Monthly Archives: March 2017

Singing for the Brain

Singing for the Brain

Singing for the Brain sessions in Kensington start on 16th May and run every Tuesday for 12 weeks (except 11th July) at St. Peter’s Church Kensington Park Road, W11 2PN (Opposite Stanley Gardens) from 3pm – 5pm.

People with dementia and their carers from Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea are welcome to come.

Hidden in the fun are activities which build on the well-known preserved memory for song and music in the brain.

For more information or to confirm attendance, please contact Alzheimer’s Society:
Tel: 020 7561 4820
Email: islington@alzheimers.org.uk
www.alzheimers.org.uk

Back on Track Carers Group.

Back on Track Carers Group.

The Back on Track Carers Group will next meet on Tues 18 April from 11am to 1pm at Gloucester House, 194 Hammersmith Road, W6 7DJ. The workshop aims to help carers manage the challenges that may arise from their caring role using a stress management approach with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy principles. You can self-refer toContinue Reading

Adfam’s Older Carers Project

Adfam’s Older Carers Project

Are you over 55 and affected by a loved one’s substance use? Adfam facilitates a peer support group for older carers affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use which meets monthly near Old Street. People offer one another practical and emotional advice, help and support in a friendly and non-judgmental environment, and some sessionsContinue Reading

Improving patient transport

Improving patient transport

You are invited to discuss proposals on how people will access patient transport across North West London hospitals at a Patient Transport Workshop. This follows on from a previous workshop held in October 2016 where people identified the most important elements for a common assessment process for hospital patient transport. When: Thursday 27 April 2017Continue Reading

First Aid Training For City Carers

First Aid Training For City Carers

First Aid workshop for City carers When: Thursday 27th April 2-4pm Where: Ralph Perring room on the Golden Lane Estate, London EC1Y 0RD All carers welcome. Call 07980 744 511 to register or email Rose.Bernstein@carers-network.org.uk for more information

Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD)

Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD)

Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD) launch the new Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD) website.  https://www.beadproject.org.uk/ Bereavement through a loved one’s drug or alcohol use is a devastating, challenging and often isolating experience. BEAD’s peer support volunteers have had an immense impact improving the emotional wellbeing of a number of individuals bereaved in thisContinue Reading

Westminster ‘City For All’ Plan

Westminster ‘City For All’ Plan

The new leader of Westminster City Council, Nickie Aitkin, has launched her ‘City for All’ plan for 2017-18. The plan draws particular attention to people in need of affordable housing and those claiming benefits. Five new programmes start this year, including a focus on affordable housing and cleaner air. You can read the outline here

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