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Voluntary Transport for the Disabled

A Community Service in Difficulty

Two years ago last December a vital Community Transport Service run by Lichfield District Council ceased due to national and local government austerity cuts. The council could not afford to run the service for the community or maintain its fleet of vehicles to the required standard for passenger transport. They are now at a stage where another local transport charity is in danger of closing down not due to any financial concerns at present but because of a lack of interest from the local community.

Social Groups and Activities from Burton & Uttoxeter Live at Home Scheme

Attached is the Spring newsletter from Burton & Uttoxeter Live at Home Scheme. 

It gives details of all of their activities that take place at various locations across Burton, up until the end of May 2019.  Their activities include Arts and Crafts, Knit and Natter groups, Coffee & Whatever sessions and RelaxAcise classes.

They plan on starting sessions in Uttoxeter from April 2019.

A new Place of Welcome in Lichfield City

Life Church in Netherstowe has joined the national Places of Welcome network, making this the twelfth Place of Welcome in Lichfield District.  Life Church has been welcoming people to its  lunch club for several years and therefore it was a natural step for this to become an official Place of Welcome. The lunch club meets at Life Church on Mondays between 12 noon and 2pm. Everybody is welcome to come along to share a meal and make new friendships.

Managing Important Conversations

Funded by NHS England, this FREE 2 hour workshops will provide you with the awareness and understanding to help engage people in conversations about bereavement and planning for your future care.

• What do you say (and don’t say) to a bereaved person?

• How do you approach discussions about care planning?

• When is the right time to have these conversations?

Managing Important Conversations

Funded by NHS England, this FREE 2 hour workshops will provide you with the awareness and understanding to help engage people in conversations about bereavement and planning for your future care.

• What do you say (and don’t say) to a bereaved person?

• How do you approach discussions about care planning?

• When is the right time to have these conversations?

COMING SOON! CARERS CAFE

Family members or friends who support someone with a disability or long term health condition will soon be able to benefit from a new Carers Café in Wombourne facilitated by CASS The Carers Association. The Carers Café will launch on Wednesday 13th of March 2019 at the Civic Centre in Wombourne, Gravel Hill, Wolverhampton, Wombourne, West Midlands WV5 9HA from 10:30am until 12:30pm.