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Carers Week 2021: Daily Newsflash - Monday 07 June
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As part of Carers Week, Shared Care Scotland is hosting two short break Q&A events covering "Everything you wanted to know about short breaks but didn’t know who to ask"

Join the session on Tuesday 8 June between 1:30pm and 2:30pm, or on Thursday 10 June between 11am and 12pm, for a coffee and a chat.

The event is free and open to everyone to attend, please click here to register.

Carers Week Activities
We are hosting a range of virtual activities for carers to take part in during Carers Week 2021. It is vital at this time that you continue to take care of yourself and stay connected with others. Take a look at what we have on offer below and book a place on any of the activities that interest you. It may also be the ideal opportunity for you to try something new.

To view our full calendar of activities for Carers Week 2021 please visit:
www.lanarkshirecarers.org.uk/carersweek 
Message from David, Carer Information Manager about what Carers Week activities are coming up tomorrow.

For further information and to book your place, please see below.
Coming Up - Tuesday 08 June 2021

Introduction to Mindfulness

Join Martin for an introduction to some simple, scientifically proven techniques which will have a real impact on your well-being - ideal if it’s new to you or as a refresher. Over the hour, Martin will also lead you in a guided meditation so you can experience deep relaxation for yourself.

You’ll receive a booklet “An Introduction to Mindfulness” which has all the info you need to fully understand mindfulness, two short videos with hints and tips and a handy audio to lead you in an expertly guided practice to help you relax and unwind whenever you need to.

10am - 11am

Book a Place

Dementia: Carers Education

This is an information session for carers of people with dementia. It is based on research suggesting that information and skills training can be as helpful in reducing carer stress as counselling and support groups.Run in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, the session is designed in complete consultation with the carers who will be attending, ensuring that the information provided is appropriate to their needs. 

10am - 12pm

Book a Place

Self Advocacy for Carers - Taster Session

Being able to get your voice heard. For a carer this means speaking up for themselves and for the person they are caring for.

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Book a Place

It's time for us to come together and help
Make Caring Visible and Valued

Please share this email with anyone you think would find it useful. We would also encourage you to share our posts on social media throughout Carers Week 2021 to help raise awareness of carers and the support that is available.

You can pledge your support for Carers Week and view pledges that others have made via the main Carers Week website:

Pledge your support for Carers Week 2021

You can also add a Carers Week overlay to your Facebook and Twitter profile picture:


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If you would like to get involved and share your message of support to help make caring visible and valued, please get in touch with us. We would love to hear from you! Please contact us on 01698 428090 / 01236 755550 and we can discuss further.
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