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If you want to find help, Go to the Services
If you are a community group interested
in being a Healthy Abingdon Associate, Go to
the Associates page
Learning about each other, 26 April, 5 - 7 pm
There are over 200 community groups in Abingdon
covering a wide range of activities. This meeting is to give
groups the opportunity to present themselves both to other groups
and to the public. Find out more.
Note: the Abingdon Clubs and Societies day, which is normal
held about now, has been delayed so this is an alternative.
We wish to set up a Dementia Action Alliance (DAA)
Healthy Abingdon is keen to make the town more
dementia friendly. The first step is to bring together a group
of interested people to form a DAA.
Anyone interested should email
Dave. Perhaps the first step for the DAA would be to take the
opportunity to raise awareness around the town during the Dementia
Action Week in May.
Thank you to Doris Field Charitable
Trust and to Oxford Health Charity
We are very grateful for the funding we
have from Doris Field Charitable Trust and from the Oxford
Health Charity. We currently have funding which should
last for about two years which will enable us to show whether our
approach to health and wellbeing works and could therefore be
extended to other towns.
Health an wellbeing statistics for
An important point made at our first
meeting was was that we needed more details and statistics of the
health and wellbeing of people in the town. We thank John
Courouble of OCC for sending us this excellent
report which provides such details.
New way to advertise events in the town
Another point made at our first meeting
was that there are lots of great events going on in the town but
people did not always know about them. Healthy Abingdon has
already investigated a new way of advertising events which is to
have TV monitors in key locations. We commissioned a
study on this from the Oxford University Student Consultancy
and here is the
For more information, email Dave
Butterworth on firstname.lastname@example.org
or telephone him on 01235 525955. Go
to our Contact Us page for more. You can
also follow us on Facebook.
Let us know if you want us to keep you
informed of events and new developments.
We need more trustees.
As this is a new
charity this is an exciting opportunity for someone with ideas and the
skills to implement them in collaboration with the other trustees.
Contact Dave if you are interested: tel, 01235 525955; email, email@example.com
. You can find out more here.