Singing GroupsSinging is a great way to produce the feel-good factor!
The following groups are aimed at carers, with no experience or musical ability necessary – the only requirement is to come along and join in!
Singing groups for people with dementia and their carers
- St Serf’s Church Hall, Clark Road Thursday afternoons (twice monthly). Contact Sheila Hardie (0131 551 1229) or Kate Walker (0131 554 4940)
- St Christophers’ Church Hall, Craigentinny Rd Wednesday afternoons (twice monthly). Contact Sheila Hardie (0131 551 1229) or Kate Walker (0131 554 4940)
- Fairmilehead Parish Church Hall, Frogston Rd West Wednesday afternoons (twice monthly). Contact Anne Summerville (0131 447 5132)
Open to all carers and kinship carers, the group meets every Tuesday at the St George and St Andrews church on George Street (next to George Hotel) from 10am-12.
Contact email@example.com or call Maggie on 0131 557 1116 for further details.
Pasda singing group
Meets on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month in the afternoon (2-3pm) at Morningside United Church, Holy Corner, EDINBURGH.
All carers are welcome to come along. For more information visit the Pasda website.
Edinburgh South West Carer Support GroupJoin a VOCAL Carers Support Worker and other carers for coffee, cake and a chance to share experiences. The group will give carers a chance to take a break from caring and take the time to explore ideas like managing stress, mindfulness, accessing services and strategies to make caring easier.
Weekly meetings beginning Wednesday 17th August until 2nd November 2016
1.30pm—3.30pm at Currie Library, 210 Lanark Road West – (Lothian Bus Routes 44,45)
For more information, please call Emma on 0131 622 6666 or email EPattinson@vocal.org.uk
Lunch Breaks @ The Eric Liddell CentreA group for carers to attend with the person they care for. We have a two-course lunch followed by activities such as singing, themed reminiscence, poetry & stories, tai chi, guest talks of interest, and more.
Open to carers and the cared for person to attend together. Many of those cared for are living with dementia, though the group is open to other care situations too.
Martha Pollard, Dementia Support & Education Co-ordinator, Eric Liddell Centre, 15 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4DP.
Tel: 0131 446 3301