Upcoming Activities, Events & Support Groups

Activities, carer support groups, training seminars and other carer events, where you can get advice and information, and socialise and make friends. To shorten the list of Events you are interested in use the "Search Site" field that appears at the top right-hand side of the screen, and then click on the "EVENTS" Tab.
For details of other carers events we organise (including carers film club, relaxation therapies, tai chi and yoga) click on our Carers Support Groups & Activities page.

Wembley Dementia Carers Support Group

20th November 2017 1 pm - 3 pm

Do you have a family member or friend living with dementia ?

Would you like to find out more about dementia (including alzheimer’s disease) ?

We are a group of Carers who care for relatives and loved ones living with dementia (incl. alzheimer’s disease). We share experiences, exchange information and ideas, and provide support in an informal and friendly environment.

Just turn up on the day; no need to book a place. Also, if you want to arrive later and/or leave earlier that is fine.

For further details contact Frank on 07867 903917 (or email frankj.arrojo@gmail.com).

Working for Carers Brent – CV Writing, Online Applications & Interview Techniques workshop

20th November 2017 10 am - 2 pm

“Working for Carers” is a new programme being delivered in Brent by Harrow Carers, which is designed to help unpaid carers to retain jobs whilst caring for a family member or friend.  The programme is available to all unpaid carers over the age of 25 in London who have the right to work in England.

If you are in employment or wish to get back into employment work now or in the future then this workshop is for you.  The workshop will include the following areas:

  • How to overcome your barriers
  • Best practices for succeeding and getting a job
  • How to write your CV
  • Online applications
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Employment law and your rights as a carer
  • How employment is affecting your benefits ?

For further information please click here.  To book a place you need to select the green-coloured “REGISTER” button and provide your contact details.

Carers Music Group

20th November 2017 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Absolute beginners welcome.  We will play tunes, read music and accompany songs.   We have recorders to lend but you are welcome to bring any instruments you wish: clarinet, banjo, guitar, violin ….

If you would like to join us or would like more information, please Contact Us.

Dementia Cafe, Cricklewood

21st November 2017 2 pm - 4 pm

Join us at our Dementia Café in Ashford Place. Our aim is to provide people who live with dementia as well as other mental health issues, their carers and families an opportunity to gather in an informal, relaxed and friendly atmosphere and meet other people in similar circumstances.

For more information click here or telephone Danny Maher on 020 8208 8590.

CAD Brent review of dementia services in Brent

21st November 2017 11 am - 1 pm

Community Action on Dementia Brent has arranged a meeting for people living with dementia and carers to discuss their views on the state of dementia services in Brent, and to recommend approaches for future support systems that would enable them continue living as well as possible.

A report arising from the event will be presented to both Brent Council and NHS Brent’s clinical commissioning group by CAD Brent representatives.

Just come along and let your voice be heard !

Lunch will be provided.

For further details and to book a place please contact CAD Brent at Ashford Place.

Dementia Cafe, Kingsbury

22nd November 2017 2 pm - 4 pm

If you have dementia or are caring for someone living with dementia, you will receive a warm welcome.  Free information and support is available.

For further information telephone 01923 823 999 or email brent@alzheimers.org.uk.

Carers Advice Clinic, Willesden

23rd November 2017 10 am - 4 pm

You can drop-in to see one of our members of staff at our offices every Thursday. No appointment needed.

Dementia Cafe, North Wembley

23rd November 2017 11 am - 1 pm

Join us at our Dementia Café at St Cuthbert’s Church. Our aim is to provide people who live with dementia, their carers and families an opportunity to gather in an informal, relaxed and friendly atmosphere and meet other people in similar circumstances.

For more information telephone 020 8904 8599 or email admin@stcuths.org.

Carers Rights Day

24th November 2017 10 am - 2 pm

Carers Rights Day is an annual event that informs carers of their rights and new developments.

The theme of the event is “A Carers Strategy for Brent.  What carers support is currently available in Brent “.

Lunch will be provided, and there will also be respite workshops.

To book your place please Contact Us.

Willesden Carers Tea and Talk

24th November 2017 1 pm - 3 pm

Monthly peer support group for carers in a relaxed, friendly and supportive environment.  Meets the last Friday of each month.

For further information please Contact Us.