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Health Trainers at Woodhouse & District Community Forum

Summary
Health Trainers can support people on a one 2 one basis around changing or leading a healthy lifestyle. We also support people with long term conditions, supporting patients to self-manage their condition(s). The service is free & confidential.


Description

We support with the following

  • Mental health (anxiety, low mood, depression).
  • Weight management (weight loss)
  • Stop smoking (referral to stop smoking service)
  • Alcohol reduction (help reduce alcohol intake, we DO NOT support with alcohol dependency, this is more for the specialised service, which HT can refer into.
  • Advice & information (around diet, increasing activity etc).
  • Signposting/referring to other services (housing, debts, training, employment)
  • Healthy eating
  • Support people who are socially isolated or lonely.
  • Support in confidence building and motivating clients.

We work with people for 6/7 weeks giving people up to 1 hour per appointment. We will also support with setting health goals with patients. After the 6/7 weeks, we will follow up with clients on a 1, 3, 6, 9 & 12 month period to see if the client has maintained their new behaviour change.

To refer to the Health Trainer service please email lucy@mywoodhouse.co.uk or call on 07948905071 to be sent the referral forms or make a referral. Be advised that Woodhouse and District Community Forum only cover South East Sheffield (Woodhouse, Westfield, Hackenthorpe, Richmond, Crystal Peaks, Beighton Sothall, Jaunty, Charnock, Gleadless Townend and Mosborough). If you have any Health Trainer referrals for outside of these areas then please email referrals to Healthtrainers@sheffield.gscx.gov.uk.


Description of employment support provided
Preparing for Work
Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
Careers advice & guidance
Information, advice & guidance
Debt, money management & benefits advice
Life skills
Help being part of your community
Help with communication
Training and Qualifications
Literacy & numeracy qualifications
IT skills & training
Work Experience
Help to build self-confidence & self-esteem
Help with practical issues eg travel, childcare and housing support
Careers advice & guidance
Information, advice & guidance
Debt, money management & benefits advice
Life skills
Help being part of your community
Help with communication

Who to contact

Contact Name
Lucy Beal
Contact Position
Health Trainer for Woodhouse Westfield, Hackenthorpe, Richmond, Sothall
Telephone
07948905071
0114 2690222
E-mail
lucy@mywoodhouse.co.uk
Website
Woodhouse and District Community Forum
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/mywoodhouse/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/woodhouseforum

Where to go

Name
Woodhouse and District Community Forum
Address
2
Goathland Place
Woodhouse
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S13 7TE
Notes

Whilst we are based at Woodhouse & District Community Forum, we operate over all of the doctors surgeries in the South East and see referrals in their own homes and within the local community.


Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Yes
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities
Yes
Culture/ethnicities accommodated
All

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE SERVICE
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

To refer to the Health Trainer service please email lucy@mywoodhouse.co.uk or call on 07948905071 to be sent the referral forms or make a referral. Be advised that Woodhouse and District Community Forum only cover South East Sheffield (Woodhouse, Westfield, Hackenthorpe, Richmond, Crystal Peaks, Beighton Sothall, Jaunty, Charnock, Gleadless Townend and Mosborough). If you have any Health Trainer referrals for outside of these areas then please email referrals to Healthtrainers@sheffield.gscx.gov.uk.


Last Updated
10/05/2018
Keywords
Health, Wellbeing, Lifestyle, Diet, Exercise, Weight loss, Weight management, Healthy eating
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