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Ayrshire Young Parkinson’s Group

Date of Event:    May 7, 2019

Ayrshire Young Parkinson’s Group (AYPG) meets in the Volunteer Rooms in Irvine on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm.

AYPG offers support to all with Parkinson’s in Ayrshire and their family and carers.

Here are AYPG meeting dates for your diary:

  • 7 May 2019
  • 4 June 2019
  • 2 July 2019

Have a look at their Facebook page for more information.

 


Follow Up Hearing Aid Workshops

Date of Event:    May 8, 2019

The Sensory Impaired Support Group are holding workshops on to better manage your hearing loss.
If you have just received a new hearing aid and wish to receive further help on the practical workings of your aid then please attend one of the following workshops:

Wednesday 8th May, Crosshouse Alexander Fleming Suite, Room 2B, 10am-12pm
Wednesday 10th July, Ayr Education Suite, Room 2, 10am-12pm
Wednesday 28th August, Crosshouse Alexander Fleming Suite, Room 2B, 10am-12pm
Wednesday 13th November, Ayr Education Suite, Room 2, 10am-12pm

To book a place at one of the workshops, telephone 01292 266791 or email: dorothy@sisg.co.uk


Improving Disability Assistance

Date of Event:    May 9, 2019

Do you have a learning disability?

Do you want to make a positive difference to how disability payments are made in Scotland?

The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) want to speak to you about the Scottish Government consultation on the new disability assistance social security payments in Scotland.

These payments will replace the current disability benefits in Scotland.

SCLD will be holding an event to hear what people with learning disabilities think could make this better.

The event will take place on:

Thursday 9th May 2019, at the Mercure Hotel
(201 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DQ)
Arrivals: 10.00am
Start: 10.30am
Finish: 4.00pm

Lunch will be provided.

If you require any further information or to book please contact Catriona or Oonagh at SCLD on 0141 248 3733.
Places are limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.


Fibro Friends Irvine Support Meeting

Date of Event:    May 16, 2019

FFu-Scotland CIC are a non-profit social enterprise based in Ayrshire providing services and support to people living with Fibromyalgia and care support across Scotland.

You can find the Irvine support meetings at Fullarton Connexions at Church Street, KA12 8PE from 7pm-9.30pm.

  • Thursday 16th May
  • Thursday 20th June
  • Thursday 18th July
  • Thursday 15th August
  • Thursday 19th September
  • Thursday 21st November

For details of other meetings or services or if you or someone you know has Fibromyalgia please contact FFU Scotland on 10294 537566 or email support@ffu-scotland.org


Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference 2019

Date of Event:    June 3, 2019

At this years’s annual conference we will delve into the advances of current dementia research, as well as exploring the innovative support available to provide better care for people living with dementia today.

The conference will offer practical workshops that have been specifically tailored for people living with dementia and carers which will provide take-home advice and ideas, as well as an opportunity to attend one of the new one-to-one clinics to discuss what matters to you.

The conference will be held on the 3rd June at the EICC, The Exchange Edinburgh, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE

A limited number of complimentary tickets are available to people living with dementia and family carers. Please contact: conference@alzscot.org or for further information contact conference@alzscot.org.


Ayrshire Young Parkinson’s Group

Date of Event:    June 4, 2019

Ayrshire Young Parkinson’s Group (AYPG) meets in the Volunteer Rooms in Irvine on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm.

AYPG offers support to all with Parkinson’s in Ayrshire and their family and carers.

Here are AYPG meeting dates for your diary:

  • 4 June 2019
  • 2 July 2019

Have a look at their Facebook page for more information.

 


Fairer Food Participatory Budgeting Event

Date of Event:    June 8, 2019

Saturday 8 June 2019, 10.30am – 12.30pm, Eglinton Park

Local people and groups from across North Ayrshire are invited to bid for up to £1000 for initiatives which will improve food access in their community.

Funding applications should meet three or more of North Ayrshire’s Fairer Food pledges and priorities:

• To enhance the wellbeing of individuals and communities through access to good food
• Promote the social value of food and support people in opportunities such as volunteering, learning
and access to wider activities, with a focus on reducing social isolation
• Provide dignified opportunities to access food over holiday periods and weekends
• To engage with partners to improve and/or increase opportunities around food
• To reduce the environmental impact of food by growing food locally and reducing food surplus/ waste

Application forms are available by email: participatorybudgeting@north-ayrshire.gov.uk
Closing date for applications is 10 May 2019 at 5pm.
Even if you’re not bidding for funds, you can come along to vote and find out what’s happening in your area!
Voting is is open to anyone aged eight and over who lives, works or volunteers in the North Ayrshire.
Refreshments will be available and fun outdoor activities taking place!


Epilepsy Connections Support Group

Date of Event:    June 13, 2019

Epilepsy Connection run a Support group from the Studio Room in Fullarton Connexions. All meetings run from 5:30-7:30pm. The dates for the group for 2019 are:

  • Thursday 13 June
  • Thursday 19 September
  • Thursday 28 November.

If you have any queries please call Field Worker, Jim Thompson on 0758 5570 466 / jthompson@epilepsyconnections.org.uk

 


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