Introduction to caring in Edinburgh
Tue 16 August, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.
Duration: 3 sessions, Tuesday 16 August – Tuesday 30 August
About the event:
This event is aimed at people who are new to caring, or carers who are new to Edinburgh. Attending this event gives carers the opportunity to find out information on accessing support, money and welfare rights, as well as VOCAL services.
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
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.
Instructions for joining the event
This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event 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 the details below.
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 or may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.