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Bradford on Avon Health Centre and Winsley Health Centre will be unreachable by telephone on the day of Wednesday 23rd August 2017 between 10:00 and 14.00.

 

The affected sites are having a new telephone system installed meaning that there will be extensive engineering works on the telephone lines and telephone system on this day.

 

In case of emergency or for urgent matters we can be contacted on 01225 860811 and 01225 860812 on Wednesday 23rd August 2017 between 10:00 and 14:00.

 


***ONLINE BOOKING FOR DOCTORS TELEPHONE CONSULTATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE***
When booking your telephone consultation with the Doctor state the telephone number you request to be called on and the reason for the call.   Please note the time may vary due to unforeseen circumstances, but the Doctors will do their up most to call you within an hour of your booking.

 

                                      

 

what’s on locally in your area?

 

On this page you can find out what is happening in your local area. If you have an event or information that you think would be of interest then please let me know via our website or telephone Sarah Smith on 01225 898498

08.05.17


Healthy Me - a fun approach to wellbeing

Fun sessions designed to help young people and their families adopt healthier lifestyles which become lifelong habits are beginning in Wiltshire this September.
Healthy Me is a 10 week programme for children aged seven to 11 years who may be less active than recommended and above their healthy weight range. 
Young people and their families can attend the ten 90-minute sessions based in health and wellbeing centres and leisure centres across the county to find out about nutrition, food groups, portion sizes, food labelling, physical activity and making healthier choices a habit.


For more information please click here

26.07.17


Parkinson's Café

Wiltshire Music Centre - Bradford on Avon BA15 1DZ2

10.30 - 12 noon

Second Thursday every Month

13.06.17


 

Melksham Leg & wellbeing club

 

From Thursday 6th April 2017 all patients registered with a Doctor in Melksham and who would usually attend St Damian’s Surgery for their leg ulcer dressing, will now be able to attend the new weekly Leg & Wellness Club. 

At the Leg & Wellness Club patients will find a friendly,  welcoming atmosphere which     enables patients with lower leg problems to benefit from mutual encouragement, have fun and enjoy refreshments  together in a social setting.

The service is drop-in which means patients do not have to make an             appointment, just come along to be seen by one of leg ulcer team.

For more information please click here

01.07.17 


The Happy Circle - Day Centre for Older people

Living independently in Melksham

The Happy Circle Day Centre meets at Rowley Place in Melksham and is a social club for isolated and lonely older people generally living in their own homes. Fun, food and friendship for Older People. Meets every Monday at Rowley Place from 10.30 am - 3 pm (excluding Bank Holidays)

Newman279@btinternet.com

01225 708696

15.05.17


Grand Launch - The Trintiy cafe

At The Holy Trinity Church,Church St, Bradford on Avon

Friday 19th May 2017  2-4pm

Come along, for free

For more infomation please click here

08.05.17


Events in Bradford on Avon

Monday May 15 Dementia Awareness Day at Dorothy House, Winsley, 12:30-4pm

Details available at—www.dorothyhouse.org.uk/events

Tuesday May 16 Dementia Friends Information Session

The Hub, Church Street 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Wednesday May 17 Virtual Dementia Tour Bus at Wiltshire Heights—professionals

The Tour allows people unaffected by dementia to experience what living with dementia can be like. Hourly slots available.

Dementia Friends Information Sessions 10:30am, 12:30 and 2:30pm

All bookable via 01225 435600 / libby.miles@porthaven.co.uk

Free event. Refreshments provided

16 Cottle Avenue, off Berryfield Road

Thursday May 18 Virtual Dementia Tour Bus at Wiltshire Heights— public sessions

10 minute slots for the general public. No need to book.

Dementia Friends Information Sessions 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Bookable as above. Free event. Refreshments provided

Cake Concert at Wiltshire Music Centre, 1-2:30pm

A dementia-friendly concert featuring the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Teatime Trio

£5 per person, including tea, coffee and cake

Book at www.wiltshiremusic.org.uk or 01225 860100

BoA Business Dementia Friends Information Session

5pm for a 5:30pm start. Ends 6:30pm. At the Fat Fowl, Silver Street

Friday May 19 Trinity Café at Holy Trinity Church, 2-4pm (free)

Tea, coffee and cake accompanied by The Memories of Yesterday singing group. For people with dementia, their families and anyone who would like to get out of the house and enjoy good company.

You can just turn up at most Dementia Friends sessions, but to guarantee your space and for venue details, please go to www.dementiafriends.org.uk or call 01225 776481

2.05.17


Miscarriage & Child Bereavement Workshop

Have you had a Miscarriage or Lost your Child?

Do you feel stuck in your grief?

Would you like the chance to say Goodbye?

Workshop on Friday 16th June 2017 @ 7.30pm

Bearfield Church,

Huntington Street, Bradford on avon 

Free Workshop with Donations on Day

To Register your Place or for more Information Email: thevinecounselling@yahoo.com

10.05.17


Volunteers Day

1-7th June Volunteers' Week

Whatever your skills we have the club, group looking for YOU!

St Margaret's Hall Bradford on Avon

Saturday 3rd June

12 noon - 3pm

FREE ADMISSION

10.05.17


Cancer Research UK - Race for Life

Race for Life 5K & 10 K Royal Victoria Park 11th June

For more information please contact RACEFORLIFE.ORG

10.05.17


 Winsley Exercise class

Alternate Wednesday's winsley Village Hall off Bradford Road, BA15 2LU (next to the Bowls Club) 2 - 3pm Cost £3 per class

for further information please contact 01380 727767

22.02.17


 

Coffee Morinings - Parkinson's UK

 

NEW! Bradford on Avon Coffee Morning at Wiltshire Music Centre

 

10.30 - 12.30 on the 9th Feb & then on the 2nd Thursday of each month

 

Drop in for coffee,cake and a chance to talk to other people affected by parkinsons's

 

For more information please contact Jane Henderson 0344 225 3694 Jhenderson@parkinsons.org.uk

 

7.02.17


 

 

Falls and Balance Class goes from strength to strength 

                         Falls club

Designed to help those who have had a fall or who are afraid of falling

  • It is a mixture of chair-based and standing exercises to improve strength, balance and increase confidence
  • This class will safely and effectively improve your physical function and postural stability to reduce the risk of a fall

For further information on any of the classes please contact email sally.phillips@wiltshire.gov.uk or call 07799074312

There are two classes held at St Margaret’s hall on a Tuesday afternoon 1.15 pm and 2.15 pm with a refreshment break for all at 1.45 pm. Around 40 people enjoy a cuppa and a chat together before the first group depart. 
There is a small charge for each attendance, please see below others classes in your area: 

 18.11.16


 

The Wiltshire BOBBY VAN Trust – a Free Service!

 

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust is an independent charity working closely with Wiltshire Police and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service.

 

Our aims are to:

 

  • Reduce the incidence of crime amongst older, vulnerable and disadvantaged people across Swindon and Wiltshire
  • Reduce the fear of crime and make people feel safer in their homes
  • Reduce the incidence of repeat crimes
  • Reduce levels of domestic fire incidents by promoting awareness of fire safety, detection and prevention.

 

Who We Are: Bobby Operators are skilled carpenters/lock fitters, trained Crime Reduction Officers and Trained Fire Safety Advisers and wear uniforms similar to those worn by Police Officers, for reassurance, and always carry formal identification.  Two vans provide mobile workshops, each with a dedicated Bobby Operator and are operated by the Trust across Swindon and Wiltshire.

 

FREE HOME SECURITY SERVICE

for older, vulnerable and disadvantaged people living in Wiltshire and Swindon If you are 60+ or vulnerable due to a disability and would like the

Bobby Van to visit you, please ring 01380 861155

 

email: bobbyvan@wiltshire.police.uk

www.wiltshirebobbyvan.org.uk

 

As a charity funded entirely by donations we are always grateful for any contribution.


 

 

Exercise after stroke classes

If you have had a stroke, then a referral to this exercise programme will help you by:

  • Improving your confidence to become more independent.
  • Improving your fitness and energy levels so you can do more.
  • Building your strength and mobility, so that daily tasks become easier.
  • Reduce the risk of a second stroke and other illnesses.
  • Improve your general health and wellbeing.

For more information please click here

 

02.05.16


 

Parkinson's UK - Find Out

Parkinson's Local Adviser

If you or a member of your family has Parkinson's you may need information and support for :

  • Up to date information on Parkinson's
  • Emotional support for you and your family
  • Information about links to local services

Contact Lucy Scott

Tel 0344 255 3696

Email: Adviser9.southwest@parkinsons.org.uk

03.05.16 


 
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