What’s On In Gloucestershire Health & Well Being May

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This May in Gloucestershire, there's a whole host of events on to help your health and well being. From forest bathing to living a low carb lifestyle, there's something here for everyone.

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Care Certificate and Safeguarding Level 2 Qualification

May 22 @ 9:30 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm BST

The Care Certificate is the minimum training, supervision and assessment that those staff new to care (health and adult social care) should receive as part of induction.     The Care Certificate is intended to be used at the start of a career in health and social care.  It ensure that people joining the sector can receive appropriate training, support and workplace assessment before they start to deliver care out of the line of sight of more experienced workers. This course enables…

Engage Level One – Body and Spirit May

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST

If you are looking for improved physical health and energy levels and increased creativity and happiness this is the workshop for you! In this workshop you will learn: Level One: Body Boost The effect of stress and what to do about it The nature of sleep and how to have more of it Nutrition, Hydration and their role in your life How to create a plan to navigate change Level One: Spirit Boost How to become more creative The power…

CPD Training in Fuel Poverty Awareness

May 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm BST

Free CPD accredited training in “Introduction to energy use in the home and Fuel Poverty Awareness” The training is free for frontline staff, volunteers and councillors in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire who interact with vulnerable clients.  Local community members with an interest are also welcome to attend. Participants will: understand the main uses of energy in the home understand what is meant by fuel poverty, how it is measured, and its causes understand the effects of fuel poverty, how these can…

The International Centre Research Group Meeting

May 23 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm BST

The ICRG shares research into meeting the needs of emotionally troubled and traumatised children, young people, their families, carers and communities. Our aim is to bring together researchers, practitioners, managers and policy makers to explore both the findings of completed research and the dilemmas and processes of engaging with research. A charge of £20 will cover refreshments and lunch. The day's programme: 10:30   Registration and coffee11:00   Reflective Group - Reflective Group – what is going on in across our sector? A chance…

Free Tai Chi in Staple Hill

May 23 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm BST

A gentle, beautiful and flowing exercise - designed to relax and rejuvenate the body and increase your energy. Incorporating principles of Mindfulness for peace of mind.You can do as many or as few of the classes as you like.These classes are free to attend, but please remember that you need to book onto each session that you wish to attend, as there are limited spaces. The classes are every Wednesday, for 4 weeks, starting 16th May. The sessions are from 11.30am - 12.30pm.  Remember to wear comfy clothes, and you're welcome to bring a drink with you! If you'd like to talk to someone before you come, please contact the Well Being support team on 01454 868570 or…

Patchway Wellbeing Drop In

May 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm BST

Run as part of the One You South Gloucestershire, this informal drop-in provides peer support around mental wellbeing. Come and meet others, learn about what helps improve and maintain good emotional wellbeing. The sessions are free and you can just come along on the day. If you'd like to talk to someone before you come, please contact the Well Being support team on 01454 868570 or email wellbeing@southernbrooks.org.uk This service is delivered on behalf of South Gloucestershire Council by Southern Brooks Community Partnerships. To…

Seminar on public involvement in research: collaborating beyond words

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST

This seminar on public involvement in research is for all UWE Bristol staff and students as well as other interested health researchers and public involvement professionals in the West of England, and members of the public. It is free to attend and tea/coffee will be provided. About the speaker Katherine Broomfield Speech and Language TherapistHEE/NIHR Clinical Doctoral Fellow Katherine previously led a local augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) service in Gloucestershire; part of the adult speech and language therapy team. AAC,…

Free Tai Chi in Patchway

May 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm BST

A gentle, beautiful and flowing exercise - designed to relax and rejuvenate the body and increase your energy. Incorporating principles of Mindfulness for peace of mind.You can do as many or as few of the classes as you like.These classes are free to attend, but please remember that you need to book onto each session that you wish to attend, as there are limited spaces. If you'd like to talk to someone before you come, please contact the Wellbeing support team on 01454 868570 or email wellbeing@southernbrooks.org.ukThe classes are every Thursday, for 4 weeks, starting 19th May. The sessions are from 1.30pm - 2.30pm.  Remember to wear comfy clothes, and you're welcome to bring a drink with you! If…

Core Running Sandbag Challenge II

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm BST

Once again May is the month to run with the 10kg sandbag up Chosen Hill. This is a slow run plus core training tasks - maximum 5 people. High heart rate expected!

Sip and Sketch – Artists Monthly Meet-up Worcester UK

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST

This is a place where creatives meet and socialise together bring their own materials, tablets and stylus pens and spend some time drawing objects and flexing their hand eye co-ordination. Maybe your a creative and generally work on your own? Maybe you haven't drawn in a long time but would like to get back into it? maybe you'd just like to give it a go? Maybe you work in an office and like to draw in your spare time and…

How to handle compassion fatigue – what horses can teach us about self care

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST

Vicarious trauma or Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder (STSD) is very real. This one day workshop shares powerful ways to alleviate it.

Mental Health Awareness for All

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm BST

We know that many people feel stuck for what to say or what to do when it comes to mental health. Mental Health Awareness training helps to change people’s perspectives of what it means to have a mental health condition, so they can draw upon that knowledge at work to foster supportive relationships with others. When we don’t understand what is happening to others (or ourselves), we can feel ill-equipped to help. Our half day course is an introductory four-hour…

Nutrition for children. Life-stage nutrition workshops.

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am BST

Life-stage nutrition workshops. In a relaxed environment, learn about nutritional and lifestyle needs for a particular stage in life.

Dementia and You, Have Your Say

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST

This event is for carers of people who are living with dementia and those who have dementia. What do families, friends and carers find good or bad about living in South Gloucestershire? How can the wider community help make living in South Gloucestershire an inclusive dementia friendly community? This FREE event will be an opportunity for carers and those with dementia to come, socialise and be listened to. Lunch and craft activities will be provided for everyone. Call winsome for…

Resilience Movie Screening – Tewkesbury

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST

Join us for a screening of the ground breaking documentary Resilience: The biology of stress & the science of hope. Directed by James Redford, the film centres on the biological effects of ACEs and features professionals and communities working to overcome established harm. We encourage all individuals who are interested, or who are in the fields of health, education, childcare, housing, voluntary and community organisations, parents and community members to attend. The session is a maximum of 2 hours. The…

AromaTouch Technique Certification. Cheltenham

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST

Dear Attendees, I'm excited to train you on the Aromatouch Technique. What is the AromaTouch™ Technique? dōTERRA’s AromaTouch Technique is a clinical approach to applying essential oils along energy meridians and visceral contact points of the back and feet to help balance sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems of the body. Developed by Dr. David Hill, a leading expert in integrative medicine and therapeutic applications of essential oils, the AromaTouch Technique improves wellbeing by reducing physical and emotional stressors and by…

Understanding and Treating Lower Back Pain

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST

UNDERSTANDING AND TREATING CHRONIC LOWER BACK PAIN This hands on course will help you to understand the complexities of chronic lower back pain.you will :Learn Examination of and Assessment of the areaChallenge your thinking and understanding of the conditionLearn and practice different treatment modalitiesBe given a range of exercises to help treat lower back pain​This is a perfect course for any practioner who treats patients with chronic lower back pain. In particular when the patient has limited movement.​if you would…

BE YOU Festival

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST

We welcome you to BE YOU Festival inspired by all mental health, wellbeing and self care. BE YOU Festival celebrates our own empowered mental health. Physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing. We will be taking you through many holistic practices, programmes and tools you can use to regain control over your mind, body and spirit.Come along and explore tailored classes and workshops in mindset, Ayurveda, self esteem, yoga, essential oils, nutrition and safe detox, breathwork and ecstatic awakening dance /…

Experience Shinrin-yoku (Forest Bathing)

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST

* Live well with trees * Discover shinrin-yoku – and increase your health and wellbeing with a forest bathing session in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Shinrin-yoku is the practice of bathing all the senses whilst taking in the forest atmosphere. It's a slow practice; this session involving walking no more than 2km. Shinrin-yoku is restorative, both mentally and physically, like a bath. Regular forest bathing lowers blood pressure, reduces stress, improves empathy and creativity, and boosts our immune systems!…

Understanding Anxiety

May 30 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm BST

Understanding Anxiety We will all feel anxious from time to time, that's quite normal, but what happens when it gets too much? Are you fed up with being misunderstood when trying to explain to people how your anxiety affects you and what it feels like, do you wish they would just somehow get it?  Let me help you by breaking it down into understandable chunks. Anxiety is just one of the most common mental health issues. Join me for FREE 1 hour…

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