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Complementary Therapy Sessions for Carers
Support for Carers on 0845 689 9510
St John’s Ambulance Hall
Voluntary Action South Leicestershire, the voluntary organisation that runs the Support for Carers project, has been offering free monthly sessions for carers in the Harborough District for almost three years now, providing free complementary therapy treatments such as Reflexology, massage and Reiki. Sometimes, there are spare appointments at these sessions, so if you’re a carer and you’d like to find out more please feel free to ring Support for Carers. Please note that booking is essential and whilst the treatments are free, voluntary donations are appreciated.The sessions are funded by a local charitable trust, rather than via the Support for Carers project, and one of the conditions of this funding is that the sessions are for carers in the Harborough District. If you know of similar sessions running near you or you’d like our support to set up a similar activity where you live, please let us know and we’ll do our best to help.
Found in: Harborough, Activities & Events, Other Services,
Harborough Lifeline offers an emergency alarm service for anyone who feels vulnerable or alone, whatever their age or needs. Their customers may include:
Those with physical disabilities
Those with learning difficulties
Those who live alone
Those with sensory impairment
Those with limited mobility or those who are at risk of falling
Anyone who may feel alone or vulnerable for any reason
The service is run by Harborough District Council and provides daily wellbeing checks as well as being able to call for help in the event of illness. The technology can even identify if someone falls, via a wrist sensor that alerts an operator if it moves suddenly.
Found in: Harborough, Emergency Care, Other Services,
Library Home Delivery Service
Call Gail or Amy at Market Harborough Library on 0116 305 3627
Market Harborough Library
Adam & Eve Street
Market Harborough Library runs a well-established home delivery service for people living within Market Harborough, who can’t get to the Library themselves. The service is free and run by volunteers and includes books, talking books on CD and even DVDs (for a one-off annual payment).
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