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Posso abilities Gym

Health

We want to install a specialist gym for elderly and disabled for frail falls prevention and well-being. There are no gyms in our area.

Total received £992.70

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About the Project

We completed a business plan and evaluation with local charities, agencies, local people in this area, the feedback was eminence, as there is nothing in Glasgow that compares to what we have planned. Some where asking to attend right away. Everyone in the area will benefit from this. We have 402 members, 50 volunteers and 20 members of staff alone to start with. Most of our members and volunteers have some form of disability and we hope to educate them in health and well being. We already provide a training kitchen, where we teach how to choose healthier options and how to cook them. It is very popular, we all want our members, volunteers and staff to have the best opportunities possible, this will enhance their quality of life. We have created a sensory garden to compliment the gym.

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About the Charity

Possobilities is an established charity based in the North of Glasgow we specialise in social ,learning ,volunteering and work placements for people with or without a disability, we aim to have our members and volunteers to follow our pathway , which is to attend as a volunteer , become a supported volunteer whilst under the supervision of our support workers, they will then receive a credited certification from North Kelvin College, they will then move onto volunteering within our social enterprise Cook n Care which is a hot meal delivery service to the elderly and dementia sufferers within our community this gives our volunteers the chance of work experience with the hope of leading to future employment also allowing the elderly to live in their homes independently for longer