Jun 23

Young Carers Newsletter now available!! Summer Program Inside

Click the link below to access the new newsletter

As always follow this link or call to register interest for the activities 0121 7881143

What’s inside
Services for young carers
Young carers clubs
Fundraising
Family Training Programme
Young Adult Carers Stuff
Council Promise
One to one or group Support Work
NEET Stuff
Helpline
Event and Activities for all ages
Peer Mentoring and Befriending
Young Carers Festival
Funding for young carers

Newsletter – June 2017 web

May 15

Carers Week Roadshow 2017

Carers Week Countdown

Bringing Carers Services to You!

This year for Carers Week we shall be travelling throughout the Borough flying the flag for carers

raising awareness and celebrating carers in Solihull

 

 

Events During the Week

Tuesday 13th June – Supporting Carers in Employment. 12 – 2pm. Drop in pick up your resource pack. Lunch included

12.30pm Guest Speaker Jenny Wood Executive Director SMBC

For professionals and employers

Venue: Solihull Council Civic Suite B91 9SE

 

Wednesday 14th June –

Carers Week Tea Party

1pm – 2.30pm

For carers

Venue: Bosworth Community Centre B37 5DP

 

Thursday 15th June – Working Together to Support Young Carers. 9.45am—2pm including lunch

For professionals working with children

Venue: John Lewis Solihull, Touchwood Centre, Homer Rd, Solihull B91 3RA

 

Friday 16th June – The Heart of England Foundation Trust’s Carer’s Conference.

Venue: Renewal Centre, Solihull B91 2JR

 

Wednesday 14th June – Fun Day at Drayton Manor Theme Park

For registered carers of all ages and their family

Free entry

Venue: Drayton Manor Theme Park

Please contact for further details

 

Mar 27

New Adult Carers Newsletter and Events Dairy

Here is our Spring/ Summer edition of our Carers Newsletter and Events Diary. You can view them by clicking the images below… Enjoy!

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Mar 22

Young Carers Newsletter, March 2017

March 2017 Newsletter coverCheck out the new newsletter

Click on the image below to open

Inside this issue…

Services for young carers

Promise

Residentials

Other support
Support Work

Sleep solutions
Young Carers Clubs

Festival
Apr/May Half term activities

Thank you’s

 

Mar 10

Carers Annual Charity Walk

Click the poster to enlarge

Register for our walk HERE

 

Dec 21

Latest Young Carers Newsletter

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What’s inside

SMBC Promise Review

Services for young carers

Sleep Workshop

Clubs and Activities

Make and Taste Programme

Have your say

Young Carers Awareness Day

Feb Half term activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 17

An invitation to sit on the Carers Partnership Board

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Are you a family carer?

You are invited to bring your experience and expertise to the Carers Partnership Board

Join a monthly meeting with other carers, and people from Solihull Council, health and services that have carers’ interests at heart.

• Help decide how the money available for carers support is spent

• Help shape and design services

• Share, challenge and inform the decision makers

• Be the voice of carers

• Influence change and celebrate success

• Eat cake and drink tea

Carers who attend tell us…

“I feel valued and that my opinions as a carer are heard.”

“We can say what is not going well and try to change things so they work better for all carers.”

“I meet other carers and realise I am not alone.”

“I see that officers from health and the Council do listen to carers and are trying to make things better for us.”

Meetings usually last for 2 hours and take place during the day. Interested?

Email jprice@solihull.gov.uk

Nov 10

Become a Dementia Friend

dementia-friendsDementia Friends gives people an understanding of dementia and the small things you can do that make a difference -please join us.

Date – 16/12/16

Start time – 10.15am for a 10.30 start

End time – 11.30am

Duration – 1 hour

Venue – Solihull Carers Centre, 620 Streets Brook Road, B91 1QY (behind the Fire Station)

Its wheelchair accessible

This session is for carers/relatives of someone who has recently been diagnosed with dementia

Contact details – Sue Prince 0121 788 1143

 

Oct 25

Solihull Carers Centre Join Solihull Dementia Action Alliance

daaThe Solihull Dementia Action Alliance is made up of organisations that operate across the Borough of Solihull and are working towards creating dementia friendly communities to improve the lives of people living with dementia and their carers.

Solihull Carers Centre submitted their action plan and will be working towards delivering those actions which help to deliver on the outcomes outlined in the Dementia Declaration. The declaration was created by people with dementia and their family carers and describes seven outcomes they would like to see in their lives.

You can view the declaration here   http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/nationaldementiadeclaration

And our plan here. http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/members_and_action_plans/5956-solihull_carers_centre

For more information on Dementia Action Alliance http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/

Solihull Dementia Action Alliance

http://www.dementiaaction.org.uk/local_alliances/2203_solihull_dementia_action_alliance

Oct 11

New Newsletter and Events Diary

The autumn and winter edition of our newsletter is now available! It includes some of the things we have been getting up to over the past six months and a variety of information you may find useful. We also have a new events and activities dairy which informs you of everything we have going on over the next six months that you can get involved in.

Just click the images below to see more…

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