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June 2021

Caring for a child with learning difficulties

Wed 9 June, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Mindroom and VOCAL present this course for parent carers, to learn about the conditions and meet other carers. Duration: 4 weeks (9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June) Who is this online session for? Parent carers who are caring for a child with learning difficulties. Mindroom define a learning difficulty as any learning or emotional problem that affects, or substantially affects a person’s ability to learn, get along with others and follow convention. This event is open to carers residing or…

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‘How to Help Someone Who Doesn’t Want Help’ Video and Discussion Group

Tue 15 June, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Watch a short talk by Life Coach Bernadette Logue on ‘helping someone who doesn’t want help’ and take part in a facilitated discussion. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? For people affected by another’s drug or alcohol use. This is for carers residing in Edinburgh or the person they care for resides in Edinburgh. Outcomes of this online session Learn about how paying careful attention to our energy/emotions and the space we give another can foster openness…

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Caring for someone with dementia and managing behaviour that challenges

Thu 17 June, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Do you care for someone with dementia? Led by an experienced dementia nurse this webinar will help you understand and manage behaviour you might find distressing or hard to deal with. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Carers who care for someone with dementia and who want to understand more about what triggers the behaviours we find challenging and how to lessen them or cope with them. This session is aimed at someone who has mid to…

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