Our Aims & Benefits






OUR AIMS



 

 

The aim of the branch is to provide help, assistance, friendship and support to all those people in 
Calderdale affected by Parkinson’s Disease.                               

Not only to those living with the condition, but also carers, families and friends.

 




 


BENEFITS  

 

 


Branch membership is free to members of Parkinson’s UK.

 

We meet monthly at :  
 
Elim Church Hall


Hall Street,

Halifax.  
HX1 5AY


Usually meetings take place on the 2nd Saturday every month @ 2pm.

 


We aim to provide a varied programme of informative, entertaining and social meetings.

 



Please check before travelling.




 

We have a Local adviser, funded by Parkinson’s UK,
who offers information and advice, particularly
to newly diagnosed.
Please ring Janet Edmunds on  0344 225 3638
if you require any 
assistance.

 




 

Respite Care
We have limited funds available to provide Respite Care and approved therapies.
Please contact our local Parkinson's UK local adviser on 0344 225 3638 for more details 

 

 




Access to Relate counselling.

Please contact 
 our local Parkinson's UK local adviser on 0344 225 3638 for more details 



 

 

Conductive education in Huddersfield,
subject to availability and prior training.

A contribution of £10, per 90 minute session, is requested to reduce costs to the branch.
Please contact Phil Beckett on 01484 713035 for details
For those who are booked to attend, the dates do not always follow strict pattern,
should you be uncertain - they are listed on our event calendar.

 

 





For the Joy of Singing Group -tutored by Giselle Herbert. 

At
 Elland Golf Club
Most Mondays 11.10am -12.40pm 

Please ring 
Eileen on 01422 373566 for more details and directions. 
No singing experience required, just come along and enjoy!





Exercise Groups  
@

Maurice Jagger Centre
Lister Lane
 
Halifax HX1 1UZ
Most Mondays 10.15am - 11.15am   'Tai Chi'
Most  Tuesdays 10.00am - 11am  A Gentle Exercise Class
Please contact: Elaine on 01422 832645 for further details.




 

 

Dance4fun Class
 
Most Thursdays 10.30am - 12 noon at Elim Church. 
Please ring before attending: 
Natalie Speake on 07723 452673.




Coach outings 
are arranged at nominal cost,
for members & carers.




 

 

A monthly newsletter, by email or collection
+ 4 newsletters per year delivered by post



An annual
programme of events
is published each April with contact details
and a list of all activities for the year. 



Programme of Events & Therapies Timetables

are 
available, throughout the year,  in paper form on application.




Fundraising events are held throughout the
year to help fund these activities for our members.

 




Playhouse Theatre, Halifax
Members are invited to dress rehearsals,
free of charge, please check the event
calendar for dates. 

 


 



All the packages listed above need to be accessed, initially, through the branch.



* Some of theses events are free. 
Others we ask a nominal contribution towards the cost of providing these services.
If you require any further information, please contact one of the committee for further details.

 



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