Carers Rights Day 2019

In celebration of Carers Rights Day, Reading and West Berkshire Carers Hub are hosting a free information event in West Berkshire.

Thursday 21st November 10am – 3pm
Newbury College
Monks Lane, Newbury
RG14 7TD

For further information, and to book a place please call the Carers Hub on 0118 324 7333, or alternatively email ask@berkshirecarershub.org

Guest Speakers and Information Stalls

Who are carers?

Carers provide unpaid care by looking after an ill, older or disabled family member, friend or partner. It could be a few hours a week or round the clock.

See overleaf for more details of event.

Presentations

10:30 – 11:30 Time Finders

  • Are you worried about the future?
  • Thinking of moving somewhere more manageable
  • Caring at a distance?
  • Need an Independent Advocate?

11:30 – 11:45 Care UK

  • Dementia Café
  • Dementia Cinema
  • Combating loneliness
  • Dementia Friendly

11:45 – 12:00 Miracle Workers

  • Live in Care long term and short term

12:00 – 12:15 West Berkshire Young Carers

  • Help and advice for young carers in West Berkshire
  • Making sure you get regular breaks to spend time with friends
  • Supporting you and making sure you’ve got someone to talk to

12:15 – 12:30 West Berkshire Carer Parent Forum

  • WBPCF aims to support parent carers to participate, and have a voice in how services for disabled and special needs children are shaped and delivered locally

12:30 – 13:15 Newbury College

  • Carers Service – CV and Interview Tips
  • Opportunities for Learning and Distant Learning
  • Mental Health Learning
  • Specialist Learning in West Berkshire full and part time
  • Hair and beauty

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