‘Stay well this winter’ events have been taking place across the district preparing residents for the colder months.
Health and wellbeing event
These free events in partnership with the West Essex Clinical Commissioning group include:
- Advice on managing prescription medicines
- Advice on where to access to help i.e. pharmacies, NHS Choices, GP, NHS111 or A&E
- Informative talks from pharmacist, nurses and specialist health care advisors
- Free health care checks
- Free Lunch
The event also includes useful help and advice from:
- Age UK
- Care line
- NHS falls prevention
- The Alzheimer’s society
- Community Agents
- Trading Standards
- NHS Nurses
- East of England Ambulance
- East od England Fire Service
The events conclude with some light entertainment from ‘Elvis’ and a goody bag.
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Know the steps you can take
So far ‘stay well this winter ‘has visited The Zinc Arts Centre in Ongar and The Limes Centre Chigwell.
One participant said ‘The talks were very informative and it was good to have a chance to speak to lots of professional in one place’
Karen Murray, EFDC Community Engagement said: ‘These events are a great opportunity for people to know the steps they can take to protect themselves, family and friends over the colder months and to have a bit of fun together whilst enjoying a performance from Elvis’.
Come and join us
The last ‘stay well this winter’ will take place:
Wednesday 16 November
8 Station Road, Loughton IG10 4NX
Please note that the events run all day and include a free lunch.
Booking is required, please call to confirm a place.