The West Ryde Social Club

The Social Club provides a chance for people with Huntington's Disease to get together regularly to enjoy company and leisure activities.

The Social Club meets fortnightly on Tuesdays between 10.30 AM and 2.30 PM at Elsie Court Cottage at West Ryde. The dates for the remainder of 2013 are:

August 6th; 20th
September 3rd; 17th
October 8th
November 5th; 19th
December 10th (Christmas Party)

The Social Club is for those in the earlier stages and participants need to be able to arrange their own transport to the venue.


To be eligible to join either Social Club you must be able to travel independently on public transport such as trains and buses and not on a modified diet. You must also complete a personal health history form and provide contact details for both yourself and at least 2 persons ("next of kin") who can be contacted on your behalf in an emergency.

You must tell us if you have dietary exclusions (e.g. if you are a vegetarian or require a diabetic diet).

A modified diet means:

  • You must eat soft, minced or puree food; and/or
  • You must drink thickened liquids; and/or
  • You have been advised to use special eating or drinking methods

To find out more about attending the Social Clubs, contact the Association.

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