Carers Week 2021: Daily Newsflash - Tuesday 08 June
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This Carers Week put your questions to Scotland's political parties, and help keep carers' rights on the agenda. Age Scotland's About Dementia project, Age Scotland's Dementia Training team, and dementia carers charity TIDE are hosting an online event via Zoom on Friday 11 June 2021 at 10:30am.

The event will give you the chance to put your questions to representatives from Scotland's five main political parties and to hear from them about what they plan to do for carers over the coming parliamentary term.

During the event, you will be able to submit questions to be answered by the panel of politicians, or you can use the sign-up form on Eventbrite to submit questions in advance. To book a place to attend please click here.
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: 
Message from Mahvish, Carer Support Worker about what Carers Week activities are coming up tomorrow. For further information and to book your place, please see below.
Urdu Message from Mahvish, Carer Support Worker about what Carers Week activities are coming up tomorrow. For further information and to book your place, please see below.
Coming Up - Wednesday 09 June 2021

BAME Carers Rights Presentation

A Bilingual information session about the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and your rights as a carer, with information about the support that Lanarkshire Carers provides.

This bilingual sessions aims to support carers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities to understand their rights and access relevant support when they require it.

Session 1 (Urdu) 10am - 11am

Session 2 (Arabic) 12pm - 1pm

Session 3 (Polish) 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Book a Place

Self Massage at Home

This session will show you how to carry out a simple massage treatment for yourself at home. This will help to relax you and make you feel much calmer.

10am - 11:30am

Book a Place

The Power of Colour Taster Session

An introduction to the meaning of colour and how you can use it to enhance your wellbeing.

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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