group offers support to local Parkinson's sufferers
support group formed to help people in the Burnham-On-Sea area
suffering with Parkinson's Disease will be holding a special meeting
on Monday (October 13th).
Beckie Port from Parkinson's UK will talk about the latest research
into the disease from 2pm-4pm in the Catholic Church Hall in Highbridge
who is interested in this subject will be welcome to come and
join us especially those from the medical profession. There will
be an opportunity ask questions and meet with Dr Beckie. A cup
of tea and a biscuit will also be at hand," said a spokesman.
Burnham group launched
last autumn and has been well supported by people from across
meets on the second Monday of every month from 2pm-4pm in the
Catholic Church Hall when all are welcome to hear the talks and
There will also be the first of a series of new help sessions
starting on Wednesday 5th November. The Exercise and Movement
to Music classes will be held from 10am-11am at the Methodist
Church Hall in College Street, Burnham. The one-hour class will
take place weekly in six-week blocks, aimed at people with Parkinson's
and their partners and carers.
Then in February 2015 the group hopes to begin a special intensive
Speech Therapy course called 'Speak Up' run by Deborah Woolven
which will be held at the Church Hall of Our Lady and the English
Martyrs. More information on this will be published on Burnham-On-Sea.com
in the New Year.