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Breathe Easy Ashford and Tenterden

Wheezy?  Breathless?  You are not alone.  Come along to your local Breathe Easy group for support and information about living with a lung condition and breathlessness.  You will be met with a warm welcome and a friendly, understanding group.

Breathe Easy Ashford and Tenterden (BEAT) launched in September 2009 and have been meeting on a monthly basis.  Each meeting the group listen to an interesting and informative talk on a range of topics from lung health to hobbies meaning there is something for everyone.  Meetings are rounded off with an update from Committee members, a raffle and a cup of tea and social time.  The group have fantastic support from the local respiratory team and receive regular visits allowing group members to ask questions.  Breathe Easy meet at Ashford Rail Staff Club, Beaver Road, Ashford, TN23 7RR on the last Wednesday of the month.  We would be delighted to welcome you to our next meeting and hope you will become a regular member.

For more information please contact 0300 303 0253.  Meetings are free to attend and have adequate parking facilities. Family, friends and carers are welcome.

Breathe Easy is a part of the British Lung Foundation.  Reg Charity No: 326730

Care All together on Romney Marsh (CARM)

Care All together on Romney Marsh (CARM) is a charity very much involved in Woodchurch life. As well as monthly Meeting Points held at the Bonny Cravat, CARM offers a befriending service to any lonely residents in the area. Further details can be obtained from head office in Appledore by calling 01233 758122 or emailing office@carmromneymarsh.org.uk

Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body. Visit www.counselling-directory.org.uk.

Therapy Directory

We promote the benefits of complementary therapy and aim to give visitors all the information they need to help them make an informed decision about whether therapy would be right for them. The website has an FAQ’s section, a number of useful articles written by our members and the facility to search for a practitioner in your area.

To ensure the professionalism of our website, all listed therapists have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body. Visit www.therapy-directory.org.uk

The Cinnamon Trust can help with dog walking and animal care for elderly & terminally ill people

There is a volunteer for the Cinnamon Trust in the village who can help with dog walking and small animal care. For any questions please contact 01736 757900