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Events and activities

While being committed to your caring role, you need to maintain a balance between your caring responsibilities and any leisure or social activities you would like to pursue.

This should be taken into account during our assessment of your needs as a carer.

Carers Week

Each year Carers Week shares positive experiences, difficulties and issues faced by carers.

During this week, a number of events and activities for carers of all ages take place. The key aims are for Carers Week are to:

  • Highlight and celebrate the contribution made by carers
  • Campaign for better support and services for carers
  • Promote policies and best practice that can improve carers quality of life
  • Reach out to 'hidden' carers, ensuring they know where to find help and support.

Activities in Newham

There are a range of activities, resources and support groups in Newham that that you can access. Click on the link below for more information:

Getting out in Newham - more information

For a list of organisations that provide carers support in Newham, click on the directory link below and enter your postcode:

Carers support in Newham​​