Events and training Events calendar Carers Talk and Lunch December 2019 Wednesday 18th December 2019 from 12pm to 2pm at The Victory Centre, 154-158 Portswood Road SO17 2NH. On 18th December our guest speaker is Karen Prouton from Southern Health NHS Foundation TrustSouthampton Learning Disabilities Team on MINDFULNESS. Mindfulness techniques are useful for everyone as a tool to prevent and manage the stresses and starins of everyday life and as we all know, being a carer can be very stressful! Karen is going to explain the techniques and we shall practice a few of them together. Talk from 12-1pm. Lunch 1-2pm. There is no charge for lunch but donations towards costs are welcome. Carers in Southampton will also be running an information desk for simple queries. Please use local public car parks e.g. Westridge Road Car Park. There is NO parking available at the office of Southampton Mencap or Carers in Southampton due to the Cafe Down the Lane need for customer parking. Please a bring your own cup or water bottle. All those attending MUST pre-book by phone to 023 8058 2387 or email to [email protected] and be registered with Carers in Southampton. New registrations welcome. If you do not book in advance you risk being turned away as we need to know numbers for catering and for fire regulations. Please do not arrive prior to 11.45am.