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Poynton Dementia Steering Group Activities

There are lots of local groups and activities for people living with dementia and their carers.  See this helpful leaflet below for more information:

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NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme in Cheshire and Wirral is part of a National Programme providing support to those at high risk of Type 2 diabetes.  They are helping individuals with personalised support to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes with education on healthy eating and lifestyle, weight loss and exercise programmes.

The programme is free and is held at various locations throughout Cheshire with times to suit you, including daytime, evenings and weekends.

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Health Matters - Falls Prevention

Falling or the risk of falling can be a worrying thing for many people. If you have fallen in the past, making changes to reduce your chances of having a fall can also help you overcome any fear of falling.

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Stay well this winter

Winter weather can be fun for some, but sadly more people are at risk of illness and death during winter than at any other time of the year and may need extra help from us all. As the weather turns colder spare a thought and a little time for your Neighbours. Neighbours may need your help, especially if they are elderly, disabled or have a chronic illness. Cold weather is especially dangerous for these groups - and symptoms don't just get worse during a cold spell, it can last for a few days afterwards.

Read our 'Stay Warm', 'Stay Well' and 'Stay Safe' pages for helpful information and advice this winter. Here are a few tips to being a good Winter Neighbour:

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Dementia Friends Information Sessions - Poynton

 

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