Carers Rights Day event
Published: 25 October 2019
Join us on Carers Rights Day “Caring for your Future” – Event for carers and the people you care for.
Thursday 21st November, upstairs at Paignton Library 10am – 5.45pm – Official opening at 10.30am.
Join us on Carers Rights Day – a variety of stands, including all the services giving talks below plus Carers Aid Torbay, Parent Carers Forum, Young Adult Carers and Young Carers, Mencap, Tissues and Issues, Headway, Tissue Viability, Falls Awareness, Oral Health, Help Overcoming Problems Effectively (HOPE), Disability Information Service, Torbay Carers, Healthwatch, TALKWORKS, Stroke Association and more.
There will be 15 minute presentations with 10 minutes for questions on the following topics. Spaces are limited – booking is essential. Please contact Pauline on: 01803 208455 or email Pauline O’Reilly via our contact form; leaving your name, phone number and topic/s.
|11am||Transition for children into adult services|
|11.30am||General benefits advice for Carers|
|12 noon||Technology Enabled Care / equipment to support your caring role|
|1pm||Replacement Care – what’s available in Torbay|
|1.30pm||Healthy eating on a budget|
|2pm||Adult Social Care – How does it work?|
|2.30pm||Hearing / sight loss|
|3pm||Healthy legs / pressure area reduction|
|3.30pm||Maintaining good mental health|
|4pm||Legal advice about planning ahead|
|4.30pm||Keeping active for better health|
|5pm||Managing work and Caring|
For more information about Carers Services, please contact Signposts for Carers on: 01803 666620, email Signposts for Carers, join us on Facebook/TorbayCarers or visit www.tsdft.uk/carers