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Hertfordshire Independent Living Service [HILS]

Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS), established by Herts County Council as a charitable social enterprise, provides a range of caring services to help people stay happy, healthy, and independent in their own home. Help to people’s lives, HILS give support and peace of mind to thousands of Hertfordshire residents, their families and friends.
HILS services include:
Meals on wheels, Nutrition & wellbeing service, Pop-in visits, Community alarms & telecare. Home from hospital packs, Dementia fun clubs, Emergency food packs, Advocacy, & Optician service.
Meals on wheels are available to everyone, 365 days a year. Every visit includes delivery of a hot meal and dessert, along with a caring welfare check, at the subsidised cost of £4.55 per day (or slightly more if you don’t meet the subsidy criteria). Breakfast/Tea packs are also available at an additional charge. You can order meals as a one-off, temporarily, or for as long as you would like them. A medication prompt can also be provided.
Community alarms and telecare support you to live safely and independently in your home. A community alarm is a unit connected wirelessly to a small, water resistant button worn on your wrist or around your neck. If you need help, it connects you to a Hertfordshire-based control room, 24 hours a day. Telecare equipment can support you at home by alerting someone if you need help. It can also help you to manage your medication, let your family know you’re okay, manage a sensory impairment, and prevent distraction burglaries, scams, and abuse. The Home from Hospital emergency food and grocery pack is a box of essentials given free of charge if you are leaving hospital.
HILS work in partnership to offer a free home eye testing and spectacle fitting service.
• For more information about HILS and the services provided, please click the following to download Hertfordshire Independent Living Service Booklet
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Every Friday afternoon between 2pm and 3pm at Lowewood Museum, visitors are offered a free cup of tea and space to have a chat and to handle some of the nostalgic objects. All are welcome. COVID-19 - Suspended

Diabetes UK {DIABETES Our contact Jean BORRILL 01707 888161}

We have been asked to raise awareness of the first meeting in Cheshunt of "Type-2-Together". This is a pilot project, organised jointly by Diabetes UK and the NHS at Addenbrookes Hospital, to set up Peer Support Groups for those living with Diabetes Type 2. Cheshunt has been chosen as one of the first of its kind in this area. It is hoped that by meeting in a Peer Support Group, those living with the condition will be able to share their experiences and discuss information and tips in a very relaxed and informal manner, learn more about diabetes management and well-being and enjoy the support and friendship of others in the same situation.
This first meeting was held at the Beaumont Centre, Rowlands Fields, Turners Hill, Cheshunt on Thursday, 29th October at 12 and thereafter every last Thursday in the month. COVID-19 - Suspended
The Peer Support Group Leader is Joan Borrill


JIVING - June BUNTEN 01992 426211

Due to the lack of people at the last few jiving sessions it is now longer economical for me to continue to run this group. The good news is that the jive teacher Vanessa Barnes is going to run jive classes on the 2nd & 3rd Thursdays of the Month 2pm - 4pm at the Hoddesdon Methodist Church.

This will no longer be a U3A group but Vanessa can be contacted direct on 01992460735 mobile 07973444771 email
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Two classes’ have started with a qualified tutor at the Valle Academy of Performing Arts at Wilton House, Delamare Road EN8 9SG Tel. No. 01992622862. This is very well attended and enjoyed. This is a new form of exercise for us YOUNG PEOPLE that is sweeping across the nation at the moment. We obviously will not be prima ballerinas but the movements we learn will be brilliant for our muscles, limbs and especially for balance.. If you are interested you can contact Valle at the above telephone number. Wednesdays at 10.15am - 11.15. then 11.45am - 12.45, £3.50 for the hour. No Commitment. No need to pre-book. This is Brilliant group and really fun. See you there?

No exams, no pressure, but loads of fun and good all round exercise COVID-19 - Suspended



Cheshunt Free Church, every Tuesday 1.45pm-3.15pm, cost £2.00 per session. Taking part in a keep fit class can be fun whatever your age or ability. Each class is designed to help build and develop your strength, balance and flexibility and is designed for people who find an exercise class too energetic. The group is run by a fully qualified instructor whose aim is to ensure that you enjoy and have fun whilst trying to improve your level of mobility and fitness.

Contact Mary 01992 426341. COVID-19 - Suspended


Group meets every Thursday 11.00am-12.00 noon, at The Cheshunt Club, Albury Ride, Cheshunt. A friendly group with a qualified tutor, who will adapt the exercises to your health/capabilities. Please bring an exercise mat or thick towel with you. New members very welcome. Contact details: Becky Ashman 07964 631780
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With Shirley Webb 01992 424693. Now every Tuesday at the Royal British Legion, Crossbrook St. 1.00pm - 3.00pm, cost £1.00. COVID-19 - Suspended