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‘Time Out for Carers’


Contact Details:

Call Support for Carers on 0845 689 9510 (calls charged at local rates)

Address:

Gorse Covert Community Centre
Maxwell Drive
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 4RZ

About

The ‘Time Out for Carers’ Group meets on the fourth Monday of every month from 2.30pm to 4pm. Carers are welcome to drop in at any time, you don’t have to stay for the whole afternoon. Come along and meet other carers near you, for advice and support and to enjoy some ‘time out’ from your caring role.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Alzheimer’s - Carers Support Group - Loughborough Drop-in


Contact Details:

Call Laurie Woodruff (Dementia Support Worker) on 0116 231 1114

Address:

Trinity Methodist Church Centre
Royland Road
Loughborough
LE11 2EH

About

A drop-in support group for carers of people with dementia and memory loss including Alzheimer’s. Come along and have a chat with other carers whilst enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. (50p donation requested). The group also arranges activities and guest speakers. It meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 1.30pm to 3.00pm. Supported by the charity Age UK.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Alzheimer’s - Carers Support Group - Poppies


Contact Details:

Call Laurie Woodruff (Dementia Support Worker) on 0116 231 1114

Address:

Syston Community Centre
School Street
Syston
LE7 1HN

About

A drop-in support group for people with dementia and memory problems including Alzheimer’s and their carers and families. Come along and have a chat whilst enjoying tea and biscuits in our cafe (50p donation requested). The group also arranges activities and guest speakers. It runs on the 1st Monday of the month from 10.30am to 12.00 noon.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Breathe Easy Charnwood Support Group


Contact Details:

0116 249 5780

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Address:

Gorse Covert Community Centre
Maxwell Drive
Dishley
Loughborough
LE11 4RZ

About

Breathe Easy Groups are run by the British Lung Foundation Support Network and are open to anyone with any form of lung disease. They also offer support to carers, family members and friends. The Breathe Easy Charnwood group meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 2.15pm to 4.15pm at the Gorse Covert Community Centre.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Coping with Cancer in Leicestershire & Rutland


Contact Details:

Call Lucy on 0116 223 0055

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Address:

Wanlip Village Hall
Wanlip
Leicestershire
LE7 4PJ

About

A local charity offering practical and emotional support to cancer patients and their carers in Leicestershire and Rutland including complementary therapy support groups in a calm and relaxed atmosphere such as aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian head massage and Reiki. Treatments & refreshments free of charge. No need to book. Meets on the second and fouth Wednesday of the month from 1.30pm to 4pm.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Coping with Cancer support group: Loughborough


Contact Details:

Call Lucy Pugh on 0116 223 0055

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Address:

Gorse Covert Community Centre
Maxwell Drive
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 4RZ

About

Group runs on the second and fourth Friday of every month. 1.30pm-4.00pm. We are a drop in support group for cancer patients, their family members and carers. Come and enjoy a complementary therapy treatment in a calm and relaxing environment. Meet and chat to other patients or carers over refreshments. No need to book. Just turn up. Therapies available include: aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian head massage and reiki. Treatments and refreshments are free of charge.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Leicestershire Advice Service for Social Care


Contact Details:

0116 2229555

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About

A free, independent and confidential service to provide advice about adult social care and support services in the County of Leicestershire and how to access them. This includes services provided by or on behalf of Leicestershire County Council, as well as services provided by voluntary organisations and private companies.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Care Centres, Respite Care, Emergency Care, Other Services,

Loughborough Well-Being Group


Contact Details:

Call Joanne Clarke on 01509 631782

Address:

John Storer House
Ward’s End
Loughborough

About

A drop-in social group for carers and non carers. Meets on the 1st Thursday of every month from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

OASIS Project - Mental Health Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Fiona Kinsey on 0116 247 0335

Address:

Broombriggs Room
John Storer House
Wards End
Loughborough
LE11 3HA

About

Runs every Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm. Do you struggle with stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health problems? Do you sometimes feel socially isolated & would like the opportunity to meet others with similar issues and make new friends? Would you like to get involved in a supportive social and well-being group where you can share concerns, increase your self-confidence, learn new ways to cope better with your mental health, access information and advice and have some fun?

*Please note this project is NOT open to those who already have a Personal Budget or Direct Payment from social services to pay for support.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Activities & Events, Other Services,

Shepshed Well-Being Group


Contact Details:

Call Joanne Clarke on 01509 631782

Address:

Charnwood Road Community Centre
Charnwood Road
Shepshed

About

A drop-in social group for carers and non-carers. Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.

Found in: Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

The Singing Cafe


Contact Details:

07875 378 628

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About

The Singing Cafe is a cafe for people with mental health challenges including memory loss and dementia. Singing is good for you so why not take the person you care for along, so they can enjoy singing songs and meeting new people? Please check the website for Singing Cafe venues and times. The Singing Cafe is run by WOW Church, a registered charity, and they ask for a £3 voluntary donation per person, which includes refreshments. Accompanying carers need to stay with the person they care for.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Thrummy Drummers Dementia Social and Support Group


Contact Details:

Call Jane on 077 541 09798

Address:

Elizabeth Park Sports & Community Centre
Thurmaston
Leicester
LE4 8FN

About

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Extends a very warm welcome to all who are affected by dementia, including family and carers. A friendly group whose sessions include socialising, music-related entertainment and refreshments.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Melton, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

Trinity Lunch Club (TLC)


Contact Details:

Joanne Clarke on 01509 631782

Address:

Trinity Rooms
Church Street
Barrow Upon Soar

About

A lunch club for people with dementia and their carers. Meets on the last Thursday of each month from 12.30pm.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Charnwood, Activities & Events, Groups & Forums,

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