New Carers Wellbeing Groups

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Sep 032018
 

We are reaching out to carers in more areas of Telford by starting new wellbeing and support groups in Wellington, Oakengates, Shawbirch, Dawley and Madeley. We also still have our existing groups in Hadley and Newport. There groups will focus on wellbeing, looking at ways to improve your life and feel better, and give carers the opportunity to meet others.

See our Support Groups page for more details…

Take the Pressure Out of Caring

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Sep 032018
 

These new workshops, that have been developed by carers themselves, aim to help carers who are feeling overwhelmed and having to juggle caring with other commitments.

More details can be found on this Healthy Telford page

Support Carers in Community lottery…

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Jun 282018
 

Telford and Wrekin Community Lottery tickets are now on sale!

The first draw takes place on Saturday 28 July, with 60p from every £1 ticket going to local charities and good causes.

Tickets are only £1 per week
– 60p of every pound goes to local good causes
– You can win up to £25,000!

Please support local Carers –  https://www.twincl.co.uk/support/telford-carers-centre

FREE Training/Information Sessions

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Jun 082018
 

As part of Carers Week 2018 Allied HealthCare are offering carers a  chance to access FREE bite-size training/information sessions on Moving and Handling and Dementia Friendly Approaches. See  Training for carers for more details.

New venue for Pamper Days

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Apr 032018
 

 

Pamper sessions in south Telford will now be held in the Hub on the Hill, 105 Southgate, Sutton Hill, Telford TF7 4HG

The first date is Tuesday 24th April. See the calender for further dates.

Please phone us on 01952 240209 to book.

Mental Health Carers and Service Users Survey

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Feb 132018
 
Some of you may have experiences that are relevant to this survey…
Independent Review of the Mental Health Act

The review will consider and make recommendations on improving legislation and practice around the Mental Health Act.

Service user and carer survey

The survey will collect views from people with experience of being sectioned or of caring for someone who has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act as part of the review.

https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/independent-review-of-the-mental-health-act#service-user-and-carer-survey

New Pamper Sessions for carers

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Sep 122017
 

Our carers pamper sessions in Wellington have always been very popular, but are aware it may be difficult for some carers to get there. From September, we will be holding trial sessions in Newport and Brookside on alternate months. The Newport sessions will be held at Cosy Hall on Tuesday mornings;19th September and 21st November. The Brookside ones will be at Brookside Central Community Centre on Tuesday mornings; 17th October and 19th December.

Qualified therapists offer various treatments including back, hand head or shoulder massage, giving you a chance to relax and de-stress.

Please call us on 01952 240209 if you would like to book an appointment.