Carers Week 2020
This year we celebrated Carers Week with a full schedule of virtual activities and poetry in partnership with Islington Carers Hub and Age UK Islington, and supported by Islington Council. A big THANK YOU to all our community partners and supporters.
Click here to see the full schedule of activities and see below for highlights from the week.
Monday: The launch video for Carers Week 2020 featuring:
Islington Mayor Cllr Rakhia Ismail
Ismail Bahriyeli, Head of Carers & Community, Age UK
Islington Cllr Janet Burgess
Jean Wilson, Chair of Trustees, Centre 404
Jeanne Pring, Islington Carer
Monday’s 40s/50s MUSIC & REMINISCENCE HOUR!
Tuesday poem: Actor Hugh Fraser reads ‘Only a Smile’ by George McDonald
Wednesday poem: ‘What is this Life’ by WH Davies is read by Islington carer, Purleane Chambers
Thursday poem: ‘You Are Enough’ by Caroline Stratfull read out by Niroo Patel, Family Carer from Centre 404
Friday poem: ‘Each Day She Wakes Him’ written and recited by Luke Addison as part of the theme #MakingCaringVisible