Conversation Cafe: Time away from caring (Gilmerton)(April)
10:00 - 12:00
Time away from caring – In VOCAL’s 2017 survey 1 in 6 carers said lack of support and respite care was a barrier to them having time to themselves. How important to you is time out?
Duration: 1 week
Who is this conversation cafe for?
For anyone who would like the opportunity to discuss their concerns with like-minded people.
The session begins at 10am for a 10.30 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.