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 - Achieve
Oxfordshire (weight management for men)
Zoom meeting on Support for Carers in Abingdon - Wed 13 April
There are about 5000 unpaid carers in
Abingdon and these save the UK
economy around £96 million a year yet many receive little support. However,
there are a number organisations in Oxfordshire
that provide a range of help in Abingdon. We are bringing some of these
together to talk to us about what help they provide. This will be
followed by questions and discussion. Find
the details here.
Videos on having fun and being healthy in
We asked students at Oxford Brookes University
to make two fun and inspiring videos about enjoying yourself in Abingdon
in order to improve your health and wellbeing. The first is a general
video with singing and the second relates
Abingdon Healthfest 2021
This fun event was held on Abingdon Market place on Saturday 4
September 2021. Passers by could meet the many groups in the town that can
help you keep well. We thank Penlon
for sponsoring this event. You can find a news item of the event
on the Abingdon
Blog. You can find more about the event here.
Abingdon Healthfest 2022 will be held on Saturday 3 September 2022.
Walking for a healthy mind and body
Many of us have been enjoying walking recently
but may be getting a bit board with taking the same old walks. We are
therefore setting out a number of interesting walks in different part of
Abingdon which you may like to try. You can
find them here.
Health and wellbeing statistics for
Useful reports are from
Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group report
on inequalities in Abingdon
Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) for Abingdon, 2020.
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.
Thank you to our various funders.
We are very grateful for the funding we
have from Doris Field Charitable Trust who provided our
initial funding. Then Oxford
Health Charity provided us basic funding for two years.
We have also had funding from Christ's Hospital of Abingdon
for Thames Boat trips for people with dementia and their carers. Recent
funding is from Doris Field and the Cumber Family
Charitable Trusts. We also thank Penlon for
sponsoring Abingdon Healthfest 2021 which is also supported by Abingdon