Health and Wellbeing "Fun in the Sun, Grub in the Tum" open day, August 17th

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Health and Wellbeing "Fun in the Sun, Grub in the Tum" open day, August 17th

Post by SWCCParentsForum » Fri Jul 25, 2014 8:58 pm

WHEN:- August 17th 10am-4pm
The Lyndale School
Lyndale Avenue
CH62 8DE

The open day is a free Health and Wellbeing day for families of the local South Wirral Community. The day will promote the benefits of healthy lifestyles, exercise, wellbeing and nutrition through access to various health and wellbeing sessions. The day will provide parents and families with information and tasters around health and wellbeing with the aim of raising awareness and increasing physical exercise, healthy choices, improved mental health and life chances. Feedback obtained from families will also be used to provide further health and wellbeing sessions in South Wirral Children’s Centres.

Families accessing the free fun day will be able to taste a variety of fun activity based sessions e.g Relax Kids, Zumba, Baby Ballet, Gymnastics, Football, Swimming, Wheelchair Basketball, Messy play, Sensory play and many more. These activities will be delivered on a rolling programme throughout the day with access to all available.
Families will also have opportunity to gain a wealth of advice on nutrition and healthy eating from birth to adulthood via NHS stalls, food tasting, preparing food and growing vegetables. Parents can also access smoking cessation support and information at the event with ongoing support available.

Parents will be able to access support around their child’s development with the aim of reducing stress and anxieties and improving relationships and wellbeing. Parents can also find information on The Nurturing programme and access a future course for support with, understanding and managing children’s behaviours, child development, improving confidence and wellbeing and improving family relationships.

The event will also include health and safety stalls that will provide information on Road safety, Sun Safety, First Aid and water Safety. Again parents can access practical sessions and advice that they can use with their families to raise awareness, reduce risk and hospital admissions.

Refreshments will be provided and healthy but tasty food will be available.
There will also be a raffle with great prizes!!!
Come along for a great free day for the family.

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