Come & spend Carers Week with us – 11th-17th June 2018

This Carers Week we are looking at the ways we can support you, as family carers, to stay Healthy and Connected. Building communities which support you to look after your loved ones well, while recognising that you are individuals with health and wellbeing needs of your own.

3 in every 5 people in Suffolk will become an unpaid carer at some point in their lives.

Carers Week is a great opportunity to celebrate and recognise the contribution made by 80,000 unpaid carers across Suffolk.

Our bus is on tour

Our bus will be touring the county providing information and advice on how you can take care of your own wellbeing and connect to others. We will be providing…

Tips on how to stay physically and mentally fit

An opportunity to register with us to access information, support and attend our workshops and courses

Signposting to services such as Respite on Prescription and Carers Assessments

An opportunity to meet our team to find out more about the work we do with family carers as young as 5 years old

Monday 11th June*
North Quay Retail Park & Royal Green Park Lowestoft, NR32 2ED (10:00 – 3:00pm)

*Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Lowestoft date will not be taking place. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. 

Tuesday 12th June
Shotley Village Hall, IP9 1LX (10:00 – 1:00pm)
University of Suffolk – Ipswich Waterfront, IP4 1QJ (2:00 – 5:00pm)

Wednesday 13th June
Leiston Library (Engineer Arms Pub car park) / Citizens Advice, IP16 4ER (10:00 – 1:00pm)
Wickham Market Co-op IP13 0SB (2:00 – 4:00pm)

Thursday 14th June
Brandon Market Square (8.30 – 2:00pm)

Friday 15th June
Tesco, Stowmarket, IP14 5BE (9:00 – 4:00pm)

Information Stands

As well as taking our bus our and about during Carers Week, we will also have staff and information available in locations across the county (see below) to help family carers stay healthy and connected in their community.

Monday 11th June
Halesworth Library (9:30 – 11:30am)
West Suffolk Hospital (12:30 – 4:30pm)
Ipswich Hospital South Reception (10:00 – 2:00pm)

Tuesday 12th June
James Paget University, Hospital Chapel (10:00 – 4:00pm)
Sainsbury’s Sudbury (9:30 – 4:30pm)
Sainsbury’s Bury St Edmunds (9:30 – 4:30pm)
Newmarket Hospital (10:00 – 3:00pm)

Wednesday 13th June
Sainsbury’s Bury St Edmunds (9:30 – 4:30pm)
Glastonbury Court Care Home (10:00 – 3:00pm)

Thursday 14th June
Wickham Market Medical Surgery (10:00 – 1:00pm)

Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds (9:30 – 3:30 pm)

Waitrose, Newmarket (1:00 – 4:00pm)

Friday 15th June
West Suffolk Hospital (10:00 – 3:00pm)

We look forward to seeing you as we travel the county for Carers Week 2018.