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Conversation café: Peer support (Gilmerton)(November)

Tue 27 Nov
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.

Weekly Breakdown
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.

Details

Date:
Tue 27 Nov
Time:
10:00 - 12:00
Event Category:

Organiser

Wendy Brooks
Phone:
0131 622 6666
Email:
WBrooks@vocal.org.uk

Venue

Morrisons
Gilmerton Road
EDINBURGH, EH17 7JH United Kingdom
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