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CANCELLED Depression & Low Mood Support Group for unpaid carers (June)

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, 24th of June 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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Parent carer cuppa

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

Meet with other local parent carers for a cuppa and chat. A great opportunity to share your experiences and ideas. Who For - This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Midlothian. Provided by - VOCAL Midlothian No. of Spaces – 12 Frequency – monthly Refreshments will be provided.... Read More

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Coping strategies

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 26 June, 10am - 11:30am. About the event:   Caring for someone can be challenging. Learn more about the impact of caring on your emotional wellbeing and how to develop strategies to self-regulate and cope with difficulties. Delivered by:... Read More

Future planning: Emergency and anticipatory planning

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: Thursday 27 June, 11:30am - 1pm. About the event:   A workshop on options for how you plan for an emergency for yourself or the person you care for. You will be supported to write an emergency and anticipatory care... Read More

Digital drop-in: Support with your devices

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: Thursday 27 June, 1:30pm - 3pm. About the event:   Bring your device along to this informal drop-in session and get support to improve your online skills or fix any issues that you may be having. Delivered by: Tap Into... Read More

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An introduction to papercutting *fully booked*

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 28 June, 11am - 1pm. About the event:   Get creative and learn the beautiful art of paper cutting. Papercutting 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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Book club (city centre)

Central Library 7-9 George IV Bridge, EDINBURGH, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Tuesday 2 July, 1pm - 2:30pm About the event: Join us to discuss all things books in the lovely surroundings of Edinburgh Central Library. In this session we will be exploring The Maiden by Kate Foster. By... Read More

Carers together: Monthly carer cuppa

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

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Wednesday 3 July, 10am - 12pm About the event:  Come along and have some time for you! Meet with other carers for a brew and a blether at our relaxed and friendly Midlothian Carer Centre. Delivered by: ... Read More

Walk and talk

Lauriston Community Farm , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Wednesday 3 July, 10:30am - 12pm. About the event: Enjoy the benefits of walking and meet other carers while exploring Lauriston Community Farm and Cramond seashore. Our walks are gentle and a great opportunity to get some... Read More

Future planning: Emergency and anticipatory planning

Edinburgh Carers' Hub 60 Leith Walk, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Monday 8 July, 12pm - 1:30pm About the event: A workshop on options for how you can plan for an emergency for yourself or the person you care for. You will be supported to write an emergency... Read More

Coping strategies

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Monday 8 July, 6pm - 7:30pm About the event: Caring for someone can be challenging. Learn more about the impact of caring on your emotional wellbeing and how to develop strategies to self-regulate and cope with difficulties.... Read More

Macrame your own plant hanger

Edinburgh Carers' Hub 60 Leith Walk, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Tuesday 9 July, 11am - 1pm About the event: Join Jeanne-Marie to learn how to macrame your own houseplant hanger, in this 2-hour workshop. All materials will be supplied, including a choice of macrame rope colours and... 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 and Midlothian.  When: Tuesday 9 July, 6pm - 7:30pm About the event: A face-to-face practical introductory session, led by a British Red Cross professional, covering common first aid techniques. No previous experience is needed. Learn a range of skills on... Read More

Yoga (6 sessions)

Duncan Place Community & Enterprise Hub Duncan Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: 6 sessions, weekly from Wednesday 10 July to Wednesday 14 August, 12pm - 1pm About the event: This gentle yoga class will begin with intention setting and a variety of breathing practices followed by a gentle flow... Read More

Peer support group: Parent carers of adults

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

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Wednesday 10 July, 6pm - 7:30pm About the event:  Join a supportive community of parents who are caring for a child aged 16 or older with Additional Support Needs. This informal group, led by parent carers, offers... Read More

Mental Health First Aid

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Monday 15 July, 5:30pm - 7pm About the event: This session will explore techniques that can give initial support and comfort to someone experiencing a mental health problem and provide help to prevent a mental health problem... Read More

Working carers workshop (July)

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Monday 15 July, 7pm - 8pm About the event: Juggling work and care is challenging. Working carers are invited to join VOCAL for a short workshop to discuss issues that matter most to you, and meet other... Read More

Mindfulness practice group

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

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Wednesday 17 July, 6:30pm - 7:30pm About the event:  Join us to practice mindfulness with others in a supportive and communal setting. Meeting monthly, the session offers a unique experience that can deepen your practice and provide... Read More

Artist-led craft group

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

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Thursday 18 July, 10am - 12pm About the event:  Working with an artist from Art in Healthcare, get creative and make your very own masterpiece using different techniques and materials! Enjoy a chat and cuppa with other... Read More