Epilepsy Futures

Welcome to Group 4!

The day has dawned and our latest group of participants have embarked on their 24 week "Epilepsy Futures" journey. We have one person missing from the line up, and she will join us next week when she gets back from her holiday. But here they are - Welcome! This...

Plans and preparations!

The Peer Mentors from Groups 1, 2 and 3 were in on Wednesday 15th in preparation for the arrival of Group 4 on 21st May. The discussion allowed time for lots of reflection about how to effectively support participants to have their own unique experiences on the...

Goodbye Group 3…

Group 3 graduates with Peter Dale, Epilepsy Futures Coordinator (left) & Shirley Maxwell, Executive Director of Epilepsy Connections (right) There was lots of emotions at Epilepsy Futures today  as the six members of Epilepsy Futures reached the end of their 24...

Spring is in the air

We've had a lovely sunny (if cold) week of weather here in Glasgow and it's put a smile on everyone's face, though there are mixed feelings  as Group 3 near the end of their Epilepsy Futures journey, with their graduation in a couple of weeks. On Tuesday 9th the group...

A “Purple Day” thank you…

This "Purple Day" we want to take a few minutes to thank all our many readers and followers from around the world for their ongoing interest in our "Epilepsy Futures" journey. To date we have been viewed over 6000 times, by people from every continent on the planet....

Spreading the word about Epilepsy Futures

Our "Welcome" sign, created by Group 2 graduate &  Peer Mentor Lucy Watters On Wednesday 13th March we held our third information session, for people thinking about taking part in the Epilepsy Futures programme. We've found the best way for people thinking about...

Living Life Joy Fully

  It's quite Spring like here today in Glasgow as I write this piece. Days are getting longer and the weather is relatively mild for late February.  Hard to believe that this time last year we were heading towards several inches of snow and unusually cold...

Write to recovery

On Valentines Day we hosted an Epilepsy Futures  session facilitated by Emma and Erin, who deliver the Write to Recovery  programme . The website will tell you more, and you can read (and contribute your own) recovery stories there. In their own words, they say that...

“The best laid schemes…”

  "The best-laid schemes o' mice an 'men Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain,  For promis'd joy!" Robert Burns, "To a mouse"   Friday 25th January is the 260th anniversary of  the birth of one of Scotland's most famous poets, Robert Burns....

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