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Well-being support from National Officer

I’ve had an update from Tina Kislingbury our local support advisor about well-being support. Here is what she has said “People still have the opportunity to request a wellbeing call via our website” . Click here to access this When … Continue reading

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Leaflet of simple exercises

I make no apology for making another post about exercising. Parkinson’s UK is very clear that exercise is very important, indeed I have heard it called “the new medication”. Active Surrey has made a leaflet giving 6 very simple exercises … Continue reading

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Bird feeder webcams

If you want a restful pastime, I can recommend the following bird feeder webcams The first one is at the RSPB site in Dorset. You see lots of familiar birds though there is no sound available. (I have found that … Continue reading

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Fitness with Flair

Brittany Roberts will be hosting her “Fitness with Flair” classes on-line starting on Friday 15th January. I’ve done several of these and I enjoy them. They are a good blend of exercises as such normally done seated and exercises built … Continue reading

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Using nordic walking poles

A member has let me know that he has found the use of nordic walking poles very beneficial. They help him balance and have therefore improved his mobility. One big advantage is that they are, in his words, “infinitely adjustable” … Continue reading

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Quiz answers (from Christmas)

I promised to upload the answers to Sharon’s quizzes which were sent out before Christmas. Here they are. Hope you enjoyed them! missing-links-answers herbs-spices-answers

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Where to go when you feel unwell

At this worrying time, it can be difficult to be sure what to do if you feel unwell. In effect, the NHS system operates as usual with local pharmacies, GPs, the 111 service all available as well as Accident and … Continue reading

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FPH change to visiting times

Given the current rise in Covid-19 cases locally, Frimley Park Hospital have had to change their protocols about visiting in-patients. The following is taken from their website and this gives further details including phone numbers for different wards : click here  … Continue reading

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Links from October Newsletter

Here are the links from the October Newsletter. This should be easier than typing in the long web address. Healthwatch survey for carers in Hampshire : click here Healthwatch survey for carers in Surrey : click here How to Tech … Continue reading

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More from Carers UK

Over 400 carers have now attended the Carers UK twice weekly online meet-ups. If you haven’t tried one yet, they’d love to see you there. On Mondays at 3pm they hold “Care for a Cuppa”, which is an opportunity for … Continue reading

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