June 2017

West Leicestershire CCG lends support to National Care Home Open Day

16th June 2017

National Care Home Day is being held on Friday, 16 June 2017. This a UK wide initiative where care homes open their doors to their local people to help create lasting links between the care home residents and their local communities.

The theme for this year is “Friendship” and focuses on joining together for a Big Lunch. It aims to get as many people as possible to share lunch together in an act of friendship that will encourage communities to connect and help to prevent isolation amongst those who may be living alone.

My Adult - Still My Child supporting parents

15th June 2017

West Leicestershire CCG is proud to support the My Adult - Still My Child website - a website which is designed to for parents who have a child who has legally become an adult, but still needs support and may not have the ability under the Mental Capacity Act to make decisions on their medical treatment. It is aimed at those new to making Best Interest Decisions and especially those caring for a young person in transition to adult services. Packed with Frequently Asked Questions and other support for parents, it's a valuable resource for parents/carer and professionals

New walking groups for Loughborough residents

12th June 2017

Bridge Street Medical Practice PPG have started a walking group. The walks will run every fortnight on a Thursday morning starting at 10:30 am (arrive by 10:15am) and will be 1.5 -2.5 miles long. Please ask at the Bridge Street reception for the date of the next walk.

Each participant will have to sign a disclaimer and be able bodied enough to walk this far. Our walk leader is trained to lead a walk like this, however your safety remains your responsibility.