DERG VALLEY HLC BULLETIN - April 2015

NEW: JIVING CLASS: 6-week class begins Thursday April 9th@8pm. Please register ASAP.

NEW: STANFORD-ACCREDITED SELF-MANAGEMENT COURSE: Excellent initiative for anyone living with a long-term condition. Due to roll out after Easter so please register ASAP.

NEW: SAFETALK: Basic Suicide Awareness; This free 3 hour training session will teach students the 4 basic steps to recognize persons with thoughts of suicide & connect them with suicide helping resources. Please register ASAP. Thursday April 30th@6.30pm.

NEW: LIVING LIFE TO THE FULL: 12 hours that can change your life! Life Skills Programme with a cognitive behavioural therapy approach. It can help you sleep better, feel happier, have more energy, gain confidence, get out more & enjoy better relationships.
 

NEW: YOGA & PILATES: New 10-week courses starting soon. Please register ASAP.

SLIMMING WORLD: 3 groups every Thursday @9:30am, 5:30 & 7:30pm. Pop in & speak to Patricia. Facebook @Slimming World Castlederg
FIT-BACK: Follow-up sessions for last year’s group up next. Please register. Issues with neck, spine or back? 6-week course facilitated by a Chartered Physiotherapist, focusing on back & neck pain, posture, core strength, flexibility exercises, relaxation & sleep.

WEIGHT WATCHERS: Every Monday @5.30-7pm. Pop in & speak to Mary.

STEPPING ON: Free Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program, incorporating the renowned Otago exercise program. Know someone over 65 who’s had a fall/at risk of a fall?
ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA: Support Group for carers & families every 3rd Wed.
Next meeting on Wednesday April 15th@7pm. Contact Paula on 02882 240826.

RESPIRATORY SUPPORT GROUP: Next meetings scheduled for Friday April 10th & 24th@10.30am. Group open to everyone with a respiratory condition.

CARDIAC SUPPORT GROUP: Group open to everyone with a cardiac or heart condition. Monthly meeting on Tuesday April 28th@7pm.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Do you know someone affected by cancer? Family member, relative or neighbour? Would info, support, guidance & the chance to unwind in an informal monthly group help? Meets every 2nd Wed of the month; Wed May 13th@7pm.

ACTION ON HEARING LOSS: Support for deaf/hard of hearing including free hearing check, hearing-aid maintenance, advice & information. Returns Tuesday May 19th@10.30-12noon.

MS SUPPORT GROUP: Next monthly meeting scheduled for Tues June 30th@8pm.

CARER’S SUPPORT GROUP: Do you care for a family member, relative or neighbour? Would you like support & guidance in an informal monthly group? Please register interest.
 

START-IT, BEGINNER’S COMPUTERS: Learn the basics; email, internet, word processing. Tues 2-4 & 7-9pm, Thur 10-12noon. Fresh courses resume in September.

CITIZEN’S ADVICE BUREAU: Outreach service every Thursday. Appointment required.

GYM & INTEGRATED PLAY AREAOur gym is equipped with a range of cardio machines, vibro-plates & includes an integrated play area & exercise machines for kids. Ideal for small groups/mums/dads/grand-parents & children of all ages.

YOUTHLIFE: Working in partnership with DVC to provide a range of programmes to children & young people who have experienced bereavement/loss in their lives.

FUEL STAMP SCHEME: Derg Valley Care in co-operation with Strabane Community Project offers this scheme locally. We have £5 stamps available.