Practical skills and bodycare Events

Basic First Aid for carers

Online

A practical introductory session, led by a Red Cross professional, covering commonly used first aid techniques. No previous experience needed. This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Instructions for joining the event This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will... Read More

Continence care

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. A space to ask questions, view products, and gain practical tips about supporting someone with continence issues. Objectives By attending the event carers will have ; More knowledge about the types of continence issues that may arise Get practical... Read More

Diet and nutrition

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. An introduction to the key concepts of good nutrition for you, and the person you care for. Objectives By attending the Nutrition course, carers will: Be able to recognise their own nutrition habits Understand what to look for, to... Read More

Introduction to podcasts

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Find out how to access and listen to podcasts, and discuss your thoughts as a group. Duration 2 sessions, Fri 10 June - Fri 17 June Objectives By attending the event carers will; Know how to access and upload... Read More

All about digital for carers

Edinburgh Carers' Hub 60 Leith Walk, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. About the event: This session explores the wide range digital devices that can support you in your caring role from low to high technology, including Alexa devices and special door bells! These products and devices allow people to stay... Read More

Become a community seller on eBay

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Would you like to find out how to buy and sell on eBay? Debbie from Treasure Tree will explain how VOCAL can help you generate a profit for yourself, and at the same time be able to give something... Read More

Understanding dementia

Online

This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only. Led by an experienced dementia nurse, this session is aimed at carers supporting someone in the early or mid-stages of dementia. Objectives The following topics will be covered in the session - What dementia is An explanation of the... Read More