carers-rights-dayThis year’s Carers Rights Day will be on Friday 25 November!

Carers Network will be holding a Health & Information event for Westminster carers from 10am – 1pm at St Anne’s Soho, 55 Dean Street, W1D 6AF.

This year we will have a very special guest, as The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Steve Summers will be joining us!

There will then be an event for Hammersmith & Fulham carers from 1pm – 4pm at White City Community Centre, India Way, W12 7QT

A light lunch will be provided at both events and there will also be free massage therapies, flu jabs and health checks.

Come along to these events to :

• Be aware of your rights as a carer;
• Know where to get help and support;
• Help us raise awareness of the needs of carers.

If you would like to register, please call 020 8960 3033 or email 


Carers Network City of London is also organising an afternoon workshop on benefits followed by a mindfulness session for City Carers, all at the Golden Lane Estate.

2pm  –  Workshop on benefits and financial entitlements

A workshop on benefits and financial entitlements for carers to be delivered by Z2K.

This will cover:

  • Carer’s Allowance
  • The benefit cap exemption
  • Direct payments and personal budgets
  • Disability-related benefits (ESA/PIP/Attendance Allowance).

4pm  –  Mindfulness session

There will be a session on Mindfulness – what it is, how to do it and how it can help you cope with the day to day difficulties of life.

The event will be held at the Golden Lane Estate in the Ralph Perring room, EC1Y 0SJ