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Market stall

Come along to visit us at our stall at the local market to find out about our services for carers and how you can get involved as a volunteer, supporter or local business.

Location: Bedfordshire

Oral Health is a right, not a privilege

Oral Health is integral to general health and wellbeing. Why not 'drop in' between 10.00 - 14.00 for a chat with Fran (Independent Oral Health Educator) in her dedicated, totally 'non clinical' facility. Information and 'hints and tips' for good oral health will be available for Carers and for those people they are caring for. 'Pop in' for information about a variety of 'special care' toothbrushes and different toothpastes. A friendly welcome is extended to all.

Location: Plymouth

Carers Day

Carers Day at Glenfield Care Centre, 11am to 3pm we have pamper sessions with two local hairdressers and nail technicians, who will offer, head and hand massage, nail polish, quick manicures, hair care and of course a lovely chat!, we also have afternoon tea, entertainment from KJ Entertainments who will sing and twist balloons for everyone. We will have representatives and information stands from local organisations of interest to our local Carers and Glenfield staff will be on hand to show anyone around our beautiful Care Centre to hopefully help break down barriers to residential/nursing care. We do require everyone to pre-book to ensure we can cater for everyone.

Location: Cambridgeshire

Celebrating Carers Week at Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Celebrating Carers Week in the main atrium at Royal Bournemouth Hospital with local groups and voluntary sector organisations. There will be information stands, activities and more...

Location: Dorset

Carer's Afternoon Tea at the Barcroft

The Barcroft Practice is hosting it's first ever Carer's Afternoon Tea, within the GP Practice. All carer's will be more than welcome on Tuesday 13th June 2017, from 3.00pm onwards. Please ask one of our reception team to direct you on the day. However, carer's who are already on our carer's register will be sent an official invitation from the surgery.

Location: Wiltshire

Carer's Focus Group

We are holding a Carers Seminar and Carers Focus Group to discuss our hospital services and support to all Carers. Various departments will first offer information about what they are doing to support Carers and then a Focus Group will be held with members of the public. Both the Seminar and Focus Group take place in our Education Centre in the Conference Room. The Seminar runs from 5.00pm to 6.00pm and the Focus Group from 6.15pm to 7.45pm. Places are limited so please contact the Patient Experience team.

Location: Dorset

Walk a Mile in their Shoes Sponsored Pier Walk

Sponsored walk along Southend Pier 10am - 2pm Saturday 17th June 2017 £5 registration fee

Location: Essex


You are invited to come and show your support for young and adult carers in West Cumbria by popping along for a cuppa and a cake. We have a number of staff and volunteers who will be baking to help raise money for West Cumbria Carers. You can pop in to our office on Wednesday 15th June at Cockermouth from 10am - 2pm, or you can join us at the Cornstone Bookshop, Whitehaven on Thursday 15th June from 10am - 2pm.

Location: Cumbria

Caring for Strathclyde's Carers

Caring for Strathclyde's Carers - a week-long event to promote the well-being of Strathclyde's carers, to include various activities including mindfulness, health walk, etc. Information and training event to conclude the week on Friday 16 June.

Location: Glasgow

Yoga and Massage for parent/carers at the Garden School

Yoga Home will be running a free yoga session for parents in the morning, followed by 8 free sessions of 20 minute massages.

Location: London - Hackney

Care to learn?

Do join us for a taster session at North Bradley Computer Club. We are a registered UK Online Center with the specific remit to assist carers in their caring role by helping them to find out how the Internet can help them!

Location: Wiltshire

Who Cares?

An exhibition of photographs taken by Carers from North Argyll during a residential break on Tiree in 2016. Upstairs in Waterstones Book Store - open during normal shop opening hours.

Location: Argyll and Bute

Carry on Cruising

With 33 carers we will be cruising the canal in a fully accessible narrow boat, Sheldrake 3. We will have a two course lunch, wine and refreshments during the day. We will depart from the Waterways Experiences boatyard in Nash Mills at 11 am, returning at 3 pm.

Location: Hertfordshire

Support Unpaid Carers

2 hourly shift during opening times of store (depending on number of volunteers), informing public of Carers' UK work, highlighting unpaid Carers roles, raising local carers Organisation Carers4Carers role within the Borough of Lambeth for Carers.

Location: London - Lambeth

Carers awareness stand

Am awareness stand to promote our internal Network and the catch and inform hidden carers to advise and pass on information to carers and to discuss any issues that they may have

Location: Edinburgh

disability activity day

hello every Monday daytime P.A.C and the derry club host an amazing disability activity day and for the 2nd year running are proud to be a part of Carers week 2017, we have a wide range of activites going on for people with a disability and there carers. we have DJ,Karaoke,Bingo,Play your cards right,snooker table,darts board,dancing,loads of prizes,loads more games. we also sell food and pride our self in being the cheapest in Liverpool at just £2 per person and the food we offer includes: Burgers,chips,sausages,pizza,pasta etc. all meals are £2 we have a free car park on site,disabled toilets,wheelchair friendly with everything being situated on one floor. this is going to be one massive event.

Location: Liverpool

Information Event

Every day for a week. Information in practice lobby.

Location: Lancashire

Carer Information Stand in Southside Shopping Centre and other related activities

From 11-3pm there will be information stands in the Southside concourse to help carers with information about local services. Contact the Wandsworth Family Information Service for further details nearer the time: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Location: London - Wandsworth

Helping Hands Afternoon Tea for Carers

Helping Hands Afternoon tea will be taking place at Lozells methodist community center for all carers family and friends to enjoy a free afternoon tea which will include a selection of sandwiches cakes and light drinks tea and coffee. The event will have attendance of local services who will be giving out fee goodies bags to carers on the day.

Location: Birmingham

Information Event

Information and advice for carers

Location: Rutland


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