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Cerebral Palsy Midlands

This record is classed under Long Term Conditions, Support services, Advocacy services, Physical disability, Day care and lunch clubs.

Service Provider NameCerebral Palsy Midlands
ServiceEmpowerment/support for people with cerebral palsy and other related disabilities, plus their families and carers
Address317 Victoria Road
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB17 0AQ
Where do they provide service from?Address as above
Telephone0121 427 3182
Area coveredMidlands
Who is the service for?People with cerebral palsy and other related disabilities
Referral routeCall direct or email
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesEmpowerment and support is provided at the charity`s centre in Harborne, Birmingham. Day care is also provided and people can get involved in the charity`s projects
Being Heard is a music and work based project which aims to support people in learning the theory of music and how to compose and arrange music pieces. Our music group also gains vocal and instrument tuition. Our musicians and singers gain fulfilment by being active performers and by performing music shows at local venues. The group has also networked with the Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre Trust, and will be working with them on their ?Arts Champions? project. The project is facilitated by an experienced music teacher

VeraNicArt is a visual arts and work based project (VeraNic - meaning ?True Image?), which aims to support people to show off aspects of their lives through the medium of art, as well as imaginative and themed artworks and crafts. The group gain study in all aspects of art and can be considered practicing artists. We have recently had an arts and history exhibition in the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, titled Empowered, in which our artists have contributed all the works on display. The project is led by a qualified art tutor

LIFESkills (LIFE standing for Learning Independence for Everyone) is an educational project to develop the skills necessary for daily life. This includes money management, awareness of services in the community, personal hygiene and other skills. Regular activities of the project include cooking, literacy, numeracy, health, wellbeing and accessing the community

URconnectABLE is an informed advocacy and advice service for people with cerebral palsy, other disabilities, plus their families and carers. We promote self-advocacy, but where people are not able to represent themselves, we can act on their behalf. We provide help with housing, emotional support, help with financial matters, benefit claims, representation at tribunals and help with simplifying a bureaucratic system that surrounds legislation regarding disability
When are the services run?Monday - Friday
Time details9am - 4.30pm
Chargeable service?Yes
Cost of service£37 per day for day care
Means testedNo
Total capacity of serviceNot applicable
Transport ProvidedNo
CQC RegisteredNot applicable
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
DisclaimerInclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated October 2019.

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