Carers Hub Newsletter – June 2024

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Hello and welcome to the Carers Federation Carers Hub Newsletter for June 2024

Please find details below of the support groups during June, to express your interest in a support group, book on or to request the Zoom link contact:

Tel: 0808 802 1777 / Email: / Whatsapp: 07814 678460

Carers Hub Newsletter for June 2024

Asian Women Carer Support Group held at Carers Federation, 21-23 Pelham Road, Carrington, Nottm NG5 1APMon 3rd June 202411.00am –
Rushcliffe Carer Support Group NEW VENUE:
St Luke’s Church, Leahurst Road, West Bridgford NG2 6GL
Tues 4th June
1.30pm –
Broxtowe Carer Support Group NEW VENUE:
Middle Street Resource Centre, 74 Middle Street, Beeston NG 9 2AR
Guest speaker: Alison Hill / NHS Health Liaison Worker
Wed 5th June
10.00am –
Mansfield Carer Support Group
held at Friends Meeting House, 124 Rosemary Street, Mansfield NG18 1RB
Guest speaker: Red Cross / Adapting & Overcoming Adversity
Fri 7th June
10.00am –
Bulwell Carer Support Group
held at Ravensworth Road Methodist Church, Ravensworth Road, Bulwell NG6 8FN
Guest speaker: NHS Talking Therapies
Mon 10th June
1.00pm –
Ashfield Carer Support Group
held at Ashfield Wellbeing Centre, Portland Street, Kirkby in Ashfield NG17 7AE
Guest speaker: NHS Talking Therapies
Mon 10th June
1.00pm –
Gedling Carer Support Group
– No group this month, carers going on a River Cruise, fully booked
Tues 11th June
10.30am –
Worksop Carer Support Group
held at The Crossing Church, Newcastle Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S80 2AT
Guest speaker: Age UK (to be confirmed)
Wed 12th June
10.00am –
Newark Carer Support Group
held at Newark Beacon Centre, Gresham Suite, Cafferata Way, Newark, Notts NG24 2TN
Thurs 13th June 202410.00am –
CITYCarer Support Group
held at Carers Federation, 21-23 Pelham Road, Carrington, Nottm NG5 1AP
Guest speaker: DHA (Direct Help & Advice)
Mon 24th June 202411.00am –
Retford Carer Support Grou
held at The Well, Hospital Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 7BD
Guest speaker: NHS Talking Therapies
Wed 26th June 202410.00am –11.30am
Evening Carer Support Group
held via Zoom, book on to receive the link
Thurs 27th June 20247.00pm –
Clifton Carer Support Group
held at Clifton Community Centre, Southchurch Drive, Clifton NG11 8AR
Guest speaker: Co-op Estate Planning
Fri 28th June 202412.00pm –

Carers Week 10th – 16th June 2024 / Putting Carers on the Map

Carers Week Event

  • Date: Wednesday 12 June 2024
  • Time: 1.00pm – 6.00pm
  • Venue: Carers Federation Ltd, Christopher Cargill House, 21-23 Pelham Road, NG5 1AP.

Come and celebrate with us, information stands from services supporting Carers, Drumming Session,

Head / Hand Massage, make your own healthy smoothies using peddle power on our Smoothie Bike,

win a prize at Bingo or on our Tombola, food & refreshments provided.

Booking is essential for this event due to food requirements and some activities, please contact:

Tel: 0808 802 1777 / Email: to book a place

Carefree Breaks

Short hotel breaks for unpaid carers, time & space to look after your own wellbeing.

Carefree is a multi-award-winning digital charity with a mission to offer every full-time unpaid carer in the UK the chance of an annual short break.

Breaks consist of 1-2 night hotel stays, plus breakfast, there is an admin fee of £33 and you are responsible for transport, food, insurance etc and you must have interim care in place for the person you look after, you can take a friend but not the person you care for.

To be eligible you must be 18+ and a full-time unpaid carer (30+ hours per week) How to register:

For more information or to request a referral to CareFree Breaks contact Carers Hub Service: 0808 802

Information for Carers From other Providers

Carers in Hucknall Self-Help Group

Congratulations to Carers in Hucknall, they recently won an award from GHP Global Health & Pharmacy for the most inspiring online self-help support group 2024.

They meet every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 1.30pm – 3.30pm at the John Godber Centre, Ogle Street, Hucknall, NG15 7FQ. Tel: 0115 9530 746 / Website:

NHS App – download the NHS App and take control of your healthcare (Carers in Hucknall)

Come and see James Hastings if you require 1-2-1 support to download the NHS App:

  • Date: 2nd Monday of the month
    Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm
    Venue: Torkard Hill Medical Centre
  • Date: 3rd Monday of the month
    Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm
    Venue: Oakenhall Medical Practice
  • Date:2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month
    Time: 8.30am – 12.30pm
    Venue: Whyburn Medical Practice

You will need to bring your smartphone / tablet, ID, either a passport or photo driving license

Carers Roadshows

  • Dates and venues for May / June 2024:
  • Thursday 30th May – Venue: Hucknall Marketplace
  • Thursday 6th June – Venue: Retford Marketplace
  • Wednesday 12th June – Venue: Sutton in Ashfield Marketplace
  • Friday 21st June – Venue: Middle Street Resource Centre, Beeston

More dates to follow, for more information contact:

  • Trevor Clower: 07905 740639
  • Helen Yates: 01773 833 833

Dementia Drop In’s – free service for anyone affected by dementia

Southwell: Free drop in service for anyone affected by dementia
Dates: 6th June, 4th July, 8 August, 5th September, 3rd October.
Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm
Venue: Kings Court Community Centre, Southwell.
For more information Tel: 0115 7484220 Email:
Nottingham City Centre. Drop in anytime for a free lunch of soup and cake, warm drinks, and a chat.
Date: 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm
Venue: Cleaves Hall, Castle Gate, Nottingham NG1 7AS (Next to H&M, 5min walk from Old Market
Square, Blue Badge parking on Stanford St.)
Tel: 0115 7484220 / Email:

Share your experience of Dementia Care

Take part in a 10 minute Survey, scan the QR code below:


Marie Curie Companion Service

Marie Curie now has a home companion service in Nottinghamshire supporting people with a terminal illness, their family and carers. The service is free of charge and provides practical and emotional support for people with a terminal diagnosis, whatever the condition. Our service runs across the whole of Nottinghamshire and self-referrals are accepted into the service as well as referrals from professionals.

Contact Marie Curie: Tel: 0800 304 7405 / Email:

Radford Care Group – Making Sense of Dementia – Two Free 7 week courses

This programme of special support sessions for carers of people with dementia will give an improved
understanding of all aspects of dementia. Experts guide the group and also offers mutual support from
other carers, refreshments and a chance to get your questions answered in a relaxed and informal
setting. Help with respite care may be available (subject to suitability).


  • Date:16th July – 27 August 2024
  • Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm
  • Venue: Ruddington Grange Golf Course, Nottinghamshire, NG11 6NB.

Evening sessions:

  • Date:18th July – 29 August 2024
  • Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
  • Venue: Radford Care Group, Prospect Street, Nottingham, NG7 5QE

Booking is required.

For more information or to reserve a place please contact us on Tel: 0115 9786133 or 07513 856647 or Email

Using Your Smartphone June 5th – 19th (Calverton)
Using Your Smartphone June 5th – 19th (Daybrook)
Powerpoint for Beginners (Part 1) June 7th (Arnold)
Online Shopping for Beginners June 7th (Arnold)
Word processing for Beginners (Part 2) June 14th to July 5th (Arnold)
Social Media for Beginners (Instagram) June 14th (Arnold)
Social Media for Beginners (Picture boards) June 21st (Arnold)
Design & Print Greeting Cards on a Computer July 5th to 12th (Arnold)
Excel for Beginners (Part 2) July 12th to 26th (Arnold)
Online Banking for Beginners July 19th (Arnold)

A pick of Inspire’s other free courses:
Watercolour Art June 26th to July 3rd (Daybrook)
ESOL (Online) June 13th to July 18th
Inspire can, and does, also deliver free courses to closed groups in Gedling. Please email for more information.
Highbury Carers Support Group
Date: Last Tuesday of the month
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Highbury Hospital, Highbury Vale, Nottingham NG6 9DR, arrive at the main entrance

– Opportunities to understand what we’re doing well and what needs to change by hearing your experiences, in your own words
– Being understood and listened to
– Make a difference by sharing your feedback
– Talk about the quality of care received
– Allowing you to communicate with the teams
– An opportunity for an informal and general chat
– Sharing general information
– Network with other carers and staff

For more information contact via email: Scott Pomberth: / Patrick Crolla / Natalie Waltham
Come along to a Community Hub: providing patients with modern and convenient access to healthcare & community organisations:

Dates: 24th June and 15th July
Time: 13:00 – 16:00
Venue: Sneinton CIC, 50 Edale Road, Sneinton, NG2 4HT

Dates: 30th May, 4th July and 25th July
Time: 13:00 – 16:00
Venue: Cherry Lodge, King Edward Park, Carlton Road, Carlton, NG3 2AS

Dates: 4th June, 9th July and 30th July
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Venue: The Chase Neighbourhood Centre, Robin Hood Chase, St Anns, NG3 4EZ

Non-urgent advice: Please Note

Please accept our apologies if you are no longer a carer, if you would like us to update our records and remove your details from the mailing list please get in touch: / 0808 802 1777.

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