your GP reception and pay a small registration fee. For further details call their friendly team on 01454 419 372 or visit their website www.4tvl.org.uk
Are you aged over 50 with a few hours to spare?
We have joined up with RSVP West to start a new volunteer group in the Practice to help and support our patients who are housebound, lonely or frail.
A member of RSVP West will get in touch with you to discuss further details.
For more information contact Debbie Grant at the surgery on 01179799430 or via email: Debbie[email protected].
One You South Gloucestershire is a healthy lifestyles and wellbeing service for adults to help make important, lasting improvements to their health. On the One You South Gloucestershire website, you can find information about local services, information for practitioners and families as well as information on local health-related volunteer opportunities and useful digital tools (including One You apps for tablet and mobile). You can also contact One You for free one-to-one support from a local health advisor
www.wellaware.org.uk is a free health and wellbeing signposting services for Bristol and S Glos with a database of over 6,000 organisations, events and activities that can improve your health and wellbeing. They also provide telephone signposting, just call 0808 808 5252 or email [email protected]