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Online Events for Carers Week

Published on 08 June 2020 12:53 PM

We are holding Zoom Video meetings for Carers. 

8-14th June 2020

See below for details 

Monday 8th June at 11am - Check in and Chat with Dee

Dee is one of our new staff members working within our carers team, so this is a fantastic way to welcome her. All informal carers with a Brent connection welcome. Please book in advance on 0203 948 0600 or  email info@brentgateway.org

Tuesday 9th June at 2pm - Quiz with Carmen and Smitha

Carmen has worked for Brent Gateway since we opened in December and Smitha started a few weeks ago. They are hosting a "Be Encouraged Be Motivated"  Quiz which I am sure you will enjoy. All informal carers with a Brent connection welcome. Please book in advance.on 0203 948 0600 or  email info@brentgateway.org

Wednesday 10th at 2pm - Guided Relaxation with Nina and Poonam

Nina and Poonam will be running a guided relaxation session and discussing tips for coping with lockdown. A chance to relax. All informal carers with a Brent connection welcome. Please book in advance.on 0203 948 0600 or  email info@brentgateway.org

Thursday 11th at 11am - Tea and Chat with Carmen and Sheila

Grab a cup of tea and join Carmen and Sheila to chat about "Challenges and Successes" All informal carers with a Brent connection welcome. Please book in advance.on 0203 948 0600 or  email info@brentgateway.org

Friday 12th at 2pm - Clap for Carers with Sheila

This is a chance to meet the Brent Gateway Team whilst at the same time celebrating carers week and clapping for carers. All informal carers with a Brent connection welcome. Please book in advance.on 0203 948 0600 or  email info@brentgateway.org

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Carers Week 2020

Click below for more information on Carers Week 2020, find out about support available and if you are a carer.

What is Zoom?

Zoom is an internet-based video meeting service you can use to see and talk to others who are not in the same location as you. This is mainly done by using a computer or smart phone, however you can also phone in. 

How much does it Cost?

It is free for you to join a meeting that has been set up by someone else. You can also set up a free account and organise your own meetings if you want. If you phone in, this may be chargeable and you need to check with the person organising the meeting and/or your phone provider. In addition, using Zoom uses data if you do not use free wifi. 

Do I need special equipment to use it?

If you want to join in the meeting and be able to see the other people present, you need to have a device that has a camera and a microphone. If you do not have these, you may still be able to join in by writing in the "chat" box. You can also phone in on a basic phone. This may be chargeable and you need to check with the person organising the meeting and/or your phone provider. 

How do I join a meeting?

The meeting host should have sent you an email with a link to the meeting. If they have not done so, ask them for it. Click on the link and this should connect you. You can also join by entering the meeting reference number and password into the zoom app. 

Click here for further details on how to join

Is it Safe?

Zoom has been in the news recently with concerns around its security. There have been instances where unauthorised people have joined in meetings. We manage this by making these meetings invitation only and using the waiting list facility. This doesn't remove the risk totally, however reduces it significantly.