Events are listed on the monthly calendar….

Due to unforeseen circumstances the above is currently down.  Please view this page for any news updates.

NEWS UPDATES and any FUTURE EVENTS  for 2018…………

Our Quiz night held on 17th November was a success.  Due to the high demand we are now running another for April 20th from 7:30pm at Stoneygate Baptist Church, London Road, Leicester.

Contact The Carers Centre for tickets of £10 per team of 4-6.  We can happily add individuals to a team on the night.

Wills & Trust…. We have our consultant Richard Lockwood from the CoOp Estate Planning coming in to talk about wills & trusts, there will be a question and answer time afterwards. The session will be on May 14th at 10:00am at The Carers Centre, Leicester LE1 1PL.

Mental Capacity & Power of Attorney …. This session explains how the Mental Capacity and power of Attorney works, with questions and answers after the session. The session will be held on 4th June at 10:00am at The Carers Centre, Leicester LE1 1PL.

Mental Health Family Carers Group…..The meeting is open to people from the City, who are carers of a person who has a Mental Health disability or needs additional support due to their mental health. Next Meeting: Thursday 12th April, topic to be confirmed nearer the time. Session Time: 11am – 1pm.

Autism Forum…..The meeting is open to people from the City, County and Rutland.  It is for carers, parents and friends of people who have Autism.  The Forum covers a range of topics covering Autism and Caring.                           Next Meeting: Thursday 22nd March.  Topic: Charging for care in the home under the Care Act 2014. Session Time: 10am – 12:30pm.   Following sessions held on: Thursday 17th May, 20th September.

Leicester Carers Learning Disability Group……. The next meeting will be on Thursday 29th March, Topic to be confirmed,  from 11:00am -1pm at The Carers Centre.  The next meetings are scheduled for – Thursday 21st June, Thursday 25th October.

Carers Self-Help Group….. The next sessions will be on the following days:-  Fridays 16th, 23rd.  April 13th, 20th, 27th.  All sessions run from 11am – 1pm.

All the above for more information please contact Lindsy or Gill on 0116 251 0999

Prepared to Care with Confidence….Pork Pie Library & Community Centre Leicester – Starting Wednesday 30th May 2018 from 10:00am – 1:00pm. These sessions will be running for 6 weeks. At Southfields Drive, Leicester LE2 6QS.

Caring with Confidence…..AGE UK Leicester – Starting Tuesday 3rd April 2018 from 10:00am – 1:00pm.  These sessions will be running for 6 weeks. At Clarence House, 46 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 3PJ.

These sessions for more information please contact Ranjana or Debbie on 0116 2510 999

Social Support Group…..Welcomes all carers who would like to come along and join a group of other carers in a social and relaxed setting.  This can be at a local café, activities group or social day in the park.  We are open to any interests and suggestions you have to share.  Please find the following next dates and times:

March – Wednesday 28th Coffee Morning 10:30am at Café Blends, 43 Downing Drive, Evington, Leicester LE5 6LL

April – Wednesday 4th Coffee Morning 10:30am at Never too Latte, Sandhills Avenue, Hamilton, Leicester LE5 1QN

April – Thursday 12th Crafty Carers 11:00am at LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE

April – Monday 16th Crafty Carers 1:00pm at LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE

April – Sunday 22nd Meal at Chef & Spice Resturant 12:30pm at Chef & Spice, 1 Andrewes Street, Leicester LE3 5PG (please note there are only 30 spaces available)

April – Wednesday 25th Refreshments & Games 10:30am at The Carers Centre

April – Monday 30th Fun at the Park 11:00am at Gorse Hill Farm, Anstey Lane, Leicester LE4 OFJ

May – Wednesday 2nd Crafty Carers 1:30pm at The Carers Centre

May – Tuesday 8th Drawing/Painting 10:00pm at The Carers Centre

May – Wednesday 9th Coffee Morning 10:30am at Phoenix Arts Centre, Midland Street, Leicester

May – Monday 14th Drawing/Painting 2:00pm at The Carers Centre

May – Tuesday 15th Abbey Park Walk 10:30am at Pay & Display Car Park Abbey Park Road

May – Monday 21st Coffee & Refreshments 10:30am at Bishop Street, Leicester

May – Friday 25th Drawing/Painting 11:00am at The Carers Centre

All the above for more information please contact Pam or Debbie