Programme 2017

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All welcome

Please note – parking is not available at a Chance for Life other than for 2 disability parking slots. Please park over the road at the North Lakes Hotel Ullswater Rd, Penrith CA11 8QT

Future meetings will be held on the 2nd Thursday of each month with a break in August/September. This enables clinical members to attend.


Thursday 9th March 10.30 am – 1 pm A Chance for Life Ltd 5 Hobson Court Gillan Way Penrith Business Park Cumbria CA11 9GQ Glenys Marriott will update members on the Specialist Review of rehabilitation in Lancashire and South Cumbria Angie Stewart  and Yvonne Trace from the MS Society will update members on the planned review of Wheelchair Services.

April 13:  Dr David Low GP Brampton  GP trainer, followed by Tim Evans Cumbria Partnership Trust on neurological services development in Cumbria.  Followed by AGM

Venue  Eden Valley Hospice & Jigsaw, Durdar Road Carlisle CA2 4SD

May 11: Theresa Westhead on Huntingdon’s Disease, Penrith followed by Faye Spedding 

Neuro-Rehabilitation Case Manager, North of England Specialised Commissioning Team (North East Hub)

NHS England Venue A Chance for Life.

June 15: Presentation on new County Council Health & Well-being Coaches at A Chance for Life, Penrith

Click to access 42577145742.pdf

July 13: Committee meeting (venue tbc)

PLEASE NOTE NO MEETING IN SEPTEMBER as we plan a new neuro hub in Barrow

October 12: Transfer of venue to Barrow Hindpool Community Centre

Plan for the new Neuro dropping centre plus

November 9: Venue A Chance for Life Penrith 10.30 am – 1 pm  5 Hobson Court Gillan Way Penrith Business Park Cumbria CA11 9GQ  (Telephone: 01768 891709 in case of emergency or to book disabled parking)  

Tracey Thompson MNDA will update on the progress of the MND post covering North and West Cumbria St Marys Hospice

December 14: Venue A Chance for Life Penrith 10.30 am – 1 pm

5 Hobson Court Gillan Way Penrith Business Park Cumbria CA11 9GQ (Telephone: 01768 891709 in case of emergency or to book disabled parking)