Events

NEWS UPDATES and any FUTURE EVENTS  for 2020

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

EVENTS:

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…

Dates:

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 jo2@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.

SINGING TOGETHER FOR HEALTH & WELLBEING:  Kyle, singing tutor from ‘Musical Memory Box’, will be leading some virtual Singing sessions for carers every Thursday at 11am  6th August;  13th August;  20th August.  From 1:45pm till 3:00pm. Contact jo2@thecarerscentre.org.uk or phone us on 0116 2510999

TIME4YOU: Crafty Carers Singing and Fun…we know how difficult it is for carers to find time for yourselves. Every Thursday at 11am we will be running a Time4you session which will include activities such as crafts, singing and fun games. 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.

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

CARERS of ADULTS These sessions will run on FRIDAYS from 11am – 12:30pm

24th July – Helping each other deal with stress

31st July – Getting your voice heard part 2.

7th August – Helping each other deal with stress.

14th August – Working towards positive behaviour part 1.

21st August – Helping each other deal with stress.

28th August – Helping each other deal with issues.

PARENT CARERS of CHILDREN These sessions will run on WEDNESDAYS from 2pm – 3:30pm

5th August – Positive behaviour part 1.

12th August – Dealing with stress

19th August – Working towards positive behaviour part 2.

26th August – Parent Carers helping each other deal with stress.

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

BEGINNERS YOGA – Starting 26th August from 1:45pm – 3pm. please register your interest ahead as you will need to fill in a disclaimer form and health form before taking part.. To book a place, please contact enquiries@thecarerscentre.org.uk or call 0116 2510 999.

MENTAL HEALTH – Richmond Fellowship is a mental health charity, they have kindly agreed to deliver 2 zoom sessions for us around the subject of mental health. They are both at 11am start on Tuesdays.

Exploring Identity:  Tuesday 11th Aug

Getting to know yourself session, Find out more about what makes you tick. There are many things that make us who we are;  find out more about yourself, your interests, roles and the things you enjoy that make you feel positive.

Managing Anxiety:  Tuesday 18th Aug 

Chance to talk about the symptoms we all experience when anxious.  Find out what we can do to feel more calm. Includes breathing exercises,  muscle relaxation and challenging out thoughts and feelings.

Book a place for 2 sessions or just one of the sessions by emailing jo2@thecarerscentre.org.uk or enquiries@thecarerscentre.org.uk or phone 0116 2510999. We will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Please let us know which sessions you would like to book. 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 or anything else. 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. 

Please contact to book a place on enquires@thecarerscentre.org.uk or call 0116 2510 999.

CRAFTY CARERS – Ceramic Glass Painting, these sessions will be running on Wednesdays from 10:45am.

Part 2 – Running on 19th August (note that the last booking confirmation date is 12th August).

Please contact Nadine on nadine@thecarerscentre.org.uk