Carers Week 6-12 June 2022 - Visible, Valued and Supported is the theme for this year's carers week.

Carers Week 6-12 June 2022 - Visible, Valued and Supported is the theme for this year's carers week.

What's on this year for Carers Week in Derbyshire:

 

Monday 6th June - Understanding Anxiety - Coping Strategies   1.30pm - via zoom

This workshop will explore the nature of anxiety and give practical strategies to manage it better. 

 

Monday 6th June - Care to Watch – The Ritz Cinema, Belper - 8.15pm
Refreshments will be provided. 
*Tickets are very limited and the cinema viewing is for adult carers only* 

Tuesday 7th June - Care for a Cuppa, New Mills Volunteer Centre - 1-4pm
Venue- New Mills and District Volunteer Centre, 33-35 Union Road, New Mills, SK22 3EL
An afternooon of light refreshments and a chance to meet your local Carer Support Workers and staff at the New Mills Volunteer Centre.  Find out how we can help support you in your caring role. Plus live music!  Tea, coffe and cakes available.

Tuesday 7th June - Chair Based Yoga - 1.30pm-2:15pm - via Zoom
Sessions for all abilities - something to get you moving around and having fun!

Wednesday 8th June - Shared Reading - 1pm-2pm - via Zoom
In a Shared Reading group, poems, articles and stories are read aloud and then we share our thoughts:
what we liked / didn’t like, what we’re reminded of, how a story or poem makes us feel.  The aim is to relax and enjoy the readings and conversations that follow. 

Wednesday 8th June - Care for a Cuppa, Staveley Fire Station Community Room - 2pm-3.30pm
An afternoon of light refreshments and a chance to meet your local Carer Support Worker. Find out how we can help support you in your caring role. Tea, coffee and cakes available.

Wednesday 8th June - Care to Watch – The Ritz Cinema, Belper - 5.30pm
Refreshments will be provided. Film Screening: Top Gun, Maverick.
*Tickets are very limited and the cinema viewing is for adult Carers only* 

Thursday 9th June - Carers Book Club - 1pm-2pm - Via Zoom - Make sure to book your place in advance to receive your books prior to the event.

Friday 10th June - Care for a Cuppa and Pamper, Blythe House Hospice - 11am-3pm
An afternoon of light refreshment and pampering with the New Mills Alternative Health Clinic.

Friday 10th June - Carers ‘Bake Off’ - 11am - Via Zoom
Join us in baking some delicious chocolate cookies!  Meet other Carers, chat and bake along. You will receive a recipe before the session so you can shop for your ingredients. Whose cookies will win the ultimate bake off prize?

Saturday 11th June - Care to Watch – Odeon Luxe, Derby Event -10.15am-12.25pm
The film that will be screening on the day is Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Refreshments will be provided. 
*Tickets are very limited and this event is a private screening for young carer families*

 All events are in person (face to face) unless otherwise stated with ‘via zoom’.

For more information and to book a place please contact Katie Matkin on 07773 173 416 or email Katie.Matkin@derbyshirecarers.co.uk   

About Carers Week 

Carers Week Activities

Mobilise Carers’ Week Cuppas

Mobilise are running virtual cuppas throughout the week, with a special focus on supporting carers to feel valued, visible and supported. Hosts Suzanne and Jacqui look forward to meeting you. There’s no need to register and you can choose a time that suits you, from the cuppa timetable on www.mobiliseonline.co.uk

What's on this year for Carers Week in Derby:

These events are open to carers supporting a person who lives in Derby City, spaces are limited and booking is essential.
 
Friday 10 June 2022 - Derby City Dementia Support Service - Making Space Carers Event - the Community Room, Craft Village, Markeaton Park, Markeaton, DE22 4AA - 10am - 12:30pm.
Celebrating National Carers Week and the Queens Platinum Jubilee. For further information or to book your place, please contact the Making Space office on 01332 497640.
For a poster click here 
 
Saturday 11 June 2022- Carers Celebration Day for the whole family - Spondon Village Hall, DE21 7FG - 11am - 4pm
Schedule of Events:
  • Happiness Enchanters 
  • All day crafts and fun
  • Fieldwork-laugh like a Hyena wellbeing workshops
  • Jenny Raphael Therapies - hand massages all day
  • Local Vocals Choir - special performance
  • Angela Se - Qi Gong and Tai Chi taster
  • Lou Espley -Yoga workshops
  • Angela Sandland - drumming meditation
  • Light refreshments will be available.
To book please call our helpline on 01332 228777 or email carers@citizensadvicemidmercia.org.uk
For a poster about the cares celebration day please click here
 
 
 
 
 

 

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