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Evening Support Group for unpaid carers (July)

Craigmillar Library 101 Niddrie Mains Road, EDINBURGH, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Monday, 15th of July Time: 6-7pm Where: Craigmillar Library, 101 Niddrie Mains Rd, Edinburgh EH16 4DS About the event: Are you an unpaid carer living or caring for someone in Edinburgh? Do you struggle with your mental health? Do... 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

Origami workshop *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 and Midlothian.  When: Thursday 18 July, 11am - 1pm About the event: In this workshop, Makiko will walk you through making decorative tulip lights. Suitable for beginners and all materials will be provided. Origami, meaning folding paper in Japanese, is... Read More

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Anxiety Support Group for unpaid carers (July)

Health in Mind 40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Friday, 19th of July Time: 10:15-11:15am Where: Health in Mind, 40 Shandwick Place About the event: Are you an unpaid carer living or caring for someone in Edinburgh? Do you struggle with anxious thoughts and feelings? Join our monthly... Read More

Book club (online)

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian. When: Thursday 25 July, 1pm - 2pm About the event: Join us for a chat about all things books! We will choose a book together, and meet regularly to discuss what we have read. In this session, we... 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 29 July, 11am - 12:30pm 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

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

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, 29th of July 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

CAM – Carers Action Midlothian

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: Tuesday 30 July, 10:30am - 12pm About the event:  Midlothian's carers campaigning and engagement group brings together carers with similar experiences to raise issues and work towards change. These groups provide a safe space for carers to... Read More

Carer-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: Wednesday 31 July, 10am - 12pm About the event:  Our carer-led craft group is a space to learn and share different hobbies, such as card decorating. All materials will be provided, and no previous experience or skills... Read More

Room for art *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 and Midlothian.  When: 8 sessions, weekly from Thursday 1 August to Thursday 19 September, 10am - 11:30am About the event:  An artist from Art in Healthcare will guide the group through an eight-week block of art projects. This course will... Read More

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Walk and talk

Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Tuesday 6 August, 1:30pm - 3pm About the event:  Enjoy the benefits of walking and meet other carers while exploring Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park, Local Nature Reserve. Our walks are gentle and a great opportunity to get... 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 7 August, 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

Listening Space for carers of people with dementia (August)

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, 9th of August 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

Coping strategies catch-up

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Monday 12 August, 11am - 12pm About the event:  Catch up with other carers and discuss techniques and strategies that can help with self-regulation and coping with difficulties. Delivered by:  Jeanne-Marie Lee, Carer Training Officer at VOCAL. ... Read More

Working carers workshop

Online , United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  When: Tuesday 13 August, 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

Carers together: Brew and a blether

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: Wednesday 14 August, 11am - 1pm 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 Edinburgh Carers' Hub. Join our... Read More

Anxiety Support Group for unpaid carers (August)

Health in Mind 40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. When: Friday, 16th of August Time: 10:15-11:15am Where: Health in Mind, 40 Shandwick Place About the event: Are you an unpaid carer living or caring for someone in Edinburgh? Do you struggle with anxious thoughts and feelings? Join our monthly... Read More