Osiris Health understands the importance of mutual support in a friendly and safe environment. To better serve those with Facial Palsy, Osiris Health are sponsoring the Cheshire and Mersey Facial Palsy UK Support Group.
The group caters for adults affected by facial paralysis due to any cause. Osiris Health are proud to work closely with likeminded colleagues at the charity Facial Palsy UK, raising awareness of facial palsy and supporting those that suffer from this debilitating condition. Osiris Health Clinical Lead Helen Martin co-facilitates the organisation of the Cheshire and Mersey support group with patient representative Sheila Fairclough.
The group meets at The Brain Charity, Norton Street in Liverpool, 2 minutes’ walk from Lime Street Station. New members are always welcome to come alone or with family / friends. There is plenty of support and practical advice provided in a friendly atmosphere.
Dates for the year:
• 13 May 2017
• 24 June 2017
• 9 September 2017
• 18 November 2017
Benefits of joining a Facial Palsy UK support group include:
• Exchange of information
• Mutual support in an informal and caring environment
• Sharing experiences
• Discussing the challenging aspects of living with Facial Palsy
• Quarterly newsletter
For more information go to www.facialpalsy.org.uk or call them on 0300 030 9333
Osiris Health’s Facial Palsy service treats clients who have a variety of conditions that cause facial weakness/paralysis. These include (although are not limited to) Bell’s Palsy, Ramsey Hunt Syndrome, Lyme Disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, as a result of a stroke, the removal of a tumour such as a Vestibular Schwannoma (previously termed Acoustic Neuroma) or a tumour of the parotid gland. We work with clients who have wide ranging needs and severity of conditions. Find out more here.