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‘Daytime Zoom Carers Support Group - Countywide’


Contact Details:

01858 468543

About

Brand new for winter 2021 is our daytime Zoom support group 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.

Friday afternoon from 2-3pm.

Dates for 2021 - Friday Nov 26th and Friday December 17th.

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

UPDATE 30.11.21 - Due to the new variant, this meeting will be by Zoom until further notice. Same time and date.

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,

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,

ONLINE Arthritis Action groups, events and resources


Contact Details:

020 3781 7120

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About

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,

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.