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September 2020

Thinking about Anticipatory Care Planning

Wed 30 September, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

People with long-term conditions or chronic health problems can benefit from having an Anticipatory Care Plan in place. This workshop explains the process and options in more detail. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? This course is for anyone caring for someone with concerns about how to express their or the person they support’s wishes of medical treatment and care. Outcomes of this online session By the end of the session we will have explored: A description…

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October 2020

Supporting someone to make decisions

Fri 16 October, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A session to look at formal methods of supporting someone who is unable to or has difficulty making decisions themselves, including Power of Attorney and Guardianship. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Carers of adults who are supporting someone who struggles with decisions making perhaps due to learning disability, brain injury, stroke or dementia. Outcomes of this online session Explore the reasons behind supporting someone else with their decision-making. Discuss the process of Power of Attorney. Discuss…

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November 2020

Coping with change (13th November)

Fri 13 November, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Edinburgh Carers’ Hub, 60 Leith Walk
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND EH6 5HB
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This session explores what has changed, the process we go through when things change and how to cope with these changes in this challenging time. Duration: 1 week Who is this session for? Any carer who would like to reflect on the changes that have occurred to their life and to the person they care for. Outcomes of this session Reflect on the changes that have happened in our lives. Consider how these changes impact us. Find out about the…

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Coping with change (18th November)

Wed 18 November, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This session explores what has changed in your life since caring, the process we go through when things change and how to cope with these changes in this challenging time. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Any carer who would like to reflect on the changes that have occurred to their life and to the person they care for. Outcomes of this online session Reflect on the changes that have happened in our lives. Consider how these…

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December 2020

Emergency Planning

Thu 3 December, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A workshop on options for planning for an emergency. You will be supported to write a personalised Emergency Plan, which is important now more than ever. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? This course is for anyone caring for someone with concerns about what would happen in an emergency during the COVID-19 pandemic and afterwards. Outcomes of this online session Explain what an Emergency Plan is and why its important to do one. Complete sections of the…

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Surviving the festive period as a carer (11th December)

Fri 11 December, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Edinburgh Carers’ Hub, 60 Leith Walk
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND EH6 5HB
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The festive time can be difficult for carers. Share experiences and find out what support and services are available during this period. Duration: 1 week Who is this session for? Any carer who would like to reflect on the festive period and the changes that have happened since caring and some of the changes that may need to be made. Outcomes of this session Explore your feelings/emotions as we head into the festive period. Discuss how this impacts on you…

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Surviving the festive period as a carer (16th December)

Wed 16 December, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The festive time can be difficult for carers. Share experiences and find out what support and services are available during this period. Duration: 1 week Who is this online session for? Any carer who would like to reflect on the festive period and the changes that have happened since caring and some of the changes that may need to be made. Outcomes of this online session Explore your feelings/emotions as we head into the festive period. Discuss how this impacts…

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