Specialists in Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

The Month of October is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month (CPAM) and there are so many fun ways YOU can get involved to raise awareness of Bobath Wales and cerebral palsy across the country!

Make a splash for cash at our Welly Walks! 

Dust off your wackiest pair of Wellies and join us at one of our Welly Walks. With fun welly warm ups, a treasure hunt en route and a goody bag at the finish line, this one is fun for all the family!

To book your tickets in advance for the Cardiff Welly Walk on the 20th October, click here

To book your tickets in advance for the Aberdare Welly Walk on the 6th October, click here

 

Blue VS Green

Brand new for CPAM 2018 – which side are you on? For one day in October, encourage your school, workplace or community group to wear Blue or Green items of clothing and donate a £1 to Bobath Wales. Get in touch with our fundraising team on 02920 522600 or fundraising@bobathwales.org for more information and CPAM 2018 information packs. Want to find out more about cerebral palsy and the work we do here at Bobath Wales? We can arrange a fun and informal talk at your workplace, group or school. We can tailor each talk to suit our audience and make it interactive to help demonstrate what it is like to have cerebral palsy.

 

Horse Race Night 2018

Saddle up for an evening of races, delicious food and raising money for Bobath Wales at our annual horse race night!
Over the course of the evening, 8 races will be played on a big screen and you will have the opportunity to place your bets and even sponsor your own race.
When: Friday 12th October 7pm
Where: The New House Country Hotel, Thornhill, Cardiff, CF14 9UA
Price: £16pp. Ticket price includes a 2 course meal.
To purchase tickets please click here or contact the fundraising team on 02920 522600

Family Coffee Morning in West Wales 

Join Bridget James (Regional Fundraiser) and Glenys Evans (Family Support Officer) on the 23rd October. Pop into Bronwydd Hall, Carmarthen,SA33 6BE any time between 1:15-2:45pm for a chance to catch up over a cuppa, ask our team any questions and celebrate CPAM!
RSVP bridgetj@bobathwales.org / 07949836462

 

60 Second CPAM facts!

Learn these facts to share with friends and family on World Cerebral Palsy Day (6th October) to help us spread awareness of cerebral palsy and the work we do here at Bobath Wales

  • Cerebral palsy is the most common childhood disability in the world
  • In the UK, cerebral palsy affects about 1 in every 400 children
  • Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the brain that occurs before, during or up 2 years after birth
  • Around 70 babies will be born in Wales this year who will have cerebral palsy
  • Bobath therapy combines occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy. Each therapy session is tailored to the individual child’s needs
  • There is no cure for cerebral palsy, but here at Bobath Wales our therapists work with each child to improve their quality of life
  • Bobath Wales is a registered charity and it costs £1.5 million to keep our centre running each year. 79% of our income comes from fundraising activity
  • Bobath Wales opened in 1992 and over 26 years we have treated thousands of children from all over Wales

 

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month (CPAM) 2018 is kindly sponsored by Western Power Distribution.