Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Week with Activeyes

Day at the Races Friday 4th May 1.00pm Fancy a flutter on the GEE GEES then why not join us for an afternoon of racing at Wolverhampton’s Dunstall Racecourse. We have tickets available for FREE admission to the Grandstand, with … Continue reading

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Around The Grounds Football Challenge for the Beacon Centre for the Blind

On May 11th we are going to hold a Quiz Night at the Beacon Centre 7.30pm to help raise funds to go towards our total. It is £2.50 per person with a raffle on the night and the Bar will … Continue reading

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CQC CRITICISED AGAIN FOR FAILING TO TAKE ACTION IN CARE HOME

The Care Quality Commission is being criticised for failing to take sufficient action after undercover filming showed an 80-year-old woman being slapped by a care worker. Jane Worroll secretly filmed her mother’s room in Ash Court, London. She recorded care … Continue reading

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Deaffest 2012

From Friday the 25th to Sunday 27th May, 2012 at the Light House, Wolverhampton. Deaffest is the UK`s leading Deaf -led film and arts festival. It celebrates and showcases the talents of Deaf film makers and media artists from all … Continue reading

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We Dance – A Festival by People with a Learning Disability

I would like to tell you about We Dance, a two day festival by people with a learning disability. This exciting event will take place at the Mac Birmingham on Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th July 2012. The … Continue reading

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MUSIC BEING USED TO UNLOCK DOOR FOR DEMENTIA SUFFERERS

There is a growing recognition that exposure to the arts can help dementia sufferers to reconnect with themselves and even slow their rate of decline. Increasingly, music is helping doctors and carers reach those who have become stranded by this … Continue reading

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Crisis Loan Changes

From 9/4/2012, 2 new changes have been announced for crisis loans-  Crisis loans for living expenses are at present limited to 3 per year per claimant. Crisis Loans awarded to alleviate hardship because Child Tax Credits have been awarded … Continue reading

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