Hello Everyone

So how is it going and how is everyone feeling, spirits lifted due to the amazing sunshine?  I really hope this weather is giving you all a new lease on life as it is certainly doing that for me.

I do want to highlight the importance of being hydrated for yourselves, your loved ones including your pets.  I had an anxious experience on Bank Holiday Monday when taking my dog for a long walk and he over heated, I had to urgently get water/fluids in him but thankfully he is alright.  So this made me think you can never be too careful and that getting dehydrated both human and animals is to be avoided at all costs.


Don’t Forget Carers Week Next Week – if you want a place in any of the activities email; tony@ccth.org.uk


Carers of people with Dementia, we need you ….

We are asking carers to undertake the survey exploring the impact of Covid-19 on those with dementia, the closing date of the survey is noon on Friday 11 June 2021.

The Carers Centre urges you to complete this if you can as it will help shape future measures and ultimately help carers in their caring role.

To access the survey link, click here https://lse.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dhcKEgyIqZoRlRA


Don’t Forget!!!

June 30th – 2pm to 3.30pm via Zoom

Carers who care for someone with Dementia Peer Support Group.

Email: tony@ccth.org.uk


 Do you work and care for a loved one? Do you want something new and exciting to do at the weekend? This group is open to all carers.

St. Margaret’s House in Bethnal Green are inviting carers from the Carer’s Centre Tower Hamlets to co-create an exciting new digital art project around the theme of care and caring for others, inspired by the children’s novel ‘The Borrowers’ by Mary Norton.

Carers will join the wonderful artists Kazuko Hohki and Milou Stella as care and imagination experts, using story-telling, craft, improvisation, textiles and more…


Can you help us shape your local Healthwatch service?

We are looking for residents and users of health and social care services to help us design the next Healthwatch Tower Hamlets service for 2022.

  • How do you want Healthwatch to promote your views and concerns about local health and care services to decision makers?
  • How would you like to get information about health and care services in Tower Hamlets?
  • How would you like to get involved and influence the designing of health and care services in Tower Hamlets?
  • How do you want Healthwatch to report back to you on the progress it’s made about your concerns?

For more info about your local Healthwatch Service visit: www.healthwatchtowerhamlets.co.uk

  • You will need to be able to attend 4 online workshop sessions in June/July 2021. This will help inform the future design of Healthwatch Tower Hamlets
  • In return we will provide you with a gift voucher for your time and efforts.
  • If you would like to be involved and get more details, please contact:

Alison Robert, Partnership Manager, Tower Hamlets CVS

Email: alison.robert@thcvs.org.uk


The Carers Centre Tower Hamlets would like to thank all our wonderful volunteers for their time and the contribution you have made to the centre.

If you would like to volunteer at the Carers Centre, please email: tony@ccth.org.uk


If you are 30 or over, get vaccinated now

Everyone aged 30 and over can now book their Covid-19 vaccine.

Along with local vaccine sites in Tower Hamlets, appointments are available at mass vaccine centres including Westfield, which is open 8am to 8pm, seven days a week. Appointments can be booked through the national system by calling 119 or online.

More information including a map with directions to the Westfield vaccine centre is available online. Anyone under 40 or who is pregnant will only be offered appointments at clinics offering the Pfizer vaccine.


We are seeking views on poverty in Tower Hamlets, especially its impact on children and older people.

We are inviting evidence as well as the experiences and opinions of our residents, local partners, and others.

Have your say before Monday 7 June.


 Happy Pride Month in Tower Hamlets & Nationally

Keep an eye out for activities and if you want to join or learn what, where and when amazing activities are happening, please click on this link!

https://prideinlondon.org/


7 ways good guys can make women feel safer on the streets

 https://goodguysguide.co.uk/


Important Numbers:

Unpaid carers can still access FREE PPE supplies. If you would like to receive PPE, Please contact the Carers Centre on 0207 790 1765 or Ayeda directly.

Domestic Violence Duty Line:  020 7364 4986 between 9am – 5pm.Victim Support:  020 7364 2448/7957


Just wishing everyone a peaceful, safe and week and remember if you need information and advice from the Carers Centre just email enquiries@ccth.org.uk

Tony Collins-Moore
Carers Academy Manager

Get in touch

The Carers Centre
21 Brayford Square
London, E1 0SG

020 7790 1765

enquiries@ccth.org.uk

Opening hours

Monday - Friday – 9.30am – 5pm
Saturday and Sunday – Closed

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