We can offer six free trial sessions to adults who are isolated and to adults with physical and/or sensory disabilities.
Musical Mobility: Gentle and fun seated exercise led by a qualified health instructor
Relaxing Reflexology: Gentle hand or foot massage by a trained reflexologist
New Age Kurling: Easy team game played seated or standing and led by ActivLives
In addition, we can offer an individual consultation with our sessional health instructor who will help you to devise a simple exercise routine you can use at home.
Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30 am – 2.30 pm at Redwoods, Red Gables, Ipswich Road, Stowmarket, IP14 1BE
Friday from 9.30 – 2.30 pm at The Munson & Fison Room, Stowmarket Community Centre, Hillside, Stowmarket, IP14 2BD,
Some of our sessions are listed below
SUFFOLK HISTORY – Informative and thought provoking – A series of talks given by a guest presenter Pip Wright on Suffolk’s local history. Pip’s presentations are usually one hour long with accompanying slides that bring the presentation to life.
WELLBEING FOR ALL – Health Watch to help improve people’s experience spotlight on health issues and social care. Regular visits to our sessions to discuss issues disabled adults live with.
EMPHASIS ON EXERCISE – The emphasis on fun with exercise as part of the wellbeing programme with our qualified fitness instructor providing regular exercise mobility sessions throughout the year.
GREEN FINGERS GARDENING – This is a new project for 2019 working in partnership with Red Gables growing vegetables in a raised bed at the Red Gables Wellbeing Hub, members can enjoy their time gardening and benefit from this therapeutic outdoor activity.
EXERCISE YOUR SKILL AND MEMORY – MICHAEL’S MARVELLOUS QUIZZES with quizzes to suit a range of skills and knowledge.
GUESS THE MUSIC QUIZ – How good is your knowledge of music? Can you guess the song, musician, film and songwriter/composer?
GAMES AND FRIENDLY COMPETITION – Rummikub, scrabble, dominoes, quoits, beetle drive, crosswords.
AXIS FOR ART – Tea cup and saucer sculpture with resident artist Maggie Campbell. With the sculpture now complete (see our Timeless Sculpture page) – the new art project is under way.
Having trouble getting to our meetings? We can provide some transportation in our accessible minibus so please let us know if you will need to book this when you book a session in.
All sessions must be booked a week in advance and participants can book for more than one session depending on availability. Places are offered on a first come first served basis.
We welcome self-referrals as well as referrals from family members, health and social care professionals, and carers providing that it is with the agreement of service-users.
We look forward to hearing from you soon!