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Carers Week 2018 in Wokingham Borough

Carers Week 2018 in Wokingham Borough

06 June 2018
Photo of an elderly lady and her carer

Wokingham Borough Council is teaming up with Wokingham Outreach Service, Barkham Day Hospital Memory Clinic, Involve, The Wade Day Centre, and the Bradbury Centre to organise a programme of events and activities to mark Carers Week 2018 in the Wokingham Borough.


Carers Week is an annual national event to recognise the contribution of unpaid carers throughout the UK and the challenges they face.


Events are being held throughout the week (11 June to 17 June) for unpaid carers in the Wokingham Borough:


  • Monday 11 June: Pampering sessions and information stands at the Bradbury Centre, Wokingham, RG40 1XS from 11am until 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 12 June: Cookery session from 10am until 12noon at Earley Resource Centre, Warbler Drive, RG6 4BH
  • Thursday 14 June: Afternoon cream tea from 1pm until 3.30pm at Swallowfield Park, Swallowfield, RG7, 1TG
  • Monday 11 June to Friday 15 June: Wokingham Outreach Service will have an information stall at the Council Offices at Shute End.



Places should be booked in advance. A respite service is available to allow carers to attend the event on 14 June. Places are limited and available on a first come first served basis.


As well as all of this, young carers in the Wokingham Borough can also enjoy a day packed with sport, face painting, ice cream and special guests on Saturday 16 June at Woodley Memorial Ground from 9.30am to 3.45pm. They can also enjoy a game on the new Arborfield 3G pitch on Thursday 14 June.


For more information or to book a place on any of these sessions please contact the Wokingham Outreach Service on (0118) 324 7333 or ask@berkshirecarershub.org.


Wokingham Outreach service is commissioned by WBC to run carers services within the borough.


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