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Carers Week 2019 (10th to 16th June 2019)

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The national theme for this Carers Week is getting carers connected in their communities. This includes connecting them to advice and information, services, friends and family, peer support and technology. There are always lots of things going on locally that can help carers to connect, we have put together a list of some of these activities and groups.

Monday 10th June 2019

Windsor Carers Support Group meets at Dedworth Green Baptist Church, 10.30am - 12.30pm.

Alzheimer’s Society - Singing for the Brain meets at Langley Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Bracknell, RG12 1HD. 10.30am to 12 noon. Contact Sue Hamblin on 0118 959 6482.

Alzheimer’s Dementia Support – Connection Café meets at the High Street Methodist Church, King Street, Maidenhead, SL6 1EF. 10am to 12pm.

 

Tuesday 11th June 2019

SIGNAL mobile office drop in – 12pm to 4pm, SIGNAL will be at Sunningdale Parish Council Car Park to answer any questions you may have. The Pavillion, Broomhall Lane, Sunningdale, SL5 0QS.

Ascot / Sunningdale Carers Support Group meets at Recreation Hall, The Pavillion, Broomhall Lane, Sunningdale, SL5 0QS. 2.00pm to 3.30pm.

Alzheimer’s Dementia Support Singing for Pleasure – Windsor. This is a social get together for people with dementia accompanied by their carers. 1pm to 2.30pm, please call for more information 07516 165647.

New Hope Family and Friends Support Group Do you have a family member or friend currently struggling with addication? At Unit 16-17 Market Street, Bracknell RG12 1JG, 6.30pm - 7.30pm Contact: 01344 312360.

 

Wednesday 12th June 2019

The Autism Group – Free Autism Training – Adolescence, suitable for parents and carers of young people aged ten upwards at the Bracknell Open Learning Centre 10am to 12 noon. To book please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Becky on 07943 551437.

Alzheimer’s Society - Singing for the Brain meets at The Salvation Army, East Road, Maidenhead. SL6 1PJ. Please contact Annabell on 01628 626331.

Coffee and Chat Event (Dementia Carers) at Forget Me Knot Shop, 9 Wildridings Square, Bracknell, RG12 7SJ. 10am to 12pm. If you have any questions, please call Karen White on 01344 823220.

Bracknell Forest Carers Support Group Coffee Morning, 10am to 12noon, The Look In Cafe, Great Hollands Square, Bracknell, RG12 8UX. Contact 07972 609621.

 

Thursday 13th June 2019

Tangled Tales, people working with all types of textile crafts – 10.30 to 12.30 at The Space, 20-21 Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JG. Free for Carers and if it’s your first time free as a taster session for the person you care for. 01344 266899.

RENDEZVOUS at Elizabeth House, A meeting place for people with dementia and their carers, 3pm - 5pm, Elizabeth House, Station Road, Cookham, Maidenhead, SL6 9BS. Contact 07709 524 384.

Alzheimer’s Dementia Support – Connection Café meets at the High Street Methodist Church, King Street, Maidenhead, SL6 1EF. 10am to 12pm.

Wokingham Bracknell and Districts Mencap - Will & Trusts, Lasting Power of Attorney, Court of Protection and Deputyships – Workshop for Carers of people with a learning disability or autism at The Bradbury Centre, Rose Street, Wokingham, RG40 1XS, 7.30pm to 9.30pm (£5 charge for non-members). Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0300 777 8539 to book.

 

Friday 14th June 2019

Coffee for Carers Past and Present meets at Crowthorne Library 10am to 11.30am.

Konnections Mums - A support group run by mothers for mothers of children with special needs or disabilities. 10.30am to 12noon, K2 Lounge, Kerith Community Church, K2 Building, Bracknell, RG12 1EH. 01344 828802 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia/Memory Café meets at Coopers Hill Community Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, RG12 7QS. 10.30am to 12pm. Contact Sue on 0118 959 6482.

Alzheimer’s Dementia Support Singing for Pleasure – Ascot. This is a social get together for people with dementia accompanied by their carers. 10.30am to 12.00 noon, please call for more information 07516 165647.

New Hope Family and Friends Support Group Do you have a family member or friend currently struggling with addication? At Unit 16-17 Market Street, Bracknell RG12 1JG, 12.30pm - 1.30pm Contact: 01344 312360.

 

Saturday 15th June 2019

Bracknell Community Day 2019, A fun-filled day for all the family, with charity & food stalls, songs, dancing & music! Come visit Signal and all the other stalls at Bond Square, near the steps outside M&S, with stalls in the open space near Waitrose (Lexicon Bracknell). From 11am to 4pm.

Windsor Mencap Grand Opening of the Hub, 15 June 2019 - 13:00 to 17:00 at Castle View Retirement Village, Helston Lane, Windsor SL4 5GG. Includes BBQ cream teas, Crafts, face painting, games, tombola and so much more….

 

For more activities and advice visit the public health portals at:
Bracknell Forest - http://health.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/
Windsor and Maidenhead - https://www3.rbwm.gov.uk/publichealth/

If you would like more information about any of these events and a phone number has not been provided, please give us a call on 01344 266 088 or 01628 947 974.

Online forums or 'virtual' support groups can also help you meet other carers and share and learn from each other's experiences. Just remember to stay safe online.
Carers UK Forum https://www.carersuk.org/forum

 

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