Upcoming Events

Pilates for dementia carers

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. About the event: These classes will run fortnightly on a Wednesday, 4pm – 5pm. Do you care for someone with dementia?  If so, why not join us online to practice a bit of Pilates? Led by an experienced instructor... Read More

Free

Activities on Artwork Workshop – introduction to print-making

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

Join us and Art in Healthcare in this workshop to learn creative ways to bring artwork alive in a new way through activities. 2022 has been designated Scotland's Year of Stories. This will be a year in which stories inspired by, created, or written in Scotland will be showcased and celebrated. The love of stories... Read More

Free

CAM – Carers Action Midlothian

Online

Join us and other carers and share your experiences. You will help make a difference to other carers and shape local services in the future

Free

FULLY BOOKED Room for art

Online

*** This event is now full and we are now operating a waiting list.  If you wish to put your name on the waiting list, please email: carertraining@vocal.org.uk ***     This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Heather from Room for Art will guide the... Read More

Free

Carer craft group

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

Join other carers to make your craft pack and enjoy a blether whilst doing so! Craft packs provided. No previous experience or skills are required. Materials and instructions are provided.

Free

Basic First Aid Workshop

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

This interactive workshop, run by experienced British Red Cross educators, will help you build your confidence to help someone in a first aid emergency, using everyday objects around you. No previous experience needed. This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Midlothian.

Free

Care home vs care at home

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Thinking about longer term care can often be confusing and worrying. Join this workshop to get information on care homes and care at home options. Delivered by  Aga Newsome, Carer Training Officer, VOCAL Instructions for joining the event This... Read More

Information session on Positive Psychology for parent carers

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Come along to this session to learn about the various tools that Positive Psychology has to offer Instructions for joining the event This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will be sent you... Read More

Free