Archive: September, 2015

29th September 2015 – Mental health awareness in Skipton

Posted on 09/29/15 by helenroberts No Comments

A coffee morning will take place at Skipton Library between 10am and 12 noon on 6 October to raise awareness of mental health.  The event will mark World Mental Health Day. Craven Mental Health Forum are working in partnership with Dyneley House Surgery and Fisher Medical Centre to help people find out about the services available in […]

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18th September 2015 – Hospital charity donation supports breastfeeding

Posted on 09/28/15 by AireAdmin

A hospital charity has bought equipment to help mums-to-be feel more confident about breastfeeding their babies. The Friends of Airedale charity have funded six specialist dolls to demonstrate the best place to position a baby for breastfeeding to expectant mums and their partners, as well as new chairs and a projector, for the parent education […]

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20th September 2015 – Healthy activities in Craven

Posted on 09/20/15 by helenroberts No Comments
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Dyneley House Surgery and Fisher Medical Centre in Skipton promote a great range of health and wellbeing activities for people living in Craven.  To find out more or to book a place, contact Emma Taylor, Health Promotion Officer, on 07591067930. Walking for health – 3 different ability walking groups; Gentle yoga (4 week course, Gargrave); […]

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16th September 2015 – new Manorlands drop in service at Airedale

Posted on 09/16/15 by helenroberts No Comments

A new drop in service has been set up at Airedale Hospital by Manorlands Hospice.   This offers advice, signposting and support for people with life-limiting conditions, carers and relatives, and health professionals. You can come and meet experts in end of life care every Tuesday from 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm, in the […]

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13th September 2015 – Updated carers’ handbook from Alzheimer’s Society

Posted on 09/13/15 by helenroberts No Comments

The Alzheimer’s Society has recently updated its handbook for families and other carers of people with dementia.  This is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of caring for someone with dementia including: What is dementia? Understanding the person; Practical tips; The impact of caring; Support and care services; Alzheimer’s Society support and services; You can buy […]

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8th September 2015 – Look out for the singing teapot

Posted on 09/08/15 by helenroberts No Comments

The Singing Teapot is a social and singing group for people living with dementia and their carers that meets in Keighley. You can join them on the first Friday of every month from 1.30pm to 3.00pm for a chat, refreshments and singing. The group meets at Keighley Healthy Living Centre, 13 Scott Street, Keighley BD21 2JH. […]

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7th September 2015 – Airedale Hospital doctors support cyclist’s life-saving campaign to raise awareness of sepsis

Posted on 09/07/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

Dr Joel Brown, of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust,  said: “I know people who have died from this prolific disease and anything we can do to help raise awareness of its symptoms and prevent future deaths must be a good thing”                                                                                                                                                Survivors and campaigners battling for better awareness of deadly sepsis – the illness claiming […]

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4th September 2015 – A heart-warming response to an appeal to help dementia patients

Posted on 09/04/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

Health workers at Airedale Hospital have been overwhelmed by the response to their appeal for people to knit ‘Twiddlemuffs’ to help patients with dementia at Airedale Hospital. Hundreds of the brightly coloured muffs created as eye-catching distractions have been sent in from knit and natter groups, individuals and other groups within the local community – […]

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3rd September 2015 – Patients with heart failure recruited for technology pilot to help manage their condition

Posted on 09/03/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

Heart failure patients are taking part in a pilot project across Bradford and Airedale to see if telehealth helps them to manage their condition and have a better quality of life. The project is being run for 12 months up to December and will be evaluated by York University Health Economics Consortium. Recruitment started in […]

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1st September 2015 – Trailblazers set to improve health and wellbeing of care home residents under national spotlight

Posted on 09/01/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

A new model of care, being designed in Yorkshire and Lancashire to improve the health of residents in care homes, will be under the national spotlight next week. It is being showcased at the Health and Care Innovation Expo 15 – a two-day extravaganza focussed on transforming health and social care services. The event will […]

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