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Archive for April, 2012

Attended by 5 people

And Lesley from together

We had some apologies because of a clash of dates with a new project – our Forum has always been on the third Tuesday of each month and we agreed to keep to this.

People are still worried about the future of the building at Vista Road, with questions about what the Trust will do with the building. Do attend updates from 5 Boroughs (see diary list).

St Helens Health Forum – Sam is attending this meeting on our behalf. It is in place of the Partnership Boards (LIT) and is an opportunity to feed into decisions.

Benefits – a top tip for anyone called in for a Work Capability Assessment is to take someone with them – do not go alone. Lesley described how she had been in with people she supports.

Shopping – we had a long discussion about the difficulties of shopping for food, especially when you don’t feel up to going out, or if you find it hard to carry shopping. Some people use online shopping to get deliveries of food.

Iceland on Ormskirk Street do home deliveries of food if you buy over £25 in their shop (you have to go to the shop to select it, but they will deliver it for you – which saves you having to carry it). You need to register with them for a Bonus Card to use the free service. Ask at the shop for more details.

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