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November 2019

Smart House visit

Wed 20 November, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smart House, 62 Longstone Street
EDINBURGH, EH14 2DA United Kingdom
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Technology can make life easier for people with mobility, memory, or learning issues and their carers. Duration: 1 day Who is this visit for? Any carer but it might be of particular interest to those who are supporting someone with dementia, a child with additional needs, learning disability, mobility problems or a stroke. Weekly Breakdown An information session on smart home technology that supports safe and independent living. Come and try technology such as: Voice-assisted home controls Computer access Digital…

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Peer Support for parents & carers (Midlothian) (November)

Mon 25 November, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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VOCAL Midlothian and The Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL) are jointly hosting a group for parents and carers of disabled children and young people living in Midlothian. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Parents and carers of disabled children and young people with additional support needs living in Midlothian. Weekly Breakdown At the meeting you will: Have the opportunity to share experiences, suggest future topics and guest speakers. Meet other parents and carers. Explore ideas and opportunities…

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December 2019

Words that Change minds

Thu 12 December, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Edinburgh Carers’ Hub, 60 Leith Walk
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Do you often find yourself misunderstood by someone with whom you are communicating? Words that Change Minds is based on the Language and Behaviour Profile (LAB Profile); an easy to learn tool which illustrates how each person is unique. The LAB Profile will enable you to understand and predict from someone's language in everyday conversation, how they will behave in a given situation. Duration: 2 weeks (12th & 19th December) Who is this course for? Carers who would like to…

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