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Page 8 of 8: Stay up to date with the latest news from Blaby Staying Healthy Partnership. If you have some news you would like us to feature please get in touch.

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Robots to help people with dementia in Western Isles

Robots to help people with dementia in Western Isles

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:19

NHS Western Isles is putting robots into the homes of people with dementia as part of a pilot scheme to help them to continue to live independently.

A relative or carer - potentially hundreds of miles away... Read More »

Tags: Dementia, News

Active brain 'keeps dementia at bay'

Active brain 'keeps dementia at bay'

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:12

Keeping mentally active by reading books or writing letters helps protect the brain in old age, a study suggests.

A lifetime of mental challenges leads to slower cognitive decline after factoring out dementia's... Read More »

Tags: Dementia, News

Staying Healthy Grants Blaby District Council

Staying Healthy Grants Blaby District Council

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2013 11:00

The Community Grants scheme now incorporates "Staying Healthy Community Grants". The combined scheme provides grant support to not-for-profit community groups and Parish Councils to develop projects, services... Read More »

Tags: Grants, News, Staying Healthy

Sport England Community Sport Activation Fund

Sport England Community Sport Activation Fund

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2013 10:12

The Community Sport Activation Fund is a £40 million Lottery revenue fund developed to support grassroots activity at a very local level. The Fund was designed in response to demand and will aim... Read More »

Tags: England, Funding, News, Sport

Lottery health cash injection to get people fit and active

Lottery health cash injection to get people fit and active

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:01

Sport's role in helping us all get and stay healthy has been given a boost, as Sport England announced £5.8m of investments through its new Get Healthy Get Into Sport fund.

"If physical activity was... Read More »

Tags: News, active, fit

Free Cycling Courses for over 16's

Free Cycling Courses for over 16's

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:50

Get Cycling in Leicestershire!

Cycling is a fun way to get fit, save money on fuel and is a more environmentally friendly way to make everyday journeys. If you haven't cycled before or don't feel confident... Read More »

Tags: Adult, Courses, Cycling, News

Walk-to-burn-calorie menu 'diet aid'

Walk-to-burn-calorie menu 'diet aid'

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:41

Menus displaying the exercise needed to burn calories in meals can help people consume less, a US study suggests.

Diners given this extra information ordered and ate less calorific food than other customers,... Read More »

Tags: Calorie, Food, News, Walk

Stop Smoking Clinic Blaby

Stop Smoking Clinic Blaby

Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:30

NHS Leicestershire County and Rutland Stop Smoking Service have opened a drop in clinic at Blaby Library, Lutterworth Road, Blaby, LE8 4WD. Here you can get one to one advice and support on stopping smoking.... Read More »

Tags: Blaby, New, Smoking

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Social Prescribing

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:45

Bouskell Park - New signage

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:26

Blaby Dementia Support Group

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 16:15