The theme for this year Carer`s week suggested by Carers UK is `In sickness and in Health`. The week is an opportunity for us to raise awareness of carers and carer issues and celebrate the valuable contribution that they make to society.

As a carer you may find that your caring role has an impact and this may cause stress and upset.

The Carer Support Team in Wolverhampton recognises how important it is that you as a carer look after your own health to enable to live a life of your own. One of the ways is to let your GP or any health professional working with you know that you are a carer.

The programme of events starts on -:

Monday 18th June, 10.30am to 2.30pm: Information and Advice event at Action for Independence. Albert Road. Wolverhampton.WV6 0AF. Please call Melinder to book your place on 01902 553429 or 553409 there will be information stands, some entertainment and activities and an opportunity to talk to the Carer Support Team and other carers. Light refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday 19th June 10am to 1pm: Coffee morning at Zion City Tabernacle church at 126 Compton Road. Wolverhampton.WV3 9QB. An opportunity to chat with other carers. Tea and Coffee will be available.

Wednesday 20th June 10am to 2pm: Information and Advice drop in. Joint with Macmillan at Central Library on ground floor in the Macmillan Library.

Thursday 21st June 9am to 4pm: Staffed exhibition stand outside Tesco`s in the Mander Centre.

Friday 22nd June 9.30am to 4pm: Staffed information stand at Sainsbury’s. St.George`s Parade.

For further information about any of the above events call Melinder on 01902 553429 or 01902 553409



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