The Community Hub at Central Middlesex Hospital

CMHA Community Hub will be running at Central Middlesex Hospital (CMH) across two weeks in February and March 2018.

The hub offers a range of activities, support and advice for patients and their family & friends, visitors to the hospital, staff and local people.  This includes:

  • Health and wellbeing information and advice
  • Children and families information, advice and activities
  • Art, culture and activities
  • General support and advice
  • A place to meet others, have a cup of tea and a chat

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Community Hub dates and schedule: 

Week 1: 27 February - 2 March 

  Tuesday 27 February Wednesday 28 February Thursday 1 March  Friday 2 March
Theme for the day

Children and families

Health and wellbeing

Arts, culture and activities

 
10am - 11:30am

1-2-1 employment advice (The Living Room employment team)

SAAFI here to speak with Somali residents

Find out about community transport (BDM)

Find out about befriending, and a range of activities and groups you can join across Brent to reduce isolation (SIBI)

Find out about childcare and family support provisions available to families in Brent (The Children and Families Information Service)

Support to stop smoking

Diabetes information and know your risk assessments

Find out about befriending, and a range of activities and groups you can join across Brent to reduce isolation (SIBI)

Find out about community transport (BDM)

Find out who carers are and what support is available for both adult and young carers (Brent Carers Centre)

Employability workshop (The Living Room employment team)

SAAFI here to speak with residents 

Diabetes information and know your risk assessments

Range of information from the Somali Community Network

Find out about SUFRA’s foodbank

Advice on rent arrears and sustaining tenancies with a Rent Income Officer (Brent Customer Services)

Learn about local community advice networks (BCAN)

12noon - 1:30pm 

SAAFI here to speak with Somali residents

Find out about community transport (BDM)

Find out about befriending, and a range of activities and groups you can join across Brent to reduce isolation (SIBI)

Support to stop smoking/ shisha/ chewing tobacco

Find out about community transport (BDM)

Find out who carers are and what support is available for both adult and young carers -(Brent Carers Centre)

SAAFI here to speak with Somali residents 

Join a local artist for an origami and collage workshop

Closed
2pm - 3:30pm TBC

Support to stop smoking/ shisha/ chewing tobacco

Learn about volunteering and befriending (Brent Volunteering)

Join a local artist for an origami and collage workshop Closed
All day

Talk about money with a Financial Inclusion Officer

Find out about SUFRA’s foodbank

Learn about local community advice networks (BCAN)

Benefits and Council Tax advice (Brent Customer Services)

Talk about money with a Financial Inclusion Officer

Find out about SUFRA’s foodbank

Employment support (EACH)

Stress management workshops (EACH)

Find out about a free wellbeing course (CNWL)

Community mental health drop-in sessions (CNWL)

Benefits and Council Tax advice (Brent Customer Services)

Talk about money with a Financial Inclusion Officer

Find out about SUFRA’s foodbank

Benefits and Council Tax advice (Brent Customer Services)

Benefits and Council Tax advice (Brent Customer Services)

 

Week 2: 27 March - 29 March

  Tuesday 27 March  Wednesday 28 March Thursday 29 March
Theme of the day Arts, culture and activities

Children and families

Health and wellbeing

10am - 11:30am SAAFI here to speak with Somali residents

SAAFI here to speak with Somali families

Find out about parent and toddler groups in Brent (Daniel’s Den)

Find out about childcare and family support provisions available to families in Brent (The Children and Families Information Service)

SAAFI here to speak with Somali residents help with how to access mental health information

Support to stop smoking

Diabetes information and risk assessments

Find out about befriending, and a range of activities and groups you can join across Brent to reduce isolation (SIBI)

12noon - 1:30pm

SAAFI here to speak with Somali residents

Find out about befriending, and a range of activities and groups you can join across Brent to reduce isolation (SIBI)


Join a drop-in dance therapy workshop with Thiru (all abilities and ages welcome)

SAAFI here to speak with Somali families

Find out who carers are and what support is available for both adult and young carers (Brent Carers Centre)

Learn how to navigate the BAM website for advice and referrals

Advice on rent arrears and sustaining tenancies with a Rent Income Officer (Advice4Renters)

SAAFI here to speak with Somali residents and help with how to access mental health information

Learn how to navigate the BAM website for advice and referrals

Advice on rent arrears and sustaining tenancies with a Rent Income Officer (Advice4Renters)

2pm - 3:30pm

Find out about befriending, and a range of activities and groups you can join across Brent to reduce isolation  (SIBI)


Join a drop-in dance therapy workshop with Thiru (all abilities and ages welcome)

Find out about parent and toddler groups in Brent (Daniel’s Den)

Find out who carers are and what support is available for both adult and young carers (Brent Carers Centre)

Learn how to navigate the BAM website for advice and referrals

Advice on rent arrears and sustaining tenancies with a Rent Income Officer (Advice4Renters)

Learn about volunteering and befriending (Brent Volunteering)

Learn how to navigate the BAM website for advice and referrals

Advice on rent arrears and sustaining tenancies with a Rent Income Officer (Advice4Renters)

All day

 

Find out about SUFRA’s foodbank

Benefits and Council Tax advice (Brent Customer Services)

Find out about befriending, and a range of activities and groups you can join across Brent to reduce isolation (SIBI)


Advice on rent arrears and sustaining tenancies with a Rent Income Officer (Advice4Renters)

Find out about SUFRA’s foodbank

Benefits and Council Tax advice (Brent Customer Services)

Support and advice on how to reduce alcohol and smoking CNWL)

Find out about SUFRA’s foodbank

Find out about a free wellbeing courses (CNWL)

Community mental health drop-in sessions (CNWL)

Employment support (EACH)

Stress management workshops (EACH)

Advice on rent arrears and sustaining tenancies with a Rent Income Officer (Advice4Renters)

Benefits and Council Tax advice (Brent Customer Services)


To be confirmed: Silent disco and movement workshops

 

The Community Hub at CMH

The Community Hub at Central Middlesex Hospital is a partnership between Brent Council, Brent CCG, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, CVS Brent and Healthwatch Brent. 

Last year we engaged with over 500 people, including hospital users, staff and local people, to understand what they would like to access at the community hub at CMH.  The key themes included children and families, arts and culture, health and wellbeing, employability, befriending and social isolation. 

We then worked with local organisations to design the Community Hub by seeing what they could offer in response to what people asked for. The Community Hub schedule has come together with thanks to many local organisations committing their time to attend.  

The Community Hub model at CMH will be tested for two weeks. Following this time, we will work with the Community Hub partners and local organisations to review the success and decide next steps.