International Women’s Day Event

International Women’s Day Event

  Lea Valley Crossroads Care fully supporting International Women’s Day

8th March 2018

Enfield Council wishes to invite you to a special International Women’s Day event to mark the 100th anniversary of some women gaining the right to vote in Parliamentary elections.

The programme will include the unveiling of a commemorative plaque at the Palmers Green Triangle, followed by a reception at Palmers Green Library exploring women’s historic struggles to gain political equality and the importance of voting today. 

Whilst all are welcome to the unveiling of the plaque at the Palmers Green Triangle, seats are limited at the reception and will be given on a first come first serve basis. If you wish to attend the reception please RSVP to Tina Uhrynowycz by Friday 2nd March 2018

Palmers Green Triangle – Everyone Welcome

Suggested arrival time – 10.15 am Onward’s

Plaque unveiling –  10.30am

Palmers Green Library Reception –  By Invitation Only

Broomfield Lane, London N13 4EY

 

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.

National Pensioners Convention Campaine — We Need A National Social Care Service

NPC DIGNITY ACTION DAY IS 1ST FEBRUARY

Our social care system is broken. Since 2010 there have been over £5bn worth of cuts to funding and as a result over 1.2million people no longer get the care they need. Those who pay for their own care in a home often face higher bills than those who are sup-ported by their local authority. No wonder that every year, 30,000 people have to sell their homes to foot their bills. It’s clear we therefore need a new model for social care – one that shares the cost across society as a whole and improves access to services, as well as standards of care.  We need a National Social Care Service funded through general taxation and free at the point of delivery like the NHS.  To get quality care, staff must be properly trained and paid.  Services should be brought into the public sector. The NPC’s Dignity Code should be adopted by all local authorities, hospitals and care providers to help ensure proper standards of care.

You can help us to by:
Contacting your MP and asking them to support the introduction of a National Care Service for all.  Getting in touch with your local council, GP and hospital and ask them to support the NPC’s Dignity Code as a way of improving standards (the NPC can supply copies)

The National Pensioners Convention is Britain’s biggest campaigning organisation for older people, with over 1m members across the UK. The work we do benefits not only today’s pensioners, but the pensioners of tomorrow as well.

Carers Rights Day 2017 Event at Enfield Carers Center another success for your rights!

Well another great year for Carers Rights day at the Enfield Carers Center. Hopefully a lot of you managed to benefit from the sessions available  and are now better supported and informed on your rights at a time when Carers services are very heavily under threat. Join us and all Carers Trust affiliated organisations in helping make your voice as a carer heard!

Enfield Carers Center, like us are part of the Carers Trust “family” and are Network Partners as are Crossroads.

Until another year below is a reminder of the great events put on for you at the 2017 event

When Cares are better informed there is more chance of getting the support they need.

Are you looking after someone who needs your help because they’re either ill, disabled, have mental ill health or a substance misuse issue? If so, you’re a carer and Enfield Carers Center (ECC) can help you.

Are You Missing Out? – Know Your Rights As A Care, Contact Enfield Carers Center and ask for a carers assessment it may make your life as a carer a little easier. 

Dony delay call them today on 02083623718.

 

What ever is your celebration have a Happy Christmas, or Seasonal break and a most successful 2018 to one and all!

 

Santa came to Crossroads Today, it brought us joy to hear him play!

Then after awhile he was on his way                                                           driven on his motorized sleigh

 

Merry Christmas and good tidings to all wishing you the best 2018! Please remember we will be here when you need us so call 020 8373 6210

2017 Christmas Rotary Collection by the Crossroads elves!

Yet another excellent response from the community to Rotary’s Santa’s magic Sleigh Ride!

The night was dark, the wind blew cold but all around we brought joy and pleasure as the magic sleigh glided through the streets bringing Christmas cheer to young and old alike. Children gathered on street corners and people danced in the streets.

“We were waiting for you” one resident said and handed a bucket full of change to one of Santa’s little helpers.

Others stood on their door steps, waved and joined in the Christmas spirit as led by our Chair  Geraldine Orfeur and senior Rotarian’s from the Edmonton branch we played festive songs

joy really did shine around as pounds and pennies rattled in our collection boxes!

News from Carers Trust our partners in Care

Carers Trust events

 

Carers Trust Christmas carol concert

Come and join comedian Jo Brand, broadcasters Angela Rippon and Jennie Bond, and the City of London Choir at our 2017 Christmas carol concert at St Mary-le-Bow Church, London EC2, on 5 December.

 

 

The Carers Trust Network England Conference

Our England Conference will take place from 12 noon on 22 March to 2pm, 23 March 2018, at St John’s Hotel, Solihull. Booking details to follow.

What a great night for a great cause! Rotary Club of Edmonton, recognise Carers Trust, Lea Valley Crossroads Care Service as one of its Charities of the year!

Crossroads Chair Geraldine Orfeaur

Following a wonderful donation from its Christmas Collection the Chair of our Charities board was delighted to take part in Rotary’s Quiz night that raised a well needed donation to the wonderful work that Crossroads staff have delivered to members and their families.

Crossroads Chair Geraldine Orfeaur was delighted with the magnificent gift when she and staff from the charity attended the Clubs presentation on 26th January at the Toyota Show Rooms on the A10. A great night for a great cause.

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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Image of Carer with his wife
Carer with his wife