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Working together to improve health and wellbeing in Abingdon-on-Thames

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Healthy Abingdon brings groups together in the town to improve people's health and wellbeing.  In particular, it helps community groups and individuals to work more closely with each other, with the NHS and social care services.

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How to use this site

  • If you want to find help, Go to the Services page

  • If you are a community group interested in being a Healthy Abingdon Associate, Go to the Associates page

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Dementia Action Week 21 to 26 May

We were in the Community Free Space in Abingdon Shopping Centre to talk to people about many aspects of dementia including living well with dementia and help for carers.  Many groups joined us during the week including care homes, a housing association, Alzheimer's Society and Dementia Oxforshire.

Go to our news page for more infomation.

Monica Lovatt

We are pleased to announce that one of our trustees, Monica Lovatt, has been inaugurated as the Chair of the Vale of White Horse District Council.

The April 2018 event

Learning about each other, 26 April

There are over 200 community groups in Abingdon covering a wide range of activities.  This meeting was to give groups the opportunity to present themselves to other groups, the NHS, local government and the public.  See news item on event.

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Health and wellbeing statistics for Abingdon

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.

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Contact us

For more information, email Dave Butterworth on healthyabingdon@aol.com 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.  

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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, healthyabingdon@aol.com .  You can find out more here.

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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.

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