Health & Wellbeing Hub @City Mission supported by RAFFA
SelfCare 4 Health & Wellbeing 2014, takes place on Saturday 29th November, at City Mission, 2 Scrubs Lane, College Park, NW10 6RB from 2pm-6pm. Entrance and refreshments are free with appearances from Awareness Gospel Choir and City Mission Gospel Choir. SelfCare 4 Health & Wellbeing 2014 aims to increase people’s opportunities to self care- how to better look after their own physical health and mental wellbeing. There will be information displays about cancer, DEMENTIA, diabètes, heart, kidney, mental health, nutrition, prostate health, sickle cell, safeguarding, sexual health, social care, stress reduction and wellbeing activities.
Rudi Page, CEO, RAFFA, said “This is a call to action for local communities to make their voices heard about their experience and expectations from their local NHS services including visits to GP surgeries.”
SelfCare 4 Health &Wellbeing 2014 will feature representatives from NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group, CNWL (IAPT) Mental Wellbeing Services and Prostate Health Chat includes David Michael, Cordwell Thomas, Black Cancer Awareness and Owen Wynter, Fresh FM “Let’s chat” and men sharing their experiences and lessons learned about themselves and cultural attitudes towards healthier living.
Rev. Desmond Hall, Director, Health & Wellbeing Hub@ City Mission said, ” We are pleased to provide this new facility with support from RAFFA for local NHS and community providers. We offer a safe environment where our local communities can access information, advice, signposting, counselling, pastoral care and screening services supported by committed people who understand and care about their spiritual, cultural and wellbeing needs”.
Health & Wellbeing Hub@City Mission supported by RAFFA, encompasses the boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham, Brent, Harrow and Hillingdon. This is one of the most innovative interventions by Faith Communities on behalf of African and Caribbean communities to get involved with their local NHS commissioners of primary care and mental wellbeing services.