Lambeth Carers Card

 

Carers’ Hub Lambeth and MYsocial are pleased to announce the launch of the Lambeth Carers Card. The Lambeth Carers Card helps unpaid carers plan for emergencies, and offers useful resources and information for your caring role. What’s included:  

  1. In an emergency: The card states up that ‘I am a Carer. Someone depends on me’ with space to add your emergency contact numbers. This means if something happens to you, people know who to contact to be able to look after the person you usually care for. You can also use our emergency plan template, flyer and tips, to help put a back-up plan into place. 
  2. Your free access code for the Lambeth version of the Carers UK digital platform. This includes e-learning, factsheets, interactive guides and essential information covering health and wellbeing, support for caring, financial planning, young adult carers and more.
  3. Access to Carers UK’s Jointly App for free. Designed to make caring for someone a little easier, less stressful and a lot more organised by making communication and coordination simpler between those who are sharing the care.
  4. Helpful information – keep up to date with the latest news, support and opportunities for carers in Lambeth via the Lambeth Carers Card newsletters and online events. 

If you’d like to find out more, our launch event video is available to view here, letting you know all about the resources on offer.

If you would like to sign up for the Lambeth Carers Card, please visit the Lambeth Carers Card website or call  020 7501 8973 or info@lambethcarerscard.org 

The Lambeth Carers Card is open to unpaid carers aged 18 +, living in or caring for someone who lives in the borough of Lambeth. A carer is someone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or addiction.

 

 

 

KPCC Community Benefit Society

Live on Kennington Park Estate? Live or work nearby? Come to events or activities in the Centre? Do you want to be more involved in our local community? Why not become a Member of the Community Benefit Society now running our Community Centre?

A membership form can be found here – please complete and return to Kennington Park Community Centre, 8 Harleyford Street, SE11 5SY, or by email   to kpcc.cbs@gmail.com.

Residents’ meeting – 1 April 2021, 7pm, on Zoom

All tenants and residents living on Kennington Park Estate are invited to our next informal meeting on Thursday 1 April 2021 at 7pm. The link to register in advance for this meeting is: http://bit.ly/3qTqYtN After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We will be joined by Matt Hopkins, Hyde’s Property Manager and our agenda will include rents and service charges, the changes to communal areas requested by the London Fire Brigade, and the continuing electricity and gas mains supplies work on the Estate. We are also more than happy to discuss any problems you may be having as a result of the continuing Lockdown. If you cannot come to the meeting but have any problems or issues you would like to raise with the TRA, please get in touch. We can be contacted via the form to the right of this post. The…

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Census 2021

        A message from the Census – Census Day has now passed. You must fill in your census, if you haven’t already. Whatever your needs, there are support services to help you. If you need help, visit www.census.gov.uk or call 0800 141 2021. Sunday March 21 marked the day that millions of people across England and Wales completed key questions about themselves and their households to ensure local services in every community are informed by the best information possible. However, for those who have not yet submitted their online or paper questionnaires or have maybe misplaced their invitation letter, there is lots of help available.   “The information you provide needs to be about who usually lives in your household on Census Day, which was Sunday March 21, however if you’ve haven’t completed it yet, please do so – there’s still time to,” the Office for National…

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a much, much better 2021 from Kennington Park Estate Tenants’ & Residents’ Association and our brilliant friends and next door neighbours at Oval Arts Depot   Thanks to Shannon and Simply Smiley Productions for the photo.

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Invitation to Tenants’ & Residents’ meeting, 24 November 2020

Kennington Park Estate Tenants’ & Residents’ Association ************************************************** There will be a zoom meeting of the Tenants’ & Residents’ Association at 7pm on Tuesday 24 November 2020.   The link to register in advance for this meeting is:     https://bit.ly/32O0S27 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. All Kennington Park Estate residents are welcome to come and discuss any housing, cleaning, repairs, service charge or maintenance issues with the TRA Officers and Hyde’s Property Manager. We are particularly aware that the work being carried out on the Estate in respect of gas and electricity mains supplies is disruptive. And local building work continues to cause problems for many residents. We will not be holding an Annual General Meeting this autumn but hope to be able to do so once it is easier to arrange. If you cannot come to the meeting but have…

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