Aims of NACC Groups:
To help people who have Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease and their families by:
Encouraging local support and self help.
Providing information and support.
Increasing awareness of NACC through:
Publicity to non-members.
Information to members.
Links with the health profession and hospitals.
Local media and events.
Encouraging members to take an active role within the Association.
Raising funds for local and national needs.
The types of activity undertaken or service provided by a NACC Group may include:
regular self-help or support group meetings;
educational meetings with a speaker or panel of 'experts';
question and answer sessions;
'at home' or 'coffee' mornings/evenings to introduce people to each other;
making videos or books available on a library basis;
a local newsletter;
contacting new or potential members to tell them about NACC;
liaison with hospital staff to publicise NACC;
local publicity (posters, media etc.);
fundraising events and appeals;
representing the views of members to other local organisations or public bodies;
advocacy for individual members; and
promoting the 'Can't Wait' card
Crohn’s and Colitis UK is the working name for The National Association
for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (NACC)
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