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On 07 February 2018, the MS-UK Helpline will be hosting an information session at Josephs Court between 2.00pm – 4.00pm.

Many friends or family members may over time take on some aspects of a caring role. We will be hosting an information session for unpaid and family carers to share what local support is available.

  • Carer support groups
  • Emotional support
  • Breaks from caring and respite care
  • Carers emergency plans
  • Training and education for carers

We will have guest speakers from Essex Carers Support and Action for Family Carers to talk about their services and support in the community.

There will be time for questions and answers and handouts will be given to help you know who to turn to for extra support.

To book a place please speak to a member of the Josephs Court team or call the MS-UK Helpline on 0800 783 0518.

(Limited spaces available)

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We are making great progress with the FES Appeal to raise a total of £22.5K to fund a new Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) bike at Josephs Court. Our current total is £20,500.80 which is 91% of our overall target! If you took part in our swinging 60’s fancy dress cyclothon you still have time to send in your donations by the end of January, just drop them in to Josephs Court. Thank you to everyone who has supported the campaign so far. 

You can find out more about the FES Appeal and make a donation on our campaign page

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The Josephs Court Social Group organise regular activities for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) in the Colchester area of Essex.

Second Tuesday of every month, 11am

The Berechurch Arms, 177 Shrub End Road, Colchester, CO3 4RG

To find out more about any of these events, please speak to a member of the social group or a member of staff at Josephs Court, email josephscourt@ms-uk.org or call us on 01206 867222.

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We recently ran a mindfulness course, and we have secured funding to run future courses.

To register your interest for future courses, please email Vicky or call on 01206 867222.

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