Peer-Led Self-Help Groups

The Health Development Team work within local communities as part of the Community Wellbeing Programme, to set up and deliver new & innovative activities that enhance the health and wellbeing of local people.

Many of these activities are been co-produced with SOARs Volunteers, and include:

  • Chronic Pain groups
  • Women’s Only Support group
  • Swim Bus
  • Craft groups
  • Cook & Eat sessions

A Health Development Worker ensures that activities are accessible within the local community and work closely with other organisations to ensure activities and services are suitable for the client.

Quotes:

“I have been ‘happy pill’ free since January 2015. My Diabetes (Type 2) is down to pre diabetic levels and my blood pressure is lower. I may be pushing 64 but I certainly don’t feel it. I’ve entered a new chapter in my life, all thanks to the new friends I’ve made in the last 12 months”.

J Norburn – Shiregreen Crafty Café

SOAR Activity Directory

Download this months SOAR Activity Directory for detailed information on weekly activities and health related groups.