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Carers Rights Day

November 23, 2023
10:30 - 14:30
Upper Holloway Baptist Church, 11 Tollington Way, N7 6RG
Join us for our Wellbeing Day on Carers Rights Day!


We hope you can join us for our Wellbeing Day on Carers Rights Day where we recognise that ‘caring costs’ – Thursday, 23 November from 10.30am-2.30pm.

Take a breather from caring, chat to other carers over a free lunch, receive some pampering and listen to some informative talks. There will be lots of opportunity to speak to local services who can support Islington carers.

You can join us in person for the full experience.

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10:30 Coffee & information stalls throughout the day

Talk to local organisations that can offer specialist advice and support for carers.

10:50 Opening by Councillor Janet Burgess M.B.E.
Recognising that ‘caring costs’ and help available for carers in Islington.

11:00 Tai Chi Sit, Stand, Walk, Talk Programme

Start the day with a gentle exercise routine.
An opportunity to try out Tai Chi, a fun way to exercise and promote your health & wellbeing.

11:30 Support to Manage Your Energy Bills
SHINE, Islington Council

Free service that provides energy advice and direct referrals to other agencies.
Energy Doctor home visits, energy debt support, grant applications and income maximisation.

12:15 Lunch buffet
Leisurely buffet lunch with the opportunity to chat, get information and advice and be pampered!

13:30 Caring for Our Mental Health
Islington Mind

Self-care tips, recognising and measuring how your mental health is
Services around the borough including what our service offers

14:00 Music Recital
A musical performance from Islington carers following a series of workshops.

14:15 Concluding Remarks & Raffle Winners
Torps Boukens, Team Leader Islington Carers Hub



Virtual Information Stalls


You can also browse our Virtual Information Stalls to get an idea of support other organisations in the borough can provide.

We look forward to meeting you in person for these valuable information sessions. Any questions, feel free to email us on