Friday, 29 September 2017

Self Care Day

Self Care Day
Erewash Family Carers
Wednesday 15th November 2017
10.00am to

This special one-off event is
organised by carers FOR carers.

Come and join us for a relaxing day at our first Erewash ‘pop-up’ retreat and choose activities which are right for you.
Come to our one day unique pop-up retreat at:-

Erewash Voluntary Action (CVS)

Granville Centre, Granville Avenue,
Long Eaton NG10 4HD

Includes lunch, activities such as
meditation, massage, art & crafts
and lots more!

Limited places so MUST book!

Call Creative Carers on

01332 227711 or email:

sending your name and a contact
telephone number

Still got questions?
Give us a ring
and have a chat
01332 227711

MacmiIllian Coffee Morning

All set up at Lacemaker court, Tamowrth Road, Long Eaton for the MaCmillian Coffee Morning!


Come and see us at our stall and grab a cake

The Indigo Project

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Information and Open Day with our AGM

Erewash Voluntary Action
Information and Open Day

 Followed by our

 Annual General Meeting

All are welcome to come along and see what we do.

Organisations will be attending a

“Market Place” with information

stands from 3pm - 6pm


Buffet 5pm


AGM commences at



Thursday 21st September 2017


Join us at

Granville Avenue,

Long Eaton,

Derbyshire, NG10 4HD


For more details call us on 0115 9466740

Some pictures of the day: 



Monday, 4 September 2017

New Volunteer Opportunity

Healthwatch Erewash
Executive Board Director (Volunteer)

The Executive Board plays an important role in contributing to the strategic direction of Healthwatch Derbyshire, ensuring necessary financial and human resources are in place for the organisation to achieve its objectives.

Joining the Board provides a great opportunity to help make a real difference to delivering service improvements and benefits for communities across Derbyshire.

Healthwatch Derbyshire Executive Board positions are voluntary and unpaid but we do pay out of pocket expenses.

Healthwatch Derbyshire will:
- Have the power to enter and view services
- Influence how services are set up and commissioned by having a seat on the local health and wellbeing board
- Produce reports which influence the way services are designed and delivered
- Provide information, advice and support about local services
- Pass information and recommendations to Healthwatch England and the Care Quality Commission.

Somebody with some knowledge and understanding of health and social care service provision. this could be through working in a particular service area or a general understanding/experience as a carer or service user, or from an interest in this area.

Commitment to improving the lives of others

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a team

Good communication skills and the ability to talk to people from all walks of life

Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and ability to respect this at all times.

Good written English skills to a level enabling contribution to report writing

Able to commit at least 1 to 2 days every other month to volunteering in this role.