Carers Week events 7th-13th June 2021

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

contact Rita Knight
Tel 07918 951668


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.

Please Contact Rita Knight if you would like to attend
Tel 07918 951668

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).

Please Contact Rita Knight if you would like to attend
Tel 07918 951668