Therapeutic Groups

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Our therapeutic leisure groups are informal, welcoming groups offering various fun activities and events. Members enjoy a drink and chat with peers or join in with one of the wide range of activities on offer.

The aim of the therapeutic leisure groups is to provide people with the opportunity to connect with other members and to participate in fun activities.  When dealing with a long-term condition like MS, life can become dominated by day to day essentials.  This leaves little time, energy and resources for enjoying the fun things in life.  We want to help you to redress this balance.

Due to COVID-19 our face-to-face groups have all been suspended.  We are unsure when these will be able to resume.  However we have moved a couple of them online as specific Facebook groups.

Social & Fun Facebook Group

Our main social group is a place where anything goes!  There is a weekly quiz posted each week.  The group are very chatty and love to share things to make everyone smile.  They also offer support to each other, something that has become so important over the past few months.

Angell Art Group

The perfect group for those who enjoy trying their hand at being creative.  We have two wonderful artists who set challenges and give demonstrations and tips.  Whether you love to draw or are a complete novice, this group is a fun way to get creative and connect with other members at the same time.    In the past we have created pieces that have been sold at our art exhibition, Christmas cards and calendars.

Both of these groups are open to our members and their carers or family members.  Simply click on the links above and request to join.

Activity Pack

We also provide monthly activity packs for those who need inspiration for doing activities with their loved ones at home, especially if they cannot get online.  These include word searches, quizzes and more.  You can request a pack by sending an email and you will then be sent one every month.

 Art Group

Art Group

HOW CAN A GROUP LIKE THIS BENEFIT ME?

Enjoying social and leisure activities within a group setting can help in many ways, both physically and emotionally.  This is especially so during these current times of shielding and social distancing, when you may feel disconnected from the world outside.

Benefits include:

  • Lifting mood/reducing stress
  • Improving confidence/providing a feeling of achievement
  • Recognising existing skills and learning new ones
  • Forming new friendships & widening support networks
  • Strengthening thinking skills (e.g. concentration / memory)
  • Providing a sense of structure and purpose
  • Improving physical stamina & increasing energy levels
We are now open for a limited number of physiotherapy and oxygen appointments. The Centre still remains closed to people without an appointment. Many of our services are now virtual services.For further information click here
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