See the Adult Carers January 2018 Calendar for a full timetable.
Download the Carers Lewisham quarterly newsletter.
On the spotlight
Exercise classes for carer
Exercise classes will end on the 15th December and restart on the week of the 8th January.
Laughter and Happiness session
Monday 15 January, 1-3pm, at Carers Lewisham, Forest Hill, SE23 2LB.
New Self Management courses
If you would like to improve your well being and you care for someone with a long-term health condition then this course is for you. Register today!
- Mondays: 22nd January 2018 to 26th February 2018, at Carers Lewisham, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
- Tuesdays: 6th February to 13th March, at the Albany, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Osteopathy is an effective and gentle form of manual therapy for discomfort related to posture and movement.
Please call Mark: 07891 071 538 to book an appointment.
- Aromatherapy Massage and Reflexology: Laura (079 7318 3711)
- Reflexology and Indian head massage and seated acupressure massage: Catherine (077 5155 1203)
The service has a price of £10 for half an hour. You can book your place calling directly the numbers above.
Download here the service leaflet.
Would you like to get out of the house and meet other carers in similar situations to your own? Would you like an opportunity to get information and support? Our regular weekly Coffee Mornings are open to all carers of any age or caring responsibility.
We organise regular weekly Coffee Mornings and Carers Support Groups in different location of Lewisham borough. You can drop in to the session and you don’t have to book. Expect a warm welcome !
Every Tuesday, 10.30am-12.30pm, Carers Lewisham, Forest Hill.
On the second Wednesday of the month, 11.30am-1.30pm. South Lewisham GP.
Male Carers Support
Many men are carers too and sometimes they get overlooked. If you would like to meet up with other men who have caring responsibilities for mutual advice and support, plus occasional outings, Carers Lewisham has a support group for men who are carers that meets once a month at Carers Lewisham on the last Thursday of the month 10.30-12.30.
You can also get support online on our Male Carers Facebook Group.
Parent Carers Support
Come along and meet other parents caring for children with special needs at the Parent Carer Coffee Morning (Carers Centre on the 3rd Wednesday of every month 10.30-12.30) and at the Parent Carer Drop In at Kaleidoscope.
You can also get support online on our Parent Carers Facebook Group.
Mental Health Carers’ Support
Carers Lewisham has a worker who support carers who are caring for relatives who have mental health difficulties and carers who themselves may have mental health difficulties such as anxiety or depression.
Compass Centre on the last Tuesday of the month 5.30-7.30pm.
Carers Centre, Forest Hill, on the first Wednesday of the month 10.30am-12.30pm.
Mental Health Forum
Join the Carers Mental Health Forum! it’s open to anyone who look after a relative or friend with mental health issues.
Every last Tuesday of the month, 1.30-3pm at Carers Lewisham, Waldram Place, Forest Hill, SE23 2LB.
Contact Carers Lewisham to make an appointment. There is a waiting list but we will try to see you as soon as possible.
SLaM Recovery College
The workshops and courses aim to provide tools to help you to become an expert in your own recovery or that of someone you care for. The courses are free of charge and are co-run by trainers who have experienced mental health difficulties working alongside trainers from mental health professions.
Visit this link to see the Autumn 2016 Term Timetable, there are 60 courses running from the 8th of September until the 9th of December.