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An introduction to papercutting

Edinburgh Carers' Hub 60 Leith Walk, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Friday 23 February, 11am - 1pm About the event:   Get creative and learn the beautiful art of papercutting. Paper cutting is an ancient paper crafting technique where designs are typically cut into a single sheet of paper revealing the... Read More

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Mindfulness group

VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road, DALKEITH, Midlothian, United Kingdom

A four-week introduction to Mindful Meditation for those new to mindfulness or those who would like to return to practice. Mindfulness is a gentle and safe way of slowing down our busy lives and can help us in times of stress. Who For - This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in... Read More

Retirement benefits

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Monday 26 February, 11am - 12pm About the event:   Information about welfare benefits available to carers and the people that they care for who are of retirement age. Delivered by: Andy Egerton, Senior Carer Support Practitioner at VOCAL Instructions... Read More

Depression & Low Mood Support Group for unpaid carers (February)

Change Mental Health (Stafford Centre) 103 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Monday, 26th of February Time: 6-7pm Where: Change Mental Health - Stafford Centre, 103 Broughton Street EH1 3RZ About the event: Are you an unpaid carer living or caring for someone in Edinburgh? Do you struggle with depression and... Read More

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SMART Home visit

Edinburgh Community Rehabilitation and Support Service 62 Longstone Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Tuesday 27 February, 10.30am - 12pm About the event:   Visit the SMART Home at Edinburgh Community Rehabilitation and Support Service and see how you or someone you care for could benefit from smart home technology that supports safe and... Read More

Parent carer cuppa – February 2024

VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road, DALKEITH, Midlothian, United Kingdom

Enjoy some for time you and meet with other local parent carers for a cuppa and chat. This month we will hear from Sleep Action who will be talking about their sleep support service. Please note the Sleep Action support services are for children 12 months and older. Who For - This event is open... Read More

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Weave your own foraging basket

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: 2 sessions from Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 5 March, 1pm - 2.30pm About the event:   Join our resident forager Johanna to forage basket weaving material in an informal walking session along the Water of Leith. Then enjoy making... Read More

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Guided meditation: picturing your own future

Edinburgh Carers' Hub 60 Leith Walk, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Wednesday 28 February, 11.30am - 1pm About the event:   Join Carol for a journey to a healing waterfall and a lightening of your load. Get the opportunity to bring forward your journey into 2024 and beyond with this energising... Read More

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Making money from your hobby

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and/or Midlothian. When: Wednesday 28 February, 1.30pm - 2.30pm About the event:   Do you currently have a hobby or make things, and have been told "you should sell that"? Find out how to turn your hobby into some extra income with... Read More

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Everyday technology for dementia care

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Thursday 29 February, 12pm - 1pm About the event:   This session will be a lively tour of some of the digital devices that people living with dementia and their carers find useful. This is a great opportunity for ideas... Read More

Parent carers: A neurodiverse affirming approach

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Thursday 29 February, 6pm - 7.30pm About the event:   Join Occupational Therapist Rhona McAlpine to discuss individual differences rather than deficit in neurodiversity. Learn how we can focus on changes to the environment rather than attempt to ‘fix’ the... Read More

Moving and handling

McSence Communication, 32 Sycamore Road, Dalkeith, EH22 5TA 32 Sycamore Road, Mayfield, Dalkeith, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian. When: Monday 4 March, 9.30am - 4.30pm About the event:   Learn about moving and handling, which will help you safely support others with their mobility. You will learn the theory and then have the opportunity to practise. This training... Read More

Understanding dementia *date change*

Online , United Kingdom

*The date of this event has changed to Thursday 7 March* This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Thursday 7 March, 5.30pm - 7.30pm About the event:   This session is aimed at carers supporting someone in the early or mid-stages of dementia. Do you care for... Read More

Basic First Aid

Edinburgh Carers' Hub 60 Leith Walk, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Tuesday 5 March, 5.30pm - 7pm About the event:   A practical introductory session, led by a British Red Cross professional, covering commonly used first aid techniques. No previous experience needed. Learn a range of skills on this course to... Read More

Carer morning cuppa – March 2024

VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road, DALKEITH, Midlothian, United Kingdom

Join us and other carers for a cuppa and chat and have some ‘ME’ time. Who For - This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Midlothian No. of Spaces - 12 Frequency - Monthly If this event is showing as full, please email mid-training@vocal.org.uk or call 0808 196... Read More

Talking about loss

Edinburgh Carers' Hub 60 Leith Walk, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Wednesday 6 March, 12pm - 2pm About the event:   Learn more about the process of loss and how to find ways of accepting and navigating emotions. In this workshop we will: Discuss the different types of losses we experience... Read More

Parent carers: Navigating public and private spaces with autistic children and young people

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Wednesday 6 March, 6pm - 8pm About the event:   During this session, we will talk about managing vulnerabilities and how to support children to learn the concept of public and private places, and associated behaviours. For carers of children... Read More

Adult Carer Support Plans

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Thursday 7 March, 12pm - 1.30pm About the event:   Find out more about Adult Carer Support Plans (ACSPs) including how to get one and what information is included. As of April 2018, The Carers Act stipulates that all adult... Read More

Listening Space for carers of people with dementia (March)

Newington Library 17 Fountainhall Rd, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Friday, 8th of March Time: 10:15-11:15am Where: Newington Library About the event: Are you an unpaid carer caring for someone who has dementia? Are you living or caring for someone in Edinburgh? Join our monthly drop-in to: talk about... Read More

Managing stress

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Monday 11 March, 11.30am - 1pm About the event:   Learn more about stress and its impact, and develop techniques to plan for and manage symptoms. We will talk about what stress is and how it affects the body and... Read More