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


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…Staying well together on Dates:  Wed 7th      Time: 10:45am – 12:00pm

CHAIR ACTIVITIY: Exercising using a chair. Date: Wed 14th                     Time: 10:45 – 12noon

EFT TAPPING THERAPY:       Date: Wed 21st        Time: 10:45 – 12noon

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  or 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. Every Thursday at 11am on we will be running a Time4you session which will include activities such as crafts, Drawing & Painting.

October Dates: Thursday 1st On 11:00-12:30 Crafty Carers cross stitch; On Thurs 15th, 11:00-12:30 Crafty Carers key ring designing On Thurs 29th, 11:00-12:30 Crafty Carers mindful colouring

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

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

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

Date: Friday 2nd. Topic: Sharing ideas about promoting independence. Date: Friday 16th Topic: Helping to deal with any issues. Date: Friday 23rd Topic: Sharing ideas to improve communication. Date: Friday 30th Topic: Helping to deal with any issues

Please Note: there will be NO meeting running on zoom on Friday 9th October

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

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

OCTOBER DATES: Date: Wed 7th Topic: Helping to deal with any issues Date: Wed 14th Topic: Sharing ideas to improving communication Date: Wed 21st Topic: Helping to deal with any issues Date: Wed 28th Topic: Sharing ideas to improving communication

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: or phone 0116 2510 999

YOGA AT HOME – WEDNESDAYS from 1:45pm – 3pm. Dates: Wednesday 30th. 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 or call 0116 2510 999.

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

Starting in October – Mondays starting on 5th, then every Monday on the following dates…12th, 19th, 26th. Play a game of Bingo and enjoy the fun.


Starting in OctoberDate: Thursday 8th, Time: 11:00-12:00 Activity: Scattergories Date: Thursday 22nd, Time: 11:00-12:00 Activity: charades

TRAINING & INFORMATIONDate: 6th October, Time: 11am-12noon Activitiy: Essential Oils

SPECIAL TALKS IN OCTOBERDate: Tuesday 13th, Time: 11am -12pm Space Centre Talk. PLEASE NOTE: this above date has recently been changed from Tuesday 20th.