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Do you could have a Studying Incapacity or Autism? Come to the “Well being and Wellness Truthful” on 15 February!

A “Well being and Wellness Truthful” takes place on Wednesday, February 15 at Telford & Wrekin Council for Voluntary Service (CVS), to allow adults with a studying incapacity and adults with autism to entry, in a single place, a variety of local people assist accessible to them.

The occasion is among the actions a part of the borough-wide “Dwell Properly with a Studying Incapacity” technique and “Autism Technique” (draft model) collectively developed by the Council, native companions and other people with lived expertise to assist make life higher for adults with a studying and adults with autism, their households and caregivers.

Adults with a studying incapacity and adults with autism, their households and caregivers can drop by anytime on Wednesday, February 15, between 10am and 2pm at Telford & Wrekin CVS for info and recommendation on accessing well being care assist, together with Annual Well being Checks.

They will go to the stands of native suppliers (equivalent to Telford Leisure Companies, Neighborhood Healthcare, Wholesome Way of life Advisors, Ramblers Wellbeing Walks and plenty of others) for a pleasant chat on how they will increase their bodily and psychological wellbeing.

On the day, free half hour classes of health, yoga and dance are additionally on provide.

Folks attending the “Well being and Wellness Truthful” may also meet the crew from the Impartial Dwelling Middle and take a tour of the middle (in shut proximity of Telford & Wrekin CVS), ought to they want to. In doing so, they will study extra concerning the native care, assist and devices accessible to boost their independence at house and locally.

Cllr Andy Burford (Labour), Telford & Wrekin Council’s Cupboard Member for Grownup social care and well being, integration and transformation mentioned:

“We’re delighted to be nicely progressed in implementing, along with our native companions and residents with a lived expertise, the borough-wide “Dwell Properly with a Studying Incapacity” technique and in creating the “Telford & Wrekin” Autism Technique.

“These methods are usually not simply on paper – they convey actual life advantages for grownup residents with a studying incapacity and residents with autism, their households and caregivers. We’re on their facet, we wish them to dwell nicely and luxuriate in a wholesome, blissful life in our borough.

“Along with Telford & Wrekin CVS, we’re organizing a “Well being and Wellbeing Truthful” on 15 February as a one-stop store to facilitate simpler entry to well being and wellbeing assist for adults with studying disabilities and adults with autism, their households and carers .

“They will simply come to 1 place, at Telford & Wrekin CVS and meet native organizations who present well being care assist – saves them time, journey prices and the hassle of discovering the knowledge themselves.

“So if you’re over 18 and have a studying incapacity or autism or look after an grownup who does, be sure you drop by on February 15, at Telford & Wrekin CVS, between 10am and 2pm. Please assist us share this occasion so many eligible residents profit from it.

“If you cannot make it on the day, please contact Telford & Wrekin CVS who can offer you the knowledge and steerage wanted. Additionally they run a variety of “Café Aspire” drop-in classes throughout the borough for adults with a studying incapacity in addition to autism assist classes at their heart – extra info is on the market on www.telfordandwrekincvs.org.uk “

Debbie Gibbon, CEO at Telford and Wrekin CVS mentioned: “We’re actually excited to work along with Telford & Wrekin Council and a variety of companions to proceed our collection of free occasions for adults with a studying incapacity and adults with autism, their households and carers.

“Please contact Gemma or Sam on gemma.naylor@tandwcvs.org.uk , sam.vickers@tandwcvs.org.uk or give the crew a name on 01952 458 059/061 for extra details about the“Well being and Wellbeing Truthful”.

“Making lives simpler for adults with a residing incapacity and adults with autism and rising their wellbeing and independence is one thing we’re actually keen about.

“We invite native organizations and companies to affix us on this, by offering as an illustration, volunteering or work placements alternatives for adults with a studying incapacity and adults with autism. Ought to any group have an interest to get entangled, please contact sam.vickers@tandwcvs.org.uk “

Photograph (left to proper): Laura Thorogood (Service Supervisor – All Ages Carers Centre, Telford & Wrekin CVS), Debbie Gibbon (CEO – Telford & Wrekin CVS), Valerie Graham (Well being Enchancment Practitioner – Public Well being, Telford & Wrekin Council) , Cllr Andy Burford (Labour), Telford & Wrekin Council’s Cupboard Member for Grownup social care and well being, integration and transformation and Cllr Kelly Middleton (Labour), Telford & Wrekin Council’s Cupboard Member for Leisure, public well being and well-being, equalities and partnerships

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