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

Macular Group Llangollen - (Macular Society)Service

Support group meets 4th Monday of every month at 11am. The Hand Hotel, Llangollen, Denbighshire.
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Macular Group Newtown - (Macular Society)Service

Support group meets 1st Monday each month at 2pm. MCRA, Plas Dolerw, Milford Road, Newtown, Powys.
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Macular Group Pwlleli - (Macular Society)Service

Support group meets on 1st Friday of every month at 1pm. Presbyterian Church, Ala Road, Pwlleli, Gwynedd.
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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. Click the link below and enter your postcode to find the group near you.
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Macular Group - Bangor - (Macular Society)Service

Support group for people with macular disease. Meets on the 2nd Monday of every month at Quaker House, Dean Street, Bangor. 1.30pm.
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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 UK - Rhyl - (Deafblind UK)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 1pm 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 on 3rd Wednesday of every month, at 1.30pm. Theatre Fach, Dolgellau, Gwynedd.
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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 at 11am. Cae Mor Hotel, 6 Penrhyn Crescent, Llandudno.
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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 - (Glaucoma UK)Service

Glaucoma UK 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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Macular Society All-Wales Telephone Groups - (Macular Society)Service

Telephone-based support group meetings in English and Welsh for people with macular disease. Contact details below for latest information.
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Macular Society Befriending - (Macular Society)Service

It is not unusual for some people with macular disease to feel isolated, especially if it's difficult to get out and about. However, there is no need to feel alone - MS telephone befrienders can provide a regular friendly phone call, which may help to rebuild confidence and independence. Their telephone befriending service may be especially helpful if you cannot get to one of their support group meetings, but would like to talk to someone who has experience of macular disease.
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