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Covid Recovery Programme
- W/C 12 February 2024 – Harcombe House
- W/C 18 March 2024 – Jubilee House
The Covid Recovery Programme is designed for those who have post-Covid syndrome, where they are still experiencing ongoing symptoms 12 weeks or more after an initial Covid infection.
The 5-day programme includes a range of educational sessions and activity-based sessions including breathing techniques, fatigue management, coping strategies, and exercise-based sessions.
As well as this residential programme, we also offer a digital Covid Recovery Programme which runs twice weekly over a 7-week period. This has varying start dates, so please contact us directly for further details.
- W/C 22 January 2024 – Jubilee House
- W/C 22 January 2024 – Marine Court
- W/C 29 January 2024 – Harcombe House – women only week
- W/C 5 February 2024 – Jubilee House
Our 5-day Kickstart Programme is aimed at those who are wanting help and support with getting active, eating well and getting into healthy habits. Some of the goals you may have include:
- Losing weight
- Starting to exercise more for improved physical or mental health
- Getting into a better routine
- Seeking support with healthy eating
- Kicking unhealthy habits.
- W/C 18 March 2024 – Marine Court
This 5-day residential programme is group-based and offers support for individuals who have lifestyle and long-term conditions such as diabetes, controlled high blood pressure (but no cardiac event) and widespread osteoarthritis.
This is especially suited for those who have a more sedentary lifestyle and would like to increase their activity levels and are looking to improve their lifestyle – for example diet, exercise and good mental health.
This programme is not suitable for those who have significant current health issues, are currently undergoing investigations or have cardiac issues.
- W/C 11 December 2023 – Marine Court
Are you starting to notice aches and pains as you get older? Perhaps you’re ready to make positive changes to your movement, activity and lifestyle? Do you need to modify your activity levels to manage your symptoms? Would you like the opportunity to improve your psychological resilience and generate a foundation for making healthier choices?
This 5-day programme is designed to meet the needs of those who are awaiting joint replacement surgery or are recovering from it. The programme is also suitable for those with soft tissue injuries relating to joint pain and mild-to-moderate osteoarthritis. The aim of the programme is to increase physical activity and promote self-management.
The programme includes catered accommodation and a full programme of activities and workshops, as well as sessions in our fully equipped gym and pools.
Control Room Programme
- W/C 26 February 2024 – Marine Court
This 5-day Reset Programme is group-based and offers tailored support for Control staff with a blend of workshops, discussion groups where experiences can be shared, and a range of activities including: walks , mindfulness, Tai Chi and physical activities including pool and gym sessions.
The programme is specifically designed to help you develop and improve your resilience and overall mental fitness, so you can ultimately move forwards positively with your life.
Wellbeing for Team Leads
- W/C 11 March 2024 – Harcombe House
This 3-day group-based programme offers tailored support for operational staff in management roles with a blend of workshops, discussion groups where experiences can be shared and a range of activities including: walks , mindfulness, Tai Chi and physical activities including pool and gym sessions.
This programme is focused on supporting fire and rescue service personnel in team lead / management roles and there’s the option to extend to five days and incorporate two days of rest. The programme is designed to boost resilience and promote mental fitness, while equipping you with tools to move forward positively with your life.
Transitions Into Retirement
- W/C 22 January 2024 – Harcombe House
This 5-day group-based programme offers tailored support for those who are approaching retirement or have retired within the last two years, with a blend of workshops, social opportunities, discussion groups where experiences can be shared and a range of activities including: walks , mindfulness, Tai Chi and physical activities including pool and gym sessions.
Women’s Wellbeing Week
- W/C 4 March 2024 – Jubilee House
This 5-day residential programme is group-based and offers support for women aged approx. 40-60 who would like to learn more about women’s health and wellbeing, for example, topics such as menopause, osteoporosis and cardiovascular fitness.
The programme combines educational workshops, physical activities and relaxation sessions.
Social Wellbeing for the Retired Community
- W/C 25 March 2024 – Harcombe House
This 5-day residential programme combines three days of social activity and two days of rest. It is aimed at those who have retired from the fire and rescue service or are living alone and would welcome the opportunity to meet up with old friends and make new connections. Activities include seasonal crafts, mindfulness walks, quizzes, and board games.
Child & Family Programme
- Please note – due to demand, we have a wait list for this programme. 23/24 spaces have been booked/allocated. To be considered for the 24/25 programmes, please contact us via our Support Line.
Taking place on set weeks during the school holiday period, our Child and Family Weeks offer families with children with additional needs, young carers or those living with difficult health conditions the opportunity to spend time together in a supportive environment and meet other families in similar situations with whom they can share experiences and form friendships.
These weeks offer a structured activity programme for families and provide a break away from the challenges and demands of everyday life. Activities vary, from animal workshops to crafts, nature walks, swimming, and baking. Our educational workshops also provide support for parents, sharing tips, tools, and resources to help build resilience and improve wellbeing.
Festive Family Rest & Recharge
- W/C 4 December 2023 – Harcombe House
This 5-day programme combines three days of activity and two days of rest. It is aimed at those who have a caring role, looking after and supporting those who have dependant parents or other elderly dependent relatives.
This programme is designed for not just those who are the carers but also for those they care for and provides the opportunity for the family unit to take part in some festive social activities, including Christmas craft, themed quiz, baking and a pre-festive Christmas lunch.