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Booking Required - https://www.gatesheadcarers.com/Pages/Events/Category/carer-groups-and-… Come along to our Walking Group sessions and share a walk or two that you've been on or heard about
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Booking Required - https://www.gatesheadcarers.com/Pages/Events/Category/carer-groups-and-… Come along and get creative for an hour each week with us as we complete one of many different art
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Booking Required - https://www.gatesheadcarers.com/Pages/Events/Category/carer-groups-and-… Stick the kettle on, get comfy, and join our virtual Carer Café on Zoom. These are very informal
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Useful Vision is a registered charity providing positive opportunities, support, and accessible events for visually impaired children and their fam

Carers come from all walks of life, all cultures, and can be of any age. Many feel that they are just doing what anyone else would do in the same situation. Without the right support, caring can affect your own health and wellbeing.

Carers often look after someone who has:

  • a physical illness
  • a long-term disability.
  • mental health problems
  • learning disabilities/difficulties
  • dementia
  • alcohol or substance misuse

Carers also take on a variety of responsibilities such as:

  • practical household tasks - such as shopping, cooking, cleaning, and financial management.
  • person

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Someone to have a chat with over a cup of tea, help you get to an appointment or run an errand, or just be there to listen to lend a friendly ear.

We are looking for volunteers to help us build and maintain relationships with groups of unpaid carers across Gateshead. Our Carer Cafes are where carers can attend to chat and receive information and

While our lunch clubs and men's groups are closed, we're delivering two course, freshly cooked lunches in our local community!

  • £6 for two delicious courses 
  • Freshly cooked each day
  • 5 star food hygiene rating from Gateshead Council
  • Delivered hot to your door, ready to eat
  • Free delivery
  • Fully Covid-safe kitchen and delivery service

 

On Mondays and Wednesdays we deliver to the following areas 

  • Bensham
  • Saltwell
  • Meadowcroft Mews
  • Central Gateshead

 

On Tuesdays and Thursdays we deliver to the following areas 

  • Teams
  • Dunston
  • Lobley Hill
  • Whickham

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Gateshead Town Centre  and 6 more

Happy to Help are providing reassuring support to hundreds of older people and people with disabilities in their own homes across Gateshead.

The community home help team, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, provides weekly or twice-weekly visits to look after the domestic tasks such as:-

  • Cleaning
  • Shopping
  • Prescription collection
  • Pension collection
  • Bill paying

Each customer chooses the tasks they’d like help with, leaving them in full control over their home care support package, with the freedom to change the tasks as and when they want to.

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