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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…

“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…

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.…

Floral workshop Wednesday 9th August 2023

What a lovely afternoon we spent with Julie Spiller today. We learnt how to do a modern floral table arrangement and although it looked so very easy to do it was in fact rather challenging for most of us. Julie did a demonstration first then she and Roxy her lovely granddaughter supported us doing our very own. Somehow they did…

Food Hygiene course, Level 1

Food Hygiene course, Level 1

Honiton Carers are booked for a Food Hygiene Level 1 course on Wednesday 8th February and Wednesday 8th March at Honiton Methodist Church from 2.00 – 4.00 pm. Kerry from Coldwell Training will run the course curtesy of Devon Carers. We are extremely grateful for this very beneficial training awarded to us all. Content The qualification covers the following topics:-…

Pottering with Plants at Creative Beings

Pottering with Plants at Creative Beings

Honiton Carers enjoyed their first “Pottering with Plants” session at Creative Beings on Wednesday 25th January. This is an evolving monthly course and we are all very much looking forward to learning best practice when working with scrubs, trees & plants. An invigorating walk was included to the Eco-Forest and Poly tunnel, which despite the freezing weather was much enjoyed…

Art & Craft at Creative Beings during 2023

Art & Craft at Creative Beings during 2023

Wednesday 25th January was the first day of our Art & Craft sessions at Creative Beings, Awliscombe. The sessions are paid for by the Co-op Community Fund. We did Silk Printing/Marbling with Alex, a very talented and approachable tutor. The results were fabulous, it was extremely therapeutic and all absorbing to do. We all loved it. Some carers drew free…

Honiton Carers learn about CPR & Defibrillators

Honiton Carers learn about CPR & Defibrillators

What a brilliant session we had today learning how to do CPR and to operate a Defibrillator. Joe Rice lead the First Aid session at the Methodist Church on Wednesday 12th October 2022 which was arranged by Devon Carers. The carers who wanted to be, were all hands on and most were surprised at how hard it actually is to…