ABERDEEN'S HEALTHY LIVING NETWORK (AHLN)...
is a body funded by the National Lotteries' New Opportunities Fund - and welcomes applications from groups or individuals to form a group of four or more people:
1) resident in Aberdeen City,
2) encountering economic disadvantage, and for this application -
3) chronically ill (i.e. for three months or more), with an open-minded interest in Complementary Medicine and willing, as a group, to apply for funding.
Importantly, individuals will be treated on an individual and confidential basis.
Within the AHLN partnership* local small group projects, his work has been linked to the following 7 local and 8 national policies:**
NHS Grampian Framework for Reducing Health Inequalities
Joint Health Improvement Plan: Final Draft 2005-2008
Our City Our Health for the City of Aberdeen: A Health Strategy for the City of Aberdeen
Aberdeen Community Regeneration Strategy: Closing the Gaps 2004
Local Economic Development Strategy 2003-2010
Aberdeen Childcare Partnership
Our National Health: A Plan for Action a plan for change
Improving Health in Scotland - The Challenge
Community Health Partnerships (CHPS) - Statutory Guidlines. Scottish Executive Health Department
Partnership for Care’ NHS Scotland. Scotland’s Health White Paper
Social Justice… a Scotland where everyone matters - Annual report 2002
National Programme for Improving Mental Health and Well-Being Action Plans: 2003-2006
If interested in the above - please contact Stan Gerard with your:
Medical Diagnosis/ description of condition,
Length of time suffering from that condition.
The above confidential information should NOT be by Email.
As current funding applications are now closed, please write to or telephone Stan Gerard as above for further information.
The service offered would be free at point of delivery.
* List of AHLN Partner Organisations:
Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations (ACVO)
Aberdeen International Centre
Aberdeen Safer Community Trust
Age Concern Scotland
Castlehill Housing Association
Citizens Advice Bureau Aberdeen
Community Food Initiatives North East
Grampian Housing Association
Grampian Racial Equality Council
Grampian Support Forum for Credit Unions
Great Northern Partnership
Home-start in Aberdeen
Job Centre Plus
PEEP Project (Parents as Early Education Partners)
Primrosehill Family Centre
SCARF (Save Cash & Reduce Fuel)
St Macher Credit Union
St Macher Parent Support Project
Stan Gerard Associates
Travellers Education & Information Project
Voluntary Service Aberdeen (VSA) - including VSA Carers Centre
** Blake Stevenson. The Future Needs of Projects and their Relationships to Policy and the Relationship of Small Group Work to Policy. Consultants’ report. Edinburgh. July 2005