Have you tried one of our online meet-ups? Why not join us next week:

Each week we have a range of different online meet-up for carers. Coming up next week:

Care for a Cuppa - Monday 20 November, 3-4pm
It’s easy to feel isolated when you’re caring. Held on Zoom, our online Care for a Cuppa chats offer a space to meet other carers, share experiences and find mutual support. Book here

AbilityNet: digital technology support and information - Tuesday 21 November, 11am-12pm
Join us for an informative session on all things digital. AbilityNet is a UK based charity working to make digital technology available and accessible for everyone, regardless of ability or age. In this session, Donna and Chris from AbilityNet will talk through their services, free resources and fact sheets, digital accessibility and what to look out for when it comes to scams. There will be plenty of time for your questions, whether you’re looking for digital support yourself, or for the person you care for. Book here

Pilates for Beginners (with Emma Marks, Pilates Evolved) - Tuesday 21 November, 4-5pm
The ideal weekly opportunity to focus on your mental and physical wellbeing. These mindful, and restorative classes are geared towards complete beginners with no prior Pilates experience, and will give an in-depth, full introduction to the Pilates method. Emma Marks has been teaching Pilates for over 5 years and loves nothing more than sharing this feel-good movement practice with others. She would like to invite carers to join her for these welcoming sessions, and to enjoy this restorative, yet energising movement system. Booking is limited to 30 participants per session. Book here

Care for a Cuppa for former carers - Wednesday 22 November, 3-4pm
Are you a former carer? We hear from many people that the end the end of your caring role can be a difficult time and may take some adjusting to. We hope you will be able to join us for a special Care for a Cuppa where you can spend time talking with others who understand the particular challenges you may face when caring comes to an end. Book here

Carers Rights Day Care for a Cuppa – Thursday 23 November, 2-3:30pm
On Carers Rights Day, we will be holding a special Care for a Cuppa with Laura Bennett, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at Carers UK. Laura will be talking through our latest research, including the recent ‘State of Caring report’ findings and a soon to be released report on employment and new rights for carers. There’ll be plenty of time for questions and opportunities for you to share your thoughts and experiences on the issues arising. In the second half of this session we will also have our usual Care for a Cuppa chat on any issues you’d like to discuss about your caring situation. Book here

This is a list of possible Share and Learn sessions

Wreath making
Slow cooking
Job training
Movie via zoom with wine and popcorn
Theme park day
Ice skating
Garden centre
Hook a duck
Art gallery
Hospital tips

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Great suggestions - thank you Thara!

If anyone else has any suggestions, we’d love to hear them! Please feel free to comment below.