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Events

  • Carers Café at St James Park 4th September 2018

    A Carers Café has been formed to give extended family members who are looking after their grandchildren/nieces/nephews the opportunity to meet others in a similar situation. At Parklife Café in St James Park. First Tuesday of every month starting 4th September 2018 at 10.00-11.30. Indoor and outdoor activities will be provided for adults and children Read more

  • Mental Wealth Trialogue Event

    Facilitated open dialogue discussion event to explore issues around mental health and wellbeing Read more

  • How to make your own Memory Box

    This workshop, on Wednesday 19th September 10.30-11.30 will also be followed by a dementia friends session run from 11.45-12.45 all at Bitterne Library Read more

  • Memory Box Project Reminiscence Sessions at Bitterne Library September

    Reminiscence sessions for people living with dementia and their carers, at Bitterne Library on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 10.30-11.30 Read more

  • Carers Talk and Lunch September 2018

    Wednesday 19th September tEC will give information about their service advising on energy efficiency, cleaner air and reducing heating costs with time to ask questions. Read more

News

  • Flu vaccinations for people with learning disabilities

    People with learning disabilities are eligible for the free flu jab and for reasonable adjustments if needed e.g. easy-read leaflet, home visit, nasal spray Read more

  • Flu vaccination eligibility 2018/9

    This fact sheet lists all those eligible for free vaccinations in the UK. It is best to have the flu vaccination in the autumn before any outbreaks of flu. Remember that you need it every year, so don’t assume you are protected because you had one last year. Read more

  • CAMHS Transformation ADHD Survey

    Southampton Parent Carer Forum are running a survey on behalf of Southampton CAMHS to help them improve their service Read more

  • Mind Elefriends

    Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard. Read more

  • The best accessible caravanning spots in the UK

    Rough Guides author Vivienne Watton gives the lowdown on some of the best destinations for an accessible caravan holiday. Read more