CARERS WEEK 2021 – Covid and Beyond


Tuesday 08 June 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm


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Cost: Free

Covid and Beyond: Caring for Carers, Mental Health, Wellbeing and Resilience

Home Group, Councillor Paulette Hamilton & Dr Justin Varney

Present on Tuesday 8th June

A presentation on the challenges that carers encountered as a result of Covid. The schedule for today is as follows:

  • 1:15pm – Introduction. Councillor Paulette Hamilton will open the event to discuss the Covid-19 pandemic, and how it has been disproportionately challenging and the remarkable resilience carers have shown.
  • 1:20pm – Home Group Presentation. Home Group will deliver a presentation on the multitude of challenges that carers have encountered during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • 1:30pm – Helen Wadley’s Thoughts. Helen Wadley shares some thoughts and observations from the Birmingham MIND’S perspective.
  • 1:40pm – Dr Justin Varney Update. An update from Birmingham’s Director of Public Health, Dr Justin Varney, with regards to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • 1:55pm – Q + A. Hosted by Simon Fenton, CEO of Forward Carers
  • 2:10pm – Conclusion. A summary and final thoughts from the Cabinet Advisor for Carers, Councillor Locke.

Presentation will take place using TEAM’s

If you would like to attend the presentation, please contact:

Rafiya 07990 442 300

Lydia 0758 615 7944

Mick 07713 385 893