What’s On for Adult Carers
Find out the events Carers Lewisham have arranged for this month.
The full Adult Carers 2018 contains events and contact details and is available for download below.
All workshops take place at Carers Lewisham, 10am-1pm. Booking required. Free. Collage: 12 November
Movement/Dance: 19, 26 November; 3, 10 December
First aid training
Gain basic first aid knowledge and learn the best way to deal with emergency situations. Booking is required. Free. 20th November 1pm-3pm at Waldron Health Centre, Stanley St . SE8 4BG.
Carers Rights Day
Universal Credit Workshop
Lasting power of Attorney, Deputyship & Wills. 30th November 10am-3pm at Carers Lewisham.
Exercise classes for carers
Weekly exercise classes for carers in four different part of the borough. Just pick the right one for you and your need. Click below to see details.
Booking is required. Free for carers, 5th December 1-4pm at the Irish Centre, 2A Davenport Rd, London SE6 2AZ. Lunch & opera concert.
IT Drop In
No need to book, just turn up. Free Every Tuesday from the 16 October 10.30am-12.30pm at Carers Lewisham. Bring your own device and get support accessing the internet and using online services.
Booking is required. Free 7th November 10:00am -12:00pm at Carers Lewisham
Would you like to get out of the house and meet other carers in similar situations to your own? Our regular weekly Coffee Mornings are open to all carers of any age or caring responsibility. You can drop in to the session and no booking needed. Every Tuesday 10.30am-12.30pm, Carers Lewisham, Forest Hill. On the second Wednesday of the month 11.30am-1.30pm. South Lewisham GP.
Every Wednesday from 2.00 to 4.00 pm, you can join the group to practice your IT skills, focus on your job search and applications, with the support of the Working for Carers team. Don’t struggle alone – enjoy some tea and biscuits whilst sharing tips and tricks over job hunting with other participants. You can bring your own laptop or we can provide one for the session. The sessions are completely free for those eligible and registered with Working for Carers. Booking is required. Free
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.
Mental Health Forum
Join the Carers Mental Health Forum! It’s open to anyone who looks 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.
Every Tuesday 4-8pm, at Carers Lewisham we offer a choice of two different therapies to help you to relax. £10 for half an hour.
- Aromatherapy Massage and Reflexology: Laura 07973-183 711
- Reflexology, Indian head massage and seated acupressure massage: Catherine 07751-551 203
Mental Health Carers’ Support
Do you care for or support a relative who has mental health problems such as bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, clinical depression or eating disorders? Carers Lewisham supports carers that care for relatives with mental health difficulties, and carers who themselves may have mental health difficulties such as anxiety or depression. Compass Centre last Tuesday of the month 5.30-7.30pm.