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Introduction to caring in Edinburgh

Tue 8 March, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

A course aimed at people new to caring, or carers new to Edinburgh, offering information on accessing support, money and welfare rights and VOCAL services.

Duration: 3 weeks (8th – 22nd March)

Who is this online session for?
This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.

Outcomes of this online session

Over the three weeks we will cover the following:

  • Week 1 – Sharing your caring role and information on VOCAL support and services.
  • Week 2 – Introduction to some benefits that carers and the person they care for may be entitled to.
  • Week 3 – How to access support in the community.

Delivered by
Aga Newsome, Carer Training Officer at VOCAL. Aga has recently joined the team at VOCAL, and comes with over 4 years’ experience of delivering training in the care sector. She runs a number of face to face and online courses for carers.

Online InstructionsT
his course will be delivered online. Details of how to join the meeting will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on 0131 622 6666.

There is a limit on the number of spaces for this event. You will be notified if you need to go on the waiting list for this event. Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run some may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.


Tue 8 March, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Carer Training
0131 622 6666


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