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As a part of Good Care Week this year we will be hosting our second Good Care Day on 16th April 2014 here at our Training Centre in Saxmundham.

Here are the speakers from last years event:

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The focus of this year’s event will be care for people who have suffered a stroke, and we’ll have talks from The Stroke Association, Age UK, Headway Suffolk Services and someone with personal experience of a stroke.  As well as this we’ll have a representative from Gotelee Solicitors, The Hearing Care Centre (who will have their mobile hearing unit with them), The Co-op and Suffolk Family Carers.

With a packed agenda, the day is open to all and free to attend.  If you are interested in coming along please just let us know as places will be limited.  Just email lin.barnes@christiescare.com or call us on 01728 605013.

Please find the draft programme below and watch this space for more information as we get nearer the day.

9.30    Welcome – tea/coffee – chance to look at stands and leaflets
10.00    Open Day welcome – Lin Barnes, Christies Care Ltd
10.15    Stroke Association – Tracy Groves, Regional Information Officer
10.30    Jan Ballard & Suffolk Psychologist Sue Ward-Booth – recovering from a stroke, a     personal experience
11.00    Break
11.15    Christies Care – Helen Drain and Bill Brooks – cause of strokes, how we train our care workers and experiences as a former paramedic (Bill)
11.30    The Hearing Care Centre– Karen Finch, Managing Director
11.50    Gotelees Solicitors – Emma Wollard, Partner – Power Of Attorneys – how to set     up, their role
12.05    Lunch
13.00    Co-Op Services
    Pharmacy – Angela Kemp, Pharmacy Superintendent – services on offer
    Mobility Centre – services on offer
13.30    Age UK Suffolk – Sharron Cozens, Director of Services – Open Door Project
13.50    Headway Suffolk Services – Helen Fairthweather C.E.O
14.10    Suffolk Family Carers – Judith Goldsmith, Training Facilitator
14.30    Close – Hugh Gathorne Hardy – (Chairman) Christies Care Ltd