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Do you want to find groups and support in the community that might help you improve your health and wellbeing? You can find lots of local support from charities to social groups in the Health Connections Mendip Directory.
Parkinson’s Uk have put together this information to support you and help you cope during the coronavirus crisis. The downloadable booklet will give you answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.
Weekly Parkinson’s exercise group. Upstairs at Frome Medical Practice, ENOS way Frome. Mondays 10:15-11:15.
£5 per week.
Come along and give it a try, its fun and fully adaptable to your needs.
My name is Lucy Scott and I am a Local Adviser for the charity Parkinson’s UK. I am here for you – whether you have the condition or you’re a carer, friend or family member of someone with Parkinson’s. I can help if you:
• have just been diagnosed and are looking for advice and information
• are looking for tips on how to deal with the day-to-day impact of Parkinson’s
• need emotional support
• want to find out more about the services available in your area
• want to learn about your rights and entitlements
• need help navigating the benefits process
• need information on where to find grants and financial help
• are looking for support on employment issues
• need support with anything else relating to your life with Parkinson’s
We offer information, friendship and support to local people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. We also organise regular events and social activities.
We meet on the second Wednesday of the month from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. Call before attending in case venue has changed or they are on a trip.
Meeting venue: Bovemoor Sheltered Housing Scheme, Strode Road, Street, BA16 0DY.
Contact Kath Sully for further information.
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!
Fancy a cuppa and a chat? We are a friendship and support group for local people with Parkinson’s and their carers, everyone welcome just turn up on the day.
Frome – Second Friday of the month (except Bank holidays) from 10.00am until 12.00pm at the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Frome, BA11 1BE.
Midsomer Norton – First Tuesday of the month from 10:00am – 12:00pm at The Centurion Hotel, Charlton Lane, Midsomer Norton, Radstock, BA3 4BD.
Radstock – Third Friday of the month from 10:00am – 11:45am at Methodist Church Hall, The Street, Radstock, BA3 4BD.
Radstock – Third Monday of the month from 10:00am – 12:00pm at Jessem Coffee Shop, 7 High Street, Midsomer Norton, Radstock, BA3 2LE.
Radstock – Third Wednesday of the month from 10:00am – 12:00pm at George Inn, Gurney Slade, Radstock, BA3 4TQ.
Shepton Mallet – First Wednesday of the month 10.00am – 12.00pm at 41 Hanover Close, Shaftgate Avenue, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5YQ
If you would like more information contact Lucy Scott on the number below.
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.
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.