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  • 9

    Dec
    2016
    A fantastic visit to the Christmas Continental Market with Hemsworth Court's resident
    A brilliant day out with the residents of Hemsworth Court at the Belfast Continental Christmas Market. A massive thanks to Norman our guide for the day who gave us a tour, explained where each stall was from and even treated us to some free samples ranging from kangaroo burgers, fudge, calamari and hot chocolates before finishing up with a picture in front of the tree at Belfast City Hall. Thank you to all the residents that came down to join and make this the special occasion it was! We h...

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  • 23

    Nov
    2016
    Shopmobility Belfast soon to launch their service at the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald
    Shopmobility Belfast will be providing their FREE service at the Ulster Hospital from mid December.   By providing a mobility scooter or wheelchair free of charge, Shopmobility Belfast can help people who are attending the hospital for appointments or to visit family or friends. They will provide peace of mind so their users are able to access anywhere in the hospital grounds with greater freedom and independence.   The volunteers of the charity are even able to meet people in the ...

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  • 12

    Oct
    2016
    Dementia Friendly Organisation of the Year 2016 Finalist
    On Wednesday 12th October we were invited to the Europa by the Alzheimer's Society as part of the Dementia Friendly Awards. With a huge amount of competition we were delighted to be finalists in the Dementia Friendly Organisation of the Year 2016 within the private and public sector. Well done to all the staff and volunteers who were trained to become "dementia friends" and for all the great work they have done with residents at Hemsworth Court living with dementia....

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  • 17

    Sep
    2016
    Autumn Fair 2016 @ Botanic Gardens
    The Autumn Fair held at Botanic Gardens 17th September was a pleasure to be part of. The feedback from a member that signed up at the event was great to hear! " Dear Shop Mobility, Today (17 September 2016), at Belfast's Autumn Fair in Botanic Gardens, was my first ever experience of using Shopmobility. What a wonderful surprise! Mr Trevor White (Volunteer) was so kind. He very clearly and patiently showed me how to use the controls of the electric scooter. having been confined to the house aft...

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  • 13

    Sep
    2016
    Shopmobility Belfast AGM
    Please see attached the information regarding our Annual General Meeting Many thanks Shopmobility Belfast...

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  • 23

    May
    2016
    NI Chest Heart and Stroke @ Castlewellan Forest Park
    We had a fantastic day out with a group from Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke last week. We supplied 16 scooters and enjoyed a visit to Castlewellan Forest Park and spent time trying to find our way through Peace Maze, one of the world's largest permanent hedge mazes. Many thanks to the Castlewellan staff including Richard, and both Gail and Mary who supplied lovely Coffee and Scones....

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  • 21

    Dec
    2015
    World Health Organisation - Belfast Healthy City Award Winners!
    Congratulations to Julie Guilar, Director of Shopmobility Belfast, who picked up the award from the World Health Organisation - Belfast Healthy City Award for “Promoting Health Equity”. This award was won for the 6 month project “Out and about – Age, Independence and Dignity” that helped people who were isolated reconnect with their community with the aid of a mobility scooter or wheelchair....

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  • 26

    Nov
    2015
    Shopmobility Belfast receive donation from Trust Ford Newtownards Road
    Shopmobility Belfast would like to say a huge “Thank You” to Trust Ford Newtownards Road for their kind donation of £2000 towards the service we provide in Ards Shopping Centre and Bloomfield Shopping Centre and Retail Park. The donation by Trust Ford Newtownards Road will go towards improving our service in both locations. Shopmobility Belfast offer a free service in both shopping centres which allows people to use a mobility scooter to get around with greater freedom, indepe...

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  • 18

    Nov
    2015
    Certificate of Achievement Award 2015
    We were delighted to receive a Certificate of Achievement Award presented by Lord Mayor Arder Carson in recognition of our participation in the first Dementia Friendly tour of Stormont. We provided wheelchairs for anyone living with dementia that also had a mobility issue for the tour. We have worked closely with the Alzheimer’s Society in recent months and look forward to continuing this work in 2016.  ...

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