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Your Voice Christmas 2018

This edition of Your Voice has a festive feel – download your copy below!

You will find out how to get your hands on SDN’s Christmas Cards – with designs by Members – and how people with and without disabilities can enjoy a creative Christmas carol service. There is an invitation to the final SDN Members’ Meeting of the year – come along in festive dress if you wish!

We thank our brilliant volunteers, fundraisers and supporters, and we look forward to making a difference together again in the year ahead. We also touch on serious topics of safeguarding and hate crime, as well as, different opportunities to learn more about your NHS or about your local gravestones.

There are features, too, on a successful scheme to put unsold food from supermarkets to good use and on new funding for services for people with deafness and hearing loss in Shropshire.

Log in to the Members’ Area at the top right-hand side of this page, and then download your copy of Your Voice by clicking on the link below. If you have suggestions for future editions, please email [email protected] . All comments welcome!

Your Voice Christmas 2018

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Your Voice October-November 2018

This edition of Your Voice brings you information about help with heating, accessible training in historical research, photography for wellbeing, a TV cookery competition, warding off flu, children’s mental health services, and an inclusive carol service.

It also updates you on Shropshire Disability Network and Safe Places Shropshire’s activities, including, a “high-flying” fundraising challenge.

Log in to the Members’ Area at the top right-hand side of this page, and then download your copy of Your Voice by clicking on the link below. If you have suggestions for future editions, please email [email protected] . Happy reading!

Your Voice October-November 2018

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Easter Activities at Albrighton Trust

Start Date:
11th April 2018

End Date:
12th April 2018

Start Time:
10 am and 1 pm

End Time:
12 noon and 3 pm

Event title: Easter Activities at Albrighton Trust
Venue: Albrighton Trust Moat & Gardens, Blue House Lane, Albrighton, Nr Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV7 3FL
Weblink:  www.albrightontrust.org.uk
Name: Albrighton Trust
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01902 372441
Event description: Activities taking place at Albrighton Trust which are educational and creative for people with disabilities, see below.

  • Wednesday 11th April: Wild About Nature – Explore and discover nature through a series of fun activities, outdoor clothing essential – starting at 10 am & 1 pm.
  • Thursday 12th April: Coached Angling – Coaches available to help novice and inexperienced anglers, Equipment supplied – starting at 10 am & 1 pm.

For more information please email: [email protected] or telephone: 01902 372441

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All-in Programme Spring 2018

The All-in programme offers a range of clubs, activities, and groups where staff and facilities are equipped to support children/young people with additional needs and disabilities. In the past, these have ranged from trampolining clubs, swimming, horse riding, football training, youth groups, and activity day trips. Below you will find the complete programme for Spring 2018.

Click here for full programmeall-in-newsletter-spring-2018-final

All In Registration Word Document: all-in-registration-form-v8 (1)

All In Registration PDF: all-in-registration-form-v8

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Early Man (PG) Relaxed Showing

Start Date:
7th April 2018

End Date:
7th April 2018

Start Time:
1100

End Time:
TBC

Event title: Early Man (PG) Relaxed Showing
Venue: Wem Town Hall, High Street, Wem, Shropshire, SY4 5DG
Weblink: http://www.wemtownhall.co.uk
Name: Wem Town Hall
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01939 238 279
Event description:  What is a relaxed screening?

This means that lights will be left on at a low level, there will be no trailers and sound levels will be more comfortable for younger children.

About the film: From the makers of Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep. Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of how plucky caveman Dug, along with sidekick Hognob unites his tribe against the mighty Bronze Age in a battle to beat them at their own game.

For trailer, click here:  https://youtu.be/GC5FIWUFfUY

For more information and to book click here: http://www.wemtownhall.co.uk/relaxed-screening-early-man-copy/ or call 01939 238 279

Sainsburys Live well

Friendly Hour at Sainbury’s (Telford Forge Store)

Start Date:
2nd April 2018

End Date:
2nd April 2018

Start Time:
0930

End Time:
1030

Event title: Friendly Hour at Sainbury’s (Telford Forge Store)
Venue: Sainsbury’s at Telford Forge Retail Park, Colliers Way, Telford TF3 4AG
Name: Sainsbury’s Telford Forge Store
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Event description: Sainsbury’s, Telford Forge store, PR Ambassadors, with the support from the Store Manager launched a special time in store called “Friendly Hour”.

The next “Friendly Hour” will next take place on Easter Monday, 2nd April and continue on the first Monday of each month.
Anyone who would appreciate a quieter time to shop may like to take up this opportunity. While lights can not be dimmed, there will be no tannoy announcements and no music. It will be quieter with No roll cages on shop floor to cause noise.

Ruby, SDN Chair said “We know people with Dementia, or with Autism Spectrum as well as those who need help from Carers, often appreciate quieter times to shop. We are pleased to be able to promote Friendly Hour at Sainsbury’s, Telford Forge Store”

Note: This is an initiative by the PR Ambassadors at this particular store and is not available at other stores. Watch this space for more information.

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Friendly Hour at Sainsbury’s

This Monday, 5th March Friendly Hour will take place between 0930 and 1030 at Sainsbury’s at Telford Forge Retail Park, Colliers Way, Telford TF3 4AG

For more details, click this linkhttps://shropshiredisability.net/friendly-hour-at-sainburys-telford-forge-store-0930-1030/

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Few days left for you to take part in Mental Health Act Service user and carer survey

Closes, Wednesday 28th February 2018, if you wish to have a say, please read on.

A Government Review has been set up to look at how the legislation in the Mental Health Act 1983 is used and how practice can improve.

They wish to listen to views from people with experience of being sectioned or of caring for someone who has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act as part of the review.

The survey closes on the 28th February 2018. To take part click on this link: https://r1.surveysandforms.com/4c3zqo08-882s0m96  or download this pdf for the Carer_survey or here for the Service User Survey Service_User_Survey

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Gigi (PG) Dementia Friendly

Start Date:
13th March 2018

End Date:
13th March 2018

Start Time:
1400

End Time:
1600

Event title: Gigi (PG) Dementia Friendly
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms, 1 Mill St, Ludlow SY8 1AZ
Weblink: www.ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk
Name: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01584 878141
Event description: This is a musical comedy starring Leslie Caron and Maurice Chevalier.
About the film: Gaston is a Parisian playboy who has a friendship with young Gigi who is learning the ways of high society. As Gigi matures, Gaston must decide between his carefree lifestyle or committing to Gigi. Winner of 9 Oscars in 1959 including Best Director and Best Picture and featuring the well-known song Thank Heaven for Little Girls.

This film is part of A Life More Ordinary – our selection of dementia-friendly film screenings. Open to everyone, these take place in a relaxed environment with lower sound, low-lighting and people free to come and go as they please. There will be an interval with tea and cake.

Tickets £5 / carers go free

Tickets booked online here https://ludlowassemblyrooms.ticketsolve.com/shows/873587341?_ga=2.149454962.510693530.1519321516-1783442668.1508618163 and by phone 01584 878141 will be held at the Ludlow Assembly Rooms Box Office for collection. If collecting your tickets on the day of the performance, please allow enough time as the Box Office is very busy in the half hour before a show.
Thank you.

TICKETS ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.

A Life More Ordinary /Dementia Friendly

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Oklahoma (U) Dementia Friendly

Start Date:
8th May 2018

End Date:
8th May 2018

Start Time:
1400

End Time:
1625

Event title: Oklahoma (U) Dementia Friendly
Venue: Ludlow Assembly Rooms, 1 Mill St, Ludlow SY8 1AZ
Weblink:  www.ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk
Name: Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Email: N/A
Telephone: 01584 878141
Event description: About the film -1955 film version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical where a cowboy and farmhand rival for the affections of farm-girl Laurey (Shirley Jones) whilst her friend Ado Annie (Gloria Grahame) is torn between a cowboy and a travelling salesman. Includes the legendary songs, ‘Oh What a Beautiful Mornin” and, ‘The Surrey With a Fringe on Top’.

We have dedicated wheelchair spaces in the stalls. If you require a wheelchair space, please call box office on 01584 878 141

This film is part of A Life More Ordinary – our selection of dementia-friendly film screenings. Open to everyone, these take place in a relaxed environment with lower sound, low-lighting and people free to come and go as they please. There will be an interval with tea and cake.

Click here to watch the film trailer: https://youtu.be/V6uD9-aLCps