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RT @Citizens800: We have a great range of @U3A_UK Shared Learning Project 'Research Retreats' planned for next year. You can find out more…
RT @UKCharityWeek: THANK YOU SO MUCH @U3A_UK for your support this #UKCharityWeek! Wishing you all a great Christmas and we hope to work wi…
RT @DeanPowellPR: #Lecture time today - the life of #Welsh actor Glyn Houston to the lovely people at #Llanelli @U3A_UK #Felinfoel #sosbanf…
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Really interesting article about the benefits of raising children near their grandparents from @MotherlyMedia tinyurl.com/yagfax8w @U3A_UK brings together Third Agers to continue their interests & activities in a friendly environment. Find us at u3a.org.uk
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Read #YourLaterLife in today’s @Telegraph featuring @U3A_UK - also available to read online. U3A offers its third age members the opportunity to continue to develop interests and learning. Find out more at u3a.org.uk #LearningNotLonely

 

 

Opening Doors to Health and Wellbeing

Members of Canterbury and District U3A Research Group have become part of an exciting project, at the University of Kent’s Centre for Health Studies (CHSS).

U3A member Jacky Moore said, “Being a part of the Canterbury and District U3A Research Group has opened up new and interesting opportunities. The Opening Doors to Research Group project at CHSS has provided a chance to become involved in health initiatives and research across a wide spectrum.

“I have become what they call a PPI (Patient & Public Involvement) representative in the project 'Developing Undergraduate Curriculum Resources on Health & Work in Medical Education'.

“The aim of this research is to ensure doctors are confident in discussing health and work issues with patients, the importance of work to a person's wellbeing, how work can ultimately improve health, and to recognise when patients are ready for work.

“The aim is for this curriculum to be embedded in the Outcomes for Graduates. It's early stages yet but this will be a vital component in improving and identifying the ways medical professionals can support and relate to the health and wellbeing of people returning to work.”