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Trustee Announcements

Crossroads and Enfield Dementia Action Alliance

We are pleased to announce that Crossroads Lea Valley Care Service supports the Enfield Dementia Action Alliance thanks to the hard and great job of our Trustee Anne Rehahn. Her words are given below... I represent Crossroads Carers Trust Lea Valley Care Service on the Enfield Dementia Action Alliance (EDAA). Under the auspices of the Alzheimer’s Society, the London Borough of Enfield created a local Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) which was launched in September 2013.…

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Christmas Letter by Jill Raines

Christmas at Crossroads I cannot believe how quickly the year has passed. We have been successfully recovering from the loss of our Council funding and unfortunately suffered another blow. We have received notice from Enfield Clinical Commissioning Group of the withdrawal of our funding from 31st March 2020. The funding enabled us to provide continuing care respite to seriously ill people. This represented the only free at point of delivery respite service we were able…

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Janet Brown Annual Award

The Janet Brown Award is a permanent reminder of Janet’s work with Crossroads and is presented annually to a Care Support Worker who has ‘GONE THE EXTRA MILE’. Janet Brown joined our Board in 2007 though she had been known to us previously as she provided training sessions to our staff around children’s epilepsy medication.  Janet was the West Lea School Nurse for many years and on retirement became a School Governor there, she was…

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Welcome to the team Lorraine!

New Team for the Transition Project 14-25 Lorraine has recently joined our team, to work alongside Kevin as part of the transition project. We asked her to talk a bit about her background and the new role. "I have worked for many years with children and young people with SEND, both ‘hands on’ and as a SENCO for many years.  Mostly recently, I was an Independent Supporter for Barnardos working on transferring the old system…

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We are never too old to make new friends

Making new friends is sometimes hard when most of the day is spent looking after a loved one in the home. Crossroads can give you that all important time to yourself to do whats important to you. it doesn't matter how you use the time, to make a new friend or for the every day things that help keep you having the energy to care.

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Carers who need respite care are advised to request a Carers Assessment of their needs

Request a carers assessment through Enfield Council Do you need respite care so you can have a life outside of caring? If this is you and you have not requested a carers assessment through Enfield Council then please think about getting one done today! Why? Carers have a right to have their needs assessed in their own right not just the needs of the person they care for. By getting a carers assessment  may mean…

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Great News!

Did you know that Crossroads Lea Valley has been serving the people of Enfield for 31 years! Yes 31 years of reliable continuous service to Carers and their cared for, without us life for hundreds of families would have been so much harder. We are your local charity of choice. We are Lea Valleys best local provider of respite care when ever you need us we will be there. .

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Good News!

We are seeking to employ YOU today. Please contact us by clicking here!   Are you interested in helping us continue to help you? If so please call on 020 8373 6210 and let us know how you could help.

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Carers Week

We hope you came and saw us during London Borough of Enfield's Carers Week which was the week of the 11th June 2018 . Thanks to generous support following a successful bid to the Carers Trust we began a series of awareness and discussion meetings at Community House led by our experienced social work qualified Transitions worker, and others in response to Carers questions. These were very well attended helping carers understand the recent changes to…

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