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Carers week 2019 runs from 10th to 14th June.

Here at DCA we are putting on a range of events, training and activities for carers this week on top of all the work we do all year round for carers.

For more information on these events or to book on the ones with limited spaces ring our office on 01773 833 833

A pdf of these events is available here

Monday 10th June Soap Making Workshops Derby City 10am and 12noon workshops
at St Peters Church, Derby City
Learn the art of soap-making. Develop a fun hobby as you create your own fragrant bath-time treats. We’ll provide all tuition and ingredients – FREE. Handcrafted with love and skill
To book your place ring 01332 200 002

Tuesday 11th June – Take a Break Carers Event, 12 – 3pm.
Committee rooms 1 & 2, Town Hall, Rose Hill,Chesterfield, S40 1LP:
Join us for a delicious lunch and a chance to meet other carers Displays, information stalls & entertainment
Everyone is welcome to join DCA and our BME community groups for information, entertainment and world foods.
Booking essential follow the link below to book
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Wednesday 12th June – Candle Making Workshop, 10am – 1pm.
Agriculture centre, agricultural way, Bakewell, DE45 1AH.
Learn how to make candles, includes complimentary tea and cake. –
Limited Spaces booking Essential

Wednesday 12th June – Photography Workshop, 10am – 12.30pm.
Cosy Club, Royal Building, Victoria Street, Derby.
Join us for a fun and creative session Bring along your digital camera, learn how to take professional shots and use Photoshop. Relax, take a break, meet new people and learn new skills , includes complimentary tea and cake.
Limited Spaces booking Essential

Thursday 13th June – Carers Information Stand:
Oaklands village, Hall Farm Rd, Swadlincote, DE11 8ND.
DCA and carer relevant organisations will be at hand to provide information and advice.

Thursday 13 June – Carers Information Stand:
Chapel-en-le-Frith Library, Market Square, SK23 0HP, 10am to 1pm – Derbyshire Carers Association and Derbyshire County Council Adult Care are teaming up to provide a joint information stand. Drop in to speak to staff from both organisations to get advice about support for carers and social care.

Thursday 13 June – Carers Information Stand:
New Mills Library, Hall Street, SK22 4AR, 2pm to 4.30pm – Derbyshire Carers Association and Derbyshire County Council Adult Care are teaming up to provide a joint information stand. Drop in to speak to staff from both organisations to get advice about support for carers and social care.

Friday 14th June – Cromford Canal Trip: Boat
Birdswood, Weighbridge Office, Gothic Warehouse. Mill Road, Cromford, DE4 3RQ.
Enjoy a relaxing canal boat trip leaving at 11am and 2pm, or join us for a walk along the canal with walking
for health.
limited spaces booking essential

Wednesday 19th June – Mercia Marina Boat Trip:
1pm and 2pm trips Findern Ln, Willington, Derby DE65 6DW:
Enjoy a relaxing boat trip in Europe’s largest inland Marina.
limited spaces booking essential

Please note as spaces are limited, carers are only able to book onto one of the pre bookable events.
For bookings please call 01773 833833 and ask for Angela Bradley.

Behind the scenes DCA are relaunching the carers pledge in GP clinics and in local hospitals.