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  • Eye Health Information Day

    Find out how small changes to your life can help you to make the most of your sight at this event on Thursday 1st August 10am to 2pm at St Mark’s Church Centre, Archers Road, Southampton, SO15 2LU Read more

  • Carers Talk and Lunch August 2019

    12pm to 2pm, Wednesday 21st August 2019 at The Victory Centre, 154-158 Portswood Road SO17 2NH. Guest speaker Stuart Bailey Vulnerability Liaison Officer at Southern Water. Find out how to ensure constant water supply in emergencies and reduce your water bills. Talk from 12-1pm. Lunch 1-2pm. FREE Read more

  • Adult Learning Disabilities Night 22nd August 2019

    Karaoke at the Royal British Legion in Bitterne on 22nd August 6-9pm £5 per ticket including food. Raffle. Read more

  • Southampton Parent Carer Forum Coffee Afternoon Tuesday 17th September

    Southampton Parent Carer Forum Coffee Afternoon Tuesday 17th September 1.30-2.30pm at Weston Primary School SO19 Read more

  • Southampton Parent Carer Forum Coffee Morning 18th September 2019

    For parents and carers of children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities at Sophia's House, Bursledon Wednesday 18th September 2019 10.00am-12pm. Coffee, refreshments and biscuits provided. Pop in to find out more about the forum and how you can have voice heard. Read more


  • NEW Free Music Therapy in Southampton

    FREE music therapy sessions at the Warren Centre (Chestnut Rd, Southampton SO16 6BR) on Wednesdays, 9am-5pm. Dementia care, learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, mental health, palliative care, social, behavioural and emotional needs. Nordoff Robbins use music creatively to engage vulnerable and isolated people in active music making for their benefit. Read more

  • Apply to Save on Energy Bills

    A number of energy suppliers are already open to applications for the 2019-20 Warm Home Discount. Read more

  • Hospital trust opens activity hub for older patients

    Staff and patients have celebrated the grand opening of an activity hub to serve patients on the medicine for older people (MOP) wards. The hub will play a key role in getting people moving while tackling the loneliness that some patients feel while in hospital. Read more

  • Notifying accessibility needs at University Hospital Southampton

    University Hospital Southampton have developed an online form which patients (or their carers) can complete to let them know if they have any accessible information needs when coming in to the hospital. Read more

  • Increased jobcentre support for women experiencing domestic abuse

    Every jobcentre in the UK will have a trained domestic abuse point of contact by the end of summer, Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd will announce today. Read more

  • Butlins money off promotion for carers

    This promotion of £40 discount is valid for Butlins Summer Holiday Breaks Friday 19th July to Friday 30th August 2019. You must be registered with Carers in Southampton to access the offer. Contact us for the discount code. Read more