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VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre

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30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
0131 663 6869 www.vocal.org.uk/midlothian/

May 2019

Carer Coffee Morning with Guest Speaker (May)(Midlothian)

Tue 14 May, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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Opportunity to meet with other carers. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Unpaid carers who live or care for someone in Midlothian. Weekly Breakdown From 10-11am: Come along and enjoy a cuppa and blether with other carers in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. From 11am-12noon: Money Matters - Do you know all about the benefits you may be entitled to? Our money matters worker will explain more about the benefits available to carers and their cared for and…

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Telecare information session (Midlothian)

Wed 22 May, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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Telecare is a selection of equipment, sensors and alarms which is assistive technology to enable people to live safely in their own homes more independently. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Weekly Breakdown The Midcare Team will facilitate this session and provide carers with more information on the varied selection of equipment available to support the person you care for and also give you piece of mind when leaving them on their own. What carers will get from…

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Peer Support group for Parents & Carers (Midlothian)(May)

Thu 30 May, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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VOCAL Midlothian and The Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL) are jointly hosting a group for parents and carers of disabled children and young people living in Midlothian. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Parents and carers of disabled children and young people with additional support needs living in Midlothian. Weekly Breakdown At the meeting you will: Have the opportunity to share experiences, suggest future topics and guest speakers. Meet other parents and carers. Explore ideas and opportunities…

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June 2019

Carer Coffee Morning with Guest Speaker (June)(Midlothian)

Wed 12 June, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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Opportunity to meet with other carers. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Unpaid carers who live or care for someone in Midlothian. Weekly Breakdown From 10am-11am: Come along and enjoy a cuppa and blether with other carers in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. From 11am-12noon: Carers Week celebration and information on your rights as a carer to ensure you are aware of Carers Act (Scotland) and your right to an Adult Carer Support Plan. What carers will get…

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Caring for someone with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (Midlothian)

Wed 19 June, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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Specifically designed to meet the needs of carers of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers supporting someone who has MS. Weekly Breakdown The session will be facilitated by a MS Nurse Specialist and will cover a range of topics such as information on the condition, symptoms and symptom management, treatment and support available. What carers will get from this course Practical information and advice on how to support someone with MS. Information…

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Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid: Young People (Midlothian)

Thu 20 June, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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Many parents/carers worry about how to approach young people who may be experiencing mental health issues – come along and find out more about mental health in young people and improve your confidence in talking about it. Note that this course does not train people to be mental health workers. It offers basic general information about mental health problems. The knowledge presented and understanding developed in the course helps to remove stigma and fear and to give confidence in approaching…

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Peer Support group for Parents & Carers (Midlothian)(June)

Mon 24 June, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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VOCAL Midlothian and The Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL) are jointly hosting a group for parents and carers of disabled children and young people living in Midlothian. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Parents and carers of disabled children and young people with additional support needs living in Midlothian. Weekly Breakdown At the meeting you will: Have the opportunity to share experiences, suggest future topics and guest speakers. Meet other parents and carers. Explore ideas and opportunities…

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