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Carers Legal Clinic

Published 16/08/2017

Free 30 minute appointments of legal advice for Lambeth carers. The solicitors are able to advise on Lasting Power of Attorney, Court of Protection, Wills & Probate. The clinics run from 5pm-7pm here…

First Aid Training For Carers

Published 16/08/2017

Lambeth Mental Health Carers Forum

Published 12/07/2017

  On June 22nd six carers held a planning meeting to design a mental health carers forum in Lambeth. After some insightful and constructive discussions the forum took shape and this mission statement…

Lambeth Mental Health Carers Forum

Published 12/07/2017

A platform for carers providing support for someone with mental ill health   After a successful planning meeting the forum is now up & running! Discussions in that planning meeting were the basis…

Mindfulness for Carers - A Six Week Course at 336 April 21st to May 26th

Published 6/03/2017

Job Vacancy - Adult Carers Advice Support Development Worker

Published 13/01/2017

  Post: Adult Carers Advice Support Development Worker   Full time: 35 hours per week Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Salary: £25,750 per annum Contract: FTC   Are you looking…

Lambeth Lammy Awards 2016

Published 19/09/2016

Liz Hanlon wins the “ Unpaid carer of the Year” Lammy Award The "Lammy Awards" are NHS Lambeth CCG's health and care awards to recognise people who go the extra mile to provide exceptional…

Newsletter

Published 7/09/2016

Help us save costs and help the environment - sign up to get our newsletter by email. Please note if you care for someone with a mental illness you may also want to subscribe to our mental health carers…

Library of Things

Published 3/08/2016

Have you heard of the Library of Things? Library of Things is a space where you can come to borrow useful items and learn how to use them. Read more about this here: http://www.libraryofthings.co.uk/…

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment: second independent review call for evidence

Published 27/07/2016

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment: second independent review call for evidence Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is carrying out a review and is seeking feedback from anyone who has had…

We are looking for older carers who might want to join our peer support groups

Published 27/06/2016

Are you an older carer? Do you know an older carer?   We are trying to reach older carers (65 and over) to join our peer support groups.  To find out more click here

CHL Summer Newsletter

Published 24/06/2016

Download our Summer Newsletter here  

Carers Forum

Published 11/05/2016

Job Vacancy

Published 22/04/2016

    Post: Schools Project Officer – (term - time only) 21 x hours per week - £12 per hour: £9,828 per annum Are you looking for real job satisfaction by working with Young Carers…

What can we do about Housing?

Published 15/04/2016

Open hustings for the London Assembly elections

Published 15/04/2016

Faiths Together in Lambeth is hosting open hustings for the London Assembly elections with invited candidates for the Lambeth and Southwark constituency.   Michael Bukola    Liberal…

Bringing Our Community Together in Diversity

Published 8/04/2016

‘BringingourCommunityTogether inDiversity’     ‘BringingourCommunityTogether inDiversity’in association along with Brixton Come Together presentsa series of events and…

DASL professional advocacy position

Published 1/04/2016

      PROFESSIONAL ADVOCATE   35 hours per week Salary £27,945 per annum (inclusive of Inner London Weighting)   DASL is an established Disabled People’s Organisation…

How can the Department of Health improve support for carers?

Published 22/03/2016

A message from the Department of Health:   "We think that we need a new strategy for carers setting out how we can do more. One which reflects their lives now, the health and financial concerns they…

Take a look at our Spring Newsletter for Mental Health Carers

Published 21/03/2016

Our Spring Newsletter for Mental Health Carers is now available at the following link: http://www.carershub.org.uk/files/March 2016 News(1).pdf

Create and Relax carer’s forum event

Published 18/03/2016

The Create and Relax event on the 15th of April was a big success - a wonderful day for all those involved. It was great to work with Carers4Carers on this event who provided the wonderful therapists and…

Lambeth Carer has started her own Column

Published 11/03/2016

Laura Graham, a Carer in Lambeth has started her own column online. Click the link below to read Introducing Carer's Voice... http://x3t8x0j9j7.mailerlite.com/z1p6w4/314118747340145678/x1v6/#1

CHL Spring Newsletter

Published 9/03/2016

Download our Spring newsletter here  

Are you a Londoner aged 55 or above?

Published 4/03/2016

Are you a Londoner aged 55 or above? This brief questionnaire has been constructed to help Age UK London get a better idea of the issues that affect older Londoners. Age Uk would…

I-Pad game that can help improve memory

Published 4/03/2016

There's an I-pad game called Wizard which has been especially designed to improve memory for people with schizophrenia, and it's already shown good results. Apparently it's fun,…

Lambeth Independant Support Service

Published 4/03/2016

Are you the parent/carer of a child with special educational needs (SEN)? Are you a young person (aged 16+) with SEN? Are you confused about the Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) process? Then…

The Malnutrition Project

Published 4/03/2016

Can you help with a research project? Are you over the age of 60 living in Lambeth & Southwark? The Malnutrition Project would like to invite you to take part in a research project. The main purpose…

Leaps and Bounds Return

Published 4/03/2016

Leaps and Bounds returns with another activity day specially designed for children with disabilities aged 12 and under. http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/w…/leaps-and-bounds-1001435

Have your say about Mental Health Services in Lambeth

Published 4/03/2016

Have your say about mental health services in Lambeth! The governors of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust invite members and the public to attend a community meeting in Lambeth. It will…

Theatre with the Prince’s Trust

Published 4/03/2016

Get Started with Theatre With The Prince’s Trust The Prince's Trust and London Bubble Theatre Company are offering a 5-day theatre training course open to young people across London. The programme…

The Magic Mad Hat

Published 4/03/2016

"Since December last year, the Magic Mad Hat has been offering & providing improvised comedy sessions to various groups of ‘elderly’ people . The groups have been a mix of people, some…

Care Act for Carers: One year on.

Published 4/03/2016

Has the Care Act made a difference one year on? Carers Trust has launched a review of the Care Act to look at what difference it has made to unpaid carers one year on. The call for evidence opens on 1…

Do you support a child with special educational needs? Get advice at a Family Lives drop-in session

Published 8/02/2016

Are you the parent/carer of a child with special educational needs (SEN)? Are you a young person (aged 16+) with SEN? Are you confused about the Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) process? Then…

Invitation to discuss transforming care for people with learning disabilties or Autism

Published 2/02/2016

Dear carers, parents and family members Invitation to discuss Lambeth’s implementation of Transforming Care for people with Learning Disabilities and / or Autism We would like to invite you to…

Read our Winter 2015-2016 Newsletters

Published 31/12/2015

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Carers Hub! Read our main newsletter here: http://www.carershub.org.uk/files/W_Newsletter_2015.pdf Read our mental health carers' newsletter…

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Published 27/08/2015

Interested in reducing your stress through mindfulness? The London Centre for Mindfulness offers morning and evening Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Courses courses. Ongoing drop-in classes are available…

Online course for carers of people with psychosis and schizophrenia

Published 20/08/2015

The Carers Hub has recieved news of a new course which many of you will be interested in: - “My name is Juliana Onwumere and I am psychologist working at KCL and SLaM.   At King's we have recently…

Blind Veterans UK

Published 12/08/2015

Blind Veterans UK provides vital services and support to ex-Service men and women who are now battling severe sight loss. Blind Veterans UK knows that when someone loses their sight, it affects them and…

ARE YOU LOOKING AFTER SOMEONE WITH A LIFE-LIMITING ILLNESS?

Published 12/08/2015

We would like to know if being a carer affects your own physical health and you are invited to take part in our short questionnaire study. My name is Daniela Witten. I am a final year student at the British…

SLaM Inspection Coming Up

Published 29/07/2015

A message from Healthwatch Lambeth: SLaM, the local main mental health provider of inpatient and community services, will be inspected by the CQC during the week of 23 September 2015. The Healthwatch partners…

Read our latest Mental Health Carers Newsletter

Published 27/07/2015

Jam-packed with news, courses and local events... CLICK HERE to read our latest Mental Health Carers newsletter.    

A course for mental health carers

Published 8/07/2015

Training Programme Coaching Conversation Skills for Carers   Thursday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th September & 1st October 2015 and a follow-up session on10th December 2015   Are you fed up with…

Are you a carer aged 65 or over?

Published 7/07/2015

If you look after your partner, child or other relative, friend or neighbour because they are ill, frail or have a disability and would not be able to manage on their own, you are a carer. Welcome to South…

Two groups for dementia carers

Published 3/07/2015

Have Your Say!

Published 29/06/2015

To support the implementation of the Care Act from April 2015 Lambeth Adult Social Care has introduced a new Carers assessment.  Lambeth are also introducing a new framework for calculating a carer’s…

CITIZENS’ FORUM

Published 23/06/2015

Southwark & Lambeth Integrated Care CITIZENS’ FORUM Come along and get involved in the development of Integrated Care in Southwark & Lambeth   Save the date The next Forum will be held…

FREE TRAINING Mental Health First Aid

Published 15/06/2015

The Mental Health First Aid Training is a 12-hour intensive course to promote awareness of mental health issues among non-mental health professionals, to recognise those affected by mental health problems…

Support Rhythm No Blues

Published 12/06/2015

Rhythm No Blues is a series weekly percussion workshops for people living with dementia. Working with members of the Healthy Living Club in Lambeth, workshops would comprise a variety of activities using…

Older People, Drugs and Alcohol Project

Published 12/06/2015

Adfam is the national organisation working to improve support for families affected by drug and alcohol use. We are running an exciting new project with people aged 65 or over who support someone due to…

Family & Carers’ Listening Day

Published 9/06/2015

The Mayor of Lambeth

Published 9/06/2015

Radio 2 celebrates Carers Week

Published 9/06/2015

BBC Radio 2 celebrate Carers Week all this week.   Tune into Radio 2 on 88.4 – 88.9  FM and listen   Find out more here:   http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/TWjnzfH07DbwgXg77q9D38/carers-week-2015-our-stories…

Health & Wellbeing in Lambeth

Published 8/06/2015

Thursday 25th June 2pm-7pm Lambeth Town Hall For more information, please click here

When you’re caring, it can be easy to feel cut off.

Published 3/06/2015

When you're caring, it can be easy to feel cut off. Our local directory, carer volunteers and online support groups are here to help you connect with people who understand what you are going through.…

Mental Health of Older Adults and Dementia Clinical Academic Group

Published 3/06/2015

InSpire at St Peter’s, The Crypt, St Peter’s Church, Liverpool Grove, London, SE17 2HH Please join us to find out more about giving feedback about our service and helping us improve the way…

Carers Hub Quarterly Newsletter is out now

Published 1/06/2015

All you need to know about carers in Lambeth, download your copy here Unfortunately, we are unable to post out copies any more due to reduced resources so if you would like us to email you a copy please…

Big Health Event

Published 28/05/2015

There will be information and groups about: ·       healthy eating ·       understanding food labels ·      …

The Mayor of Lambeth Invites you to a Carers’ Reception

Published 28/05/2015

Mayor’s Parlour Room 127, 1st floor Lambeth Town Hall SW2 1RW The Mayor of Lambeth - Cllr Donatus Anyanwu   click here for more information

2B Scene Theatre Production presents, Self Directed Support. 9th June -4.30pm@336 Brixton Rd

Published 27/05/2015

2 B-Scene is an inclusive theatre company made up of actors who experience mental health issues or disability. The company creates work to tackle associated stigma, whilst encouraging the audience to participate…

The Autism Show 2015

Published 27/05/2015

Find 100s of specialist products and services at The Autism Show 2015 At this year's Autism Show you can meet a wide range of suppliers providing specialist products and services which can make an…

Hideaway fund raising auction

Published 26/05/2015

 Thursday 21 May 2015, 7pm  Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews, Stanthorpe Road, Streatham SW16 2ED We\re having a fundraising auction, drinks and live music all to launch the 2015 Streatham Festival…

New Money Champions:

Published 26/05/2015

Money Champions are always looking for new Money Champions! Please ask anyone interested to get in touch – remember anyone can be a Money Champion. They do provide vital help…

Self Direct Care

Published 22/05/2015

Please see details attached here

Assertiveness Training

Published 22/05/2015

Hi everyone! We are having a training session on Assertiveness next week on the 27th May 2015 from10am – 1pm at our new building 107 Railton Road SE24 0LR .  We still have some spaces and would…

Free Coaching skills course for the attention of carers who look after someone with mentail health

Published 22/05/2015

Dear All The "free" Coaching Skills course is for the attention of those who care for someone with a mental health problem who live in Lambeth.   The 6 session evening course will run for…

Dementia Awareness Training

Published 22/05/2015

    After diagnosis: Caring for Someone with Dementia Eight individual two-hour workshops   These eight workshops are for carers of people who have already received a diagnosis of dementia…

NHS Lambeth CCG public involvement

Published 22/05/2015

NHS Lambeth CCG public involvement mailout Dear All – we’d like to let you know about two opportunities to get involved.  Please pass on through your networks.    1)     …

Carers Hub Coffee Morning

Published 19/05/2015

Carers Hub Coffee Morning, 27th May 2015 10.30am-12noon @336 Brixton Road 1st floor meeting room. Come along for Coffee, Cake and chat. Find out more about the new Carers Hub now known as the Age UK and…

Carers Week 8th-14th June 2015

Published 6/05/2015

to Content   Toggle navigationCarers Week 8-14 June 2015 Submit Materials Contact Media Home Sign up Individual Sign Up Organisation Sign Up About us About carers Advice & Support Facts about…

Voters withw disabilities are reminded there should be no barriers to them voting on 7th May

Published 6/05/2015

Voters with a disability are reminded there should be no barriers to them casting their vote on 7 May http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/journalist/electoral-commission-media-centre/news-releases-campaigns/voters-with-a-disability-are-reminded-there-should-be-no-barriers-to-them-casting-their-vote-on-7-may…

FW: Paradigm is running Be Free 2015 on 7-9 August in Essex

Published 6/05/2015

  Dear Family Carer, Paradigm is running Be Free 2015 on 7-9 August in the beautiful countryside of Gilwell Park in Essex. It is a magical few days for young people and adults with people with learning…

Transport for All

Published 1/05/2015

  Election 2015: what have the major parties got to say on transport access?     As the election approaches, disabled and older Londoners will be considering how they will vote on May 7th…

Customer Service Level 1 Course

Published 30/04/2015

Customer Service Level 1 Course – Tuesday 5thMay – 7thJuly – 10AM-1PM With CityLit, the St Lukes Hub will be hosting a customer service level 1 course at ST Lukes Hub on Tuesday…

Living Well Network open morning Thursday 30th April

Published 29/04/2015

  Please join us for our monthly Living Well Network open morning. It is a great opportunity to find out about what is available for people to access in Lambeth. This event is open to anyone who uses…

Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care Citizens’ Forum

Published 28/04/2015

    Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care CITIZENS’ FORUM Tuesday 12th May 2015 18.30-21.00 Cambridge House 1 Addington Square, SE5 0HF To book your place contact us via Email: info@slicare.org…

Garden Open day centre for wild life gardening, 28 Marsden Road SE15 4EE

Published 28/04/2015

   Centre for Wildlife Gardening in all its spring glory. Join in the garden and craft activities of the Potted History Project, a weekly gardening and reminiscence group for older people.…

Carers Hub Coffee morning 29th April @10.30am-12noon

Published 24/04/2015

Come along for coffee,  cake,  and chat at our Carers Hub Coffee Morning @10.30am on 29th April 2015 1st Floor meeting room 336 Brixton Road, London sw9 7AA Join our Facebook page www.facebook.com/CarersHubLambeth…

The Latest on teh Autism show 2015

Published 23/04/2015

Hear the latest autism news and views at The Autism Show 2015 A new and unique selection of leading autism professionals, researchers and campaigners will be speaking this year in the Autism Matters Theatre…

Mike to run the London Marathon in aid of Mind yourself

Published 23/04/2015

  Mike to run London Marathon in Aid of Mind Yourself!     Michael White is to embark on his very first marathon this coming Sunday. After completing a half marathon last year, he decided…

Love Lambeth Newsletter

Published 23/04/2015

                  NEWSLETTER     Keeping the streets safe and clean While there are many responsible dog owners in Lambeth, a small minority are making…

Mosiac Newsletter

Published 23/04/2015

      Mosaic Clubhouse Quarterly Newsletter - Spring 2015 Dear all,  Please find attached our Spring newsletter. This issue looks at Peer Support and how it is being effectively used…

Improve equalities in Health

Published 21/04/2015

Three days to go until Equalities in health in Lambeth event – have you registered yet? NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group plans and pays for most health services for Lambeth people. We…

Mind Yourself News Letter

Published 21/04/2015

All you need to know about the news and events from Mind Yourself. View this email in your browser           What's Happening? All you need to know about the news and events…

Lambeth & Southwark Wellbeing Network Event 2015

Published 21/04/2015

The wellbeing network has been meeting since 2010 to bring together all those interested in improving the mental wellbeing of residents of Lambeth and Southwark. Please see the attached leaflet for more…

Volunteers Needed! to help out at Inclusive Cycling Sessions

Published 17/04/2015

Are you interested in volunteering or you may know people who are interested in volunteering? The Wheels For Well-being  programme was set up to support people wanting to volunteer as a step back…

Training Programme

Published 17/04/2015

Coaching Conversation Skills for Carers Wednesday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June & 2nd July 2015 and a follow-up session on3rd September 2015 Are you fed up with “walking on egg shells” and…

Sharing Cultures, Sharing Stories

Published 17/04/2015

Sharing Cultures, Sharing Stories, Celebrating Together As the sun shines on, come along and share the joy of our world-wide community. Song-Workswith Vivien at 12.30 pm; fresh flavours with…

8 Weeks to go until the Autism Show 2015!

Published 16/04/2015

Only 8 Weeks to go until The Autism Show 2015 We would like to invite you to this year's Autism Show London which opens in just eight weeks' time. You can book your ticket today and save 20% off…

Lambeth & Southwark Warm and Wellbeing Network 23 April 2-5pm@ The Employment Academy

Published 14/04/2015

Spring Lambeth & Southwark wellbeing network meeting‘How do we improve mental wellbeing?’ on 23 April, 2-5pm at the Employment Academy.  Book your place as soon as you can by emailing…

Join the next Pan London Mobility Forum

Published 14/04/2015

Join our next Pan London Mobility Forum View this email in your browser     Dear colleague, Transport for All is organising our next Pan London Mobility Forum on the 16th April. The event…

Just like us- Adult Support Group

Published 14/04/2015

Here's a Newsletter for just Like Ushttp://www.carershub.org.uk/files/Just Like Us Nedwsletter 258.doc Business as usual on 21 April  

Community Spring Fest

Published 14/04/2015

Community Springfest’. A Community Enterprise Day on Sunday May 3rd between 10am-4pm @ The Willington Centre, 55 Willington Rd SW9 9NB, straddling the West Brixton, North Clapham and South Stockwell…

Slam Recovery College Courses. Free to carers and cared for person.

Published 10/04/2015

Timetable spring/summer term 2015 april–july SLaM Recovery College 1st Floor Administration Building Maudsley Hospital Denmark Hill London SE5 8AZ Telephone: 020 3228 3643 Email: hello@slamrecoverycollege.co.uk…

Personal budget in mental health

Published 10/04/2015

        Personal budgets in mental health           From this month, NHS England expects clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to expand the use of personal…

Contact a family event on Dealing with Behaviours

Published 10/04/2015

Contact a Family Lambeth will be running  “Dealing with Behaviours” workshop for parent/carers of disabled children and young people on 16/04/2015 at 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA,…

Streatham Festival Final Registration Reminder

Published 9/04/2015

ITS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO JOIN THE PROGRAMME! Event Partner Registration closes on FRIDAY 17 APRIL - if you want your event to be part of the programme, register now! What is an event partner? You come…

Would you buy a Man Manual that looked like this!?

Published 9/04/2015

would you buy it? Help choose the cover image for our new Man Manual.  The survey will take 2-3 minutes: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8635CBB Thanks very much.

Event Invitation: Promoting Black Mental Wellbeing

Published 9/04/2015

Date: Thursday 23rd April, 11am-2pm (lunch to be provided) Location: Mosaic Clubhouse, 65 Effra Road, Brixton, London, SW2 1BZ Join us on 23rd April to build on the recommendations of the Black Health…

The Operation Disabled Vote bus will be visiting 336 Brixton Road on Monday 1th April 11am-1pm

Published 9/04/2015

The Operation Disabled Vote (ODV) bus will be visiting We are 336, 336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA this Monday (13th) between 11am – 1pm. It will  park up in the front car park. The bus is part of…

Free Care assistanceTraining available

Published 8/04/2015

FREE training available; http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/events/accredited-personal-care-assistant-training

Age UK News Letter

Published 2/04/2015

Follow this link to access our events listing for the month of April If you have any special events you would like to be featured in the May listing, then send the information to info@ageuklambeth.org.uk.…

Peer Support Network

Published 1/04/2015

The Peer Support Network aims to enable and promote opportunities for people with lived experience, families, carers, and services to share learning and resources to grow peer support and build more resilient…

FREE 8 week self help programme

Published 31/03/2015

free course on the Science of Happiness. If you start in May you can go at your own pace apparently http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/news_events/event/the_science_of_happiness Might…

Lambeth Autism Group AGM

Published 31/03/2015

News from the Autism AGM They were delighted to see so many members, volunteers and professionals at their annual meeting on Monday, at Omnibus Arts Centre, when we welcomed our new Chair, Venessa Bobb.…

After diagnosis: Caring for Someone with Dementia

Published 31/03/2015

After diagnosis: Caring for Someone with Dementia Eight individual two-hour workshops These eight workshops are for carers of people who have already received a diagnosis of dementia and who want more…

News from SweetTree -Learning disabilities

Published 31/03/2015

Dear Friends, colleagues and fellow heathcare professionals, Spring is on it's way and the learning disabilities team at SweetTree are full of life and ready for the year ahead. Time For Transition…

CLAHRC South London is a research organisation funded by National Institute for Health Research

Published 31/03/2015

They are therefore inviting patients and service users to attend a workshop on Wednesday 22 April 2015, from 6pm to 9pm, at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street SE1 9NH. People involved…

News letter for direct payments

Published 27/03/2015

March 2015 Welcome to the quarterly newsletter for direct payment and user-led organisations.The purpose of the newsletter is to share good practice and innovation between Skills for Care and direct payment…

Social Network Event 2015

Published 27/03/2015

The wellbeing network has been meeting since 2010 to bring together all those interested in improving the mental wellbeing of residents of Lambeth and Southwark. There are many things that have affected…

Carers Holidays, see what’s on offer?

Published 27/03/2015

Carers Holidays Hotel Offers Our partner hotels are offering discounts of up to 10% off to carers who have joined the Carers Holiday Membership Scheme. See our website for details of our…

The Care Act and Assessments

Published 25/03/2015

Carers UK have produced a new factsheet for when the new Care Act comes into force on the 1st April and tells carers how to get help and support. You can download your copy here. In Lambeth to request…

Art Group over the Easter Holidays for Autistic girls 8-12 years old

Published 25/03/2015

An art group over the Easter holidays for autistic girls age 8-12. Most of the autistic children, young people and adults attending our activities are male (unsurprisingly)but about 20% of those…

Mental Health awareness week

Published 25/03/2015

  http://www.actionforhappiness.org/self-help-program   For more information contact Lucy SmithPublic Health Manager - Mental Wellbeing Lambeth & Southwark Public Health DirectorateLondon…

Disability Law Service, Change of Address

Published 24/03/2015

 The Disability Law Service is now located in Vauxhall at 17 Oval Way, London SE11 5RR. Please update your records accordingly. Our contact phone number and email address remain unchanged (020 7791…

Walcot Foundation

Published 24/03/2015

Grants Round - Open for Applications  March 2015 Greetings!   Grants programme for organisations and schools  Our grants programme for organisation and schools is currently open and we still…

Genral E lections special briefing

Published 24/03/2015

    Please find below the link for the“General Elections Special Briefing” – packed with materials (including the ‘Case for Inclusive Education’) and ideas…

Carers Hub Book group has come to an end

Published 24/03/2015

Hi All, Just to let you know that the carers Book Group which was being run by Geraldine will not be continuing. Geraldine has decided she would like to bring things to a close so we can no longer offer…

Improve the quality of hospital

Published 24/03/2015

After diagnosis care -Adults Dementia Aacademic group

Published 24/03/2015

  Mental Health of Older Adults-Dementia Clinical Academic Group After diagnosis: Caring for Someone with Dementia Eight individual two-hour workshops These eight workshops are for carers of people…

New Immigration & Asylum resources service

Published 24/03/2015

New Immigration and Asylum resources Lasa has just published on the advicelocal.org.ukweb site. Hopefully you and your clients will find them useful. Following user feedback a new resource listing covering…

Crisis Peer Support Service are recruiting

Published 24/03/2015

Crisis Peer Support Service Aims: To provide Peer support and to engage with and provide crucial out-of-hours social and practical support for people with mental health support needs in Lambeth, Lewisham…

Corali kick up programme is back

Published 24/03/2015

Corali's Kick Up programme is back again this time with a focus on creating a Youth Company with performance and dance at the forefront. Kick Up:Corali Youth runs during the Easter Half Term 30th March…

Autism weekly

Published 24/03/2015

  Weekly autism news digest: 20 March 2015 UK 20/03/15 - Why are a quarter of disabled people lonely? - BBC 19/03/15 - How Kaspar the friendly robot is making a difference to autistic…

Mind Yourself Activities

Published 24/03/2015

    FREE Yoga   Try out our FREE weekly yoga sessions on Monday's from 6.30pm-7.30pm. No experience necessary - beginner’s very welcome! Yoga mats are provided.   MONDAY…

City Lit courses under £60.00 from April to June

Published 24/03/2015

  Courses for £60 or less this April - June Whether you want to take time out to try something new or want to carry on your studies without breaking your budget, choose from an array of courses…

Mens Health forum

Published 24/03/2015

Healthy Mind, Healthy body Use Beat Stress, Feel Better to improve mental health Stress causes a wide range of problems ranging from mental to physical symptoms. Buy Beat Stress, Feel Better and…

Professional Training in Mindfulness, London 2015

Published 24/03/2015

Professional Training in the Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness London, 2015 "Absolutely mind blowing course. Packed full of practical resources to use with clients. Loved the meditations. I’m…

Winning Wheels All ability Inclusive Cycling

Published 20/03/2015

At our Winning Wheels event you will see that everyone can cycle with Wheels for Wellbeing and can ask our experienced cycle instructors for advice. We have a range of cycles you will be able to try; tandems,…

Living Well Open network meeting

Published 20/03/2015

http://www.carershub.org.uk/files/canvas.png Please join us for our monthly Living Well Network open morning. It is a great opportunity to find out about what is available for people to…

Coming Up at City Lit

Published 20/03/2015

Coming up at City Lit: 21 - 27 March Stories, sewing, sounds, new art, jewellery, drama productions and more - here's what's on at City Lit >> Browse all our courses Time to write, to make…

Age UK National Rally

Published 20/03/2015

Following the launch of Age UK’s  2015 General Election campaign - ‘A great place to grow older’ – we’re delighted to announce that the Age UK National Rally will be …

Pan London Mobility Forum

Published 20/03/2015

Dear partner, I am emailing you with an invitation to our next Pan London Mobility Forum meeting. We are delighted to confirm that Doug Paulley, who was recently awarded Campaigner of the Year for his…

Southwark and Lambeth Intergrated Care Citizen forum

Published 18/03/2015

Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care Citizens’ Forum Tuesday 12th May 2015 The next Citizens’ Forum will be held on Tuesday 12th May from 6.30pm-9.00pm at Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square…

Transport for All

Published 18/03/2015

Seven election demands for accessible transport Added: 12 March 2015 | Updated: 17 March 2015 Thanks to the efforts of disabled and older campaigners, access to transport has improved a great deal over…

Carers Holidays, see what’s on offer?

Published 17/03/2015

What's on offer? Check out the holidays available on our new website including those offered by Holiday Homes Trust in their wheelchair accessible caravans. Just because the person you look after needs…

Streatham Festival from Sat 4th to 11th July 2015

Published 17/03/2015

  ONLY 4 WEEKS TO THE EVENT REGISTRATION DEADLINE! If you would like to host an event in the festival, you only have until Friday 17 April to get it registered with us!  To apply for inclusion…

Transport for All

Published 13/03/2015

  Accessible transport is our right Call us on: 020 7737 2339 Sign up to our newsletter to receive all the latest transport news and campaign actions Full name Email Home Become a member Donate Public…

Skills for Care for individual employers and PAs.

Published 13/03/2015

From 11:00am on Friday the 13th March Skills for Care will have a new information hub for individual employers and PAs. Supported by Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) it contains Skills for Care’s…

Autism weekly

Published 13/03/2015

Weekly autism news digest: 13 March 2015 13/03/15 - Why are young people scared of disclosing their disability to employers? - BBC 12/03/15 - How a Yorkshire mathematician with Asperger…

New Black Minority Ethnicity Advice centre.

Published 12/03/2015

There is a new advice agency for BME clients only. The link to their new website is: http://www.bmeadvicenetwork.org.uk/    

Research Autism

Published 12/03/2015

Click to view this email in a browser Survey for Parents & Carers: Accessing Information Dear All We at Research Autism wish to gain a better understanding of the process that parents go through in…

Corali forth coming courses

Published 12/03/2015

Corali forthcoming courses Corali Course at Morley College, Kick Up: Corali Youth and Open Day      Morley College Course Wednesdays April 15th - July 1st 2PM to 4PM FREE Corali is running…

Carers 4 Carers,  do yo always get tired?    Do you get so stressed?

Published 12/03/2015

Carers4Carers, Uni-chi Holistic Therapies and Brixton Recreation Centre (BRC) have established a partnership to develop a massage service for Carers. We are holding a fundraising event at BRC Monday 16th…

Community Safety in Lambeth

Published 12/03/2015

  Through the Safer Lambeth Partnership the council works with the police and other organisations to cut crime and anti-social behaviour.   The council’s overview and scrutiny committee…

Just like us- Adult Support Group New Letter March 2015

Published 10/03/2015

Newsletter No 257       Don’t f new times: 11:00 until 2.00.And don’t forget that there is now a newsletter only twice a term. So keep this copy of the programme!  …

Mind Yourself News Letter

Published 10/03/2015

What's Happening At Mind Yourself? We are Hiring! We are recruiting a Volunteer & Group Development Worker. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 31st March. Full details of the role and how…

Picture House Autism friendly screening

Published 6/03/2015

I hope you're enjoying the onset of Spring! We are very pleased to announce that this month's Reminiscence screening is a customer request- please join us for gangster classsic WHITE HEAT, followed…

Carers Breaks with Vitalise

Published 6/03/2015

​ Dear Louise, As we move towards a new season, we thought it was the perfect time to update you on the latest goings on across the Revitalise centres. We have been organising an exciting schedule…

National Family Carer Network

Published 6/03/2015

Dear all, The National Family Carer Network’s aim is to promote the voice and rights of family carers supporting a person with a learning disability. Their key objective is to work together to promote…

Autism weekly

Published 6/03/2015

Weekly autism news digest: 6 March 2015 UK 06/03/15 - New mental health rights proposed by minister Norman Lamb - BBC 05/03/15 - Battle with education board was like 'boxing match'…

Ethnic Minority Families Living with Autism

Published 6/03/2015

Meeting the Needs of Ethnic Minority Families Living with Autism (NEMFLA) I am writing to inform you about the support available to Ethnic Minority Families Living with Autism in your area. These services…

ESA 6 Month Rule Ending

Published 6/03/2015

From 30/3/2015, the rule that allows a new claim for ESA after 6 months of being found to not be 'sick' has been removed. We had a recent query in our Members' Area about this- 'I…

Kick Up:Corali Youth

Published 5/03/2015

WHEN: Easter Week Intensive 30th March - 2nd April TIME: 10.30am-3.30pm at Raey Primary School, Caldwell Street, SW9 0EN AND Monday evenings from 20th April - 8th June TIME:6.00-8.00pm WHERE:Ovalhouse,…

Advocacy and Mental Health

Published 5/03/2015

Advocacy and Mental Capacity Act Resource, Support and Information Agency     Welcome to our newsletter! The Mental Health Foundation and Empowerment Matters are looking for your views…

Morley College Courses

Published 4/03/2015

Morley College Course Corali is running an 11week integrated performance course at Morley college, that includes a chance to perform at the Colleges annual dance showcase. The course run every Wednesday…

Lambeth Autism Group

Published 3/03/2015

Lambeth Autism Group is delighted to invite you to our annual general meeting onMonday 23rd Marchat Omnibus (Old Clapham Library) Clapham Old Town SW4 0QW.  See flyer attached. Times: Admissionfrom…

The Care Act 2014-A Follow up workshop for Carers

Published 3/03/2015

THE CARE ACT 2014 A follow up workshop for carers   Date: Tuesday 31st March 2015 Time: 11am - 1.30pm Venue: Landmark Art Room, 47 Tulse Hill London SW2 2TN _________________________ This workshop…

Autism weekly

Published 3/03/2015

What are you doing for World Autism Awareness Week?   There’s lots to getting involved with − whether that's dressing in a onesie, holding a pink and purple bake sale or breaking a…

Age UK Tell Me about it campain

Published 26/02/2015

  Age UK London is starting a new campaign “Tell Me!” about improving information to older people from local authorities and the NHS. As part of the campaign, Age UK London will be holding…

Carers Hub Lambeth Coffee Mornings The last Wednesday of the Month

Published 24/02/2015

The Social Group monthly coffee morning happens http://www.carershub.org.uk/files/Social Group.docxon the last Wednesday of the Month. This group is open to All carers, A bit of time for…

Paranoia Support Group

Published 24/02/2015

Paranoia Support Group A peer- led support group for people who have experienced paranoia or related beliefs. A safe space where people can express themselves without feeling judged. Opening meeting Thursday…

You are invited to the following event

Published 24/02/2015

Event to be held at the following time, date and location: Friday, 6 March 2015 from 10:30 to 14:00 (GMT) Age UK London 1st Floor, 21 St Georges Road SE1 6ES London United Kingdom View Map   Attend…

The Care Act 2014

Published 24/02/2015

THE CARE ACT 2014 A follow up workshop for carers   Date: Tuesday 31st March 2015 Time: 11am - 1.30pm Venue: Landmark Art Room, 47 Tulse Hill London SW2 2TN _________________________ This workshop…

Inclusive Education

Published 24/02/2015

Alliance for Inclusive Education is holding a Hustings event on Inclusive Education Date: 24th March 2015 Time: 5.30 – 8.00pm Central London venue: to be confirmed This is your chance to grill the…

The Princes Trust - Info for young carers

Published 20/02/2015

The Prince’s trust Get started programme still have some spaces left on their Get started in Theatre course which starts on Monday.  Contact Hester Lockley | Outreach Executive | The Prince's…

Living Well Network Open Morning 29th January 11.00 - 12.30

Published 20/02/2015

Please join us for our monthly Living Well Network open morning. It is a great opportunity to out find about what is available for people to access in Lambeth. This event is open to anyone who uses services,…

Autism weekly

Published 20/02/2015

Weekly autism news digest: 20 February 2015 UK 19/02/15 - Child mental health: A mother's struggle - BBC 18/02/15 - Disabled children 'left in pain' - BBC 18/02/15…

Age UK Fit 4 purpose

Published 19/02/2015

  Event to be held at the following time, date and location: Friday, 6 March 2015 from 10:30 to 14:00 (GMT) Age UK London 1st Floor, 21 St Georges Road SE1 6ES London United Kingdom View Map  …

Check your heart age with the NHS tool

Published 19/02/2015

Check your heart age with our new tool   Have you ever wondered how healthy your heart is? If so, we have a new tool that will help you find out if your heart age is higher or lower than your actual…

Lambeth Council News letter

Published 19/02/2015

NEWSLETTER     Help shape Lambeth's cultural services We’ve launched a wide-ranging consultation on the future of cultural services in Lambeth. We want everybody to be within walking…

Transport for All are looking for volunteers

Published 19/02/2015

Dear Supporter,   We are looking for volunteers to help out our busy telephone helpline. This volunteering opportunity is open to all disabled people with an interest in transport and who have a confident…

Autism weekly

Published 19/02/2015

The Research Autism Lorna Wing series of conferences and seminars present: My Family and Autism Date: Thursday 21st May 2015, 9.00am – 4.30pm Venue: Holborn Bars, London, EC1N 2NQ Click here…

The Deaf people Advice Service (RAD) will continue in the new Independent Living&Carers Partnership

Published 18/02/2015

The Royal Association for Deaf People Advice service will continue to be part of the new Independent Living and Carers Partnership from April. Please note, however, that the day on which the service is…

The next Carers Hub Forum will be about the Care Act.

Published 18/02/2015

For full details about the forum which will be held on the 19th March 2015 @ Norwood Library, click on the link below. Lambeth Learning Disabilities Carers Update Robert Hill is the Adult Learning Disability…

Fit 4 Purpose, Skill Sharing Workshop

Published 18/02/2015

There are still some places available for this workshop – we would really like to see you or your networks there!   Fit 4 Purpose Skill Sharing Workshop How to save and be energy wise Great…

Time to Act

Published 18/02/2015

Time to Act” event organised by the Reclaiming Education Alliance.   Date:              Wednesday, 25th February 2015 Time:             …

Black Cultural Archives - News

Published 18/02/2015

Free Mental Health Course

Published 13/02/2015

Improve Wellbeing, Save Lives : Become a Mental Health First Aider View this email in your browser We are very pleased to offer FREE Carers Mental Health First Aid Training with the support…

Allergy UK’s Conference 2015

Published 12/02/2015

      Allergy UK’s Annual Conference 2015 Allergy: The Hidden Condition Saturday 9th May, 9.00am - 4.00pm St Thomas’ Hospital - Westminster Bridge - London  Save money!…

#LBbill Urgent action-important chance to be part of changing the law

Published 10/02/2015

#LBbill Urgent action - important chance to be part of changing the law A group of campaigners called the Justice for LB team are working on a draft bill which would change the law to: 1. make it a legal…

Mind Yourself News Letter

Published 10/02/2015

What's Happening At Mind Yourself?   We are Hiring! We are recruiting a Communications and Promotions Officer. Closing date is this Friday 13th Feb at 5pm. Full details of the role and how…

Over 50’s Tea dance at the Copperbox, Olympic Park, Stratford

Published 10/02/2015

Hi All There is an event next week for over 50’s at the Copper box, Olympic Park, in case any of your carers would be interested in attending.  There will be dance instructors from the Wheelchair…

Transport for All Need Your Support

Published 10/02/2015

  Donate today Become a member Need help? Take action – End higher fares for disabled taxi users 9 Feb 2015 | Read more » Write to your MP to make it illegal to charge wheelchair users…

The Dementia Journey

Published 10/02/2015

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust successfully secured funding from the Department of Health funding for a pilot project ‘Designing the Dementia Journey – a holistic approach…

LAMBETH LD CARERS’ WORKSHOPS THE CARE ACT 2014

Published 5/02/2015

THE CARE ACT 2014 Date: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm Venue: Landmark Art Room, 47 Tulse Hill London SW2 2TN The Care Act is a Bill to reform the law relating to care and support for…

Valentine’s Disco When: Thursday 12th February 2015

Published 5/02/2015

Tickets are £3 each One ticket admits 1 x Student + Parent/Carer Everyone is welcome! Please click here for further details

Are you a parent carer of a child with additional needs?

Published 5/02/2015

Contact a Family are organising the launch of the new Lambeth Parent Carer Association. All parent carers of disabled children, children with additional needs and children with a statement of educational…

THE PORTICO PICTURE PALACE PRESENTS

Published 5/02/2015

TO ENQUIRE ABOUT VOLUNTEERING OR ATTENDING, CLICK HERE

What you need to know about the NHS services

Published 3/02/2015

'How come we didn't know?' Wonderful free exhibition revealing the many different faces of NHS privatisation in stunning photos and words. At Streatham Library, 63 Streatham High Rd SW16 1PN,…

Auditons at the Old Vic, open for All ages

Published 3/02/2015

The Old Vic Community Company is looking for London’s undiscovered singing talent to join their choir to perform as part of their upcoming production Ages. This spectacular new choir is open to anyone…

NHS Complaints Service

Published 3/02/2015

Are you aware of the NHS Complaints Advocacy service available to Lambeth residents, which may be of interest to some of the people you support or provide services to. You may have been aware of the Independent…

Care Act 2014 Beyond compliance

Published 3/02/2015

National minimum threshold for eligibility met? – Assessment and eligibility process map Introduction This section considers the local authority’s duty to establish eligibility in relation…

Autism weekly

Published 3/02/2015

I'm One Our General Election 2015 campaign launches   Our new campaign aims to get autism on the agenda of political candidates at this crucial time by encouraging conversations, in the form of…

Wanted! Carers of people on enteral nutrition

Published 28/01/2015

Researchers at University College London (UCL) would like to hear from carers who use feeding pumps in the home. This project is interested in the experience of carers, the tips and tricks they develop…

Living Well Network Open Morning 29th January 11.00 - 12.30

Published 28/01/2015

Do you want to know more about mental wellbeing services in Lambeth? Do you use services, care for someone who uses services or are you a mental health professional? If so, join us for the Living Well…

Free Mental Health Course

Published 23/01/2015

Hi all, There’s a free online course available in Understanding Mental Health through London South Bank Uni which may be of interest to anyone who would like to develop their understanding in this…

Carers Hub Lambeth, January Edition News Letter

Published 21/01/2015

Carers Hub Lambeth January Mental Health News Letter attached   0208 678 5609 Carers Hub Mental Health Team Carers Hub, Woodlawns, 16 Leigham Court Road, Streatham Hill, SW16 2PJ 0207 642 0038 Carers…

Lambeth Council News letter

Published 21/01/2015

    Towards a healthier 2015 Many of us make a New Year’s resolution to get fitter and healthier for the coming year. We’re only half way into January and some of us are already finding…

Revitalise - Holdiays for Carers and their family

Published 16/01/2015

New Name, New Brochure, New Website, New Year Happy New Year; we hope it is a Revitalising one! There is plenty to look forward to in 2015 as you will see in our new brochure, which is out now. As…

Living Well Open network meeting

Published 16/01/2015

join the  monthly Living Well Network open morning. It is a great opportunity to find out about what is available for people to access in Lambeth. This event is open to anyone who uses services, cares…