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January 2019

An opportunity to make a positive start to the year by reflecting on our lifestyle and possibly making some changes. Duration: 3 weeks Who is this course for? Carers with in an interest in focussing on their health, relationships and feelings to make a positive start to 2019. Weekly Breakdown The group will explore how to look after yourself while caring, processes of change, what changes when you become a carer and how to make those changes as positive as…

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Would you like to explore the theatre, either on or off stage? As a way to take a break from your caring role or as a way to explore your caring experience. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This course is for anyone regardless of their experience or confidence on or off stage. There will be a role or a job for anyone interested. Weekly Breakdown The group will work together towards a performance piece. What carers will…

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Modern life can be stressful and caring roles particularly so. Many carers can find it difficult to manage stress levels which can have negative effects. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to reflect on and explore their relationship with stress. Weekly Breakdown This session is designed to help carers to understand stress and its impact, stress triggers, develop techniques to plan for and manage stressful situations. What carers will get from this course Identified…

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An opportunity to think about weight, how and what we eat. There is no pressure to lose weight. Duration: 7 weeks Who is this course for? Carers with in an interest in thinking about weight management and health in general. Weekly Breakdown Themed input and support from a Scottish Slimmer’s consultant who provides advice and guidance on diet models suggested followed by a carer focused input from Hazel, one of the carers support team at VOCAL, who will support the…

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February 2019

Many carers tell us that having a caring role has had an impact on their lifestyle and their relationships, this course provides a space for us to explore these changes and reflect on how we might cope with them. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to think about the impact of their caring role. Weekly Breakdown Caring can impact on all aspects of how we live our lives. This workshop will provide a space…

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Modern life can be stressful and caring roles particularly so. Many carers can find it difficult to manage stress levels which can have negative effects. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to reflect on and explore their relationship with stress Weekly Breakdown This session is designed to help carers to understand stress and its impact, stress triggers, develop techniques to plan for and manage stressful situations. What carers will get from this course Identified…

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Carers can often report feeling in poor health. This course will support carers to develop skills in Emotional Freedom Technique to manage stress and support relaxation. Duration: 4 weeks Who is this course for? This course is for anyone who wants to learn an effective relaxation and stress management technique. Weekly Breakdown Emotional freedom technique is a specific form of alternative psychotherapy that involves tapping on specific pressure points on the body. In this course you will learn how to…

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Would you like to explore the theatre, either on or off stage? As a way to take a break from your caring role or as a way to explore your caring experience. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This course is for anyone regardless of their experience or confidence on or off stage. There will be a role or a job for anyone interested. Weekly Breakdown The group will work together towards a performance piece. What carers will…

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March 2019

Modern life can be stressful and caring roles particularly so. Many carers can find it difficult to manage stress levels which can have negative effects. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to reflect on and explore their relationship with stress Weekly Breakdown This session is designed to help carers to understand stress and its impact, stress triggers, develop techniques to plan for and manage stressful situations. What carers will get from this course Identified…

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Many carers tell us they are concerned about their own health and a healthy diet and weight is part of that. Duration: 11 weeks Who is this course for? Midlothian carers who would like to explore weight management issues. Weekly Breakdown This group is led by specially trained Local Authority Health Coaches who will help you to explore dietary, behaviour changes and exercises in order to help you to make small changes required to help you lose 5-10% of your…

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Modern life can be stressful and caring roles particularly so. Many carers can find it difficult to manage stress levels which can have negative effects. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to reflect on and explore their relationship with stress Weekly Breakdown This session is designed to help carers to understand stress and its impact, stress triggers, develop techniques to plan for and manage stressful situations. What carers will get from this course Identified…

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Would you like to explore the theatre, either on or off stage? As a way to take a break from your caring role or as a way to explore your caring experience. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This course is for anyone regardless of their experience or confidence on or off stage. There will be a role or a job for anyone interested. Weekly Breakdown The group will work together towards a performance piece. What carers will…

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Many carers talk to us about the fact that many of their relationships have changed since they began caring. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to think about their relationships with the person they care for, family and friends. Weekly Breakdown Caring can impact on all our relationships; perhaps how we interact with the person we are supporting has changed, or there are changes in the way we spend time with family and friends.…

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