Posts Categorized: Information

Thames Water Priority Services Register

Did you know that if you have a disability, you can be added to the Priority Services Register for Thames Water? The Priority Services Register can support you if the following applies: Carers, friends, or family can register on behalf of someone they think could benefit from extra support. The Register can help with providing… Read more »

MS Hope Programme – starts 6th March 2024 – Places available to book now!

Are you living with MS? Do you want to enhance your resilience, rediscover strengths and increase your ability to cope? Hope For The Community CIC are running a group self-management programme for people living with MS to improve their wellbeing. The Programme was co-created with people living with MS, healthcare professionals and researchers at Coventry University to make sure… Read more »

Membership

Membership – It’s that time of year again.  2024 membership is MS: £15, Non-MS: £30.  Please collect your membership form from the desk or ask Sue to email it to you.

Neuro Aqua Power

Neuro Aqua Power Physiotherapist-led pool exercise sessions for people with neurological conditions Neuro Aqua Power is a fun and empowering 50 minute exercise class! We cover strengthening, cardiovascular fitness, core stability and balance work. Participants need to be able to access the pool using a series of short steps with a rail. The West Oxfordshire… Read more »

WABC WheelyFest 23

Wallingford Accessible Boat Club (WABC) helps disabled and less mobile people get out on the River Thames free of charge aboard our Wheelyboat, WOW-one.  To raise the funds needed to keep this charity afloat, WABC will host Wheelyfest, a day of live music and fun, on Sunday September 24th at Wallingford Sports Park. Tickets are… Read more »

Autumn Covid Booster information

The UK Government has recently released details about the autumn Covid booster. The following people are eligible for the booster: This is because the risk of severe Covid continues to be strongly associated with increasing age and underlying health conditions.  NHS England will confirm details on how and when eligible people can access the autumn… Read more »

New light touch review form for PIP

The DWP have finally created a light touch review form for claimants who have reached pension age or who have an ongoing PIP (Personal Independence Payment) award.  The form known as the AR2 form is being issued from August 2023. This form is a much shorter alternative to the AR1 PIP award review form, which… Read more »

Have your say on the Government’s Disability Action Plan

The Government’s Disability Unit has recently launched a 12-week consultation, which will inform the new Disability Action Plan. This consultation is aimed at anyone with an interest in the action the government will take during 2023 and 2024 to improve the lives of disabled people. Disabled people and disabled people’s organisations may be particularly interested… Read more »

Physio-led pool classes

Neuro Aqua Power Physiotherapist-led pool exercise sessions for people with neurological conditions Neuro Aqua Power is a fun and empowering 50 minute exercise class! We cover strengthening, cardiovascular fitness, core stability and balance work. Participants need to be able to access the pool using a series of short steps with a rail. The West Oxfordshire… Read more »