Carers Lewisham will be holding an event for all carers on Wednesday 8th June 2016 10:00am to 3:00pm at the *Irish Community Centre, 2A Davenport Road, Catford, SE6 2AZ.
There will be community stalls offering advice and information throughout the day.
Local business’ and organisations are invited to attend and show their support for local carers.
This year’s theme for carers week is ‘Building Carer Friendly Communities’.
Carer Friendly Communities are places where carers feel supported to look after their family or friends, and recognised as individuals with needs of their own.
Carers UK are asking people to RECOMMEND organisations, services and employers who are already carer friendly and INVITE other organisations to use a checklist to COMMIT to becoming carer friendly.
Building Carer Friendly Communities is not instant, but we’ll get there – brick by brick. Get involved by visiting the website below.
* Lewisham Irish community centre provide a wide range of services and facilities including advice and advocacy , children and youth services , healthy living activities for older adults , they offer volunteer opportunities and host regular cultural and social events . Contact details firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Carers Week Events for carers|
|Monday 6th June 2016
|Massage / Relaxation at The Barn, Phoenix Housing, 355 Bromley Road SE6 2RP. 1.30pm-3.30pm
Places are limited so please call Carers Lewisham to book
|Relaxation / Massage session for Working Carers
At Carers Lewisham. Places are limited so please call to book
|Tuesday 7th June 2016
|Carers Tea Dance and lunch, Ewart Road Clubhouse, 10.00am – 2.00pm
Please contact Carers Lewisham to register your interest
|Wednesday 8th June 2016
|Community Event at The Irish Community Centre, 2A Davenport Road, Catford SE6 2AZ.
Community stalls offering information and advice throughout the day. Guest speakers on health, wellbeing and grief recovery.
|Thursday 9th June 2016
|Carers Drop-in, Waldron Health Centre, Amersham Vale, New Cross, SE14
10.00am to 1.00pm. Laughter session /Health checks /Refreshments
|Friday 10th June 2016
|Dementia Carers Lunch, 12pm-2pm, Venue to be confirmed
Places will be limited so please contact Carers Lewisham to book your place