SERVICES AT FACE2FACE PARKINSON'S
Bristol and surrounding districts
If you are unable to come along to one of our surgeries Kevin Carter can visit you at home as an Independent Parkinson's Advisor. Feel free to contact us for further information on this.
Yet to restart after COVID-19 lockdown.
Drop-in clinics take place in the following locations:
Brain Centre Southmead Hospital
The Vassall Centre, Fishponds
The Royal British Legion, Whitchurch
Yate Parish Hall, Yate
Filton Community Centre, Filton
Thornbury Parkinson's Group, The Chantry, Thornbury
THE CHANTRY, THORNBURY
Free support and advice are available to anyone living with Parkinson’s is now available by appointment only at THE CHANTRY in Thornbury on the third Wednesday of each month from 10:00 – 13:00
You will receive face to face support on any aspect of living with Parkinson’s from Kevin Carter – Independent Parkinson’s Advisor, who has been supporting people living and working with Parkinson’s for 14 years.
He can provide emotional and practical support, help with benefits and financial support. Refer onto other services where appropriate. Or just be there to talk through your situation and have a chat.
Appointments can be flexible to suit your needs. We can only provide this service under clear guidance to ensure we remain COVID secure.
PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP
Parkinson’s support in Thornbury is back on the last Friday of every month 10.00-12.00
We are a friendly group of local people living with Parkinson’s who meet once a month at the Chantry, 52 Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HB.
It is an informal morning and gives us an opportunity to share our experiences and knowledge of living with the condition, as well as just having a very enjoyable morning. People with Parkinson’s, their family and friends are all welcome.
Kevin Carter of Face2face Parkinson’s C.I.C. will be there to offer information and support.
Please ensure you contact Sally Derham on 0744 333 2150 for the latest details around Covid restrictions
HOW WE CAN SUPPORT YOU
Confidential support and information to anyone living with Parkinson's or Parkinsonisms, including family, friends, and carers.
Note: I cannot and do not give any medical advice.
We assist with applying for benefits including attendance allowance and universal credit, blue badges, grants, council tax, and carers' allowance. Over the last three years, Kevin has helped people with Parkinson's access over £250,000 per year of unclaimed benefits. Please see resources: Benefits, a simple guide.
For the emotional impact of living with a lifelong condition, both for the person living with it as well as the family and carers. Confidential and non-judgmental. Signposting.
Representing you and being in your corner. This could be necessary for hospital complaints, benefit tribunals, and writing to others on your behalf when these sorts of situations arise.
Helping you accessing further support, such as branches, groups, exercise classes, social groups and connecting with others.
LIVING WITH PARKINSON'S
Providing holistic support to those living with the condition, their families, and carers. If we can't help you directly, we will find you someone who can.
LINKS TO OTHER ORGANISATIONS
We work closely with other voluntary organisations and the statutory sector, so if we can't help you with something, we can contact them on your behalf.