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Health and Well-being

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Organisation (Please click for more info) Organisation Description Services Provided
Alzheimer's Society (Bexley Branch)

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and their carers. We provide information and support to people with any form of dementia and their carers through our publications, National Dementia Helpline, website and local services. We campaign for better quality of life for people with dementia and greater understanding of dementia. We also fund an innovative programme of medical and social research into the cause, cure and prevention of dementia and the care people receive.

Dementia Adviser and Dementia Support Services.
Activity groups
Dementia Café
Singing for the Brain
Carers Information and Support group (CrISP)
Carers Support Group.

Bexley Talking Newspaper

Provides a free talking newspaper in cassette form, every 2 weeks to blind and partially sighted people living in the London Borough of Bexley.
Mobile phone: 07790 598529.
Also raises funds for the purchase and maintenance of these services.

free talking newspaper

Bexley Tinnitus Support Group

Bexley Tinnitus Support Group meet regularly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and occasionally the last Thursday of the month (Please call to confirm).
Venue: The Residents Lounge, 88 Blackthorn Grove, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 4EH
It is a social gathering and we also arrange days out.
We offer advice and support to Tinnitus sufferers.

Support Group

Family Matters

Family Matters provides specialist therapy to victims of rape and sexual abuse and our aim is to relieve the mental and physical distress of children, adolescents and adults who have been victims of this horrific abuse.

The sexual violence can be recent or historic; it can be reported to police or not reported. As a charity our services are subject to funding and at present and we are funded to offer support to clients living within Kent or the London Borough of Bexley or if aged 16 and under we also accept clients from London Boroughs of Greenwich and Bromley.

We also offer a helpline service which is provided by trained volunteers. Opening times : 9am-5.00pm Helpline 7 days a week:01474 537392.

• One to One therapy
• Helpline

Gateway Care Services

Opening times : 9.30am - 4.30pm
A not for profit home care service provider founded in 2003. Provides services of personal & associated domestic care to meet the needs of dependent clients in their own homes.

Personal Care Service
Domestic care
Care in own home
Information and Advice
Advocacy Service
Professional Carers
Domiciliary needs
Support for non English speakers

North West Kent Countryside Partnership

The North West Kent Countryside Partnership works throughout the boroughs of Bexley, Sevenoaks, Dartford and Gravesham on a wide variety of community conservation projects.

Our Partnership has four main strands of work:

Landscape & Biodiversity
Education & Learning
Community-based Initiatives
Health & Wellbeing

Volunteering group (conservation activities)
Volunteering access group (for people requiring extra support to volunteer);
Healthy walks
Dementia walks
Mindfulness walks
Country crafts activities
Community events and fun days
Therapeutic horticulture activities

Shine - Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus

Shine is a registered charity, which was formed in 1966, initially to help families and individuals affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

Advice
Information
Helpline

St John Ambulance Erith Division

We provide first aid training to St John members from the age of 7 years old.

Training for members
First aid provision to the public

Youth Action and Diversity Trust

YADT are a youth initiative encouraging youth engagement and participation across a wide range of activities, behavioural support programmes, courses and workshops. Our aim is to meet the needs of young people in an innovative and fun way.

Drama Clubs
Girls Social Clubs
Football Clubs
Art Clubs
Cooking
Gardening
5 to 7 Activities
8 to 16 Activities
Holiday Provision
Multi Sports Clubs
Room Hire
One to One Support Sessions
Workshops
Accredited Courses
Behaviour Support Programme

Bexley Down's Syndrome Group

Our Group offer support, information and we fundraise to provide social activities for members and/or families living in the borough.

Members have access to a holiday caravan in the New Forest

Social Activities
Annual Christmas meal
christmas pantomime trip

Pier Road Project

The Pier Road Project offers a free, friendly and confidential service for people with drug and/or alcohol problems, and for concerned others. Our integrated service provides a range of support to help assist recovery and is open to all Bexley residents, aged 18 and over.

The service is managed by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Blenheim and St Giles Trust.

Opening hours:
9.00am to 7.30pm - Mon -Wed
9.00am to 5.00pm - Thurs - Fri

1:1 support
Abstinent based interventions
Advice & Information
Alcohol Community Detox
Alcoholics Anonymous
Antenatal Support
Applications & interview support
Assessment
BBV Testing
Cannabis Anonymous
Carer Support
Cocaine Anonymous
Complementary Therapies
Counselling
Day Programme
Education Training & Employment (ETE)
Family support
Group support
Harm Reduction Advice
Home Visits
LGBT Services
Narcotics Anonymous
Needle Exchange
Non-Abstinent based interventions
Nurse Clinics
Nutrition Advice
Open Access
Outreach
Peer Mentoring
Prescribing Clinics
Referral to Detox
Referrals
Relapse Management
Satellite Clinics
SMART Recovery

Evergreen Care Bexley

Evergreen Care Bexley seeks to serve the older vulnerable adults in our community by improving their circumstances through advocacy, friendship and practical support.

Befriending Service
Home Support Service
Clean Team Service
Lifeline24 Telecare Service
Trusted Trades
Gardening Service

Abbey Wood Community Sound

Promoting participatory Community Music for the purpose of personal and community development.

We provide ‘community music’ – that is, music events where everyone has the opportunity to participate in music-making, rather than to just listen to performances.
We are a ‘well-being’ project aiming to promote lifestyle improvements through music.

Music events & related emotional support.

Irish Community Services

We are an Irish charity working in South London. We offer the following services. Lunch Clubs. Carers support group also Dementia reminiscence groups. Be-A-Friend project for those who are isolated and lonely. Elders Outreach providing support with benefits, Pensions or housing. Advice and Health for under 55 providing housing, employment and debt advice.

Advice and Health service
Cancer self-help groups
Lunch Clubs
Outreach service
Be-a Friend service

Deepdene Seniors Learning Skills Club

The Club aims to promote social inclusion for the public benefit by working with people in London Borough of Bexley and neighbouring boroughs and the local area who are socially excluded on the grounds of their age, and by relieving their needs, help them to integrate into society. In particular we look to provide computer training and other skills and advancing their physical and mental health

Our logo of “Computerise, Exercise and Socialise and motto - “Never too old to learn” describe the core activities we undertake.

Chairobics session – Standing 30 minutes for the more able and seated 30 mins for the less able.
Tutored Computer courses 1:1 and sessional
Bridge – Tutored from beginners level to advanced levels
Social activities- Knit and natter, crochet, table top games, Bingo , Raffle AND Bonus Ball as well as Bring and Share Lunches

Bexley & Dartford Parkinson's UK

We hold two meetings a month, one afternoon and one evening, we also have a choir for people to join. You do not have to have a good voice.

These are for anybody with Parkinson's.

Advice,support and social activities for people with Parkinson's and carers.
Preventing loneliness and isolation

Social activities for people with Parkinson's and carers.
Annual Holiday trip
Parkinsons Nurse at meetings

Centrepieces mental Health Arts Project

Centrepieces mental health art project provides opportunities for people who have experienced mental ill health to develop skills in art, and to exhibit and sell their artwork. It also undertakes art projects in schools and the community, including public art commissions.

Promoting mental health recovery through art:
Activities include:
Exhibitions of artists work.
Current tutor lead sessions include: creative writing, sculpture, mosaic, watercolours and photography
Informal art drop in sessions.
Commissions of public art.

Allergy UK

Allergy UK is the leading national medical charity providing advice, information and support to people with allergies and food intolerances.
contacts/fundraising/factsheets advice/emails/newsletters/Apps.

Wheelchair accessible.

Allergy Factsheets
Advice and information
Seal of approval
food alerts
helpline
forum
web chat
support

Bexley Christian Life Centre

We are a Church with a community heart reaching out to people of all ethnic groups, young and old, families and the isolated with the love of Christ.

The Diamond Jubilee Club for over 65’s with music as reminiscence therapy meeting on the last Tuesday of each month 10.30am – 12.15pm
‘The Rock’ Community Youth Club on Friday evenings 13-18 year olds.
Toddlers Group on Friday mornings 10.00am.
Other groups for young people.

British Polio Fellowship (NW Kent Branch)

To help people who have had POLIO, and those who are now suffering with post-polio syndrome

We meet 1st Saturday of the month 2pm till 5pm with tea, sandwiches, cake. We also arrange outings

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