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Health Improvement Services

Health Improvement at The Poplars Medical Centre


 


The Poplars Medical Centre now have a free Health Improvement Service to support you to make healthy lifestyle changes and find out what activities are available in your local community.


 


We can provide support for you in the following areas:


- Healthy eating and healthy weight


- Getting more active


- Stop smoking support


- Reducing your alcohol intake


- Finding activities in your local area


- Family activities


- Building confidence


- Becoming a volunteer


 


What can we help with?


Get more active


Whatever your ability: we will have a class for you to help increase your physical activity. From Beginners Exercise, basic circuits, health walks, Indoor Kurling and Chair Based Exercise, we can support you to access these community based sessions and find ways to help keep you motivated.


 


Achieve a healthy weight, eat a healthier diet and learn to cook


We can provide one to one, family and group support to help you eat healthier and to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. This can be done by attending regular weigh-ins, getting information on how to achieve a healthy diet and even by gaining support on how to cook healthy, affordable and tasty meals.


 


Help to quit smoking


If you are interested in finding out how to cut down or quit smoking, our experienced advisers can give you support, information and advice on how to achieve your goal.


 


 


Cut down on alcohol


Get information on what is a healthy amount of alcohol to drink and how to work towards cutting down.


 


Improve your confidence and meet new people


We can provide you with support to improve your confidence and meet new people. We have a number of community groups and social activities we can support you to attend.


 


We also have a number of volunteering opportunities.


 


Referrals to other services


We work closely with a number of other agencies in Salford and we can refer you to the correct service whether it is learning more about your local befriending service or a referral for a fire safety check.


 


Free gym passes


Every time you meet with our Health Improvement Service, we can provide you with a free gym pass to use at your local Fit City Leisure Centre to try out their fitness classes, swimming and gym facilities.


 


For more information, please contact:


Carly Hodges, Health Improvement Worker 07554 438 564 or Carly.hodges@salford.gov.uk


 


Or Janet Bolton, Health Care Assistant Janet.bolton3@nhs.net


 


Or book an appointment at reception


 


www.salford.gov.uk/healthactivitiesinyourarea.htm


 


Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HealthImprovement.Service


 


Follow us on Twitter: @HealthySalford


 


 


 


 


 



 
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