Monthly Archives: June 2011

Telephone Helpline – Disabled People & Carers

This website, Focus on Disability, for Disabled People and their Carers, provides contact details for a large number of helplines and services focused on Disability. 

 Just follow the link below to see what it offers.

Disability – Telephone Helplines for Disability and Carers

Please be aware that the website also contains advertisements  and SDN cannot provide any endorsements or recommendations for those advertisements. Users access those for services at their own risk.

Invitation to event focusing on Psychosis & Advocacy

Start Date:
27th June 2011

End Date:
27th June 2011

Start Time:
9.45 am or 2.15pm

Working to Recovery is the unique story of the journey back to health of Ron Coleman a mental health trainer specialising in Psychosis.  This presentation has been delivered all over the world and provides a unique insight into mental health, advocacy and recovery.   Hosted by SIAS, on Monday 27th June at 9.30 am or 2.15 pm.   Places are limited so you must book to attend. 

Click here to download full details and a booking form. 

Date: 27th June 

Time 9.15 am or 2.15 pm – choose your session

Venue: Meeting Point House, Walker Room, Telford. TF3 4HS

Telephone Helplines in the UK

This website provides a list of up to date phone numbers and web and email contact details for a large number of helpline services, with a particular focus on the likely needs of those with disability and their carers.

Follow this link to the website to find out if there is anything there to help you or someone you know

Change of Details for Trident-Reach.

Start Date:
21st June 2011

End Date:
21st June 2011

Change of Details for Trident-Reach.

Trident Reach is moving from Upton Magna and relocating to:

Abbey Lawns,

Abbey Foregate,

Shrewsbury.

SY2 5DE on June 21st

Bernadette Keogh is still Regional Manager and has said, “this is a great way to celebrate

our first anniversary. Our new facilities will offer more space,  in a prime position,  located

near the Town Centre for people to drop in and take advantages of our services.   We are really

trying to raise the profile of “Reach” and with all the cuts to services we want people to know

the charity is here to support them.   We serve the whole county and all our work is done

for free,  so our aim is to reach out to more people who need our services.   Trident Reach,

which is branded as “The People Charity” encourage people to have a greater participation

in society.  We are also planning to set up a stall in The Square,  Shrewsbury on Saturday 18th

June”

Shrewsbury Proms in the Garden, a Charity Concert.

Start Date:
18th June 2011

End Date:
18th June 2011

Start Time:
Gates open 6.00.pm.

Event:

Shrewsbury Proms in the Garden a Charity Concert.

Delivered by Shrewsbury Light Orchestra.

Where:

Mytton Cottage,

Mytton,

Shrewsbury.

SY4 1UE

When:

Saturday 18th June -7.30pm start (Gates open 6pm).

Other Information:

This event is being held in aid of The Severn Hospice

& Fitz Village Hall.

Tickets cost £7.50 and are available from Ann on

01743 -  850527.

Visitors are advised to bring a picnic.

Allcare Care Agency Fundraising Event for Shropshire Disability Network.

Start Date:
21st July 2011

End Date:
21st July 2011

Start Time:
7.30.pm.

­­Event:

Fashion Show/Cheese & Wine Party in aid of Shropshire Disability Network.

Date: Thursday 21st July 2011-7.30pm.  

Where: Westbury Village Hall, Hinwood Road, Westbury. SY5 9QU 

Tickets: £6 each, inc. Cheese and Wine.  

More Information:   Click Here to see the poster and if you can help us by printing it off and displaying it we would appreciate your help with this.

      This event is being organised by Allcare Care Agency-as part of their charitable giving for 2011. They are giving all the proceeds to Shropshire Disability Network. The money will be used for specific items of equipment, (eg digital video camera) that is needed by SDN/and or the Outreach Project to provide printed copies of the online newsletter to those with no IT facilities.

 There will be a make-up demonstration, by the same person who will do the make up for the models taking part at the Show. She is from the well known High Street Store-Boots!

 In addition there will be a raffle with some good prizes!

 This will be a great evening-with many bargains available- Why not get a group of friends together for a lovely night out and ensure you get your tickets by contacting any of the following;

 Allcare Shropshire Care Agency Office-01743 -  792980. (Week days only).

 Anne Speake-07773 – 466730. or

 SDN Member Ruby Hartshorn-01743 -  340832.

 

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Shropshire Disability Network, "The Hardest Hit Debate".

Start Date:
10th October 2011

End Date:
10th October 2011

Start Time:
01.30am.

End Time:
4.30.pm.

 Event:   The Hardest Hit Debate.

 Date:     Monday 10th October 2011 -  1.30 – 4.30 pm

 Where:   Council Chamber, Shirehall, Shrewsbury. SY2 6DN

 (please note that larger motor scooters will not fit into the lifts at Shirehall.  SDN have therefore arranged to have wheelchairs available for people to transfer to if they wish to attend.  Scooters will be left in the underground secure car park and you will be assisted to access the wheelchair, lift and council chamber if you wish.  Please let us know when booking if you think you may wish to take up the offer of this service.)

More Information:  Click here to view the flyer with more details.

 Shropshire Disability Network is holding its own debate about how the “cuts” are affecting you-here in Shropshire. Please come and tell us-as a Carer, as a family member or as a person with a disability your concerns, worries-Have you had your benefit cut? Are you going to appeal? We would like to know and help you in some way.

 

Val Lewis, who many of you will know, will be our facilitator for the day.

Daphne Simmons at Community Council of Shropshire has kindly agreed to help SDN by taking the bookings for this event.  To book a place  email: [email protected]  with your name address, telephone number and email

OR contact
Daphne Simmons, Preventative Services Team Manager,Tel: 01743-342161,Fax:01743-233335,Email:[email protected]

Stress Management Workshop for Carers

Start Date:
15th July 2011

End Date:
15th July 2011

Start Time:
10.00

End Time:
1.00

This workshop is targetted specifically at Carers who may be feeling stressed and unable to cope.  You will be able to share your worries with others who understand what you are going through and together, learn strategies for coping which may make you feel a little more in control. 

The event is on Friday 15th July from 10.00 – 1.00 pm in the Training Suite at the Community Council of Shropshire

More details on this poster click this link

Hope House Hospice, “It’s A Knockout” based on the TV show of the 70’s.

Start Date:
3rd July 2011

End Date:
3rd July 2011

Start Time:
Call 01691 - 671671. for info.

Event:

“It’s A Knockout” based on the TV show of the 70’s.

Date:

Saturday 2nd July 2011.

Where:

Telford Town Park

Telford.

TF3 4AQ

More Information:

Call 01691 -  671671. or visit:

Hope House website www.hopehouse.org.uk

Event:

“It’s A Knockout” based on the TV show of the 70’s.

Date:

Sunday 3rd July 2011

Where:

The Quarry,

Shrewsbury.

SY1 1RX.

More Information: call 01691 -  671671. or visit:

Hope House website www.hopehouse.org.uk

Registration costs £100 per team of 10 and organisers are looking for teams from businesses or community groups to take part. This is the second year Hope House have held this event in Shrewsbury but a first for Telford. The event is being sponsored by Heinz and coordinated by the Knockout Roadshow.

So why not come and join the fun-by taking part in games such as Wet & Wild, The Wedge, The Equaliser and many more. All monies raised will be going to Hope House Hospice.