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Description
  

​Vouchers for up to 12 weeks of classes at a local Slimming World or Weight Watchers group. For adults who​ have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30kg/m2 or over (27.5 or over for people from a BAME background) and who have not self funded membership at a commercial weight management scheme in the last 6 months. Pregnancy exclusion applies.

If you would like more informatio​n or to be referred to this service please contact a Community Navigator on 020 8812 6700​​​

  

Exercise on Refer​​ral​​​

The service offers su​​pport and advice for people who have a health condition that could be treated by exercise. The programme is delivered in 7 local leisure and sport centre's across Wandsworth. A specially trained exercise instructor will meet with you and discuss your condition, they will de​velop a programme for you lasting up to 12 weeks that will increase your confidence in the gym and fitness, and help with any specific medical issues or conditions. The cost of the programme is £2 per session. To access the programme book an appointment with your GP to discuss whether it would be suitable for you and they can refer you directly (referral is via your healthcare professional only at this time).

For more information please call 0208 875 5056

Active Lifestyles is a programme of low cost adult physical activity classes and sessions. Activities take place in community venues across the borough, and your first class is always free. The activities are perfect for people who want to start being more active, they include Tai Chi, Zumba, Pilates, swimming lessons, 50+ keep fit classes, and Kickboxing. To find out more visit www.enablelc.org/activelifestyles. No referral needed.

For more information please call 0203 959 0033 or email activelifestyles@enablelc.org

Walk4Life is Wandsworth's Healthy Walk's programme. These free walks take place weekly across the borough and are led by volunteers. No booking is needed, so just pop along and join us for a short walk followed by a cup of tea! www.enablelc.org/walk4life. No referral needed.

For more information please call 0208 871 6373 ​​

  

Free 12 week programme for post natal mums (up to 24 months), including energy boosting workouts and great nutritional tips.

If you would like more information or to be referred to this service please contact a Community Navigator on 020 8812 6700​

  

Free 12 week, fun and friendly activity programme for children aged 2-5 years and their families, including fruit and veg chopping & tasting and nutritional based workshop for parents.

If you would like more information or to be referred to this service please contact a Community Navigator on 020 8812 6700​​

  

Beat It is a fun and educational FREE programme all about getting active, trying new activities and leading a healthy lifestyle. The sessions are for all children aged 5-18 years who are above a healthy weight, and a parent/carer must attend with them too, ensuring that the lifestyle changes learnt at Beat It are kept up at home and after the programme too. Sessions range from Dodgeball to exploring what's in popular drinks available from the supermarket, and give children and young people the opportunity to make informed decisions on healthy food choices in the future.

To find out more about the programme, or if you are concerned about your child's weight, please contact us on 020 8871 8386 or activelifestyles@wandsworth.gov.uk​.

  

​Up to 4 sessions of free one to one support to help you make positive changes to your health and well-being (an additional 2 sessions are available for clients with special needs). There is an emphasis on goal setting, motivational support and signposting to relevant local services. Please note that repeat referrals are not permitted within 6 months.

If you would like more information or to be referred to this service please contact a Community Navigator on 020 8812 6700​​

  

​Free help, support, advice and access to stop smoking medications, including NRT. This is a free service for smokers who live, work or are registered with a GP based in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

This service is free, confidential, effective, and greatly increases one's chances of giving up smoking for good. One-to-one appointments are held at doctors' surgeries, pharmacies, hospitals and community centres. 

Freephone: 0800 389 7921
Email: stopsmoking.team@wandsworth.gov.uk
Website: www.stopsmokingwandsworth.co.uk 

If you would like to be referred to this service please contact a Community Navigator on 020 8812 6700​​

  

The Wandsworth and Richmond Assessment Point (WRAP) supports vulnerable (eg older, disabled, low income) Wandsworth residents to remain warm and well in their homes.

The service usually involves a home visit and advisors can help with the following:

  • Advice on utility bills and how to find cheaper tariffs
  • Advice on ways to stay warm for less including information on heating controls and tackling mould and condensation
  • Provision of free small measures such as CO detectors, radiator reflector panels and water saving devices where eligible
  • Referrals for government funded heating and insulation grants (if available)
  • Referrals for adaptations such as grab rails
  • Referrals for benefit checks
  • Referrals for Home Fire Safety Visits and free smoke alarms
  • Referrals for health and wellbeing services such as the Expert Patient Programme and Falls Prevention

Service replaces WHARF. 

Please call 0800 118 23 27 / TEXT: 07928 394 482 or Email: enquiries@thinkingworks.co.uk for further information.   


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If you have any questions you can call our
Community Navigators on 020 8812 6700
or waccg.wandsworthhub@nhs.net
(Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)