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Smart phone app designed to help disabled people find empty blue badge parking spaces being trialled in Reading

A smartphone app designed to help disabled people find empty blue badge parking spaces is being trialled. Sensors have been placed in 70 disabled bays in Reading which will detect when vehicles are occupying the designated spaces. These will then send updates on vacant spots to the app users’ mobile devices. The EU-funded project, called… Read more »

Mindfulness

Are you interested in attending a Mindfulness course at the centre? If we have enough interest we will explore? Please contact Sue and let her know.

MS Documentary seeking interviewees

I am a student at The London Film School producing a documentary film about the experience of water therapy for MS patients and we are looking for interviewees. The film seeks to convey the benefits of the therapy, in particular, the way it creates a sense of freedom and escape for patients suffering from MS…. Read more »

Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Oxfordshire Carers’ Strategy and Carers’ Personal Budgets Consultation You’ve been invited to participate in the Oxfordshire Carers’ Strategy and Carers’ Personal Budgets Consultation consultation by the consultation manager, Julia Stackhouse. This consultation is open from 24 Aug 2016 at 00:00 to 14 Nov 2016 at 23:59. Dear All Oxfordshire County Council and Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning… Read more »

ILC Newsletter (August)

      Contact the ILC Mon to Fri from 9-00 a.m. to 5-00 p.m. ( 01235 524857 :www.guidepostsilc.org.uk Home Page | ILC Oxfordshire www.guidepostsilc.org.uk Guideposts Independent Living Centre moved to Abingdon in April 2012. We are now based at the Abingdon Resource and Well-being Centre. Our contact number is: 01235 …   The current… Read more »

Constipation study finishes recruitment!

The AMBER study is a randomised controlled clinical trial looking at the use of abdominal massage to treat neurogenic bowel disorder in MS patients. Recruitment for this study ended on the 19th of July 2016, with a total of 191 patients. Patients enrolled on the trial were randomised to one of two arms: ‘control,’ receiving… Read more »

Rough Guide to Accessble Britain

Great days out have never been so accessible.  The brand new sixth edition of the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is now available to view for free via our online reader.  It’s packed with over 200 inspiring ideas for fantastic worry-free days out with reviews, hints and tips on some of the UK’s best attractions… Read more »

Carers Oxfordshire

Although June has not been the sunniest ever, Carers Oxfordshire brightened the dull wet days by wearing yellow and ‘Shining for Carers’ throughout National Carers Week and beyond. Thank you to all of you who helped with events, activities and awareness raising throughout another very successful week. ‘Time Out For Carers’ I am attaching information… Read more »