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The inner city health improvement team aims to improve the health of people our local communities through supporting them to adopt and maintain healthier lifestyles. They are working to provide effective early health intervention projects in order to reduce and illuminate health inequalities.
Health community development workers: who work with local people to set up formal and informal support groups (mothers and toddlers groups, healthy eating and weight loss groups, emotional support groups as well as supporting community groups to set up and deliver health related projects?
Health trainers: People from your community who have been trained to help support you either one to one or in a group in choosing a healthier lifestyle.
- Help you to have better health by talking and listening to you face to face and understanding your difficulties.
- Support you or your group or friends to engage and set targets in wide range of activities (weight loss, walking groups-swimming activities, physical exercise and provide regular health checks.
- Support you in making changes to make your own health better through developing a health change plan.
- Support you in preventing long-term health problems, such as obesity, coronary heart disease and diabetes.
- Organize local health promotion events and campaigns.
- Direct you to local projects and support groups that will help you to better health.
- Offer you lifestyle advice in nutrition, physical activity, breastfeeding, alcohol, smoking, sexual health, mental health and obesity.
- Assist you in finding job opportunities within the Primary Care Trusts or other sectors.
- Linked to other community projects, community groups, health and leisure services and other care agencies.
Health Trainers and the community development workers are based in the community:
- Lawrence Hill team is based at the Wellspring Healthy Living Centre, Barton Hill, 01173041436. Ismail Omar, mobile: 07789943154. Tamadour Saliem, mobile: 07785973760.
- Ashley/St Pauls team is based at St.Pauls Learning Centre, 01179144418. Idris Mohamed, mobile: 07789943184. Hayley Milla Coggins, mobile: 07785 996 949.
- Easton team is based at Easton Community Centre. Morowa Selassie, mobile: 07789943146. Teresa Cirant, mobile: 07785 971918. Hannah Roberts (older people) , mobile 07785 975936.
Or visit our health trainer’s website.
St Pauls Learning and Family Centre 94 Grosvenor Road, St Pauls Bristol, BS2 8XJ Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday 9am-9pm. Friday 9am-5pm. Saturday 10am-5pm. Sunday 10am-3pm. Centre opening times may vary during school holidays. Please contact us for more information.
By bus: Services 5 and 25 run along City Road and Sussex Place, approximately 300m away.
For cyclists: there are bike stands in front of the Centre.
Drivers: On-street parking.
There are two disabled parking bays outside the centre. There is a ramp to the entrance. The main door is to the centre is automatic. Accessible toilets are available on each floor. A lift is available to each floor. Evac chairs are available in case of fire.
The training kitchen is fitted with adjustable height sink and work units plus one low level oven.
The darkroom has an adjustable black and white enlarger, suitable for wheelchair use.
The art room has a pottery wheel designed for wheelchair use.
- Email: email@example.com
- Work: 0117 914 5470
- Fax: 0117 914 5472