Programme 2016

Check out our programme of speakers for 2016.  All are welcome at our meetings, and we try to engage with a wide range of residents across Cumbria who are living with a neurological condition to encourage them to contribute their views about services.

All meetings 10.30 am – 1 pm unless stated


February Thursday  11/02/2016 Speaker Kath Savage Jubilee House   Eamont Park Eamont Bridge  Penrith CA10 2BN Tel  01768 890 009  Kath will be speaking about her role in the Firefighter’s Charity rehabilitation services.

March Wednesday 9/03/2016 Penrith Methodist Church Hall
Tim Evans and Elspeth Desert Cumbria Partnership Trust   (10.30 start with presentation at 11 am – 2pm)
This is an important meeting to update us on the progress of the neuro-rehab review for  Cumbria.    

April Wednesday 13/04/2016 10.30 am  General meeting  followed at  11.30 am by Consultant Paediatrician Wendy Rankin Cumbria Partnership NHS Trust speaking about Transition from children’s to adult services St Mary’s Hospice  Ford Park Crescent Ulverston LA12 7JP  01229 580 305
This is an excellent venue and we have the opportunity to stay on afterwards and eat in the coffee shop at the Hospice

May Wednesday 11th May AGM followed by planning session for the next year
Venue – A Chance for Life  Hobson Court  Gillan Way Penrith CA11 9GQ  01768 891 709

PLEASE NOTE THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED June Wednesday 08/06/2016 We shall be rebooking Vicky Gilman Neurovation Ltd speaking about the Benefits of Sleep at a later slot.

July No Meeting

August No Meeting 

September Wednesday  07/09/2016 A Chance for Life Penrith – speaker on Tap to Tag – health application

October  5th 10.30 am Venue – A Chance for Life Penrith  Hobson Court  Gillan Way Penrith CA11 9GQ  01768 891 709  After a short business meeting our speaker Vicki Gilman will talk about managing sleep.  All welcome – please ring 07977934337 to confirm a place

Wednesday 09/11/2016 Aiden Quigley  Disability Employment Advisor
Chance for Life Hobson Court  Gillan Way Penrith CA11 9GQ  01768 891 709

December To be confirmed