Carers Week 2024

What is Carers Week?

Monday 10th June – Friday 16th June

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support.

The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to provide support for carers, run activities, highlight the vital role carers play in our communities and draw attention to just how important caring is.


Programme of Activities for Carers Week 2024

Wirral Carers Event 

Hosted by Healthwatch at WUTH Education Centre, this event will be a marketplace featuring various organisations, providing you with lots of advice and information (there may even be some special guests), light refreshments and other surprises.

Date: Saturday 8th June

Location: WUTH Education Centre, Arrowe Park Hospital, Arrowe Park, Wirral, CH49 5PE 

Time: 11am – 3pm

How to book:  Booking is not required, just turn up on the day!


Narrowboat Trips

We are running the Narrowboat Trips again this year to celebrate Carers Week 2024. The Narrowboat Trip cruises from The Cheshire Cat to Tattenhall (Crows Nest) where you will stop for lunch before returning to The Cheshire Cat. You will need to provide your own transport to and from The Cheshire Cat and bring a packed lunch. This trip is free of charge for any carers registered with Wirral Carer Health and Wellbeing Service.

Date: Monday 10th June, Tuesday 11th June, Wednesday 12th June, Thursday 13th June, Friday 14th June

Location: The Cheshire Cat, Whitchurch Road, Christleton, Cheshire, CH3 6AE

Time: The tip departs at 10am and will return at The Cheshire Cat for 2pm

How to book:  Call us on 0151 670 0777 or email cws@wired.me.uk


Carers Week Launch 

Come and join us at our stall in the Pyramids, as well as other organisations who will be coming together to celebrate the work carers do in providing care and support to family and friends. You will be able to see what is on offer to help provide support to carers, as well as useful information and advice to the 40,000 carers living in Wirral.

Date: Monday 10th June 

Location: Pyramids Shopping Centre, 150 Borough Road, Grange Precinct, Birkenhead, CH41 2RA

Time: 10am- 3pm


Carers Drop-In

Join us for valuable support and insights from our Carer Connectors, providing you with information, advice and support tailored just for you.

Date: Tuesday 11th June

Location: St Hilary Group Practice, Broadway, Wallasey, Wirral, CH45 3NA

Time: 9am-1pm

Booking is not required, just turn up on the day

 

Carers Pop Up at WUTH

Join us for valuable support and insights from our Carer Connectors, providing you with information, advice and support tailored just for you.

Date: Tuesday 11th June

Location: Arrowe Park Hospital, Arrowe Park Rd, Arrowe Park, Wirral, CH49 5PE

Time: 10am-3pm

Booking is not required, just turn up on the day

 

Craft Workshops 

Join us for one or both of our morning or afternoon Craft Workshops in Carers Week. More information to follow on what we will be making.

Date: Tuesday 11th June 

Location: St James Centre, 344 Laird Street, Birkenhead, CH41 7AL

Time: Session 1, 10am-12pm     Session 2, 1pm-3pm

How to book:  Call us on 0151 670 0777 or email cws@wired.me.uk


Carers Week Lunch

Come and join us for a fun filled day with delicious food, entertainment from a local school choir and singer, bingo, raffles and much more!

Date: Wednesday 12th June

Location: Beechwood Social Club, 22 Beechwood Drive, Beechwood, Birkenhead, CH43 7ZU

Time: 11am-3pm

How to book:  Call us on 0151 670 0777 or email cws@wired.me.uk


Carers Yoga

Join us for a session of Yin Yoga and Mindfulness with Yoga specialist Amanda Bowen. Even if you are completely new to yoga or are struggling with a health issue, these unique Yin Yoga and Mindfulness Classes have something for you, something new to learn and apply to your daily life.

Date: Thursday 13th June

Location: All Things Must Pass Centre for Wellness, 140b Borough Road, Wallasey, CH44 6NH 

Time: 11am-12:30pm

How to book:  Call us on 0151 670 0777 or email cws@wired.me.uk

 

Chorus for Carers

Come and join us for our Chorus for Carers evening, here you will be able to enjoy the songs from a local choir whilst enjoying some lovely food from our buffet we will be providing. The new Mayor for 2024 will also be joining us and our Carers Week Raffle will be being drawn.

Date: Thursday 13th June

Location: St Anne’s Parish Centre, Highfield Rd, Birkenhead CH42 2BY

Time: 7pm-9pm

How to book: Call us on 0151 670 0777 or email cws@wired.me.uk


General Knowledge Quiz

If you are interested in winning some cash prizes then sign up to our General Knowledge Quiz! A link will be sent out to you on the day with 20 minutes to complete.

Date: Friday 14th June

Location: Online

Time: 12pm

How to book: Call us on 0151 670 0777 or email cws@wired.me.uk

 

Carers Drop-In

Join us for valuable support and insights from our Carer Connectors, providing you with information, advice and support tailored just for you.

Date: Friday 14th June

Location: Wirral Independent Living and Carers Resource Centre, 5 St John Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 6HY

Time: 10am-12pm

Booking is not required, just turn up on the day

 

Carers Pop Up at WUTH

Join us for valuable support and insights from our Carer Connectors, providing you with information, advice and support tailored just for you.

Date: Friday 14th June

Location: Arrowe Park Hospital, Arrowe Park Rd, Arrowe Park, Wirral, CH49 5PE

Time: 10am-3pm

Booking is not required, just turn up on the day


Carers Craft Fayre 

Come and support our talented carers as they showcase their creative talents. Enjoy handmade crafts, unique gifts and some delicious treats!

Date: Saturday 15th June

Location: St Anne’s Parish Centre, Highfield Rd, Birkenhead CH42 2BY

Time: 10am-3pm

If you would like to book a stall to sell some of your goods then please contact us on 0151 670 0777 or email cws@wired.me.uk. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the dedication of carers and to discover some amazing creations!