Events

Free Legal Seminar for carers

Thursday 29th July 2021 10am-11am via video link

Do you look after a vulnerable adult?


How to plan for the future using specialist Wills and Trusts


Join us for this online video seminar

Philip Warford of Renaissance Legal, specialises in helping families and carers of disabled and vulnerable people plan for their future using Wills and Trusts. Philip will explain how you can safeguard means tested benefits and how you can provide financial security for a vulnerable person as well as the rest of your family, Philip will talk through the different Trust options available, the importance of a Letter of Wishes and choosing the right Trustees.

To register your interest in this workshop please call 01273 977000 or email info@carershub.co.uk

We'll send a confirmation email with the details of how to join the seminar

 

Chair Yoga for all

Every Friday starting Friday 4th June for six weeks
10am - 11am via Zoom

 

Chair based Yoga for all abilities and Carers of all backgrounds.

 

This group will be run by Josetta. Josetta (pronouns they/them) has 15 years experience of teaching yoga. As a queer, non binary person of colour, with autism and health conditions themselves, they specialise in teaching diverse communities, many of whom have mental and/or physical health conditions and disabilities.

 

To book your place, to find out more or if you would like help with setting up Zoom, please call 01273 977000 or email info@carershub.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Dancing for Health and Wellbeing

Starts Tuesday 22nd June, 11.15am - 12.15pm, via Zoom (continues on 29th June and 6th, 13th, 27th July)

Rosaria Gracia will be running weekly dance classes for our health and wellbeing!

The sessions will cover face yoga, somatic movement (strength, balance & length) and dance from different styles and eras.

Join us and other local carers for a morning of dance and improve your health and wellbeing.

This group is open to all carers.

For more information or to book yourself a place on our workshop please call 01273 977000 or email info@carershub.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Tai Chi & Qi Gong

Starts Monday 10th May 2021, 11am via Zoom (continues on 17th, 24th May and 7th June)

Join this zoom class for 45 minutes of light exercise known as Qi Gong and Tai Chi.

These movements are all about gently moving your body to breathe better and to stretch and loosen your joints. You can sit or stand, there is no lying on the floor and you work to your own level. The tutor (who has been working with the Portslade over 50s Activities Group for 12 years) will guide you through exercises you can remember and practice on a daily basis for enhanced wellbeing.

For more information or to book yourself a place on our workshop please call 01273 977000 or email info@carershub.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Monthly Meditation

Every Second Thursday of the Month
10.30am - 11.30am via Zoom

Creating a space for meditation and turning it into a positive habit.

Following on from our successful Introduction to Meditation Course earlier in the year, The Reablement Team are very pleased to present our new regular monthly meditation group.

 

Join us each month to learn about the different types of meditation practices, thier benefits to you and how you can include them in your daily life. Each month we will look at different ways to meditate, with each session ending in a guided meditation.

 

This group is open to all carers

To find out more about this group or to get your joining instructions please contact the Carers Hub on 01273 977000 or email info@carershub.co.uk

Carers Book Club

First Tuesday of Every Month
10.30am - 11.30am via Zoom

Join us for our monthly carers book club via zoom hosted by the Carers Reablement Project.

 

Each month we will select a new short story to read and discuss.

 

Over the past year we have read stories by some of the world’s greatest authors including Charles Dickens, Neil Gaiman, and Anne Enright to name a few, the stories cover all genres and although not all our members like each story we read, they certainly do provide some wonderful, interesting and inciteful conversations.

 

If you would like to join our monthly book club, every second Tuesday of the month at 10.30am, please do get in touch so we can send you the text and joining instructions each month.

 

We look forward to seeing you there….

This event is open to all our carers and new ones too, for more information and to show your interest in this group please call 01273 977000 or email info@carershub.co.uk

Carers Peer Support Groups

Carers Coffee Morning Online!

Every Wednesday 10:30am - 11:30am

 

While we are still all social distancing, we are hosting a weekly online meeting for all carers via Zoom

 

To join the group please call 01273 977000 or e-mail info@carershub.co.uk

 

LGBTQ+ Carers Peer Support Meet Up

(Usually third Friday of every month)

11am —12 noon via Zoom

Join our inclusion worker Louisa for a virtual get together to chat and meet others in similar situations.

For more info and for joining instructions please

Call 01273 977000 or email info@carershub.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Changes Ahead Peer Support

Online Group Now Available

For Carers of someone with a mental health condition

Contact Changes Ahead at The Carers Centre on 01273 746 222 or email changesahead@thecarerscentre.org for more information.

Learning Disabilities and/or ASD Carers Peer Support Meet Up

Usually last Friday of the Month

11am, via Zoom

Come and have a cuppa and a chat with us and other carers who help people with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism.

For more info or to receive joining instructions please email:

steve.castellari@thecarerscentre.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Working Carers Peer Support Meet Up

(Usually last Wednesday of the month)

6pm, via Zoom

“It is estimated that 1 in 8 employees are also family and friend carers.”

Join our friendly group for an early evening cuppa and chat with other working carers, those seeking to return to work and employers.

For more information or to receive joining instructions please email: steve.castellari@thecarerscentre.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hangleton Carers

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

Hangleton Manor, Hove

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

East Brighton Carers

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

Al Campo Cafe, London Road, Brighton

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

Queens' Park Carers

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

Cup of Joe Cafe, St. Georges Road, Kemptown

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

Portslade & Hove Carers

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

The Railway Inn, Portslade

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

Saltdean Carers

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

The Saltdean Tavern BN2 8SP

Call 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk for more information.

Cornerstone Carers  Group

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

A monthly group for people who are supporting someone with a life limiting illness in Brighton & Hove will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, 2:30pm - 4pm, at Cornerstone Community Centre (Church Road, Hove BN3 2FL).

For more information please call Carers Hub on 01273 977 000 or email info@carershub.co.uk

 

Grow - Wellbeing in Nature Days

Group Suspended Until Further Notice

Wellbeing in Nature Days for carers of those with a mental health condition

Contact Changes Ahead at The Carers Centre on 01273 746 222 or email changesahead@thecarerscentre.org for more information.

Mill View Carers Support Group

Run by Sussex Partnership NHS Trust, this is a monthly support group for carers of those who use our acute mental health services. Facilitated by a member of staff, it offers emotional support and practical advice by and for carers.

The support group is held on the 2nd Friday of every month, 2:45pm - 4:15pm, on the Mill View Site and Carers don't need to book in advance. On the day, please present at reception for room location or in advance, please e-mail: nicholas.mcmaster@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk 

Tower House Dementia Cafe

Dementia Cafe at St Vincents Tower House (London Road, Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6WT), every Tuesday from 10 am to 12:30pm.  

For more information please contact Thomas Gillespie at towerhouse@svp.org.uk or on 01273 549 604 or 07880385490. 

Alzheimer's Society Groups

Groups Suspended Until Further Notice

For Carers of someone with dementia - contact 01273 726266

2nd Tuesday of the month, 10:30am-12:30pm, Belbourne Court, Bread Street, Brighton BN1 1TZ

Last Wednesday of the month, 10:30am-12:00pm, St Richards Community Centre, Egremont Road, Hove BN3 7FP

Sibling Link

A peer support group for adults who have a brother or sister living with a mental health condition.

First Thursday of the month at BHASVIC 7-9pm.

See www.siblinglink.co.uk for more information

Carers and Ex-Carers

Every Thursday

10:30am - 12noon at

Chapel Royal, Brighton