WHAT’S ON: Craft sessions for the lonely and isolated

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A weekly craft session held at the Factory and organised by Prama Life is aiming to combat isolation for both carers and their relatives.

It aims to be a place for carers to connect with people that might be in a similar situation and give them a chance to relax and have fun together.

Carers of any kind are able to pop in for a cup of  tea and cake, and talk with other people in a similar situation. Some even take this opportunity to do urgent paperwork that they otherwise wouldn’t have been able to, or even relax themselves while their relatives are crafting. It costs £2 per session.

CRAFTY: A weekly craft session at The Factory organised by PramaLife aims to beat isolation for both carers and their charges

PramaLife’s Tessa Masterman, who runs the Care for Craft group said: “It’s so important for people to get out and escape their four walls”. 

The charity state on their Facebook page that anybody is welcome and that the craft session is dementia friendly. Further details can be found here or contact Tessa for any further details here

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