Carers Week 2023
Carers Week 2023 runs from 5th to 11th 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.
Carers UK run a series of fun and relaxed online sessions where visiting speakers share tips and skills on a range of topics including drawing and Pilates. New sessions are added weekly.
Open Learn at the Open University offers free online courses.
Caring for Adults is an introductory course for anyone in a caring role, either paid or unpaid.
Physical activity for health and wellbeing in the caring role covers strategies that will help you to understand how to support and improve your wellbeing
Virtual Village Hall
The Royal Voluntary Service hold the Virtual village hall which is an online activity hub and community, designed to help people stay physically and mentally active, connected and having fun.
There are over 700 sessions including arts and crafts, music and singing, cooking and baking, dance and exercise, and technology skills. You can take part in them live or catch up later on.