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March 2021

Self Confidence and Self Esteem – what this means to you

Tue 2 March, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Led and co-facilitated by two trainee counsellors these group sessions will give carers the opportunity to reflect on their own self confidence and self-esteem. The course will provide the opportunity to reflect and think about what that means to them. Sessions will be tailored to the group on a week to week basis. Duration: 8 weeks (2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th March, 6th, 13th & 20th April) Who is this online session for? This event is open to carers…

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Stress Management (2 weeks)

Fri 5 March, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn more about stress and its impact and develop techniques to plan for and manage the symptoms of stress. Duration: 2 weeks (5th & 12th March) Who is this online session for? Carers who would like to reflect on and explore their relationship with stress. Outcomes of this online session By the end of the session, you will have: Understood what stress is and how it affects the body. Explored what causes you stress. Discussed the impact of stress on…

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Pilates for Dementia Carers

Thu 11 March, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Do you care for someone with dementia? Led by an experienced instructor this short series of Pilates classes have been provided to VOCAL by Edinburgh Leisure’s Movement for Memories programme. Take time for yourself to enjoy learning and trying Pilates. Duration: 3 weeks (11th, 18th & 25th March) Who is this online session for? This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. The person you care for has dementia. Open to carers…

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Dealing with Anger (On zoom)

Wed 17 March, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This workshop helps us to reflect on, process, and develop coping strategies for feelings of anger. Duration: 3 weeks (17th, 24th & 31st March) Who is this online session for? Carers who at times feel angry or frustrated. This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Outcomes of this online session In Weeks 1 and 2 we will: Discuss the role and purpose of anger. Look at the reasons why carers feel…

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Changing Relationships (On zoom)

Fri 19 March, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This workshop helps carers understand how relationships work, what they mean to us, and how caring affects them. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Carers who would like the time to reflect on their relationships with the person they care for, family and friends. This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only Outcomes of this online session By the end of the session we will have: Looked at relationships…

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