Parkinson's Disease Society: North Herts & Stevenage Branch
|Published: 15th April 2009 16:56|
This, the local branch of the Parkinson's Disease Society, meets on the third Monday of each month at 2pm in the St John's Community Centre, St John's Street, Hitchin.
Meetings begin with light refreshments and end with tea and biscuits. Speakers are chosen from areas likely to be of interest to people with Parkinson's and their carers.Numerous information leaflets on Parkinson's and related matters such as available benefits are provided.
The branch team includes a Welfare Officer and an Assistant either of whom can make home visits by invitation to discuss and advise on matters of practical assistance
Members form a friendly group who enjoy the social interaction of regular contact with others who share the problems associated with this chronic illness. There is a lively Lunch Club and Exercise sessions twice monthly under the direction of a neurological Physiotherapist. The branch organises short holiday breaks three times each year.
New members are assured of a very warm welcome. For further information please contact any of the following officers:
- Chairman Ron Stewart 01438 869405
- Secretary Liz Weeks 01438 365037
- Membership Georgina Nunn 01462 637400