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Carers Week 2019

Carers Week 2019


Every year Carers Week highlights the challenges unpaid carers face and recognises the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. This year we're coming together to help carers get connected. 

We've got lots of events and stands across Surrey and welcome all carers to come and talk to us about the issues and concerns they are facing or simply connect with other carers on a day out.

MONDAY 10th June

Armed Forces Carers ‘What’s out there for you?’

Where: Ash Centre, Ash Hill Road, Ash GU12 5DP
When: 9.30am-12.00pm
For all Armed Forces Personnel, Serving, Reservists, Veterans and their families, come and chat to us about the support and services available.

Packet Boat and Afternoon Cream Tea

EVENT FULLY BOOKED!

 

TUESDAY 11th June

Outing to Polesden Lacey

Take some time to yourself this Carers Week. Join us for a group outing to Polesden Lacey, National Trust stately home and gardens. Stay with the group to explore or venture off by yourself. Transport from Reigate at 10:30am and we will return by 3pm. You will need to pay for your own refreshments.

When: 10.30am - 3pm
Booking: Booking essential, call 0303 040 1234 to book your place.

Information stand at Frimley Park Hospital

When: 10am-12pm
Come and see us and we can talk about any help, advice or information you need.

Information stand at the Royal Surrey Hospital

When: 9am-2pm
Come and see us and we can talk about any help, advice or information you need.

Information, advice and support day, Farnham Hospital and Centre for Health

When: 10am-3pm.
Come and speak to us and chat about any help, advice or information you need.

Surrey vs Yorkshire Cricket Match

We have been given a limited number of free tickets for carers wishing to attend the Surrey vs Yorkshire cricket match as part of The Guildford Cricket Festival.

Booking: Please call us on  0303 040 1234 to get your ticket.

 

WEDNESDAY 12th June

Wellbeing & Mindfulness Event at Godalming

Enjoy a mini pamper session in the morning (you can choose two different treatments) and chat to other carers. We will provide a light lunch and from 1pm there will be a mindfulness session and we aim to finish by 2 pm.
When: 10am - 2pm
Booking: Booking essential as spaces are limited. Call 0303 040 1234 to book your place.

Carers Tea Party - Camberley

Join us for a fun filled afternoon with other carers in the area! You are welcome to bring the person you look after. There will be a lot going on including the U3A Ukulele Band, a raffle, a performance by the U3A Choir and we'll even have the Boots pamper ladies there!
When: 2pm - 4pm
Booking: Call 0303 040 1234 or email CSAdmin@actionforcarers.org.uk the event is free but spaces are limited so booking is essential

Information Stand at Caterham Dene Hospital

Come and see us and we can talk about any help, advice or information you need.

Information, advice and support stall at The Haslewey Centre

All carers are welcome to come and speak to staff from various organisations including ACS Carers Advisers who can talk to you with information and advice and signpost you to further support.


THURSDAY 13th June

Meet the Carers Advisers, Cranleigh Market (outside the Co-op)

When: 9.30am -1.30pm
Meet Carers Advisers from Action For Carers and the SCC Social Care Team, for information, advice and signposting.

Welfare Benefits for carers - Staines

Join us for an update on Welfare Benefits for Carers with Surrey Welfare Rights Unit. An informative session with the opportunity for question. Free Parking, Tea/Coffee & snack provided
When: 10.00am - 2pm
Booking: Call 0303 040 1234 to book your place.

Information, advice and support stall, Guildford Waitrose

When: 11am-1pm
Come and see us and we can talk about any help, advice or information you need.

Information, advice and support stall, The Meadows in Sandhurst, Camberley

When: 10am-2pm
Come and see us and we can talk about any help, advice or information you need.


Carers Afternoon Tea in Ashtead

Come and join us for a delicious afternoon tea in this delightful venue. It’s an opportunity to relax with a mindfulness session, have a chat with others in a similar situation, and enjoy a slice of yummy cake and a cuppa, with live piano music in the background and a FREE raffle!
When: 2pm - 4pm
Booking: Call 0303 040 1234 before 6th June to book your place.

 

FRIDAY 14th June

Tea, Coffee & Cake in Staines

You can drop in at any time between 11.00am and 2.00pm to have a friendly chat and get to know some of the team, we’re even supplying tea/coffee and a slice of cake!
When: 11am - 2pm
Where: Marianne’s Community Café, Unit 4, 2-10 Thames Street, Staines upon Thames, TW18 4SD. Nearest car park: Riverside Surface Car Park, Thames Street, Staines TW18 4SD

 

ALL WEEK

We will have stands outside the following hospitals all week long so please do feel free to stop by and have a chat

East Surrey Hospital (East entrance)

St Peter's Hospital

Epsom District Hospital

 

Hampton Court Event

And of course don't forget that we kick the whole week off with a wonderful afternoon at Hampton Court Palace - you do need to book this one but it's very easy, info is here.