Calderdale Carers

Carers Week 2017 – 12 to 18 June

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Carers Week (12-18 June) is an annual awareness campaign to celebrate and recognise the vital contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million carers.

At the beginning of Carers Week Monday 12 June there will be a Complimentary Therapies Day held at the Neighbourhood Centre, Queens Road, Halifax. Between 10 am and 2 pm there will be treatments available for registered carers including shoulder/neck massage, Indian head massage, reflexology. There will also be henna hand painting and face painting for children.

Different professionals will be available to answer your questions and you will be able to obtain advice from other organisations.

If you wish to book in for any of the treatments be sure to book a place by Wednesday 7th June as places are limited.

To get further information call Julie on 01422 369101, Natasha on 07815 493442.

Riverside Dementia Friendly Cafe

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Get down to the Riverside Cafe at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Ripponden.

A very warm welcome is extended to people with dementia, conditions such as Parkinson’s and their carers as well as people who my be isolated or lonely and just want a cup of tea and a chat.

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday 1:30 – 3:30 pm

£2 including refreshments

Calderdale takes part in World Autism Awareness Week

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On Friday 8 April, Calderdale Council is hosting a special drop-in event at Halifax Central Library as part of World Autism Awareness Week.

The event will run from 10.30am-2.30pm, and will include information stands from the South West Yorkshire Trust Autism Service, Calderdale Carers, Calderdale Adult Asperger’s Group, Calderdale Parents and Carers, the National Autistic Society and Specialist Autism Services… read more…

Everyone is welcome to come along. There will also be light refreshments available.

For more information about World Autism Awareness Week, click here