Author Archives: KRusbridge

Emergency planning for carers

Princess Royal Trust for Carers provide emergency planning for carers, tackling the question “Are you concerned what will happen to the person you care for if an emergency with you arises?” They encourage carers to make an emergency plan which … Continue reading

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February 2024 Newsletter

Click here to view our Feb 2024 newsletter It has several links on it and I hope you find it easier to follow those here, rather than from your paper copy.

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Attendance Allowance

Attendance Allowance is paid if you are over State Pension age and need support in your daily life because of a long-term physical or mental health condition. It is NOT about payment to a carer or helper who comes into … Continue reading

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Safe and Well fire check

Safe and Well is a free home fire safety visit, tailored to an individual’s needs that can help protect you and your home from fire. You are eligible for this visit if you are over 65 and/or who have mobility … Continue reading

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Christmas lunch

We had a great turnout for our Christmas lunch at the Tweseldown pub in Church Crookham. This is the first time we have celebrated with a lunch rather than an evening meal and we all enjoyed it. Staff were excellent … Continue reading

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NHS suggestions for Parkinsons apps

Apps on smart devices are not everyone’s cup of tea. Even so, you may be interested in the My Therappy site where the NHS has put together a selection of apps on various relevant topics for people with Parkinson’s. Here … Continue reading

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Free eye tests

Specsavers will do home visits for eye tests. You can either contact your local branch, phone 0808 258 7150 or go to their website : https://www.specsavers.co.uk/home-eye-tests/request-a-free-home-visit

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Podiatry information

All About Feet have moved from Fleet and are now based in Yateley. Here is a link to “All About Feet”  They offer a wide range of podiatry services.

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Paul Mayhew Archer : The Incurable Optimist

On June 9th , we were honoured to host Paul Mayhew Archer who presented his “Incurable Optimist” show. Paul is a comedy writer best known as the co-writer of The Vicar of Dibley. Paul was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2011 … Continue reading

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Cream Tea for World Parkinson’s Day

To mark World Parkinson’s Day in April, we held a Cream Tea at the Key Centre in Elvetham Heath. The idea of having a cream tea came from the Oxford branch. Not sure why it was chosen but it was … Continue reading

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