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“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…

Killerton visit Friday 20th October 2023

Killerton visit Friday 20th October 2023

23 of us enjoyed a wonderful visit to Killerton making use of the National Trust Autumn free voucher scheme. It was a glorious mild day with quite a lot of sunshine despite the awful weather forecast of storm, rain and floods. We made full use of the weather, and had a long walk through the beautiful grounds, some had a…

Badge making session

Badge making session

Wednesday 11th October 2023 Honiton Carers enjoyed a session of Art & Craft at the Methodist Church, making their own name badges with the help of Gary from Open Arms and our own Volunteer Valerie Lloyd. Gary brought along a specialist badge making machine which incapsulated the badges once we had done the artwork. Great fun both doing and watching…

Stuart Cruise Line Cruise

Stuart Cruise Line Cruise

Honiton Carers much enjoyed a wonderful cruise along the Jurassic coast from Exmouth to Ladram bay and back on 30th August 2023. It was a brilliant & sunny day with a blue sky and a very calm sea. We enjoyed the Coach trip along the scenic route across the common with some incredible views across our fabulous country side. Commentary…

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…