Carers Week 2021

June 7-13 2021: Carers Week - City and Hackney Carers Centre

Monday 7th June 10.30am: Introduction to Carers Week

Join Joanna Brunt, Chief Operations Officer of City & Hackney Carers Centre, as she delivers her introduction to CHCC's Carers Week 2021 programme.

During this ten-minute talk, Joanna will give a quick overview of the full events calendar, sharing some of the highlights of the week and recognising the incredible contribution carers make to society.

When: Jun 7, 2021 10:30 AM
Topic: Introduction to Carers Week, with CHCC Chief Operations Officer Joanna Brunt
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Monday 7th June 11am: Gambling Awareness for Carers and Parent Carers

In this session Suzy Hall from GamCare will run a workshop covering what gambling is, understanding the hidden harms of gambling and how they impact both the person gambling (which can take many forms, including via video games) and those around them. The session will explore the support available and how to access it.

When: June 7th 2021
Topic: Gambling Awareness for Carers and Parent Carers
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Tuesday 8th June 10.30am: Take charge of procrastination, With Coaching for Unpaid Carers


Make friends with your inner procrastinator – so that you can take charge! In this light-hearted 2.5-hour coaching workshop we will take a good hard look at procrastination and consider the risks and any possible benefits of this habit that so many of us are affected by.

You will learn about how to take charge of your procrastination habit by recognising the ways and the reasons you procrastinate. You will discover your own individual procrastination style so you can develop targeted strategies for dealing with it better and apply your learning to something you have been meaning to do for a while, but…..


When: Jun 8, 2021 10:30 AM London

Topic: Take Charge of Procrastination

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Wednesday 2.30pm - EVENT TBC



Thursday 10th June 2021 11am: Mindfulness for Carers, with Sarah Noakes


Mindfulness for Carers brings together evidence-based tips, practical guidance and mindfulness exercises to help you value yourself as a carer. In this much-needed workshop for carers and people who support others, Sarah Noakes will provide a range of positively-framed mindfulness techniques to help with the pressures of caregiving and shows how these can be used alongside existing conventional health treatments to reduce stress and manage anxiety on both physical and emotional levels.


When: Jun 10, 2021 11:00 AM London

Topic: Mindfulness for Carers, with Sarah Noakes

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Friday 11.30am - Rainbow Dance Party with Rachel Sparks

She got us through the first lockdown and so we're bringing her back! Rachel Sparks, one of the UK's shining lights in socially inclusive dance, uses her modern pop-inspired choreography to engage both the mind and body. It's not your average keep fit session - it's an awesomely exhilarating and vibrant dance class featuring familiar songs to inspire you to engage your brain, move your body and feel the love - mindful movement at its best. Wear wigs, rainbows, and sequins - let’s make this a party to remember!


When: Jun 11, 2021 11:00 AM London

Topic: Rainbow Dance Party with Rachel Sparks

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carers week

Carers Week is an annual campaign designed to raise awareness of caring. It highlights the challenges unpaid carers face and helps people recognise the contribution they make.