Monthly Archives: March 2014

13 March 2014

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Diane Thomas has decided to leave Carers Careline and her role as Fundraiser.  Di is known to many Carers as she has worked with the Charity for nearly seven years.  I am sure you will want to join us all in sending her our very best wishes for the future.

Update

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Here is an update of events with dates for your calendars/diaries.  Let the office know if you want to attend any of them asap.

Cinema Week commencing 24 March 2014 at Vue Cinema in Redditch.  We will not know the exact film or time until the week before the cinema releases the listing, but express your interest and then we will contact you as soon as we have the exact details.  A contribution of £3 will be required.

Carers’ group – Tuesday 1 April 2014 at The Ecumenical Centre, Redditch between 2.00pm -3.00pm.  The activity will be Easter crafts and free refreshments will be provided.

BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) carer’s group – Wednesday 9 April 2014 between 11.00am – 12.00pm at The Ecumenical Centre, Redditch.  Free refreshments will be provided.

Men’s Group – Wednesday 16 April 2014 at 7.00pm at the Barley Mow.  As usual a £5 contribution will be required.

Dementia Training sessions will be on Tuesday 29 April 2014 (Techniques to handle challenging behaviours) and Tuesday 24 June 2014 (Activities to encourage engagement).  The sessions are being held from 10.00am – 12.00pm then repeated again at 1.30pm – 3.30pm on both days. Free refreshments will be provided.

Palace Theatre in Redditch on Thursday 8 May 2014 at 7.30pm for an adaptation of the BBC television series “Open All Hours”, meeting in the foyer area at 7pm.  We only have a limited number of tickets available so they will be distributed on a first come first served basis.  Your ticket will be reserved upon confirmation of your name and receipt of a £5 contribution.

Diabetes Training sessions will be on Wednesday 21 May 2014 (understanding diabetes, types of diabetes and who is at risk), Wednesday 28 May 2014 (treatment, regulating of blood glucose levels by insulin and diet) and Wednesday 4 June 2014 (complications of diabetes, insulin administration and the effects of diabetes).  These sessions are being held from 11.00am – 12.00pm then repeated again at 1.00pm – 2.00pm on each day.  Free refreshments will be provided.

Day trip to Weston Super-Mare – Wednesday 11 June 2014 for carers as part of Carer’s Week.  The coach will leave Redditch at 8.30am, returning at approximately 4.30pm.  As there are limited seats, places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.  Places will only be reserved upon confirmation of your name and receipt of a £5 deposit.