Inspirational Woman

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Inspirational Woman

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Joanne Thompson
Millie's Trust

After loosing her daughter, Millie, in a choking incident in October 2012. They started pediatric first aid courses for parents and then moved on to qualification courses for childcare establishments and other members of the sector. They wanted to ensure that anyone who has a child around them could save that child's life if they needed to.



Amy Cotter
Sensoriel CIC

Sensoriel is a community interest company that provides a mobile multi sensory service and is in the process of opening a Sensory Hub and Café. Multi-sensory stimulation is the use of equipment to stimulate the senses such as touch, sight, hearing and smell. For example, specialist equipment such as bubble tubes, sensory projectors, fibre optics and aromatherapy, provides a calming environment in a darkened space. Our provision helps both adults and children with autism, mental health conditions, acute brain injuries to name but a few.



Shelley Perry
Breathe Therapies

Breathe Therapies was set up in 2011 and is the not for profit treatment arm of the charity, run as a social enterprise delivering four fundamental pathways and treatment for: eating disorders, obesity and weight management, mental health and wellbeing.They are the only service of this kind in Lancashire, offering a vital lifeline providing information, advice, education, resources, training and practical help for anyone affected by eating distress and associated issues delivering safe and effective therapeutic interventions.



Codilia Gapare
Nakawo Ltd T/A C-Lash

C-Lash was created to provide false eyelashes to people who have lost their own lashes due to cancer treatment and Alopecia. Normal false eyelashes currently on the market attach to and/or rest your own existing eyelashes. This means that for people who actually need false eyelashes, they are very difficult to use. C-Lash is an easier, more natural looking lash that is specifically made for easy application for people without their own eyelashes.



Sarah Pickles
Sarah's Story

Sarah was diagnosed with a 3 triple negative cancer in September 2014 at the age of 32. After the shock diagnosis, a few hours after hearing the news and letting it all sink in, she decided she wanted to support others in her position and also help her friends and family through difficult times. She concluded that one way to this would be to write a book about her breast cancer journey, sharing her whole experience.



Jacquie Johnston-Lynch
Tom Harrison House

Tom Harrison House is a specialist facility providing addiction treatment exclusively to military veterans, reservists, emergency personnel, and their families. In meaningful partnership with other agencies, they provide trauma-informed addiction treatment through a “sensory and wellbeing” model of care, support, therapy and education. The centre is the very first UK addiction treatment and recovery centre dedicated to the military.



Beckie Morley
Musical Moments

Musical Moments provides interactive and stimulating musical activities for all ages, but they specialise in working in care homes with people living with dementia. Over the years they have worked with thousands of older people and made great relationships with care homes and lots of local charities.




 

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