Events

NEWS UPDATES and any FUTURE EVENTS  for 2020

We are now running a number of groups for Carers during the month of  NOVEMBER 2020.  Please see the following programmes…..

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING …. Date:  19th November   at 1:30pm on

Due to the Pandemic, our AGM this year will be run on  Zoom  Please   e-mail us if you would like  to attend:
enquiries@thecarerscentre.org.uk

MINDFULNESS:  Learn the skills of mindfulness and become more calm, resilient and increase your well being.  Reduce anger, frustration and negative thoughts by joining us for Mindfulness…also, Exercise and Singing to Staying well together on Dates:  Mon 9th;  Mindfulness.  Wed 4th ; 18th.  Chair Exercise  Thur 12th  Sing Alone    Time: 10:45am – 12:00pm

It is led by a professional mindfulness tutor with vast knowledge and experience of mindfulness.   If you are interested in finding out more or taking part, email nadine@thecarerscentre.org.uk  or enquiries@thecarerscentre.org.uk or phone 0116 2510999.

We will get back to you as soon as possible.  Numbers are limited but we will do our best to accommodate you.  We will then send you the zoom details so that you can join in the session. All you will need is a smart phone or laptop/pc (with microphone and camera) as well as internet access. You do not need a zoom account. We will do everything else and can provide support before the session if you feel you need help.  You can choose not to take to part in the video and only use the audio option if you would prefer.

TIME4YOU: CRAFTY CARERS …We know how difficult it is for carers to find time for yourselves. We will be running a Time4you session which will include activities such as Crafts, Drawing & Painting. This month we will be UPCYCLING things…

Fri 6th – Clothes Time: 2pm-3pm. Thur 12th – Tissue Boxes Time: 2pm-3pm. Thur 26th Bottle Tops Time 11am-12:30pm.

Join us to join in and take some time out just for you…… Please contact Nadine for the details and ‘Zoom’ invite by emailing nadine@thecarerscentre.org.uk or phone 0116 2510 999.

CARERS CARING FOR CARERS: Drama session – Date: Wed 25th November Time: 10:45am – 12Noon. A Professional drama tutor Priscilla will lead this fun session whereby we will read through a play and take on different characters/ voices etc.  to join us via zoom, contact enquiries@thecarerscentre.org.uk or Jo2@thecarerscentre.org.uk

SELF HELP GROUPS: Gill will be running the ZOOM video Self Help Group The sessions in NOVEMBER

CARERS of ADULTS These sessions will run on FRIDAYS from 11am – 12:30pm Topic for all sessions – Helping Each Other with Issues

Date: Friday 6th. Date: Friday 13th Date: Friday 20th Date: Friday 27th

Please Note: The meetings will be running on the ZOOM video for the Self Help Group.

PARENT CARERS of CHILDREN These sessions will run on WEDNESDAYS from 1pm – 2:30pm. Topic for all sessions – Helping Each Other with Issues PLEASE NOTE: These times have been changed to support parents doing school pick up runs.

NOVEMBER DATES: Date: Wed 4th Date: Wed 11th Date: Wed 18th Date: Wed 25th

As usual, the group will be facilitated by Gill but carers will take the lead on what is talked about during the group session. All discussions will be confidential and carers will be asked to agree to the group rules before being sent the Zoom invite. This is to ensure that all group work is delivered in a safe and secure way. If you would like to take part please let us know by email: gill@thecarerscentre.org.uk or phone 0116 2510 999

RESPITE FUN ACTIVITIES – Bingo !!! MONDAYS from 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Starting in November – Mondays starting on 2nd, then every Monday on the following dates…9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. Play a game of Bingo and enjoy the fun.

Tue 24th Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm – Body Shop Christmas Party.

Wed 4th; 11th; Thur 5th – Games and Quizzes

INFORMATION SESSIONS – November Date: 10th Activitiy: Roger Ellis talk on Prostate Cancer Date: 17th Activitiy: Essential Oils Green Cleaning Workshop

HEALTHWATCH… Question and AnswersDate: 3rd Time: 11am – 12noon