South West Seniors' Network
South West  Seniors' Network

 

 

 

Supporting older people's forums throughout the South West Region.

Helping older people to have a voice and influence.

 

 

 

                       Future Events and Conferences

South West Seniors' Cornwall Conference ' FRACTURED NHS ?' October 26th 2016 in Truro. Do not forget to book your place as this event is likely to be very popular.

 

 

 

 

                 PREVIOUS CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

 

 

 

 

Surviving Care: South West Seniors' Conference held on

Taunton Wednesday 13th July 2016

 

 

 

 

Attendees at the Taunton Conference heard how hens were helping to 'henergise' older people through a  project funded by the Big Lottery. Presentation given by Equal Arts.

 

 

 

Attendees were also entranced by a presentation on Hearing Dogs and how they are such valuable companions to those with hearing loss. The Conference raised over £100 on the day in donations to assist Hearing Dogs.

 

 

The Real People Theatre Company is a women's theatre company founded in 1999 by Sue Lister and Anne Murray.  Their performance 'I am x years old when will it be safe for me to come out', looks at why so many women hide part of themselves for fear of prejudice and social exclusion when going into care. It is as if they wear paper bags which mask the 'shameful parts'.

 

 

 

" South West Seniors' previous conference in Weston Super Mare 2014 'A great event,thank you"
Catherine Stephens of the Big lottery Fund running a workshop for us at one of our previous conference
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