Conversation café: Peer support (Gilmerton)(November)
10:00 - 12:00
Peer support – there is lots of research to suggest that carers benefit from coming together for peer support, sharing stories, experiences and ideas with people who have a similar experience is considered positive and useful for carers.
Duration: 1 week
Who is this conversation cafe for?
Carers who would like to come together with other carers for coffee and discussion.
The session begins at 10am for a 10.30am start. This will allow carers to get a coffee and relax before the conversation starts. The conversation will last around an hour with each carer given an opportunity to talk if they would like to. A talking object (sand-timer) will indicate who is speaking and how much time they have. The session will end by 12 noon.
What carers will get from this conversation cafe
- An opportunity to share thoughts.
- Meet others in similar situations.
- Take a break from their caring role.
- Discover tips and hints.
There is no need to book – just drop in and join us for a relaxing and stimulating morning.