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Many carers are supporting someone who has an increased risk of minor injury or accident. We hope not to need to use our first aid skills but if someone needs us we would like to know what to do. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who want to understand what to do in the event of an accident, injury or life threatening incident. Weekly Breakdown The course will teach carers how to respond to a variety of…

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Would you like to be more confident in order to enjoy life more? Would you like to increase your self-esteem and take back control of your life? Duration: 5 weeks Who is this course for? Carers who live in the Midlothian area who would like to increase their confidence levels. Weekly breakdown This course will be facilitated in partnership with Aim High (LLE) and the course will look at how you view yourself, your goals and aspirations. Learn how to…

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A practical course to help carers improve their confidence in managing falls. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This course will be particularly helpful for carers who are supporting someone who has physical disabilities or mobility issues. Weekly Breakdown This seminar provides practical advice about falls prevention and what to do if someone has a fall. The session will include advice on how to help someone who is on the ground as well as providing practical suggestions about…

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A good night’s sleep is important for everyone but can be challenging for children with additional needs. This information session helps parents to understand what can facilitate a good night’s sleep for children with additional needs. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Parents of children with additional needs who would like support around sleep. Weekly Breakdown Join us for a workshop looking at how to support a child with additional needs to develop good sleep routines. What carers…

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This course addresses carers concerns about what would happen in an emergency situation and provides space and resources for practical action planning. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This course is for anyone caring for someone with concerns about what would happen in an emergency. Weekly Breakdown The tutor will lead the group through a series of exercises to help them reflect on their situation, possible challenges and solutions and create a personal emergency plan. What carers will…

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Many carers are supporting someone who has an increased risk of minor injury or accident. We hope not to need to use our first aid skills but if someone needs us we would like to know what to do. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who want to understand what to do in the event of an accident, injury or life threatening incident. Weekly Breakdown The course will teach carers how to respond to a variety of…

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A hands on session for parents of children with additional needs to explore pathways to movement and games to stimulate the mind and body. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Parents of children with additional needs who would like to learn more about play. Weekly Breakdown We will look at movement and see how through patterning and imagination we can break down activities to make them more accessible to children with additional needs. What carers will get from…

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Mindfulness is a fantastic tool which has many health benefits when practiced. Duration: 6 weeks Who is this course for? Carers who live in the Midlothian area and would like to reflect on and explore their lifestyle, mood and stress levels. Weekly Breakdown This course will be facilitated in partnership with Aim High (LLE) and the course will also cover things like breathing techniques. Gratitude and meditation for relaxation. What carers will get from this course Tools and techniques. Motivation…

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Are you supporting someone else to look after their feet? Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who are supporting someone else to maintain healthy feet. Weekly Breakdown This seminar provides information for carers who are supporting good foot care and includes practical demonstrations of cutting and filing nails and other foot care techniques. What carers will get from this course Practical information and support about good foot health. A safe environment to learn, ask questions and share…

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Would you like to know more about continence management? Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers of adults with continence issues or who are concerned that continence issues might arise. Weekly Breakkdown This free seminar led by a NHS Continence Specialist will help you understand the causes of difficulties, the supplies and equipment available, and answer questions. What carers will get from this course Practical information and support about continence issues. A safe environment to learn, ask questions…

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