Date(s) - 25/11/2021
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
We hope you can join us for our online Carers Rights Day on Thursday, 25 November. Whether you are a new carer or have been caring for someone for a while, it’s important that you understand your rights as a carer and are able to access the support that is available to you as soon as you need it
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09.30 – Welcome by Islington Mayor and Introduction to Islington Carers Hub
Find out about how to get a carers assessment, carers support groups and more about the practical, financial & emotional support that you can access. Islington Carers Hub can take the time to find out your needs as a carer and those of your cared-for. The Mayor of Islington will be welcoming us all to the day.
Presented by Islington Mayor, Cllr Troy Gallagher, and Islington Carers Hub
9.30 – 12-Minute Workout for Carers with Mr. Motivator
Carers UK and Age UK Islington are hosting a special online Carers Rights Day session with Mr. Motivator! Mr. Motivator will lead a 12-minute workout for a positive start to your day followed by an opportunity to ask him your fitness and wellbeing questions.
10.00 – Mood Booster Workshop
Techniques to improve your mood and motivation. Learn ways to overcome barriers to exercise and get started!
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11.00 – Making Employment Work
Discuss balancing work and training while caring, flexible work opportunities and how to gain new skills & confidence while caring.
Presented by the Working for Carers Project, Camden Carers.
12.30 – A Carefree Break from Caring
Find out about short breaks for carers available at hotels across the UK, eligibility, how to apply and a carer’s experience.
Presented by Carefree.
13.30 – Self-Care Support for Carers
Caring is demanding! Consider your health & wellbeing needs and get an intro about how to develop & maintain a self-care routine.
Presented by the Behaviour Change Team, Whittington Health.
14.30 – Let’s Talk about Dementia!
Get a brief insight into dementia and find out how Dementia UK and Admiral Nurses can help the person diagnosed and their families.
Presented by Dementia UK.
15.30 – Mindfulness Session for Carers
A taster session introducing techniques on how to be present in the moment and to break away from negative thoughts, reducing stress.
Presented by The Stress Project.
Join by Zoom or by Phone
You can join online via Zoom or by phone. If by Zoom, just click the relevant links to book and we’ll send you the relevant Zoom link(s). If by phone, just call us on 020 7281 3319 and we’ll give you the phone number and ID code. Do note that Zoom phone calls are charged at local rates, so please contact your phone provider to check your rates.