- Aster Group – monitored home units and pendants to help manage risk and support independence. Tel: 0333 400 8299
- Miguardian – stay independent in your own home with a range of discreet personal alarms. Tel: 0800 130 0011
- Lifeline 24 – personal alarms and pendants for the elderly or disabled, people living alone and at risk of falling or in need of reassurance, people suffering from long term illness such as dementia, epilepsy or heart disease. Tel: 0800 999 0400
SNA – Somerset Neurological Alliance Directory
A guide to neurological services in Somerset. The SNA is a combination of Neurological Charities for further information please go to their website.
Parkinson’s Exercise Group, Frome
Gentle exercise classes for people with Parkinson’s. Mondays 10.30am – 11.30am, every two weeks at the Frome Medical Centre. Phone us to check dates and times of forthcoming sessions.
Education Suite, Frome Medical Centre, Enos Way, Frome, BA11 2FH.
On Track – Goal Setting Group, Frome, Shepton Mallet and Street
On Track is a goal setting group service. Come along to these friendly peer led groups where you can join people who are setting goals that might improve their health and wellbeing. Get support and support others, get on track and have a chat over a cup of tea. On Track groups usually take place every two weeks; please contact us on 01373 468368 for specific dates.
On Track services:
Frome Every other Tuesday, 10.00am to 11.00am – Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way, BA11 1FH
Shepton Mallet Every other Monday, 10.30am to 12.00pm – The Brasserie, 64 High Street, Shepton Mallet BA4 5AX
Street Every other Friday, 3.00pm to 4.30pm – Fondo Lounge, 107 High St, Street BA16 0EY
Mendip Branch Parkinson’s UK
We offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. We also organise regular events and social activities. Meeting venue: Bovemoor Sheltered Housing Scheme, Strode Road, Street, BA16 0DY. Second Wednesday of the month. 2.30pm-4.30pm. Call before attending in case venue has changed or they are on a trip.
Bath and District Branch Parkinson’s UK
We offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. We also organise regular events and social activities so join us and meet other people affected by Parkinson’s in your area.
Meeting venue: Foxhill Community Centre, Hawthorn Grove, Combe Down, Bath BA2 5QD. Third Saturday of the month from 10.30am. Call before attending in case venue has changed or they are on a trip. For more information or if you would like to attend, email or call Val Smith!
Parkinsons Bath and Local Area Support Group
Fancy a cuppa and a chat, we are a friendship and support group for local people with Parkinsons and their carers, everyone welcome just turn up on the day,
Frome every second Friday of each month (except Bank holidays) 10am until 12 noon, at the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Frome BA11 1BE.
Shepton Mallet last Thursday of the month 10am – 12pm St Michaels Church Room, 6 Park Road,Shepton Mallet BA4 5BP
Somerset Younger People’s Support Group (Sparkies)
Parkinsons, their families and carers. The group is part of the Taunton and Mid Somerset Branch. For details, please see our volunteer-run website. Group last Thursday of each month Time 7.30pm Contact Beth Maddock for details of where group is being held.
Taunton and Mid Somerset Branch
Fourth Tuesday of the month 11am-3.30pm. We also run the following subgroups: Somerset Younger People’s Support Group, Cheddon Fitzpaine Memorial Hall, Rowford Cheddon Fitzpaine Taunton Somerset TA2 8JY please call/email to check details or visit website.