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Fylde Coast Self Care strategy event: Our learners lead the way!

Last week I attended the Fylde Coast Self Care Strategy Workshop at Blackpool Winter Gardens. This event was organised by the public health team. Evidence suggests that self-management education focusing on helping people to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively manage their health is beneficial. Benefits include positive health outcomes, improved social outcomes and improvements in clinical outcomes i.e. blood pressure and mental health.

Blackpool's new Project Coordinator - first month!

As my first month as Blackpool Adult Learning’s new co-ordinator passes me by I thought I should take some time to stop and reflect on what we have achieved so far and plans for the future now im feeling settled in my role.

Art Sessions at the Wirral Wellbeing Campus

 

Art Sessions at the Wirral Wellbeing Campus

Wirral Wellbeing Campus in the news

A journalist from Wirral Way, on-line magazine about Wirral, spoke to Campus staff and learners earlier this year and gave us a pretty good report (if not entirely accurate)

New course promotion network

We've just promoted one of our courses on London Arts in Health Forum.  http://www.lahf.org.uk/keeping-creative-digital-wellbeing-journal

 

Volunteering opportunities and rewards

Our first volunteer, Sue, recently joined us for our latest 'Keep in Touch' event, helping to make everyone feel welcome and at ease. Sue did a Yoga course with us and then progressed onto an IT course. As our project develops, Sue's role will follow suit and we hope Sue will enjoy contributing to the project whether at courses or in our main office.

Turning challenges into opportunities - Webinar - 18/10/16

Hi All 

Thank you for those who joined our webinar today - 

A daunting task but fun too - not without its challenges - but an opportunity all the same.

Please find attached our Challenges to opportunites slides from the webinar 

Thank you to Sally for the Zoom Training - Catina for your support on the day, and to Lou and Ljaja. 

Kind Regards

Patricia - Jo and Tracey 

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Day - Getting learners involved#2

The talk at Bournemouth University went very well - the learners (Sara and Vicky) we invited were truly inspirational. I am really looking forward to sharing the video when it has been edited.

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