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Looking for things to do in Ayrshire?

 

Whether you’re looking for Ayrshire tourist information or a local looking for inspiration, What’s on Ayrshire has all you need to enjoy the beautiful sights and events going on.

For more information, or to promote your event, click HERE


Healthy Recipe Ideas

Eating a healthy diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Parent Club and Let’s Get Cooking have a range of healthy recipes and video tutorials to help you plan and prepare your food.

Find out more on the Parent Club and  Let’s Get Cooking websites.


Young Minds are looking for your help and support

Young Minds are calling for a network of early support hubs across the country, so that young people have somewhere to go when they first start to struggle with their mental health.
 
For more information on the hubs or to find out how to help visit www.youngminds.org.uk


Are you feeling anxious now that restictions are being lifted?

It’s natural to feel nervous as things open up again, some will feel overwhelmed as we get back to familiar places.

Clear your head have produced some simple ideas that you can try to help you cope a bit better.

 


Do your children get scared when going to the dentist?

Public Health Dentistryhave created a book based guide for parents of children aged 6 months to 8 years who are scared to visit the dentist.
Find out more visit HERE-

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World Health Organization: Elder Abuse Has Devastating Consequences

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), elder abuse is prevalent in most countries and is more common than most people recognise.  In fact, the WHO estimate that 1⃣ in 6⃣ older adults suffered some form of abuse during the past year.
Elder abuse can take a number of forms:
🔹Physical
🔹Sexual
🔹Psychological
🔹Financial
🔹Abandonment and neglect
🔹Loss of dignity and respect
Let’s stop elder abuse!
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Power of Attorney

If the person you care for currently has mental capacity, it may be helpful for them to give you (or another relative/carer) the authority to make decisions on their behalf. This is called power of attorney for further information visit My Power of Attorney website.


NHS Ayrshire & Arran: Get Active and Go For A Walk

Walking is simple, free, and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier.
A brisk daily walk has lots of health benefits and can count towards your recommended 150 minutes of weekly exercise.
For more information, check out the NHS Ayrshire & Arran website, by clicking the link here


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