Monthly Archives November 2017

New partnership for Carers Lewisham with Ageing Well in Lewisham

Ageing Well in Lewisham is a local charity running weekly befriending groups with a focus on health, well-being, arts and creativity for people aged 55+ living in South Lewisham. Say you have been referred by Carers Lewisham to join at a special £2 per session (50% discount) subsidised rate. For more details: www.ageingwellinlewisham.com info@ageingwellinlewisham.com 020 8698 3735 / 07486 011102   Groups: Tuesdays 10am-12noon: ‘The Befrienders’ – The Grove Centre, 2 Jews Walk, Sydenham, SE26 6PL. Enjoy singing and relaxation activities with group leader Natasha! Run in partnership with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance as part of their
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New online tool to book for a Flu Jab

To prevent the spread of flu, unpaid carers who are in contact with vulnerable people are being encouraged to have a flu jab.  Vulnerable people are people over 65 years, those of any age who have long term medical conditions, pregnant women, babies and young children. With this new online tool, you can find the nearest pharmacy and/or book an appointment for your Free Influenza (Flu), Pneumonia (PPV) or Meningitis ACWY Vaccination Jab. Visit https://www.londonflu.co.uk/ for more information. Alternatively you can always: Simply ring your GP practice to make an appointment Or visit any one of the participating local pharmacies – it helps if
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EFFIP (E-Support for Families & Friends of Individuals affected by Psychosis)

Help test the new online resource COPe-support that gives information and support for carers supporting a loved one with psychosis About the EFFIP Project The EFFIP (E-support for Families & Friends of Individuals affected by Psychosis) Project aims to develop and evaluate an online resource, called COPe-support (Carers fOr People with Psychosis e-support resource) for carers, providing peer support and information on psychosis, coping and management strategies for common symptoms and ways for carers to look after themselves. The online resource-prototype, COPe-support, accessible via http://cope-support.org is nearly developed and ready to use! They need carers to try this out and give feedback on how
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