Success Stories

Ann – Community Navigation client

Ann was referred to The Bureau in Glossop by my GP a number of years ago. Ann had a brain tumour in her early years, which resulted in a visual impairment and poor mobility.   She says she tried to not let this stop her. She volunteered on reception at The Bureau and in the […]

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Friends of Shire Hill social group


Mark was admitted to Shire Hill following a hip replacement and complications due to an infection. He lost weight and had a very poor appetite, and became very low. Prior to admission Mark lived alone and had no other close relatives. He had been independently looking after himself and wanted to return home again after […]

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The Guide Dogs Association


Tom contacted The Bureau following an accident which left him partially sighted. Tom wanted to find out about support groups for people living with sight loss. The Bureau put him in touch with the VIP (Visually Impaired Group) and also took the time to find out a bit more about his situation. Tom was struggling […]

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Volunteering with Time Out


Following a TIA (mini stroke) Mary became socially isolated and lost her confidence as she was stuck at home on her own and rarely saw anyone. Mary contacted The Bureau to find out about volunteering opportunities with an aim was to meet people and support others with disabilities. Mary went along for a taster session […]

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