Welcome to

Kirklees Wellness Service

Wellness starts with you

Our service aim is for people living healthier, happier lives and feeling more able to look after themselves. We support adults 18 years+
on a one-to-one basis to develop personally tailored health and wellbeing goals. Wellness Coaches work with people
using motivational interviewing and health coaching techniques to refine goals and plan change.

Must read, watch and listen

WALK YOUR WAY TO HEALTH AND FITNESS IN 2022

Have you made a New Year’s resolution to improve your fitness in 2022? If you have, that’s great! This blog will help you to start your journey with one of the simplest, but most effective ways to improve your fitness, especially if you are starting from a point of very little, or even no exercise experience at all! We have collected […]

NEW….KAL Exercise Referral Programmes

KAL have just launched The Livewell and Fitness for Health programmes…. Do you want to benefit from a specifically designed programme of exercise to maintain activity and improve health. Live Well Programme For people who have a Cardiac condition, have had a heart attack or heart surgery. What is it? Specialist exercise specifically delivered to support condition management and help prevent […]

Warmer Winter Drop In

Are you staying warm and well over winter? Come for a free cup of tea and a chat at the Greenwood Centre in Ravensthorpe between 1.30pm and 4pm on Thursday afternoons to discuss your wellbeing. The Wellness Service and Community Plus are there to chat with you about your personal wellbeing, as well as having the Green Doctors on hand to […]

Thinking of replacing cigarettes with a Vaping Device? We can help you…

Read first-hand experience from someone who recently swapped cigarettes for vaping I have recently traded in a 10-year smoking habit for an E-Cigarette and it is the best thing I have ever done, but not for the reasons you might think. I didn’t even really want to stop smoking! I have always said I’d quit, and I never thought I’d have […]

National Diabetes Prevention Programme

Healthier You | Diabetes Prevention Programme (preventing-diabetes.co.uk) A record number of people in the UK are living with Type 2 diabetes. This figure has more than doubled since 1996. Sadly many people will experience potentially preventable complications because of diabetes, simply because they don’t know enough about their condition and how to manage it. The good news is if you’re at […]

Equally Well UK

The Wellness Service are proud to be part of Local Integrated Partnerships’ signing of the Equally Well Charter.  Equally Well is an initiative from New Zealand which seeks to promote and support collaborative action to improve physical health among people with a mental illness. The life expectancy of someone living with schizophrenia in the UK is some 15-20 years shorter than […]

What people say about us
I’ve become more conscious of how food makes me feel and to make healthier choices. Eating better food has really helped me feel better physically, given me more energy and feel like I can concentrate better…..This is motivating me to keep going and I can see how my mind set is changing
Healthy Weight Group Participant
A kirklees resident smiling outdoors.
What people say about us
It was great to have supportive suggestions and never feel like I was being ‘told’ what to do……. Instead my successes and failures were met with understanding and encouragement.
Beverley, Kirklees Resident
What people say about us
I lost 5lbs during the programme but what I found surprising was that weeks later, the weight had stayed off and I was continuing to reduce my overall weight. I still enjoy the odd packet of crisps and chocolate and no longer see the changes I’ve made as ‘dieting’
Healthy Weight Group Participant
Refer to the Wellness Service