Monthly Archives: January 2013

SHROPSHIRE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING FORUM

Start Date:
13th February 2013

End Date:
13th February 2013

Start Time:
2:00 pm

End Time:
TBC

AGENDA FOR MEETING TO BE HELD ON

WEDNESDAY, 13 FEBRUARY, 2013AT 2.00 PM

AT TRINITY HALL, CHURCH ROAD,

MEOLE BRACE, SHREWSBURY, SY3 9HF

 

1      Chairman’s Opening Remarks

2      Apologies for Absence

3      Talk on the Work of the British Deaf Association

         by Mr Robin Ash, Empowerment and Campaigns Officer.

4      Refreshment Break 

5      Update on the Any Qualified Provider scheme by Mr Darren McHale, M Sc,

consultant audiologist and head of Shropshire and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust

audiology service.

6      Talk on New Developments in Research into Hearing Loss and in  

        Hearing Therapy by Vicky Sadler, Hearing Therapist and Deputy Head of the

Audiology Service.

    Date of Next Meeting 

Wednesday, 19 June, 2013 at 2.00 pm at the White House Hotel, Telford.     Ann Shaw from West Mercia Police will speak on the important subject of Disability and Harassment.   Sue Hall, who teaches sign language at Telford College of Arts and Technology, will give a presentation.   Sue does not speak, but teaches by a combination of  signing, gestures and notes, finding ways for all to take part.  It should make for an interesting session.   We will also have our AGM.

 

Sign Language Interpretation by courtesy of VISS and Shropshire Council

 Hearing Dogs May Be Present  

Instructions on how to get to the Hall are attached here >>

 

Hugh Battersby

Secretary

Midnight Dream Walk – Shrewsbury

Start Date:
15th June 2013

End Date:
15th June 2013

Start Time:
10:30 pm

End Time:
Late

Event title: Midnight Dream Walk – Shrewsbury
Start date: 15/06/2013
End date: 16/06/2013
Start time: 10.30 pm
End time: Until finished
Venue: Starting at Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ
Event description: Join us for an amazing ladies night out! This year’s event is pyjama themed and kicks off with a Bollywood warm up before you start the 10km walk. 10.30 pm. £10 registration fee until 1st March 2013 then £15 after this date.
Weblink: http://severnhospice.org.uk/events/midnight-walks-2013/

Name: Severn Hospice Admin
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: : 01952 221 351

See and Hear Exhibition

Start Date:
15th May 2013

End Date:
15th May 2013

Start Time:
10:00 am

End Time:
4:00 pm

Event title: See and Hear Exhibition
Start date: 15/05/2013
End date: 15/05/2013
Start time: 10 am
End time: 4 pm
Venue: Shrewsbury Sports Village Sundorne Road Harlescott Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ
Event description: The exhibition is being planned and organised by The See and Hear Shropshire Partnership which includes Shropshire Council, Shropshire Voluntary Association for the Blind, the Rural Community Council, Vision Technology and Training and the Guide Dogs Association. It is FREE to attend and there will be a free Shuttle Bus every half an hour from Shrewsbury Train Station to The Sports Village starting at 9.30am There will be presentations and workshops throughout the day. BSL and Deafblind Interpreters available. HomeHealth and social careDisability informationSensory Impairment See and Hear Exhibition 2013 We are pleased to invite both visitors and exhibitors to attend this high profile exhibition of equipment and services for people with sight or hearing loss. Following the successes of the last 5 years, this event will take place again at Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury SY1 4RQ on Wednesday 15 May 2013 between 10am and 4pm. Watch this space for the new programme and list of exhibitors!. The exhibition is being planned and organised by The See and Hear Shropshire Partnership which includes Shropshire Council, Shropshire Voluntary Association for the Blind, the Rural Community Council, Vision Technology and Training and the Guide Dogs Association. The exhibition will showcase many products and services. There will be presentations and workshops throughout the day. BSL and Deafblind Interpreters available. List of Stands so far are : Optelec, Dolphin Computer Access, Ultracane, Humanware, Jarik Optima. Sight and Sound, VISS Interpreting Service, Sensory Resource and Development Services, Sensory Impairment Team, VTTS, Shrewsbury Guide Dogs, Shropshire Disability Network, Bionic Ear, Shropshire Deaf and Hard of Hearing Forum, ILP Outside Stands are: See and Hear Mobile, Guide Dogs Obstacle Course, Action for Blind Bus There will be demonstrations by exhibitors as well as excellent café and lunch facilities. This exhibition is of interest to everyone, as we all have friends or family who may have sight or hearing loss.

For more information click on the links below

Eye Screening Poster

A5 See and Hear Shropshire 2013

Name: Pauline Rose
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01584 871420

Alzheimer's Society fund-raising gig

Start Date:
20th February 2013

End Date:
20th February 2013

Start Time:
7:30 pm

End Time:
Late

Event title: Alzheimer’s Society fund-raising gig
Start date: 20/02/2013
End date: 20/02/2013
Start time: 7.30 pm
End time: Late
Venue: The Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE
Event description: Featuring performances from Polly and the Wolf, The Accidents and Not Completely Blonde, come along for a great night of live music and help raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. This fund-raising event at The Hive costs £5 on the door. Doors open at 7 pm

Name: Habib Malik-Mansell
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01743 234970

Song for Marion (12A) Subtitled Screening

Start Date:
19th March 2013

End Date:
19th March 2013

Start Time:
5:30 pm

End Time:
TBC

Event title: Song for Marion (12A) Subtitled Screening
Start date: 19/03/2013
End date: 19/03/2013
Start time: 5.30 pm
End time: TBA
Venue: Old Market Hall Cinema, The Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1LH
Event description: This is a captioned screening of Song for Marion for the deaf and hearing impaired. Grumpy pensioner Arthur can’t understand why his wife Marion would want to embarrass herself singing silly songs with her local community choir. But when he is coaxed into joining, the reluctant Arthur finally dares to unlock his emotions and also begins to reach out to his estranged son in this emotive British comedy. Tickets at the moment can not be booked on-line but it is hoped in the near future to do this.

Name: Booking Office
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01743 281 281.

Healthcare Experts Walk for Dignity

Start Date:
2nd February 2013

End Date:
2nd February 2013

Start Time:
Contact for times

End Time:
Contact for times

Event title: Healthcare Experts Walk for Dignity
Start date: 02/02/2013
End date: 02/02/2013
Start time: Contact us for times
End time: Contact us for times
Venue: Haughmond Hill to the Wrekin
Event description: Healthcare Professionals across Shropshire are set to walk nearly 10 miles as part of National Dignity Day.This walk, from Haughmond to the Wrekin aims to raise the profile of dignity as a key issue. Taking part will be members of Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin Dignity Network. This network includes people who work in and around the health and care sectors. It was set up in response to the Department of Health’s Dignity Challenge with the aim of promoting dignity as the underpinning principle in the care of vulnerable people.

Name: Dave Robson
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01952 381101

SOPA Event on Mental Health & Dementia

Start Date:
6th February 2013

End Date:
6th February 2013

Start Time:
10:00 am

End Time:
1:00 pm

Event title: SOPA Event on Mental Health & Dementia
Start date: 06/02/2013
End date: 06/02/2013
Start time: 10 am
End time: 1 pm
Venue: Barnabas Centre, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury SY3 7DN
Event description: The topic of this meeting is mental health & dementia. There will be a range of interesting speakers from South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS Foundation Trust, Shropshire County Primary Care Trust and Shropshire Council. The meeting will hold a panel question and answer session where you will have opportunity to raise your questions and queries about mental health issues affecting older people with speakers, followed by round table discussions about how you would like the Assembly to take important issues forward. If you would like more information please give us a call.
Weblink: www.shropshire-seniors.co.uk

Name: Bridget Mollekin
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 01743 244640

National Dignity Action Day

Start Date:
1st February 2013

End Date:
1st February 2013

Start Time:
Various

End Time:
Various

Event title: National Dignity Action Day
Start date: 01/02/2013
End date: 01/02/2013
Start time: Various
End time: Various
Venue: Various see website
Event description: National Dignity Action Day on 1st February 2013 is very important. It is about taking action to promote and demonstrate dignity helps so make this is truly memorable day for those receiving and giving care. By supporting Dignity Action Day you can: Raise awareness of the importance of Dignity in Care. Provide someone with an extra special day. Remind Society that everyone has a role to play in respecting the dignity of those in your community. Be part of a national celebration and demonstrate solidarity for Dignity in Care. Dame Joan Bakewell, Dignity in Care Ambassador said

“I am delighted to be associated with the Dignity in Care Campaign and the efforts it makes to understand and promote dignity. This is done with tenderness and generosity. Wide may its influence spread”

If you would like to know what is on, how you can help or take part by pledging your time please look on the Dignity in Care websites. Click here >> to download the flyer.

Name: Jan Burns
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact number: 08707 480 180

Neuropossibility Rehabilitation

neuro possibilities logoSpecialising in the Rehabilitation of the Upper and Lower limbs following a neurological event or illness, such as, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Head Injury or post-operative neurological surgery.

When an individual suffers from a neurological disability it can have an enormous impact on their lifestyle.  Neurological Occupational Therapists assist individuals to improve their independence and daily function.

For more details email Niki Clarke at:

e-Mail: [email protected]

Web: http://www.neuropossibilityrehabilitation.co.uk

Phone: 07817355183