On Thursday 4th July Erin from Write to Recovery joined the group for the first of five sessions this month. In their own words "Write to Recovery" say the following about the process they use with community groups around Scotland. Write Your Way to Recovery Everyone has a story. Writing it down can help you in … Continue reading “Surviving & Recovery”
Summer finally arrived in Glasgow last week, with hot sunshine and clear blue skies, Over the last six weeks Group 4 have been working at Project Ability with tutor Iona Grey, using acrylic paint on canvas, offering everyone advice to get the most out of their experience. I think more than one person was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading “Colour by numbers”
Nearly mid summer and the group visited our friends at Free Wheel North for some fun messing about on wheels. Hopefully there won't be too many aching muscles in the morning... Peter Dale Epilepsy Futures Coordinator
This week Group 4 visited our friends at the City of Glasgow College. We were shown around the student facilities, and met the President of the Students Association, who encouraged everyone to feel that they would be a welcome part of the student body, if they decide to study there. Members of the Finance … Continue reading “Getting the most out of your health professionals” – Week 4
We now have all seven participants with us, with the last person joining us after a week in the Spanish sunshine. The typically Glasgow May weather (rain) didn't dampen anyone's creative juices as we had our second of six sessions at Project Ability. The group are currently working on some canvases, using acrylic … Continue reading Week 2 of 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 morning, there was a fair bit … Continue reading Welcome to Group 4!
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 Epilepsy Futures programme. We talked about how … Continue reading Plans and preparations!