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Are your family registered with a Carer Organisation?

A carer is someone who helps another person/s, usually a relative or friend, in their day-to-day life. This is not the same as someone who provides care professionally, or through a voluntary organisation.  Usually Carers do not even realise they are ‘Carers’ as they...

Festive Zoom Catch Up

Hello Steel Bones Families We are so very sorry for the technical problems on Zoom tonight and the awful hackers that got in.  We will be complaining to Zoom and filing a report with the Police.  We are so sorry if any of the horrible words they used affected you....

FESTIVE RAFFLE PRIZES

PLEASE CHECK YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS AND EMAIL LEIGH@STEELBONE.CO.UK IF YOU HAVE WON.  UNCLAIMED PRIZES WILL BE REDRAWN TUESDAY SO WATCH THIS SPACE ON TUESDAY FOR UPDATES. Playdough ice cream maker set: WPINK 378 Unicorn 300 piece puzzle: WHITE 71 Monopoly: BLUE 348 Nivea...

Festive Poetry

Hope by Kate Elliott December 2021 I say the word Yet do I dare To hope for the things I truly desire? Acceptance and love for those left out Peace in a world where conflict prevails Health for those who suffer Company and love for the lonely Nurture and respect for...

Are you ready for Festive Fun on Friday?

We are so excited to see you Friday Night for FESTIVE ZOOM FUN. We have a cracker of fun lined up including BIG Band Music, Bingo, Festive Quiz, Poetry, Christmas Jokes and of course a Raffle. The Elves are working hard to make it fabulously festively fun. Here’s what...

CHRISTMAS CAMPFIRE EXPERINCE

We had such a fab time seeing those who Could make the Christmas Campfire Celebration MASSIVE THANK YOU TO The Jarman Centre and Father Christmas for making it so wonderful and magical it was really amazing to see everyone particularly after being in Lockdown this...

AGM 2021

UPDATED 9 December 2021 Thank you so much to everyone who attended our AGM. Trustees are delighted to have formally adopted the Financial Report 2020/2021, to share this with you and it was great to formally thank our amazing Volunteers. We also had a great discussion...

CRACKING CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION 2021

UPDATE ON 9 DECEMBER 2021 MASSIVE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED THE CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION Our Family Mentors had very tough decisions to make and want to stress THEY LOVED THEM ALL JOINT FIRST PRIZE: Sarah Woods and Lynsey Potter SECOND PRIZE: Rupert Meechan...

Dates for your diary

Trustees are so excited to start putting dates in the diary again for face to face events.  We wanted to let you know of events we are planning immediately.  Some dates are in the process of being confirmed and we shall update this page as soon as we have the info. ...

How can Steel Bones help my family?

Steel Bones loves helping amputee families with all sorts of queries and info to help them achieve their goals and live life to the full. Here's some of the ways we help amputee families - if we can help you in anyway please don't hesitate to get in touch, if we don't...

PARALYMPICS ARE HERE

DID YOU ENJOY THE OLYMPICS? WELL THAT WAS JUST THE WARM UP AS OUR AMBASSADOR, ALICE MASON WOULD SAY - CHECK OUT THE FABULOUS CHANNEL FOUR TRAILER FOR PARALYMPICS 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjIP9EFbcWY SENDING VERY VERY BEST WISHES TO ALL OUR AMAZING...

RESEARCH PROJECTS NEED YOU

We often get sent Research projects which will help inform the whole community.  The Amputee Community needs more research, the more research the better powers that be and NHS providers know exactly what amputees need. Your time and efforts spent completing these are...

HOSPITAL PARKING

SOME EXCITING NEWS FOR BLUE BADGE HOLDERS AND HOSPITAL PARKING - please see the car parking charges removed for blue badge holders at this document: NHS car parking guidance 2021 for NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts - https://buff.ly/35qbl4y. Trusts were required...

Do you love going to theme parks?

We have been hearing about a few incidences where amputees have been refused the opportunity to ride rollercoasters, quite often this is for insurance purposes.  However, we are keen to find out more and look at some of the questionable signage.  Before we got to the...

CELEBRATION DAY 2021

WOW THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO JOINED US for Celebration Day 2021.  We ZOOMED like we have never ZOOMED BEFORE 🙂 THANK YOU to: Para Tri Athlete, Hannah Moore for giving our very special announcements @AcroIrisCambridgeSambaBand for the best intro All our...

Wendy’s Top Tips on Benefit Applications

We know benefit applications can be such a complicated, drawn out and degrading experience.  We have an amazing Volunteer called Wendy who has volunteered previously with Citizens Advice Bureau, she is an Amputee herself and has done marvellous work in helping...