Carers Week 2019

This year Carers Week is running nationally between 10th – 16th June and staff at Carers Trust Heart of England will be out and about across Coventry and Warwickshire raising awareness of carers and the issues that are important to them and meeting this year’s theme – ‘Getting Carers Connected’.

Carers Week is a national annual event which this year takes place between 10th – 16th June. During Carers Week, staff from across Carers Trust Heart of England will be out and about in Coventry and Warwickshire raising awareness of carers and the issues that are important to them.

Coventry

Information stall at Coventry Pride Festival on Saturday 8th June 2019 between 10am – 4pm at the Herbert Art Gallery, Jordan Well Coventry, CV1 5QP in the Indoor community stalls section.

If you help look after someone with any condition who couldn’t manage without your support, then come along and speak to one of our Wellbeing Workers who will be on hand to offer information, advice and support on your caring role

2 Fargo Village Carers Week Events on Sunday 9th June 2019 between 12noon and 6pm at Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED.

– Poetry Event at the Big Comfy Book Shop between 12noon – 2pm,

If you are interested in the poetry scene in Coventry or joining a poetry group or have some poetry you want to share with likeminded people come along to the Big Comfy Book Shop, meet with other poets, a carers centre Wellbeing Worker and Central Library staff with an interest in poetry.

– Open Mic acoustic session at Backhaus & co. between 4pm – 6pm

If you are interested in live local acoustic music, have some new material you would like to try out or are happy to listen supportively to others sharing theirs then come along to Backhaus & co in Fargo Village.

Carers Drop in Listening Clinic on Monday 10th June 2019 at University Hospital of Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) Involvement Hub.

Our Wellbeing Workers specialising in Hospital Discharge support, Carers Assessments and Cancer Carer support will be on hand to offer Information, advice and support on your caring role or just be there with a listening ear if you need it.

‘Getting Carers Connected with Services’ event on Tuesday 11th June 2019 between 10.30am – 2.30pm at Coventry Central Library, Smithford Way, Coventry, CV1 1FY

Come along and get connected with a range of useful services that could help you or the person you look after. Services that can help with Benefits, social isolation, getting into education, saving money on utilities, getting into work, Mental Health support, Health Checks, Stop Smoking support, Council services, Carer training, Healthy eating demonstrations, SEN support, Carer and Wellbeing collections and Services in Coventry Libraries, Cancer carer support, Carer equipment and technology advice, and much more.

‘Getting Carers Connected’ A Carers Tea & Chat drop in event on Thursday 13th June 2019 between 11am – 2pm at The Penny Collard Centre, Fleet Street, Coventry, CV1 3AY

Have some tea & cake and talk with other Carers, Organisations and our Wellbeing Workers. Come along and get information on combatting social isolation, being a carer and how you may be able to get some support. Enjoy some wellbeing pampering or just join us for a chat!!

Warwickshire

Carers information event on Tuesday 11th June 2019 between 11am to 1pm at The RopeWalk Shopping Centre, Chapel Street, Nuneaton, CV11 5TZ

If you support someone who is frail, old or has a disability then come along and speak to one of our Wellbeing Workers who can provide you with help and support in your caring role.

Coffee, Tea and Chat on Tuesday June 11th 2019 between 10am – 3pm at Café Lomas Rigby Unit, Building 1, Stratford Hospital, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6NX

Come along and enjoy a little pampering and tea & cake with other carers and chat to one of our Wellbeing Workers about information on being a carer and how you may be able to get some support.   (Reduction in car parking fees for this event)

Carers Wellbeing event (in conjunction with the Healthy Living Network) on Wednesday 12th June 2019 between 10am – 2pm at CAVA, Newtown centre, Newtown Road, Nuneaton, CV11 4HG

Free Lunch vouchers, hand massages, mini head massages, beauty therapist also our Wellbeing workers will be on hand for information and advice alongside the Healthy Living Network for Health and Wellbeing advice.

Carers Tea & Chat on Thursday 13th June 2019 between 2.30pm – 5pm at The Benn Partnership Centre, Railway Terrace, Rugby, CV21 3HR.  

Come along and join us for some relaxation in one of our FREE pilate sessions or an aromatherapy massage. One of our Wellbeing Workers will be on hand for some help and advice on being a carer or just join us for a chat!!

Carers Wellbeing Event on Friday 14th June 2019 between 10.30am -1pm at Anya Court 286 Dunchurch Rd, Rugby CV22 6JA 

One of our Wellbeing workers will be on hand to offer Information and advice on your caring role plus free refreshments and free health consultations.

Cares Health & Wellbeing event on Thursday 20th June 2019 between 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Castle Medical Centre, 22 Bertie Road, Kenilworth, CV8 1JP

Come along and join us in an open evening of information and advice for all carers everyone welcome to come along With one of Carers Trust carers service Wellbeing workers on hand to answer any of your questions on being a carer and what support may be available to you.