South Devon Carers Week

Teignmouth, Ashburton, Dawlish, Chudleigh, Buckfastleigh, Newton Abbot, Dartmouth, Kingsteignton, Totnes

 

DAWLISH HOSPITAL

Monday 11 June – Friday 15 June.

Devon Carers information stand.

 

Tuesday 12 June, 1:00 – 3:00pm

Join Carers Support Officer, Sarah Adelsbury, for a carers drop-in at Dawlish Hospital plus an opportunity for a free seated exercise session with a physiotherapist.

 

IPPLEPEN HUB

Tuesday 12 June, 2:00PM – 4:00pm

Liz Shouls, Devon Carers Support Officer will be available with information for carers living in Ipplepen and surrounding area. There will be reduced price coffee and cake for carers.

 

NEWTON ABBOT INFO STALL

 Thursday 14 June, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Tesco, Newton Abbot.

In partnership with Tesco Newton Abbot ‘Tea and Chat’ Thursdays, there will be a stall outside the store with tea and biscuits supplied by Tesco. Available for info and advice will be staff from Devon Carers, Kingscare, Alzheimer’s Society, Stroke Association, Fire Safety Service, Tozers Solicitors. There will be a free raffle with the prize of a £20 Costa Coffee voucher.

 

TEIGNMOUTH BOWLING CLUB

Thursday 14 June, 2:00pm – 4:00pm.

Den Bowling Club

The club is offering a FREE bowling session for carers. Contact Sarah Adelsbury at Devon Carers to book a place – 03456 434 435.

 

 

TEIGNMOUTH INFO EVENT FOR CARERS OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

 

Friday 15 June, 2:00pm – 4:30pm

The Ness Centre, Teignmouth.

This free event will offer Information and advice for carers of people with dementia, activities with a focus on carers health and wellbeing and afternoon tea. Contact Sophie Cuddy at Devon Carers to book a place – 03456 434 435.

 

 

TEIGNBRIDGE LEISURE are supporting Carers Week by offering one free pass for carers to use at one of the following: Newton

Abbot Leisure centre, Dawlish Leisure Centre, Broadmeadow Sports Centre (Teignmouth) Lido outdoor pool. Teignbridge Leisure will also waver the £25 joining fee for any carer or client that wishes to sign up to a membership during that week. All carers that wish to have a free session will need to bring in their Carers Alert Card for verification. Also remember to ask the Leisure Centre staff for details of a free Carers Pass when accompanying a cared for person at their facilities.

 

TOTNES

Thursday 14 June, 1:00pm – 2:00pm,

Walking Netball session.

Come and join a fun 1 hour session of walking netball with Qualified England Netball Host, Lili John. Walking Netball is a slower version of the game; it is netball, but at a walking pace. The game has been designed so that anyone can play regardless of age or fitness level. Walking netball is suitable for all ages and I have ladies play in their 80s. Booking is essential. Please phone Kirsty Maidment for more information on 03456 434 435. Places are limited and minimum of 5 people needed.

 

 

West Devon

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Ivybridge, Modbury, South Brent, Tavistock, Wembury, Yelverton, Kingsbridge

IVYBRIDGE

Wednesday 13 June, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Health & Well-Being Day, The Clay Factory, Bittaford.

All Carers are welcome to join us for a day of free activities which include Acupressure massage, mindfulness, meditation, hypnotherapy, pebble art, Spin taster session, Pilates taster session. There will also be a cinema session, an art exhibition and free cream teas with scones kindly donated by St Stephens Bakery, Plympton.

Also available all week:

meditation, hypnotherapy, pebble art, Spin taster session, Pilates taster session. There will also be a cinema session, an art exhibition and free cream teas with scones kindly donated by St Stephens Bakery, Plympton.

 

Also available all week:

  • One free swim session for carers at Ivybridge Health Centre
  • Open free class pass for carers at TEAMDUNC personal trainer, Unit 5B Clay Factory, Bittaford teamdunc.com

 

Free Parking available on site or you can access by Bus route X38 or by train to Ivybridge Station.

Please ring Sarah Tuhill or Sarah Barker at Devon Carers to book your place 03456 434 435 or e-mail info@devoncarers.org.

 

 

 

TAVISTOCK

Tuesday 12 June, 10:15 am for a 10:30am start

Carers Walk and Talk – The Wharf

Kirstie Harland from Devon Carers will be joining Tavistock’s Walk and Talk. Feel free to join her and bring your loved ones and friends. There will be two different walks available: Walk 1 is a wheelchair accessible walk taking about 30- 40 mins. Walk 2 has some slopes and uneven surfaces and will take about 40 – 50 mins. Please contact Kirstie Harland at Devon Carers on 03456 434 435 to book your place and find out more details.

 

TAVISTOCK DEVON CARERS DROP IN

Monday 11 June, 10:00am – 4:00pm

TASS Charity Shop, Tavistock Market.

We will be holding a carers information event with free refreshments. Other helpful organisations will also be available. Ring Carers Support Officer, Kirstie Harland at Devon Carers on 03456 434 435 for more info.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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