Welcome to the June
e-news bulletin from Carers Leeds

Thank you to everyone who helped make caring visible this Carers Week.

Caring during this crisis has clearly brought many new challenges but one thing that connects each experience is a clear dedication and love for the people you care for.

So, let’s take a look at what carers across Leeds have sent us:

Tom Riordan, CEO of Leeds City Council, sent his thanks and appreciation to carers across Leeds in this video blog

Carer events

Other interesting events in Leeds

Learning Disability Week

Learning Disability Week will take place online from 15 to 21 June. 
The theme of the week is the importance of friendships during lockdown. 

We have a new learning disability support group starting on 18 June. Take a look here:

For details of all the events happening in Leeds, take a look at the Through the Maze website.

Nutrition information sessions

Last year the team at One You Leeds delivered an interesting workshop for carers to learn healthy eating tips and understand food labelling.
They are able to offer us similar sessions online. If you are interested in this, please let us know

Meet our friends...

BHA Leeds Skyline offer a HIV support and prevention service in Leeds. They provide information and support to anyone living with or affected by HIV. Their services are still ongoing throughout coronavirus crisis including HIV prevention sessions & rapid HIV testing.
Take a look at their latest newsletter for more information.

Remember, we are here for you.

Our carer support team are here to help you. Get in touch for confidential advice, support and information. We're all in this together.

This short video shows you how we've adapted our services during lockdown.

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