Directory of Social Activities for the over 60s
Please feel free to come into the surgery to see what is available in our local area. Our directory has information concerning various activities, community groups & clubs that are available for people over 60.
YOUTH HEALTH SERVICE
The YHS is a health service for young people aged between 12 and 19
When young people visit the YHS they can:
- See the Doctor or the Nurse
- Join Weigh to Go - our weight management service
- Talk to the Counsellor
- Get advice about alcohol / drugs problem or help to stop smoking
- Chat to a staff member about getting a job, training or help with applying to college
- Join in our workshops, where we do things like drama, art or try out dance mats
You don’t have to have a problem to visit us, you can just pop in and meet the Team
Based in - Drumchapel HC, Possilpark Health and Care Centre & Maryhill Health and Care centre
Phone 0141 451 2727
Want to Stop Smoking?
Giving up smoking is not easy but there is lots of help available in Glasgow if you really want to stop.
Do you know that if you smoke one packet of twenty cigarettes every day this will cost over £2,400 pounds a year.
So apart from the health benefits of Stopping Smoking you will also be £2,400 a year better off! think what you could spend that money on!
Stop smoking Groups
Groups run in local areas in the city: they are relaxed, informal, free & one of the best ways to quit.
“being with people who had the same hard time trying to stop smoking helped me. I would never have done it without the help of the group” One of the comments from a group user.
'Starting Fresh' Pharmacy Participation
Over 160 pharmacies (chemists) in Glasgow can help you stop with 1 to 1 support. Look for the Starting Fresh window sticker and drop in for help to quit.
These services are available to all adult smokers in Glasgow who would like to quit.For further information contact:Smokefree Community Services, West Glasgow Community, Health Care Partnership on 0141 232 2110 Visit the Go Smoke Free
Website now !
Stop Smoking Service
Interpreters Provided If required (all matters treated in the strictest confidence).
Gartnavel Royal Hospital
1055 Gt Western Road
Please call Karen, Mima or Evelyn for more information 0141 232 2110
Good Morning Service (for the over 60year olds)
This service is a free telephone befriending and alert service for older people. Every morning, 365 days a year they will telephone to check all is well with you and hope that over time they can share a laugh, provide emotional support if required as well as assist you with other useful information that may be relevant to you. You can decide on the level of support that suits you best and when and how often you would like them to contact you. This service can be particularly beneficial if you have no family or friends around to check up on you or give you support when you need it.
This scheme is recognised by the Scottish Parliament and is run in cooperation with Strathclyde Police, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde as well as other organisations.
Free Evening Transport Service
To use this FREE, door to door service to your LOCAL hospital contact our booking hotline
0845 128 4027
Lines open 1:00pm – 4:00pm Monday to Thursday, 1:00pm to 3:30pm Fridays
The Sandyford Clinic provides sexual and reproductive health services for women, men and young people in Glasgow, as well as counselling, information and a range of specialist services. Their main site is at the address shown below.
The Sandyford Initiative is part of NHS Glasgow, and supported by Glasgow City Council. All their services are free of charge, and available without the need to be referred by your doctor or another practitioner.
The Sandyford Clinic
2-6 Sandyford Place
Glasgow G3 7NB
General Enquiry Line: 0141 211 8130.
For further information go to: Sandyford Clinic.
In 2005, the Scottish Government launched the National Strategy for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. This sets out a strategic way forward to improve services for survivors, to ensure greater priority and joined-up working in national and local mainstream services, and improve the lives of all who have suffered childhood trauma.
For further information go to www.survivorscotland.org.uk
Introduction to Lifelink Adult
Everyone needs somewhere to relax and have a break from everday life. From time to time most of us face difficult life circumstances which create stress, and we all know the effect that can have on our health and wellbeing.
At Lifelink we offer a range of programmes and treatments to deal with stress, cope better with lifes challanges and provide the space to help you unwind.
For further information got to www.lifelink.org.uk