How to use this site
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
Latest Associate - Abingdon
6 December Event - help for community groups
We are keen to support community groups in
Abingdon so for this event we invited organisations that give
help to community groups. This included Charity Mentors, OCVA, Community First
Oxfordshire, The Student Consultancy and the ROBIN Network.
See news item on this even.
New Parkinson's group for Exercise to Live
People with Parkinson's are welcome to join
this friendly group for gentle exercise with a trained dance teacher and
piano accompaniment. This new group starts on 9 January and meets
weekly. They are looking for more volunteers to help out. Find
Dementia Friendly in Abingdon
Two cafés in
Abingdon reserve tables at regular times for people with dementia
and their carers to socialise and feel welcomed. The
two cafés are 35 Ock Street and the The Barns Café. Find
If you want to learn more about dementia Oxford
Universities NHS Foundation Trust has arranged a talk on dementia and
delirium in Didcot on 28 February. Find
Launch of Safe Places in Abingdon
This scheme was launched in Abingdon Market
Place on Thursday 26 July. The scheme provides safe places in the
town for people to go if they are lost, anxious, confused or are being
Find out more.
Health and 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.
For more information, email Dave
Butterworth on email@example.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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
. You can find out more here.
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.