Action for Carers Surrey
Enabling carers to have a voice and realise a life outside caring

Giving Carers a Voice Forum

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South West Surrey Forum

Tuesday 18th November 2014

Holiday Inn Guildford

In conjunction with Carers Support Guildford, Carers Support Waverley and Carers Support Surrey Heath, we would like to invite you to our South West Surrey Forum

The main speaker will be John Bangs, Senior Commissioning Manager Carers, Adult Social Care, Surrey County Council  .

Revising the Surrey Carers Commissioning and Development Strategy 2015-16

As well as sharing developments so far in SCC's strategy, carers will also be asked to provide feedback to commissioners and providers to influence and inform decisions and plans.

Programme:


    10:00 am    Registration, tea and coffee
    10:30 am    Welcome and Introduction
    10.50 am    Revising the Surrey Carers Commissioning and Development Strategy
                      John Bangs, Senior Commissioning Manager Carers, Adult Social Care,  SCC.
    
    11.45 am     Coffee Break and chance to browse information stands


     12.15 pm    Workshops (see below for choice)
      1:15 pm    Round-up
      1.30 pm    Lunch and networking
      2.30 pm    Close

Workshops:

1.Social Care and Prevention
John Bangs, Senior Commissioning Manager Carers, Adult Social Care, Surrey County Council

Following on from his main speech which points would you like to see retained or revised in the Carers Commisioning Strategy?

2.Carers Health and Wellbeing
Debbie Hustings Partnership Manager for Carers, for Surrey Downs, Guildford & Waverly and East Surrey CCGs and colleagues.

What would you like to see retained or revised in the Carers Commisioning Strategy to ensure carers' needs are met?


3. Basic First Aid for Carers
Molly Manning, Service Coordinator, Community Based First Aid, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Surrey Red Cross
An informal workshop to share hints and tips and ask Molly how to deal with your most frequent first aid needs for your dependents.


4. Carers Can: A look at opportunities for choosing self employment
Sharon Maclean, Independent Trainer
Do you have a hobby?  A great idea? Sharon advises on how you can go about turning them into a real business proposition.


Places are limited and priority will be given to carers.  If you would like to attend, please complete the online booking form below.

If you are unable to attend the Forum and would like to raise an issue, please email info@actionforcarers.org.uk.

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Other requirements

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Workshop

You may attend one workshop. Places will be limited so please indicate your first and second choices: All workshops are subject to change without prior notice.
Social Care and Prevention
Carers Health and Wellbeing Strategy
Basic First Aid for Carers
Carers Can: A look at opportunities for choosing self employment
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If you have any requirements not covered above please contact us on 01483 302748