2021

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2020

Click to read our Winter 2020 Newsletter

In this issue: 

Crisis support numbers, Carers UK Rights Guide and Self-Advocacy Guide, Accessing Disabled Facilities Grants, invitation from Southampton Healthwatch to feed back on care home experiences, details of the Southampton City Council 'Carer Friendly Southampton' Scrutiny Inquiry, new online carer wellbeing sessions and virtual carers lunches in the New Year and our online Christmas get together.

Spring 2020 Newsletter

In this issue: Crisis support numbers, a carer's view of lockdown, new faces, changes to emergency planning, scams advice, top tips on coping at home, the latest Carers UK campaign, local hospital services, a free cancer booklet for men, how to access Meals on Wheels, identity cards, a new dementia focused pamphlet and our staff fundraiser for dementia.

2019

Winter 2019 Newsletter

In this issue: Reduced costs for carers for parking and meals at Southampton General Hospital, help for those in hardship, food sharing apps, a new free app from Agylia with health guides for many medical conditions, local cafes and social groups, active school holiday camps in Southampton, annual SEND day at Cedar School, Memory Matters courses, dementia superheroes comic books, an Easy Read healthy living cookbook, free help with form filling, the UHS at home service and a special feature on staying well and preventing cancer.

Summer 2019 Newsletter

In this issue: New social events, a feedback request from the NHS special care dental services and from Buzz Network on Active Nation services, an opportunity for an accessible bathing facility, a chance to try out the city Telecare for free, a one day SEND workshop, new accessibility services from Google, a new bereavement service from Countess Mountbatten Hospice and so much more!

January 2019 Newsletter

In this issue: a chance to win a free Tea for Two, information on supported sessions for carers assessments, details of new services from Communicare, a new baby, newsletter collection points across the city, an exciting research trial, a survey on Kentish Road, opportunities to give feedback to UHS, dates for your diary including a new afternoon tea for bereaved carers and information about Young Carers Awareness Day on 31st January. 

2018

July 2018 Newsletter

This issue invites you to trial a new app called CareTeam for sharing caring tasks; signposts a NGS photography competition, lists new support groups e.g. Solent Mind's Art in the Park and a new parent carer groups for emotional and challenging behaviour; introduces you to a free locking cooker valve; tells you about many new activities e.g. walking football and dementia friendly cricket and lists events e.g. IPSEA training and Yvonne Newbold classes on challenging behaviour

February/March 2018 Newsletter

This issue covers ways to save money with healthy food on a budget, free budgeting mobile phone apps, details of the new Carers Trust CarerSmart discount card and much more.  Inside also a special feature on visual impairment resources and the Special Care Dental Service at Royal South Hants.  You will also find information on staying healthy and some new health apps.

2017

November/December 2017 Newsletter

This issue contains a guide to home safety when caring for someone with dementia and a special feature on driving

September/October 2017 Newsletter

This issue focuses on free services to help you stay well

June Newsletter - Carers Week

Feature on Carers Week campaign

April/May Newsletter 

Feature on transport, travel, mobility and accessible holidays

January/February Newsletter

Feature on financial entitlements

2016

November/December Newsletter

Feature on Carers Rights and Carers Card

September/October Newsletter

Feature on accessing support from SCC Adult Services and the NHS

July/August Newsletter

Feature on volunteering opportunities

May/June Newsletter

Feature on healthy eating and on Carers Week

March/April Newsletter

Feature on gardening

Jan/February Newsletter

Focus on huge range of wellbeing activities across the city from sport to knitting