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For Young People – RENDEZVOUS – Shaftesbury & Gillingham

Together with the recent announcement from Dorset Mind’s Mind Your head programme that it is coming to Shaftesbury, Rendezvous who are based in Sherborne are bringing outreach services to our area. Rendezvous say: “We’re delighted to welcome Rebecca Jobling to the team. Rebecca who will lead the new Rendezvous Shaftesbury outreach project is a well-known face in

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Dorset Mind – Shaftesbury news

As reported on their Facebook page “We would like to say a huge thank you to the Dorset Community Foundation for their continued support and for their generous grant which will help provide vital one-to-one support for young people who are struggling with their mental health in Shaftesbury. Here is what a service user had

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PEER SUPPORT GROUP – OUTSIDE!

Thursday 8th April – 2 pm to 3 pm Barton Hill Recreation Ground – Near the Band Hall The Shaftesbury Peer Support Group will be meeting in person for the first time in 2021! Everyone welcome, if I don’t have your number please text before coming if the weather is ‘iffy’. Please bring your own

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Picnic in the Parks

Picnic in the Parks has moved online as an interactive map. They offer information and inspiration for exploring your local Dorset area as well as ideas for fun health and nature-related activities. You can find it on the Step Into Nature website at https://www.dorsetaonb.org.uk/picnic-in-the-parks/

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Events for Carers

From Carer Support Dorset Newsletter You must register as a carer with them to take advantage of these resources and activities. Dorset Council Occupational Therapy (OT) training session – Wednesday 28th April and Wednesday 5 May, 11am-12noonAn exciting session hosted by Dorset Council’s Occupational Therapy service just for Carer Support Dorset registered carers, covering the following

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LAUNCH OF NEW DEMENTIA SERVICES

Dorset HealthCare (DHC), NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group, Help & Care and Age UK are delighted to announce the launch of the new Dementia Services pathway from 1st April 2021. A number of new services will launch and existing services will offer an increased provision of support for people with dementia and their families and

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Digital Public Engagement Group

“Recent years and the past year in particular, have seen a remarkable change in the ways we shop, teach and work. Similarly, the way we attend hospital and GP appointments has also changed, with many of our health and wellbeing services moving to consultations by phone, video and online. The NHS in Dorset has been

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HEADSTRONG – 7.30 GROUP and activities

Unfortunately the Wednesday night drop in at the Hope Project is on hold until further notice. They apologise for the inconvenience and say they will let you know once they are back up and running. If you do have questions or need to chat send a message on the facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/theheadstrongproject A couple of

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