HEALTH VISITORS, CLINICS AND DEVELOPMENT CHECKS
Health Clinics are held at the Children's Centres as pre-booked appointments, for parents and carers to bring their children to be weighed, measured and to ask questions and get advice.
Make the most of your Health Visitor!
Every child under five has a named Health Visitor who can advise on everyday problems.
Visit the Leicestershire Partnership Health Visitors website for further information.
Health Visitor clinics are held at Visions Children's Centre Oakham (LE15 6RP):
- Wednesday 13.00 - 16.00 hrs
- Thursday 9.30 - 12.00 hrs
- Friday 9.30 - 12.00 hrs: 2 Years Review.
Please contact your Health Visitor to make an appointment on 01572 772 069
Early Start Programme - Early Intervention Health Visiting Programme
Registering A Birth In Rutland
Let's Get Talking
Let's Get Talking courses are run by Health Visitor nursery nurses who identify children who's speech and language may need more work.
Courses are held on Fridays at Visions Children's Centre Oakham and by referral only.
The next course dates are being held from 13.30 to 15.00 hrs on:
School meals are a great choice, but if you do make a packed lunch for your child then Change4Life have got it covered.
Get hints and tips on what their lunchbox should contain as well as lots of easy-to-prepare ideas your children will love.
Visit the Change4Life website for further information here
Rutland Local Sport Alliance (LSA) commonly known as Active Rutland acts as a key group in enabling key partners in sport, active recreation, health, and physical activity in Rutland to work collectively to increase the opportunities for all activities in Rutland.
Passport to Leisure
What is a Passport to Leisure?
A 'Passport to Leisure' is a free identity card that enables the holder to gain discounted prices at Catmose Sports Centre.
Full information is available via the Active Rutland website: http://www.activerutland.org.uk/passport-to-leisure-scheme
Who is eligible for a Passport to Leisure?
A free Passport to Leisure Card is available for Rutland residents who are:
- Unemployed (in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance)
- Living on a low income (in receipt of Income Support)
- Have a physical, learning or sensory impairment (in receipt of either Disability Living Allowance or Employment Support Allowance)
- Students in full time education
- Over 60
To qualify for the advertised discounted rates, Passport to Leisure holders must enter the facilities by 4pm and show their card on arrival to reception staff.
Fitness memberships paid annually or in monthly installments by direct debit are not discounted for Passport to Leisure holders.
People with a physical, sensory or learning impairment who hold a Passport to Leisure and require assistance to make use of the facilities may bring a companion who will be admitted free of charge.
How to obtain a Passport to Leisure?
Please complete an application form, available to download here
Stevenage Leisure : sessions at catmose sports centre
Stevenage Leisure works in partnership with Rutland County Council to host sessions at Catmose Sports Centre, Oakham, LE15 6RP.
Built as part of a Building Schools for the Future project, the centre offers Rutland residents the opportunity to experience the best in sports, health and fitness under one roof. Facilities include:
- A 60 station fitness suite equipped with state of the art Technogym equipment
- 2 Dance studios offering a range of fitness and workout classes including the latest from Body Training Systems and Zumba
- A 25m pool with a diverse programme
- AquaEd Swim School
- An 8 court sports hall
- A floodlit all weather external pitch
- A Multi Use Games Area
For further information including sessions, how to join and book online, visit www.sll.co.uk/catmose/Catmose
Mind is a mental health charity, who help people experiencing mental health problems.
Alcohol & Drug Support
Turning Point supplies support for alcohol and substance misuse in Rutland.
Their tailored personalised care helps achieve positive outcomes by offering choice, creating independence and helping people build a better life.
Visit their website for further information: www.turning-point.co.uk