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Yoga for Cancer

What  Free yoga class for people living with any type of cancer. Yoga can help with relaxation and reduce the stress, anxiety and depression that often come with cancer and cancer treatments. The classes are taught by a Level 4 Cancer and Exercise Rehabilitation specialist and certified yoga instructor. 

Where  Ashford

Who  People living with cancer

Location

Repton Connect Community Centre
Repton Avenue
Ashford, Kent TN23 3RX
United Kingdom
51° 9' 26.3088" N, 0° 51' 9.414" E
Kent GB

NHS physical activity guidelines - babies, children and adults

What  Free NHS physical activity guidelines. Physical activity is extremely important to improving and maintaining health, and reducing the risk of many illnesses and conditions. The guidelines provide information on the different types of physical actvity and exercises, the needs at different stages from childhood through to adulthood and old age, how much exercise to do, and how to incorporate exercise and activities into daily life.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

William Harvey Hospital - Chaplaincy service

What  Chaplaincy services available at East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to support people living with cancer and their loved ones through difficult times. Chaplaincy services are available to everyone and people do not have to be in any way 'religious' to see a Chaplain. Chaplains are there to listen, encourage, question and support during periods of difficulty. The Chaplaincy department has representatives of all major Christian denominations and has contacts with all major world-faith groups in the area.

Location

William Harvey Hospital
Kennington Rd Willesborough
Ashford TN24 0LZ
United Kingdom
51° 8' 37.9968" N, 0° 54' 26.0568" E
GB

Kent and Canterbury Hospital - Chaplaincy service

What  Chaplaincy services available at East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to support people living with cancer and their loved ones through difficult times. Chaplaincy services are available to everyone and people do not have to be in any way 'religious' to see a Chaplain. Chaplains are there to listen, encourage, question and support during periods of difficulty. The Chaplaincy department has representatives of all major Christian denominations and has contacts with all major world-faith groups in the area.

Location

Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Ethelbert Rd Canterbury
CT1 3NG
United Kingdom
51° 16' 2.2908" N, 1° 5' 9.4452" E
GB

The Silverline

What  Charity supporting older people with a 24-hour helpline for information, signposting, advice, a place to talk, a befriending service to help with loneliness and help for people suffering abuse and neglect.  More information can be found on its website.

Where Nationwide

Who Anyone over 60 including people affected by cancer

Location

United Kingdom
GB

CAMEO (Come and Meet Each Other)

What  Social support project connecting people aged 50 and over who are socially isolated or experiencing lonlieness due to any kind of change in life circumstances. Group members are invited to attend a 12 week programme, which includes a variety of activities and topics. The programme is a great opportunity to meet people in similar situations and make new friends, and it focusses on sustainability with participants encouraged and supported to remain connected after it finishes. Sessions are currently held over Zoom due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

Location

Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB

Kent Together

What Council support for vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help.  Support is provided with tasks like collecting medication, walking dogs, putting bins out, making sure you have someone to talk to by phone, Skype or Facetime and shopping.  A 24-hour helpline and an online form is available to request help. More information can be found on its website.

Where Kent

Who Vulnerable people in Kent including people affected by cancer.

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Medway Wellbeing Navigation Service

What  Free service offering information, advice and guidance to help people find local support services available to them. Wellbing Navigators work across Medway and offer personalised help through home visits, face-to-face appointments, telephone or email. Support services they signpost to include befriending, home safety, financial advice, housing, home support and maintenance, shopping, transport, aids and adaptations, and social support.

Where  Across Medway

Location

Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB

Bexley Young Carers

What  Support service for young people aged 5-18 who have taken on caring responsibilities for a loved one. It works with schools, communities and agencies to identify young carers and provide a range of short-term support such as signposting, one-to-one support, in school support and workshops. It also offers training and information to care professionals.

Where  Bexley, London

Who  Young people aged 5-18 who care for a loved one

Location

c/o Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB