PCP delivers a number of projects and activities supporting disadvantaged people to improve their health and well-being across County Durham, Tees Valley and Sunderland in the following areas:
‘Colour your Life’
Using professional experienced artists ‘Colour your Life’ will support people to of all abilities whilst providing opportunities for friendship in a safe welcoming and supportive environment
Sedgefield Primary Care Counselling Service
PCP manages the primary care based counselling service, funded by NHS County Durham. Clients access the service through a referral from their General Practitioner (GP).
Community Health Navigator Service & Stockton Service Navigation Project
Friendly navigators can help people to find and access local activities such as walking groups, creative arts groups and exercise classes or other services that can help improve their health and wellbeing.
Health Buddy Scheme
Recruits volunteer Health Buddies' to support people on discharge from hospital, who may feel isolated, lonely or vulnerable, to regain their independence and confidence.
Health Trainer Services
PCP has trained Health Trainers who offer advice on eating healthier foods, losing weight, exercise ideas to suit, stopping smoking, finding other people who can help and much more. We provide free a range of services including:
Life Store Middlesbrough
Promotes the health benefits of active travel in the areas of Shildon, Newton Aycliffe and Bishop Auckland. The aim is to improve people’s knowledge of sustainable transport and to seek alternative transport options. This in turn this will have a positive impact on the environment, your health and your pocket!
Newton Aycliffe Alcohol Self Support (NAASS)
Provides free ongoing support to people who have had issues with alcohol in the past and are now either abstinent or controlled drinkers.
Learn a new skill, discover a new hobby or improve your confidence and self-esteem with one of the community learning courses on offer.
Healthwatch works with local people, patients, service users, carers, community groups, organisations, service providers and commissioners to get the best out of local health and social care services.
Promote independence, choice, control and social inclusion to local disabled adults.
Activities include daily living skills, adult education sessions, confidence and self esteem building, healthy living workshops and community activities.
Options Social Club
The Options Evening Social offers a safe and friendly environment for local disabled adults to socialise, make new friends and try new activities outside of normal day service hours. The Social Club also gives carers a short break from their caring responsibilities.
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