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Events

  • Life After Caring

    Afternoon tea for bereaved carers.  Monday 8th April 2-4pm Guest speaker.  At Café Down the Lane, Southampton Mencap 187A Portswood Road SO17 2NF Read more

  • Charity Quiz Night

    Quiz raising funds for Down’s Syndrome Association Friday 22 March 7.30pm in the Spurgeon Hall, Shirley Baptist Church Tickets £10 including a ploughman’s supper Teams of up to 8 people. Soft drinks available for a donation. Read more

  • Carer’s Wellbeing: Overview of the Practice of Mindfulness

    Southampton City Community Learning Disability Team Carers Group explore the topic of mindfulness Tuesday 23 April 2019 11.15 am at Thomas Lewis House Read more

  • Southampton Dementia Festival 2019: Save the Date!

    Saturday 25th May 2019 11am – 4pm at Palmerston Park, Southampton. A showcase of opportunities for people living with dementia and their carers. Read more

News

  • Win a flight in a Spitfire

    Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST) have partnered with Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar to win a flight in a Spitfire. The generous prize has been donated to help NST celebrate their first birthday in NST City, Southampton’s city centre theatre and to raise income for NST’s Impact Fund which funds projects for local young people and emerging artists. Raffle tickets are £5 and are available from NST’s Box Office by calling 023 8067 1771 or at www.nstheatres.co.uk. Read more

  • More than 600 people quit work every day to look after relatives

    New research by Carers UK reveals that 2.6 million have quit their job to care for a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill. This is a 12% increase since the public were polled in 2013. Read more

  • Hot off the Press: Our January Newsletter

    The latest Carers in Southampton Newsletter is ready for you to read Read more

  • Share your experience of care at University Hospital Southampton

    University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is looking for patients, carers and relatives to come and tell their story to the Trust Board about your experience of care. Your stories will help them know what they are doing right and where they might improve. Read more

  • NEW Dementia friendly folkdance sessions from FolkActive

    Starting Wednesday 16th January 2019 then on the third Wednesday of the month (except August) from 2.00pm to 3.30pm at Freemantle Community Centre, Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HE Read more

  • Kentish Road respite

    Southampton City Council encourage as many carers as possible to complete this survey consulting on options for the Kentish Road respite site Read more