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OFFWELL FETE

SATURDAY 29TH JUNE 2024 Honiton Carers had a lovely day at Offwell Fete today. It was great meeting so many new people and speaking with them about the support we offer unpaid carers and their loved ones in the community. We would like to thank everyone for their wonderful support throughout the afternoon. THANK YOU ALSO TO OUR WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS…

Seaton Tramway

Carers week 9th June – 16th June 2024 Today is day 5 of carers week. Honiton Carers chose to have a trip on Seaton Tramway who were offering free trips for unpaid carers on the production of their carers ID card. . We had a fabulous afternoon, the weather was kind to up as we drove to Colyton and back…

Celebrating Carers Week 2024

10th – 16th June 2024 Honiton Carers are celebrating Carers Week in style, starting off today Wednesday 12th June with a visit from Emma from Ferne Animal Sanctuary who gave a brilliant presentation on what they all do at the Sanctuary. A very interesting and inspirational talk, much enjoyed by everyone. East Devon Crematorium kindly donated a hamper which was…

“Walk & Chats” 2024

Wednesday 29th May 2024 THE BYES AT SIDMOUTH Our first “Walk & Chat” of the year took us along the lovely Byes from Livonia Road Sidmouth to the sea front. 22 carers attended and only 4 sadly had to stay on the coach and go directly to Mocha due to mobility issues. The weather was perfect for us sunny with…

Christmas lunch at The Bowd Inn

Christmas lunch at The Bowd Inn

Honiton Carers all enjoyed a postponed Christmas Lunch at The Bowd Inn on Wednesday 21st February 2024. We had decided at the AGM in the summer of 2023 that we would postpone the celebrations as there was so much going on for everyone in December. It was a brilliant decision as everyone had something to look forward to during the…

“Assertive Communications” Workshop with Dave Lacey

“Assertive Communications” Workshop with Dave Lacey

Wednesday 14th February 2024 Great workshop with Dave Lacey today covering “Assertive Communications” arranged and funded by Devon Carers. Assertiveness is the ability to express your wishes, questions and needs in a clear and direct way so that other people like your health care team, are able to understand what it is you want and need. Being assertive will help…

Burn’s Night celebrated on 3rd February 2024

Burn’s Night celebrated on 3rd February 2024

Honiton Carers enjoyed another Burn’s Night celebration at Gittisham Village Hall and as usual we had a fabulous evening, with the customary Haggis, Mashed Potatoes and Swedes, followed by a trio of tray bakes served with Ice cream. The food was as usual absolutely delicious and plentiful with second helpings of both courses to the ones who could manage. A…

Art & Craft Sessions 2024

Art & Craft Sessions 2024

During 2024 Honiton Carers will enjoy their Art & Craft sessions at The Methodist Church on the 4th Wednesday of each month. We are looking forward to working with various tutors during the year. Programme from January – July 2024 incl. Wednesday 10th January 2024, Jewellery with Vanessa Brown A wonderful first craft session of the year making bead bracelets.…

Don’s Memory Walk along the Byes

Don’s Memory Walk along the Byes

28th November 2023 would have been Don’s 90th birthday, however sadly Don our much loved sectary died on 27th October and sadly never got to be 90. Honiton Carers did a lovely Memory walk along The Byes, Don’s favourite walk on his birthday, instead of having the planned party. 27 carers and ex-carers walked from Livonia Way to Milton’s Point…