Carers Week: Online events programme will celebrate carers’ contribution to Islington

PUBLISHED: 11:38 02 June 2020 | UPDATED: 16:38 02 June 2020

File photo  of the hands of an elderly woman. Picture: Yui Mok/ PA Images

File photo of the hands of an elderly woman. Picture: Yui Mok/ PA Images

PA Wire/PA Images

The importance of unpaid carers will be highlighted by a programme of events in Islington from June 8–14.

Islington Carers Hub is hosting a week of online activities for carers week, together with its partner charity Centre 404, which supports people with disabilities and autism.

The week is intended to highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and their communities.

You may also want to watch:

This year the carers week campaign in Islington will taking place online via Zoom, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Events will include a dance class, self-pampering session, quiz and poetry readings.

Zefrin Rahman, carers and community manager at Islington Carers Hub, said: “It is vital that we recognise the contribution of carers and focus on what we, as a community, can do to help support them in their role.”

For further details visit:

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Islington Gazette