Cafe Neuro Barrow – Programme

CAFE NEURO BARROW- PROGRAMME

Living Well Centre, Duke Street Barrow

Courtesy of St Mary’s Hospice.

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We hope to meet every Thursday in the month 11 am to 2 pm

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.

Anyone living with a neurological condition, is welcome to attend as are carers or family

PROGRAMME 2019

The following dates are confirmed and others will be added to. We are delighted that Parkinson’s UK will be able to run a session each month starting in June 2019.

January 

17th Run by Headway Social Meeting

24th Run by MND

February

21st Run by Headway Singing for the brain with Ali

28th Run by MND

March 

7th Run by MS Society Led by Yvonne Trace, Regional External Relations Officer , MS Society.

Also with Becky Knagg from Healthwatch, giving a short talk about their work. Followed by colouring activity

21st Run by Headway Crafts

28th Run by MND

April

18th Run by Headway Indoor games

25th Run by MND

May

16th Run by Headway Social

23rd Run by MND

June

6th Run by MS Society Yvonne Trace.

Also present will be Fiona from Parkinson’s who will give a talk about Early Onset Parkinson’s

13th Special session open to regular members. Headway South Cumbria leaders will be present. Please be present by 11 am for this session.

20 Run by Headway Singing for the brain with Ali

27th Run by MND

July

4th run by Fiona from Parkinson’s

18th Run by Headway Crafts

25th Run by MND

August

2nd run by Fiona from Parkinson’s

15th Run by Headway Games

22nd Run by MND

September

5th Run by MS Society

12th run by Fiona from Parkinson’s

19th Run by Headway Social

26th Run by MND

October

3rd run by Fiona from Parkinson’s

17th Run by Headway Indoor Games

24th Run by MND

November

7th run by Parkinson’s

21st Run by Headway Crafts

28th Run by MND

December

5th Run by MS Society

12th run by Parkinson’s

19th Run by Headway Singing with Ali and Christmas meeting

No MND meeting on Boxing day

Remember anyone living with a neuro condition can attend any session, as can Carer’s or support workers. All are welcome ‼️‼️

 

April 2018 [Activities will be added when confirmed]

Thursday 5th Run by Parkinson’s UK

Thursday 12th Run by Voyage Care

Thursday 19th Run by Headway South Cumbria

Thursday 26th Run by MNDA

May 2018

Thursday 3rd Run by Parkinson’s UK

Thursday 10th Run by Voyage Care

Thursday 17th Run by BIRT for Headway South Cumbria

Thursday 24th Run by MNDA

Thursday 31st To be confirmed

June 2018

Thursday 7th Run by Parkinson’s UK

Thursday 14th Run by Voyage Care

Thursday 21th Run by Headway South Cumbria All welcome to hear Joy Wharton who will be running a special event – ‘talking about death’ cafe. Joy is the Lead Nurse for Palliative and End of Life Care at University of Morecambe Bay Trust

Joy will be using Grave Talk cards https://churchofenglandfunerals.org/gravetalk/ to stimulate conversations about life, death, dying, funerals and grief. People of all faiths and none are welcome to join us. Do come, these are really important discussions and not at all depressing.

Thursday 28th Run by MNDA

July 2018

Thursday 5th July Run by Parkinson’s

Thursday 12th Run by Voyage Care

Thursday 19th Run by Headway South Cumbria Another special event when Sunbeams Music will be giving us a treat – come along and make music, have fun and sing!

https://www.facebook.com/SunbeamsMusic/

Thursday 24th Run by MNDA

Thursday 31st To be confirmed

 

We aim for sessions to be fun and sessions chosen by the members!

So far we have had:

  • Seated exercise with Jan Waddington specialist physio with the ABI team
  • Boccia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVXsNsYALlA
  • Table Tennis
  • OT reviews for people with MND run by the Preston MND team from Preston Trust
  • Referrals for Carer Assessments

We plan to have the following:

If you would like to join us and receive updates just email cumbrianeurologicalalliance@gmail.com

No obligation to attend every session!

 

 

Previous sessions:

November 2017 
Thursday 2nd November  Led by Parkinson’s UK
Thursday 9th November currently vacant
Thursday 16th November

 

 

 

Led by Headway South Cumbria

Social drop in plus:

A session which includes a postural/antigravity muscle control exercise class with Jan Waddington, physiotherapist with the Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Please note – people doing the class should not eat a heavy lunch beforehand.  Useful for many living with a neurological condition

Thursday 23rd November  Led by MNDA 
Thursday 30th November

Start 11 am

ALL welcome – open meeting to discuss ideas for the future programme and to share progress so far
 December 2017
Thursday 7th December  Led by Parkinson’s UK
Thursday 14th December Currently Vacant
Thursday 21st December Led by Headway South Cumbria

Social drop in plus mince pies and a session which includes a postural/antigravity muscle control exercise class with Jan Waddington, physiotherapist with the Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Please note – people doing the class should not eat a heavy lunch beforehand.  Useful for many living with a neurological condition

Thursday 28th December NO MEETING
 2018
 January 2018
Thursday 4th January 2018 Run by Parkinson’s UK
Thursday 11th January 2018 Currently vacant
Thursday 18th January 2018 Run by Headway South Cumbria

Social drop in plus:

a session which includes a postural/antigravity muscle control exercise class with Jan Waddington, physiotherapist with the Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Please note – people doing the class should not eat a heavy lunch beforehand.  Useful for many living with a neurological condition

Thursday 25th January 2018 Run by MNDA 
Thursday 1st February Run by Parkinson’s UK
Thursday 8th February Currently vacant
February 15th February Run by Headway South Cumbria

Social drop in plus:

a session which includes a postural/antigravity muscle control exercise class with Jan Waddington, physiotherapist with the Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Please note – people doing the class should not eat a heavy lunch beforehand.  Useful for many living with a neurological condition

February 22nd February Run by MNDA 
March 2018
Thursday 1st March Run by Parkinson’s UK
Thursday 8th March Currently vacant
Thursday 15th March Run by Headway South Cumbria

Social drop in plus Boccia

Thursday 22nd March Run by MNDA 
Thursday 29th March

Start 11 am

ALL invited.  This will be a review meeting to consider how the first months have developed

Any queries please contact cumbrianeurologicalalliance@gmail.com