Activities at Birmingham Carers Centre
EASTER SOCK BUNNY CRAFT
10th April 1pm until 3.30pm
Come along to the Birmingham Carers Centre to make your very own Easter Sock Bunny.
Adults and Children welcome
This activity is free, but places are limited so booking is essential.
To book your place please call 0121 262 3035
COFFEE MORNING / KNITTING CLUB
Come and join us for our weekly coffee morning. It’s a chance to make new friends who have similar interests
and circumstances to you.
Unwind and have a chat and learn to knit if you wish
11 until 1pm on Mondays
Please call 0121 262 3035 for more information
Activities in your Area
The Kenrick Centre
Mill Farm Road
Office Tel: 0121 675 0911
The Kenrick Centre has activities which can be accessed by people who live in these areas:
Bartley Green, Bourneville,Brandwood, Edgbaston, Harborne, Kings Norton, Longbridge, Northfield, Quinton,
Selly Oak & Weoley Castle
Exercise classes for Chronic Long Term Medical conditions:
Monday: 10.30am – 11.25am
Thursday 2.30pm – 3.25pm
£3 per class
Breathing and Heart Problems:
Monday 11.35am – 12.30pm
£3 per class
Tai Chi Style Exercise
Adapted for the over 50’s
£4 per session
Eileen Boissonade: 0121 429 5437/07930 699 757
Harborne Heartbeat - Cardiac Rehab Exercise Class
£5 per class
Alan Hodgson: 0777 903 6536
Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Exercise Class
Saturday 9.00am - 10.00am
£3 per class
Paula Mills: 07769 844 975
Learn some new IT skills with Community Links Team at the Kenrick Centre
They are available to support you if you are 50 or over
Monday and Thursday mornings from 11am to 1pm
Please contact the Community Links Team on 0121 675 0911
SING FOR JOY
Music and singing sessions
Voices and musicians needed
Come and join The Kenrick Community Links singing group
Research has shown that listening to music and singing can have both physical and emotional benefits.
Music and singing is a means of communication between individuals.
Music and singing can:
Be effective in reducing anxiety
Contribute to the quality of life
Encourage and promote communication
Promote well being And it’s fun!
All welcome whether you are musical or not
March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY DEMENTIA CAFE
The Kenrick Café
Information and support services
Your next cafés are on
10:30am to 12:30pm
The Café is an opportunity for people with dementia and their families and friends to meet in an informal social setting.
Staff will be available to give you support and provide you with information.
Please call: Gary Stanley -Café co-ordinator on 07827 940 844
SINGING FOR THE BRAIN
What is singing for the brain?
‘Singing for the Brain’ is a service provided
by the Alzheimer’s Society which uses singing
to bring people together in a friendly and stimulating social environment.
Singing is not only an enjoyable activity, it can also provide a way for people with dementia, along with their carers, to express themselves and socialise with others in a fun and supportive group.
If you would like to give it a try we are at
The Kenrick Centre
Between 10:30 and 1pm
HEALTHCALL OPTICAL SERVICES
To give advice and information on eye care and arranging home visits.
From 11.30am on Friday 19th April
WESTMIDLANDS FIRE SERVICES
to talk about fire safety at home on
Monday 18th March
Friday 26th April
10:45 – 11:45
In the Cyber Café area
Ann Marie Howes Centre
20 Platt Brook Way (off Sheldon Heath Road)
Areas covered by this service are:
Washwood Heath, Yardley North, Acocks Green, Sparkbrook, Shard End South Yardley, Hall Green, Billesley, Stechford, Sheldon, Springfield, Parts of Hodge Hill, Parts of Moseley, And parts of Kings Heath
1.30pm until 3.30pm
February 2nd, 9th, 16th,and 23rd.
March 2nd, 9th, 16th,23rd, 30th.
FISH CHIPS AND A MOVIE
February 21st at 5pm until 8pm
March 21st 5pm until 8pm
ST PATRICK'S DAY MEAL
Come and join the staff at Ann Marie Howe’s Centre for an Irish themed meal and music on the 15th March from 12pm till 2pm
HEALTH AND WELLBEING EVENTS
World Glaucoma week March 10-16th 2013
From 8am until 8pm
Maximum of 2 hour time slot at a time
There is also a basic computer class at the centre , provided by pupils from the Kesh Academy Scholl This class is free and is designed for those who have no experience or would like to further their knowledge.
13th and 27th March
8th and 22nd May
12th and 26th June
Times are from 1.30pm until 3.00pm
Subject to change so please call 0121 675 2015 for confirmation.
For any more information relating to these events please call the Community Links Service
on 0121 303 2767 or 0121 675 2015