Monday 7th June
Michael Behan talk on anxiety 11.00am-12.00pm
Michael will deliver an interactive presentation on different anxiety techniques. There will also be time at the end of the presentation for Q & A’s.
Please contact your support worker and you will be dialled into the talk.
Tuesday 8th June
Afternoon tea in the park 11.30am-14.30pm at Moseley Park and Pool
We would be delighted if you can join us for our Carers Afternoon Tea in Moseley Park, at no cost to you! We’ll have a delicious selection of sandwiches, petit fours, scones, jam & clotted cream & mocktails!
Please book your place by Friday 4th June! Limited places
Online carers event (Homegroup)–13.15pm-14.20pm
Topic- Covid and Beyond: Caring for Carers, Mental Health, Wellbeing and Resilience
- 13.15pm – Introduction- to the session by Cllr Hamilton Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care.
- 13.20pm – Homegroup to give a presentation on the impact of Covid especially on carers.
- 13.30pm – Helen Wadley from Birmingham MIND shares some thoughts on the impact of Covid.
- 13.40pm – Dr Justin Varney (Director of Public Health) to give an update
- 13.55pm – Question + Answer Session
- 14.10pm – Conclusion – summary and final thoughts from Cllr Lock (Cabinet Advisor for Carers)
Please use this link to join.
Wednesday 9th June
Sensory walk at 9:45am at Carers Allotment, Plot 74, Guinea Gardens, Edgbaston, B15 3TS
You’re invited to join us for a socially distanced walk in these beautiful surroundings with Tahir Parvaz from The Active Wellbeing Society. The allotment will help both adult & young carers improve their wellbeing & give them the opportunity to have some respite & relaxation away from their caring responsibilities. There will also be the benefit of free, organic fruit and veg for all carers participating. We plan to have various groups for carers and cared for and interesting and creative activities throughout the year.
Thursday 10th June
Young Carer’s Quiz 5-6pm
Come and join us and other young people at 5pm for a fun mid-week quiz. There will be prizes for 1st and 2nd place, so turn up with your competitive hat on and you could be in with a chance of winning £10 or £20 Amazon voucher!! Plus, lots of fun.
Please Contact your Support Worker and they will send you across the invite to join us on Microsoft Teams.
Friday 11th of June
Talk with Steven McCabe 10am
Steve has campaigned in parliament and has been interested in carers issues for quite a few years. “We need to do more for carers, both through paid leave and through respite care provision” (McCabe,2021).