HEALTH FOR LIFE
Starlight activities revolve around project management, financial management, the nurturing of creative and artistic expressions to deliver a range of programmes targeted at those most in need. Over the past year Starlight has delivered the following programmes:-
- A 30 week culturally specific Holistic Health for Life training course funded via Awards for All, targeted at individuals who are over 50 years old and from Black and minority groups who, statistically, are most likely to suffer from diabetes, high blood pressure and prostate cancer. The programme was delivered in partnership with numerous health specialist. Each week the course focussed on a different health topic such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, diabetes, etc and covered prevention, symptoms and treatment. It also examined the diet of Black and minority groups and the links between certain foods and ill health.