No Respite

If it's on your mind and it has to do with multiple sclerosis in any way, post it here.
Post Reply
User avatar
Family Elder
Posts: 2903
Joined: Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:00 pm

No Respite

Post by MSUK » Fri Aug 20, 2010 5:59 am


At one fell swoop, the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society is set to close four superb centres that give more than 1,300 people a year an enjoyable break and their carers a little time off. The society says a consultation revealed that people with MS wanted more "holiday-style" breaks.

In order to achieve this it plans to, er, get rid of some of the country’s best holiday facilities specialising in supporting the disabilities related to MS.

The popular respite centres – Helen Ley Centre in Leamington Spa, Woodlands in York, Brambles in Surrey and Leuchie in East Lothian – offer facilities developed over many years of meeting the needs of people with MS, such as wheelchair-accessible gardens, physiotherapy suites with hydrotherapy pools, bars and evening entertainments, as well as organising supported days out for guests...........Read More - ... ageid/1865

Post Reply