Events

NEWS UPDATES and any FUTURE EVENTS  for 2021

We are now running a number of groups for Carers during the month of  JANUARY 2021.  Please see the following programmes….

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 –

Game Night – Monday 4th at 6:30pm – 8:30pm Carers Cuppa – Tuesday 5th 2:00pm – 3:00pm Games Night Wednesday 6th 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Monday 11th 6:30pm – 8:30pm Tuesday 12th Pictionary – 2:00pm – 3:00pm; Wednesday 13th 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Monday 18th 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Tuesday 19th Guess Who – 2:00pm – 3:00pm; Wednesday 20th 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Monday 25th 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Tuesday 26th Taboo 2:00pm – 3:00pm; Wednesday 27th 6:30pm – 8:30pm.

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: Chair Exercise to Music with Clairobics – Wednesday 13th at 10:45am – 12:00noon; Wednesday 27th at 10:45am – 12:00noon.

Sing Along with Kyle – Thursday 7th at 1:45pm – 3:00pm; Mindfulness – Monday 11th at 10:45am – 12:00noon

Pantomime Drama with Priscilla (acting out Cinderella) – Wednesday 20th at 10:45am – 12:00noon

enquiries@thecarerscentre.org.uk or Jo2@thecarerscentre.org.uk

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.

CRAFTY CARERS Thursday 7th Macrame at 11:00am – 12:30pm; Thursday 14th Tea Light Holder 11:00am – 12:00noon. Thursday 21st Coasters at 11:00am – 12:30pm; Please contact Nadine for the details and ‘Zoom’ invite by emailing nadine@thecarerscentre.org.uk or phone 0116 2510 999.

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

CARERS of ADULTS These sessions will run on FRIDAYS from 11am – 12:30pm Friday 15th Helping with Carers Issues. Friday 22nd Getting the most from a Carers Assessment. Friday 29th Changes to Local Mental Health Services.

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 TUESDAYS from 10:30am – 12:00pm. PLEASE NOTE: These times have been changed to support parents doing school pick up runs.

Tuesday 12th Behaviour as Communication; Tuesday 19th Get the most from a Carers Assessment; Tuesday 26th Changes to Mental Health Services.

As usual, the group will be facilitated, 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: sue@thecarerscentre.org.uk or phone 0116 2510 999

INFORMATION SESSION: Friday 8th at 2:00pm – 3:00pm Stress Management; Monday 13th at 10:30pm – 12:00noon First Aid Training Part 1 Monday 25th at 10:30pm – 12:00noon First Aid Training Part 2 Friday 29th at 2:00pm – 3:00pm How to Manage Negative Changes