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Turner Syndrome Support Society [UK] Conference & AGM

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Park Hall Hotel

Park Hall Road

Charnock Richard

Chorley

PR7 5LP

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Our 19th Annual Conference & AGM is on the weekend of the 11th - 13th of October 2019 at Park Hall Hotel

We are looking forward to seeing you all at this years TSSS conference, to celebrate our 19th conference and begin our 20th year and seeing how far we have come is amazing. Thank you to all our wonderful members, your continued support makes such a difference.

This will be our 10th visit to the Park Hall Hotel and as a venue it has proven to be hugely successful. The TSSS has done its best to keep the costs as low as possible and have secured a good value price for the weekend. The accommodation, some of which has been recently refurbished caters for families, couples and individuals. All rooms and chalets are en-suite, with tea and coffee making facilities and TV. The hotel can meet most needs including vegetarians, gluten free and diabetics. You will need to inform us on the booking form if you have any special dietary requirements. There is plenty of car parking on site.

Conference Registration opens at 2pm on Friday for weekend delegates only; there will be no admittance before 2pm. Daily delegates registration opens at 8.30am on Saturday morning. You will need to register at the TSSS registration desk for your programme, name badges and complete the necessary forms. You can check in at the hotel reception as you would at any other hotel from 2pm. You pay for your room at reception. If you need extra towels or a light bulb needs replaced etc., speak to reception and they will be happy to help. You can visit the Park Suite to see the TSSS Goodies stalls where you will be able to browse the various stalls and displays, meet other members and catch up with friends old and new. Anyone wearing a smiley face on their badge is attending their first conference and will receive a warm welcome from the TSSS family. A hot carvery meal will be available from 5.30pm - 9pm at an additional cost for those who have booked. Arriving early on Friday, allows you plenty of time to make use of the facilities that are available at the hotel including: the pool, gym, sauna, beauty salon (treatments must be pre -booked). We get a 10% discount on all treatments available at Cleopatra's beauty salon. To book a treatment please call 01257 452 400. You can also allow time to take a walk in the grounds and the bar is open in the lounge, so that you can relax and have a chat.

Conference Overview - Please note this is subject to change. We recommend you check out the conference facebook page for up to date information.

Friday Programme conference registration opens at 2-9pm it is your chance to register, meet old friends make new ones and see that various stalls we have available. Look at previous conference photo albums. Pick up the many free information leaflets we have available on diet, exercise, heathy eating, foot care, fostering, adoption, employment and much more. Attend our first timers welcome meeting, show rehearsals with Sam and Daisy and her amazing team of volunteers. Or have a drink at the bar where you can relax and enjoy a natter.

Saturday programme starts straight after breakfast at 9am and continues throughout the day. The theme for this years conference is Coping with Stress and Anxiety, we will have a wide range of talks and displays throughout the weekend. There is a full day of talks from some of the top specialists in the country. A draft programme will be available on the website www.tss.org.uk or from the TSSS office upon request. The following specialists have been invited to attend this year's conference - Mr Haytham Kubba Paediatric - ENT Specialist, Ms Melanie Davies - Fertility Specialist, Professor David Skuse - Prof. of Behavioral Sciences, Prof. Gerry Conway & Dr Helen Turner - Adult Endocrinologists, Sr Claire Humphreys - Specialist Nurse, Dr Stewart Rust & Dr Jackie Nicholson - Clinical Psychologists and Dr Gordon Watt - Specialist in Podiatry. At the TSSS we are fortunate to have some very talented members who are sharing some of their specialist knowledge with us. There will also be a mindfulness session. Then it is time to get your glad rags on and attend our dinner and show, where you can capture the moment by having your photos taken by our professional photographer Thomas and dance away into the early hours.

Sunday Programme we will start a little later, as we will have had a late night. We will have a range of workshops available for you to choose from. The workshops will include driving tips, how to get the most out of your Adult TS clinic and Alternative Therapy. Plus there will be a variety of female heart to heart sessions, a male only and a sibling session. There is the opportunity to attend at least two sessions - one in the early morning and another late morning.

Children's programme will run concurrently with the conference programme. It will be in the Eccleston Suite. Our Volunteers Kylie, Emily, Melissa, Ellie, Jazmine and team are all CRB checked, with experience and currently work as qualified nursery nurses/teachers. There will be a range of age appropriate activities. The age range for the activities will be between 0 and 12 years. There will be creative art sessions with painting, colouring, craft making etc. We will charge £32 per child to cover the costs of the activities, entertainment etc. We have tried to keep the costs as low as possible. Parents will remain responsible for their children at all times. Children must be signed in and out of each morning and afternoon session by parents. Please collect your child promptly to allow our volunteers to get lunch. There will be a dance class one for juniors up to 7 years and one for Intermediate 7-12 years, where Sam & Daisy will teach the children a simple fun routine which will be performed on Saturday night. Sunday morning activities are in the Eccleston Suite, the children will be able to watch a family film. Then we will have a Children's Entertainer who will entertain everyone. There will be lots of fun and games for everyone. Please note the costs are subject to change depending on the numbers.

Teen's programme will run on the Saturday morning, this years theme is “We are the Champions” from Queen. Groups of girls will perform songs by Queen. Sam our Artistic Director, Daisy, Meg C, Ella and the Teen reps Zoe and Grace will put together a running order and help the girls practice during the course of the morning. Check out the conference facebook page for more information. There is a charge of £32 each for attending the workshop to help with some of our costs. The rules for 2019 are you can only attend the Teen Club if you have already started secondary school. Once you are 20 years old you should join the adult programme. This is important, as we need to have the correct numbers of volunteers in place. Please note parents remain responsible for their children at all times.

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Charnock Richard

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