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Latest updates from The Brigitte Trust

Continuing Healthcare Workshop

The Brigitte Trust is hosting a free online Continuing Healthcare workshop. 

The session will cover: 

  • what NHS Continuing Healthcare is (and what it is not) 
  • how eligibility is determined 
  • how it can be accessed 
  • the challenges that individuals and their families face before, during, and after the assessment process 
  • what happens when an application is declined 
Date: 21 May 2024 
Time: 10am to 11:30am

Further information and registration is available via Eventbrite.

Bereavement Support Group

The Brigitte Trust is running a free structured eight-week bereavement programme. 

The programme is run by a professional facilitator for anyone in Surrey struggling with their own grief and bereavement. The sessions are limited to a maximum of twelve people and will be offered in different parts of Surrey, according to need. 

Date: 1 May 2024 
Time: 10am to 12 noon
Venue: Reigate

For further information or to book a place, please contact Sarah Pattenden: 

Telephone: 07469 932 192 
SMS (text): 07469 932 192 

Autism Workshop

Autism by Experience are a local community interest company. In partnership with The Brigitte Trust, they will be leading a workshop focusing on: 

  • an overview of the autism spectrum and characteristics common to autistic people 
  • common strengths of autistic people 
  • sensory differences and helpful strategies 
  • communication differences and developing a shared language 
  • social interaction, building rapport and approaches to support 
  • anxiety and wellbeing with a focus on strategies to support people with emotions and rumination 
  • structure, routine and organising daily life 
Date: Monday, 17 June 2024 
Time: 10am to 12:30pm 
Venue: Clandon Wood Nature Reserve and Natural Burial Ground 

The event is free and open to everyone. Further information and tickets are available via Eventbrite.