Carers Week Programme 2019

Slough is committed to ‘Getting Carers Connected’ this Carers Week (8th – 16th June 2019). Local people, services and businesses will come together to get carers connected in Slough for Carers Week 2019 which runs from 8-16 June. Slough Carers … Read More

Meet & Mingle Activities for Men and Women – April to July 2019

Meet & Mingle is a voluntary, non-profit charity organisation, founded by Aksa Marshal in January 2013. It was established to help women in Slough who feel lonely, isolated, depressed or stressed. The group helps to empower these women and support … Read More

Dementia Action Week 20-26 May 2019

Dementia Awareness Week, Dementia Action Week takes place between the 20th and the 26th of May. The goal of Dementia Action Week is to encourage people to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia, working to create a … Read More

Special Voices May newsletter

Special Voices is a group of parent/carers of children, young people & adults with disabilities/additional needs & is the parent/carer forum for Slough. They are all volunteers working in partnership with the Slough Children’s Services Trust, Local Authority, CCG’s and … Read More

Autism Awareness Week – Conference 2nd April

Tuesday 2nd April The Curve 9.15am – 2.30pm Autism Berkshire is pleased to present a one-day conference about aspects of autism at The Curve library and cultural hub in Slough on Tuesday, April 2nd, as part of our programme of … Read More

Enabling seniors to age in place increases quality of life and happiness

Please see the following links shared with us by George an Aging at Home Activist The Checklist for Aging in Place https://www.care.com/c/stories/5432/a-checklist-for-aging-in-place/ Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent Into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/moving-in-aging-or-disabled-parent/ Emergency Preparedness Guide … Read More

Slough Carer Cafe

Carer Café Our next Café will be on Thursday 24th May from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at New Horizons, Pursers Court, Slough, Sl2 5BX. Do you look after someone with a mental health problem? Would you like to meet others in … Read More

In Case of Emergency – ICE

“In Case of Emergency” By adding ICE to your mobile phone, it allows paramedics on the scene to identify you, treat you and be able to contact your next of kin immediately. It is particularly useful for carers as should … Read More

Web Resources for Alzheimers and Dementia

The following links were kindly provided by Marie Villeza, Jim Vogel & Others Driving and Dementia – The Direct Line Guide for Seniors https://www.directline.com/car-cover/driving-and-dementia Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/09/preparing-your-home-for-a-loved-one-with-alzheimers-a-caregivers-guide.html Alzheimer’s and Keeping … Read More

Level 3 Cold Alert

Level 3 cold weather alert A Level 3 cold weather alert has been issued from the Met office from 0900 on Thursday 07 Dec and 0800 on Tuesday 12 Dec in South East England. This means that there is a … Read More

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