A place to thrive Cerebral Palsy Midlands 

Cerebral Palsy Midlands (CPM) is a registered charity and an adult day service provider in Harborne, Birmingham. We support adults with cerebral palsy and other disabilities to live fulfilled and independent lives. 
At CPM, we offer MORE THAN just day services. We provide a range of opportunities for people to develop their skills, stay active and healthy, be creative, and meet new friends. We also offer advocacy and support through our URconnectABLE service. 

Our Core Projects Include 

Music & Vocal tuition with our 'Being Heard Music Group'. 
Health and well-being with 'Wheelchair Dance', 'Movement in water' & 'Tai Chi'. 
Art classes and tuition. 
‘Access for All’ in helping our citizens access the Community. 
Musical instrument coaching with our own Rock Band 'The CPM Connection'. 
IT Support & Facilities. 
We believe that everyone has the right to live a full and meaningful life, regardless of their disability. At CPM, we provide the support and opportunities that people need to thrive. 

A Rich History Uplifting people with Cerebral Palsy since 1947! 

CPM are a longstanding charity deeply rooted in the heart of Birmingham and have been supporting individuals with disabilities in our community for 77 years. We have been established since 1947, setting up the first school for children with cerebral palsy called ‘Carlson House School’ in England and Wales. 

CPM Runners help Jack get his Mollii suit to dance at his wedding! 

CPM is an organisation that strives to improve the lives of adults with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities. Jack, who has CP, recently tried out a Mollii Suit on The One Show and BBC Midlands Today. The suit helped reduce his pain and spasms and improved his movement. Jack was able to take steps outside for the first time and even take his very first steps independently. He was so thrilled with the results that he wanted to purchase the suit, which costs £6000, so that he could walk down the aisle with his fiancée, Beth. CPM is supporting fundraising efforts to help Jack acquire the suit, we have a team of ten running the Great Birmingham Run 10k on Sunday 5th May. 

Welcome to Being Heard Music Group 

…and their Creative Musical Film… A Tea With Two Sugars 

The Being Heard Music Group at Cerebral Palsy Midlands (CPM) has written and produced a musical film called “A Tea with Two Sugars” with the help of Musical Director and tutor Richard Ganner and Director Craig Keogh. 
The film is a celebration of diversity and inclusion, and it tells the stories of the group members’ unique experiences living with cerebral palsy. The film was made possible by a £10,000 grant from the National Lottery ‘Awards for All’ Community Fund, awhich was granted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Group members worked together remotely using Zoom in the very beginning but the project really got momentum when our services re-opened fully. The film is a testament to the resilience and creativity of the Being Heard Music Group, and it is a powerful message of hope and empowerment. 

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion CPM Summer Sizzler 

We are thrilled to invite all of you, our wonderful community of supporters, to witness the incredible service provided here at Cerebral Palsy Midlands. We are hosting a Summer Sizzler on Monday 12th August, and it's going to be spectacular! 
Join us between 11am and 3pm for a fun day filled with activities and inclusive experiences. From a sizzling BBQ to arts and crafts, stalls, cakes, games, and so much more, we have something for everyone! 
Please mark your calendars and spread the word! We are looking for stall holders and entertainment. Bring your friends, family, and colleagues for a fantastic day out while supporting a great cause. For more info email sarah@cpmids.org.uk. 
We are thrilled to announce that this year's 'Weoley Big Night Out' charity fundraiser is going to be an absolute blast! Get ready to set sail on Saturday, October 12th, at the 'Weoley Castle Social Club.' This year's theme is ‘Under the Sea,’so think Pirates, Sea Shanty, and Mermaids! 
Rock band, 'The Bostin Buccaneers', together with Ben Love, will be the night's musical entertainment, ensuring a fantastic experience for everyone. The tickets for this evening will be priced at just £15 per person. Save the date and stay tuned for more details. 

Watch our video Wheel’n’Walk success! 

Cerebral Palsy Midlands are excited to participate again this year in the 'Wheel'n'Walk' event together with other local charities and causes. This year's sponsored walk event – 'Wheel'n'Walk' will be held at Cannon Hill Park in Birmingham. We hope to see you Sunday, June 2nd ready to start at am at the park iconic Bandstand for our amazing walk for inclusion. 

Our Current Work 

We are an adult day service and community hub in Harborne, Birmingham, where we provide development opportunities for people with disabilities in Wheelchair Dance, Musical Expression, IT development, Qigong Tai Chi, Exercise, Life Skills, Advocacy, Art and support accessing the community. 
We run independant life skills project, which enhances people's everyday skills in cooking, literacy, numeracy, IT, health and well being. 
We also run a varied 'Access the Community' events programme, which includes supporting our citizens get out into the community to access appointments, go for lunch, plan a visit somewhere like a zoo or go on an accessible holiday. 

Wheelchair Dance 

Great classes, encouraging health and well being activity for all of our citizens here at Cerebral Palsy Midlands. The sessions are lead by Wheelchair Dance Instructor Helen Mason and take place Tuesdays at 1.30pm and Friday mornings between 11.00am and 12.00pm. 

Qigong Tai Chi Practice 

Together with tutor Sally Haynes-Preece we believe in supporting the health and well-being of our citizens here at Cerebral Palsy Midlands. These sessions are fully accessible and inclusive for all. These sessions are open to the community but we suggest you make contact with the tutor beforehand. Tuesdaymorning at 11.00am. 
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