Obesity & Healthy Weight
- Exercise Referral Scheme (PDF, 660 Kb)
12 week course for people who are INACTIVE. Paid for scheme offered at a concessionary rate. Available at The Pavilion Leisure Centre
or community venues.
Heart Smart cheme runs alongside the Exercise Referral Scheme. It is a 16-week Phase IV Cardiac rehabilitation scheme run by Blaby District Council in partnership with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust hospitals and local GP surgeries.
Heart Smart is targeted at people who are either recovering from heart problems or heart surgery. Available at The Pavilion Leisure Centre.
- LEAP poster (PDF, 268 Kb)
Lifestyle Eating and Activity Programme. Free 10 week weight manangement programme for adults comprising of nutrition sessions followed by phyiscally activity.
- Blaby Local Sports Alliance
The Blaby District Local Sports Alliance is an organisation who strive to promote and develop sport and physical activity in the local Blaby District area. Find the nearest sport club or physical activity sessions.
The Community Dental Services Oral Health Promotion Team has been commissioned by Leicestershire County Council to promote key messages and practices. This will include information and support for children and more vulnerable adults, the delivery of training, national and local campaigns, tooth brushing programmes and providing a resource centre of teaching aids and promotional material.
We have an extensive and popular resource library based in Blaby. Anyone working in Leicestershire in a 'health promoting' role can borrow our resources free of charge for a period of two weeks. In the past these have been used as an educational resource by children's centres, schools, pre-schools, childcare settings, health professionals, parents and carers.
Our popular resources include:
- Dental surgery role play (wooden chair, background, mouth model, demonstration toothbrush and two minute timer).
- Sugar in drinks activity kit
- Oral Health activity kit
- Teaching models
- Books Games and Puzzles
Our resources catalogue together with our terms and conditions is attached. Booking is essential and, to avoid disappointment, we recommend booking well in advance. For further information or to make a booking, please contact Jo Horrillo on (0116) 243 6460 or email OHP.Leicestershire@cds-cic.nhs.uk
We also have various free factsheets that can be downloaded and cover a range of oral health topics, such as tips for taking care of children's teeth, dental erosion and fluoride varnish. These can be found on our website http://communitydentalservices.co.uk/ in the Public Health section under the NHS Services tab.
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