Essential Road Repairs outside The Centre – Friday 11th October 2013

 

On Friday the 11th October MEPC will be having road resurfacing carried out on the road outside The Centre.  Please ensure you do not park in these area’s or restrict access in any way.

The contractor carrying out the work will keep disruption to a minimum and access to area’s will be maintained although a certain amount of delay might be inevitable depending at what stage of the works that they are at.

Apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Number of multiple sclerosis patients in the UK ‘growing’

 

Source BBC
The number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the UK is falling while the number of those living with the disease is growing, research shows.
(Note: This is why it is so important to continue to support your local MS Therapy Centre who provide long term care and support for people with MS, their families and carers.)
Read full article here.

Multiple sclerosis cases hit 2.3m worldwide

Multiple sclerosis cases hit 2.3m worldwide

Source Trade Arabia:
The number of people living with multiple sclerosis around the world has increased by 10 per cent in the past five years to 2.3 million, according to the most extensive survey of the disease to date.  Read more here.

ILC Open Day – 6th November 2013 – Mobility

Next Open Day will be on Wednesday, 6 November from 10 am to 3 pm.    The theme will be Mobility.  We hope to have a range of mobility aids, including walkers, wheelchairs and a mobile hoist.  The Falls Prevention Service will also be with us.  As always all are welcome to attend our Open Days.  Just drop in.  Refreshments available.

 

 

September 100 Club Winners

Congratulations to the September 100 Club winners:-
1st prize, Ian McKay
2nd prize, Karen Jones
3rd prize, Richard Payne

Change of Day for Auricular Acupuncture

Auricular Acupuncture has changed days, now 2nd Friday in the month.  Appointments available for Friday 11th October, please ring the Centre.  If you would like a block close together please let the Centre know as this can be arranged.

Number of multiple sclerosis patients in the UK ‘growing’

Source BBC
The number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the UK is falling while the number of those living with the disease is growing, research shows.
(Note: This is why it is so important to continue to support your local MS Therapy Centre who provide long term care and support for people with MS, their families and carers.)
Read full article here.

Quiz Night Raffle Tickets

I have some lovely prizes for the raffle.  I you are unable to make the quiz night and would like to buy some tickets please let myself or Gloria know.  Some of the prizes include:
– Magnum of Champagne
– another bottle of Champagne
– Lovely hamper (donated by hampers.com)
– Fruit Basket
– File and Polish and goodie bag from Creations, MEPC
– Family Ice Skating
– Didcot Railway Centre Family Ticket
– Wine
– Cotswold Wildlife Park Tickets
– 6 weeks membership Park Club MEPC
and more…..
Raffle tickets are £1 a ticket.  Please support the Centre.
Sue