Support group

Definition: Formal or informal group aiming to assist each other in overcoming problems and to share experiences.

Category: Uncategorised

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Service descriptions mentioning the term Support group

Befriending - (Macular Society)Service

The Macular Society's befrienders make regular calls and enjoy chatting. You choose what you want to talk about - it could be about macular disease, your favourite hobbies or TV programmes, or just the weather! Particularly suitable for people unable to join a support group. The Society aims to find you a befriender who is local and shares your interests, experiences or type of macular disease.
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Fuch's dystrophy information - (Fuch's dystrophy website)Service

A website containing information about the condition, and links to a support group for Christians with the condition. Scope is unclear, but seems to be American. Note: website currently inactive.
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Macular Society local support groups - (Macular Society)Service

The Macular Society has local self-help support groups across the UK. The groups vary in size and style but all offer invaluable practical and emotional support to people with macular disease from people with macular disease.
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Macular Group - Bangor - (Macular Society)Service

Support group for people with macular disease. Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at Quaker House, Dean Street, Bangor. 11am-1pm.
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Macular Group - Blaenau Ffestiniog - (Macular Society)Service

Support group for people with macular disease meets on 2nd Thursday of every month, 1-3pm. Gwesty Ty Gorsaf Hotel, 1 High Street, Blaenau Ffestiniog.
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Macular Group - Pwllheli - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service

Support group for people with macular disease meets 2nd Friday of every month.
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Deafblind Cymru - Rhyl - (Deafblind Cymru)Service

Support group for deafblind people. Meets on the third Tuesday in the month between 2 and 4pm at Hafan Deg, Grange Road, Rhyl.
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Macular Group Wrexham - (Macular Society)Service

Support group for people with macular disease. Meets on the third Thursday of the month, between 1.30-3.30pm at AVOW, 21 Egerton Street, Wrexham.
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Macular Group - Bridgend - (Macular Society)Service

Support group for people with macular disease at Evergreen Hall, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4AD. Meets on the first Friday of the month from 10 am to 12pm.
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Macular Group - Cardiff - (Macular Society)Service

Support group for people with macular disease. Meets at CIB monthly on the last Friday of the month. 10.30am - 12.30pm. Cardiff Institute for the Blind, Jones Court, Womanby Street, Cardiff CF10 1BR.
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Macular Group - Dolgellau - (Macular Society)Service

Support group for people with macular disease. Meets in the Gallery Room, St. Mary's Church, Dolgellau.
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Macular Group - Llandudno - (Macular Society)Service

Support group for people with Macular disease. Meets monthly, on first Monday of the month 10.30am - 12.30pm. Criag Y Don Community Centre, Queens Road, Llandudno, LL30 1TE.
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Sight Life Forum (for BME) - (Sight Cymru)Service

Support group for people from a minority (BME) community who have sight loss, or care for someone with sight loss. The group meets on a monthly basis to share experiences, learn new things and suggest ways of improving services.
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Macular Group - Milford Haven - (Macular Society)Service

Support group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 2pm to 4pm at Christ Church, 26 Priory Road, Milford Haven.
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Macular Group - Monmouth - (Macular Society)Service

Support group for people with macular disease at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge Park, Monmouth on the first Thursday of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm.
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Macular Group - Newport - (Macular Society)Service

Support group which meets at the Newport Leisure Centre, Emlyn Room, 1 Kingsway on the last Tuesday of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm.
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Macular Group - Tenby - (Macular Society)Service

Support group which meets at Tenby Community Centre, Augustus Place, Tenby on the last Thursday of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm.
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Glaucoma Support Groups - (International Glaucoma Association)Service

The International Glaucoma Association organises patient support groups across the UK. The concept of the groups is to allow patients to meet their health care professionals in a relaxed atmosphere, away from the time restricted atmosphere on outpatients, so the condition and treatment can be discussed in more depth. The weblink below gives details and contact points.
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