Living Well

Living Well service older people in Exeter area

What does it do?

An opportunity for people over 50 who have a long-term health condition to make positive lifestyle changes.

Would you like support to:

  • Be more active?
  • Eat more healthily?
  • Get out and about?
  • Improve your lifestyle?

 

What does this service offer?

A Living Well Co-ordinator will visit you at home to discuss your needs and help you identify areas of your life where you would like support to make changes.

We will work one to one with you to agree a plan and the steps towards it. We will be there to give ongoing support and encouragement and we will link you to other services to meet any additional needs you might have.

Some examples of goals we have supported people to work on have included: learning to swim, joining an art group, losing weight, improving confidence using buses, joining an exercise group, learning relaxation techniques, improving cooking skills.

Who it is for?

This is a free service for anyone aged 50+ living in the city of Exeter. The service is for those who have long-term health conditions (e.g. diabetes, high blood pressure, COPD, depression, dementia) and who would like support to make positive lifestyle changes.

 

Where it is available?

Local service (Exeter).

How to access or apply for it:

You can refer yourself or be referred by your G.P, health or social worker, or friend or family member (with your perrmission).

Referrals can be made by contacting 01392 202092 and asking to speak to someone from the Living Well Team.

Please phone Shaan, Jessica or Claire for more information.

Additional information:

Exciting new exercise opportunities!

Swimming

Living Well is starting up a new swimming group Mondays 11 -12pm at the Northbrook, £3, for people who would like to learn to swim or for those who would like an older people only environment. First session Monday 15th June and weekly thereafter. It will be just for Age UK Exeter people during this allotted hour! To find out more please phone us on 01392 202092.

Would you like to play Walking Basketball?

If anyone is interested in a Walking Basketball group, please contact the Living Well team - we would love to start one but need to see if there is sufficient interest! To express your interest please phone us on 01392 202092.

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Info last updated:

08/10/2015