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ALL EVENTS POSTPONED
KENT KIDNEY PATIENTS
SUPPORT GROUP 
 
Date of Next Meeting
At this point in time we have postponed all future Support Group Meetings in line with Government advice: to avoid all unnecessary travel & social contact. We look forward to meeting up with you all again, soon . . .
 
Venue:
To be confirmed
10.30am - 12.30pm
Tea, Coffee & Biscuits available
All Welcome. Please do come and join us.
The group is open to all patients known to the Renal Services and their families/carers.
 
It is an opportunity for individuals to have a voice, be able to share experiences in a safe environment and build a network of support.  
We had a great meeting at the Ditton Community Centre on 4th March 2020 with 19 people attending, including guests from the Dartford Kidney Patients Group interested in building up their own Support Network. A variety of topics were discussed & the feedback has been very positive.
Thank you to ALL who attended.
Hear what members have to say...
"these are very supportive events for patients & partners. Try attending just to see if it works for you"
 
"in the meetings you have a laugh, discuss various topics and learn new ideas"
"it helps you to make decisions about what treatment you will receive in the future with a positive attitude....Hearing from other people"
"when I leave meetings I feel very positive as it is easy to forget that there is always help available for whatever problem you may encounter on your journey"
"talking to people with the same thing really helps"
NEXT KKPA EVENT:
 
At this point in time we have postponed all future KKPA Social Events in line with Government advice: to avoid all unnecessary travel & social contact. We look forward to meeting up with you all again, soon . . .
As we All do our utmost to protect ourselves & our loved ones & limit the spread of Covid - 19, remember to stay hydrated, wash your hands regularly & catch those coughs & colds in a tissue & discard immediately.
KKPA HOLIDAY CARAVANS
 
The Association owns and manages two holiday caravans at the Haven Holidays site, Combe Haven, Hastings for use by our members.  
To apply for a week or weekend stay at one of these caravans please contact:
 Sue on 01233 502050.
The Caravans are CLOSED until further notice in the interest of Public Health & Safety.
Unfortunately, we are unable to accept any pets in the caravans, as we have a duty of care to maintain high standards of hygiene at all times, as many visitors to the caravans have allergies, compromised immune systems and/or carry out dialysis during their stays.
Eight
Golden
Rules . . .
 
About the Day
World Kidney Day is a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys.
World Kidney Day comes back every year. All across the globe many hundred events take place from public screenings in Argentina to Zumba marathons in Malaysia. We do it all to create awareness. Awareness about preventive behaviors, awareness about risk factors, and awareness about how to live with a kidney disease. We do this because we want kidney health for all.
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Kent Kidney Patients Association (KKPA) Registered Charity. No. 295090 
Address: Teeswood, Bower Road, Mersham, Ashford, Kent, TN25 6NJ