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Links to local support services

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 (Debbie.grant@gp-l81118.nhs.uk)

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

Ageing Better video - loneliness

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

 

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 Choices physical activity http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/physical-activity-guidelines-for-adults.aspx

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

 

Activities for older people http://www.southglos.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/care-for-adults/getting-out-and-about/activities-for-older-people


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

 
NEW VOLUNTEER GROUP
CAN YOU HELP? (RSVP Document)
 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. 

Volunteer in Surgeries
For more information contact Debbie Grant at the surgery on 01179799430 or via email
 
 
 

 

 



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