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Bassetlaw CCG supports local third sector groups

Bassetlaw CCG has recently announced a series of grants to support organisations working with citizens in the area.

The awards were made to 12 local groups carrying out a range of activities to improve the health of people in Bassetlaw.

They included;

  • APTCOO – who provide support to individuals with ADHD/ASD and their parents/carers
  • Aurora – who provide Holistic support for those people with Cancer and their families
  • Bassetlaw Action Centre – providing transport for those that cannot get to a health related appointment and Staying Well Courses
  • Barnsley Premier Leisure – an exercise referral scheme including cardiac rehab and stroke and neuro patients
  • Citizens Advice Bureau – who provide help to individuals and families to address their financial situations due to reduced or nil income
  • Children’s Bereavement Centre – a specialist support service for children, young people (3-18 yrs.) and their families who have been affected by the death or terminal-illness of someone important to them
  • MIND – Providing mental health support to local men, including veterans with mental ill health
  • FREED Beeches – delivering a Community Eating Disorders Service for 14yr+
  • Royal Voluntary Society – Supporting patients on discharge for going home
  • The Sleep Charity – supporting families and professionals manage sleep issues
  • TalkZone – Provision of counselling and mental health support to C&YP age 11 – 25 years
  • Harmless – working with people at risk of self-harm

Lesley Carver, Head of Transformation Community and Health Inequalities at the CCG said: “We know that healthcare is so much more than what happens in GP surgeries, clinics and hospitals.  Community support for a range of physical and mental ill health is vital in reducing inequalities and raising the health of our population.  We are proud to work with these groups to serve the community across Bassetlaw.”