Welcome to the Maidstone Area Parents Group

We are a voluntary group which exists to help support children with Type 1 diabetes and their families.

Our Aims as a group are : -

* To provide support to parents of children with Type 1 diabetes

* To give children with Type 1 diabetes the opportunity to meet others coping successfuly with the condition

* To encourage the local NHS Trust to improve the care for children with Type 1 Diabetes

* To arrange social events for parents and children

* To organise appropriate presentations on Type 1 diabetes and related topics

* To share information regarding the current research into Type 1 diabetes as well as useful publications, websites etc

* To support, encourage and arrange fundraising activities

  • Dance-a-thon

    Today Sandling School proudly put on a dance-a-thon in order to raise money for MAPS.  One of their Year 2 pupils is Type 1 and the school...

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  • Libre

    At the committee meeting on 28th March, Maxine shared updates on the Libre and asked us to inform other parents. The team are not...

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  • 19
    June

    627 Transition Day

    • Event date: 19 June 2018
    • Location: TBC

    A great day for children about to move up to secondary school to get together with each other and the PDSNs, dietician and...

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  • 22
    June

    BINGO!!

    • Event date: 22 June 2018
    • Location: St Nicholas Church Hall, Poplar Grove, Allington

    Calling all Bingo lovers!! We are holding a charity bingo night. There will be all the usual bingo fun with prizes to...

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  • 07
    July

    Arethusa

    • Event date: 7 July 2018
    • Location: TBC

    A fun day out for children aged 8 - 12. Children will travel to the venue from the hospital by coach. Whilst they are...

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