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Support for Carers in Melton

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‘Daytime Zoom Carers Support Group - Countywide’


Contact Details:

01858 468543

About

This daytime Zoom support group is led by our Carers Services Manager, Kerry. This is open to all Leicestershire carers as long as the cared-for is 18+. Meet other carers, enjoy guest speakers and get your queries answered from the comfort and convenience of your own home. Perfect for carers who cannot easily leave the person they care for.

Every 3rd Friday afternoon from 2-3pm.

Forthcoming dates for 2022: 20 May, 17 June, 15 July, 19 August, 16 September. Please contact us for the Zoom code.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Activities & Events, Online Support, Groups & Forums,

‘Time Out for Carers Group - Melton District’


Contact Details:

Support for Carers on 01858 468543

Address:

The Melton Carnegie Museum
Thorpe End
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1RB

About

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 2 - 3:30pm at the Carnegie Museum in Melton Mowbray (opposite Morrisons). The usual leader is Hannah. Guest speakers are frequently arranged. Come and meet other carers in a similar situation to you, in a supportive, friendly environment. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided, optional donation of £1.

If you can’t make the face-to-face meeting why not come along to the Zoom group instead, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month 7-8pm, giving you the opportunity to meet other carers from the comfort of your own home.

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

Age UK - benefits checks


Contact Details:

0116 299 2278

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About

Currently, Age UK will do a benefits check over the phone for Leicestershire residents to check that you are getting everything you are entitled to. Ring or email to request one. You do not have to be over a certain age.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Rutland,

Alzheimer’s - Carers Support Group - Melton Mowbray Drop-in


Contact Details:

Call Joanna Matthews on 0116 2316921

Address:

Melton Carnegie Museum
Thorpe End
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1RB

About

A drop-in support group for carers of people with dementia and memory loss including Alzheimer’s. Come along and chat to other carers whilst enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. (50p donation requested). The group also arranges activities and guest speakers. It meets on the third Wednesday of every month from 2.30pm to 4.00pm.

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

Beginners Health Walks


Contact Details:

Call Hollie Paterson on 01664 502 362

Address:

Meet at Melton Country Park visitor centre

About

Free health walks for all ages and abilities run by Melton Borough Council every Wednesday from 10.30am to 11.30am. Walks are on fairly good, flat surfaces with no stiles to climb over so are suitable for wheelchair users.

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

Dementia Support Group - Dove Cottage


Contact Details:

01949 860303

About

Dove Cottage, a day hospice in Stathern, is looking for people to join its online Dementia Support Groups. It’s an opportunity for carers to get information about dementia and gain peer support. They also have a home sitting service available. 2nd Friday of each month via Zoom.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Melton, Online Support,

Joining Forces/Age UK Veterans Coffee Mornings


Contact Details:

0116 2614605

Address:

Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland
Gloucester House
3 Norman Way
Melton Mowbray
Leics
LE13 1JE

About

3rd Thursday of each month, 10am - 12 noon

These coffee mornings are open to veterans born before 1950, along with their spouses or carers. A great way to meet up with other veterans and carers.

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

Melton Memory Café


Contact Details:

Places must be booked in advance by contacting Age UK Dementia Support on 0116 223 7363

Address:

Gloucester House
3 Norman Way
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1JE

About

2.00pm - 3.30pm, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month

Memory Cafés are a relaxing social and non judgmental group for you to meet others affected by dementia, take part in a variety of fun activities and reminiscence, enjoy a cuppa and receive support from our team.

The Memory Cafes are free to attend and refreshments are also provided free of charge.

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

Melton Mencap


Contact Details:

Call Yvonne Iwanczuk on 01664 564237

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About

Provides personal support to people of all ages with a learning disability. Also offers training, clubs and events plus support for families and carers.

Found in: Melton, Activities & Events,

Melton Prostate Cancer Support Group


Contact Details:

01664 565224 - Bob and Jane White

Address:

The Café
Samworth Centre
8 Burton St
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1AE

About

Meets 1st Wed of each month 7-9pm. Regular speakers provide expert and up to date information. Come along with your wife/partner/family. We can all support one another.

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

ONLINE Arthritis Action groups, events and resources


Contact Details:

020 3781 7120

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Online Arthritis Action Groups
https:/www.arthritisaction.org.uk/media-centre/events/
We are pleased to announce we are running Arthritis Action Group meetings online via Zoom, including a group for Leicestershire. The meetings are a way to connect with other people with arthritis, share experiences and tips, and support each other. Participants will need to contact us directly for the log in instructions for the meeting, and we have produced How To guides for those not familiar with using Zoom.

Arthritis appropriate Exercise Videos
https://www.arthritisaction.org.uk/living-with-arthritis/resource-centre/exercises/
Many people living with a long-term health condition find it difficult to attend exercise classes. To help them, Arthritis Action recently launched a series of online chair based exercises developed with the aim of helping those with hip, knee or spinal Osteoarthritis more mobile and active.

Self-Management Resource
https://www.arthritisaction.org.uk/onlinesme
We also have video resources exploring different elements of self-management, including pain management, distraction techniques and pacing.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Rutland, Online Support,

ONLINE understanding dementia course from the Alzheimers Society


Contact Details:

0116 231 6921 (Alzheimers Society)

About

The Alzheimers Society run CRISP, a very good 6-week programme for dementia carers giving them insight into the condition their loved one has, tips and tricks and coping strategies. We highly recommend it for all dementia carers, whether the person is newly diagnosed or has had the condition for some time.

With Covid-19, the Alzheimers Society are currently running the course by Zoom sessions. Please contact them for more details of the course including upcoming dates.

Found in: All Leicestershire, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Leicester, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Rutland, Online Support,

Singalong on Sunday - Melton Mowbray


Contact Details:
Address:

Melton Mowbray Baptist Church
Leicester Road
Melton Mowbray
Leics
LE13 0FA

About

Singalong on Sunday is held on the second Sunday of each month (except August). It offers an opportunity for you to come along with those you care for and enjoy singing along to lots of old songs from the past. We have musicians to lead the singing and the words to the songs are provided - but are not often needed, as once the singing starts those memories come flooding back. It is free and we have refreshments during the interval. We start at 3pm and finish about 4-45. We began in 2010 and are a friendly group

Found in: Melton, 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 June on 07484 147524

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,

Zoom Evening Carers Support Group - Melton


Contact Details:

01858 468543

About

BEGINS NOV 2021

Held via Zoom on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7-8pm, hosted by Hannah. A chance to connect with other Melton district carers from the comfort of your own home.

Found in: Melton, Online Support, Groups & Forums,

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Support for Carers Leicestershire is funded by Leicestershire County Council. However, we rely on donations to enhance the services we provide for carers in the area. If you would like to support us please contact us.