Events in Glasgow

Workshops:

Epilepsy Awareness

Tuesday 14th August, 10.30am – 1.30pm

Thursday 18th October, 10.30am – 1.30pm

Participants will gain essential information regarding:

  • what epilepsy is
  • causes of epilepsy
  • seizure types
  • treatment of epilepsy
  • psychosocial impact of epilepsy
  • what to do when someone has a seizure

This session is open to paying customers at a cost of £40.00 per person. However, it is free of charge to people with epilepsy, family members and unpaid carers.

 

Heartstart First Aid

Thursday 26th July, 10.30am – 1.30pm

 

Resilience & Epilepsy Session (Part 1)

Friday 27th July, 10.30am – 1.30pm

Resilience is the ability to recover quickly from difficulties and is an important skill in living well with epilepsy. This session explores what resilience is, how it can be developed, and how it aids in overcoming the challenges of living with epilepsy.

 

Memory Session

Thursday 2nd August, 10.30am – 1.30pm

Wednesday 26th September, 10.30am – 1.30pm

This session can’t cure memory problems, but will help you learn how to make the most of your memory by using practical strategies, techniques and technology.

All these courses are free of charge to anyone with epilepsy, their family and unpaid carers.  If you would like to attend, phone the office on 0141.248.4125 to reserve a place.

Friends Connected – Glasgow

Our social group in Glasgow for adults continues to meet on the first Tuesday of the month.  Those who wish to take part can meet at Central Station at 12.30pm or go directly to AMF Bowling at Springfield Quay where there will be a choice of 10 pin bowling, a meal or playing Bingo.  Please note everyone is expected to pay their own expenses.

We welcome new members who wish to meet other people with epilepsy in a fun, social setting.

Please contact Scott on 0141.248.4125 or by email at info@epilepsyconnections.org.uk if you wish to attend or would like further information.

Children’s Events

Epilepsy Connections runs regular events for children with epilepsy giving the whole family the chance to make new friends and take part in fun activities like bowling, indoor climbing and concerts. Thank you to everyone who raises money for the children’s activities, which allows us to provide them free of charge.

Places are limited, so if you would like to come along, please ensure you are on our mailing list to receive details of upcoming events.  Call the office on 0141.248.4125 to register.

 

Events in Forth Valley

For further information about any events in Forth Valley or to book a place, please contact Gill or Ewan at 01324.673.750

 

Information and Support Groups in Falkirk:

Park Street Community Education Centre, Park Street, Falkirk

Wednesday 5th September, 10am – 12noon

 

First Clacks FC Group meeting

1st Gathering of Friends Connected in Clackmannanshire on Wednesday 23 February 2017 – a happy and relaxed occasion

Information and Support Groups in Sauchie:

Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre, Hallpark Road, Sauchie

Wednesday 25th July, 10am – 12noon

 

Friends Connected – Forth Valley

Friends Connected Falkirk is a social group for adults with epilepsy which meets every 8 weeks on Tuesdays.The main aim of the group is to bring people with epilepsy together to get to know each other and enjoy themselves in a social setting.

Falkirk – Wednesday 15th August, 12 noon  at the Graeme Hotel, 40 Grahams Road

Alloa – Thursday 30th August, 10am at The Bobbing John, 46 Drysdale Street

 

Events in Ayrshire & Arran:

For further information on any events in Ayrshire & Arran, please contact Jim Thompson at 07585.570.466 or by email at jthompson@epilepsyconnections.org.uk

 

Ayrshire Epilepsy Support Group

Fullarton Connexions Church, Irvine

Thursday 20th September, 5.15 – 7.15pm

 

Young Person’s Group

Fullarton Connexions Church, Irvine

Thursday 6th September, 5:15 – 7:15pm