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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/

April 2019

Carer Mindfulness Group (Midlothian)

Wed 3 April, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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Many people use mindfulness to help them lead a calmer and less stressed life and to help improve their sense of wellbeing. Duration: 7 Sessions (Wednesday 3rd April - 26th June held fortnightly) Who is this course for? Unpaid carers living or caring in Midlothian local authority. Weekly Breakdown We have a small group of carers who meet fortnightly to participate in group mindfulness together to help them relax and de-stress. Please note that in order to join the group…

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

Tue 9 April, 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 - Your Support Your Choice (SDS) - learn more about your choices so that you can have more control over the type of support you or the person you care for receives.…

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Dementia Information Day (Midlothian)

Thu 25 April, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:15 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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This course aims to provide information on key aspects of Dementia and how it can affect the people we care about. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Unpaid carers who live in or care for someone in Midlothian who has recently been diagnosed with dementia. Weekly Breakdown The focus of the session is to inform carers of people with dementia about the illness, treatment and support available. Understanding dementia. Treatment. The home environment. Support in the community. Support…

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Peer Support Group for Parents & Carers (Midlothian)(April)

Mon 29 April, 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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May 2019

Your Support Your Choice (Midlothian)

Wed 1 May, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road
DALKEITH, Midlothian EH22 3NX United Kingdom
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Do you want to learn more about self directed support and how it can benefit you and the person you care for? Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Unpaid carers who live in or care for someone in Midlothian. Weekly Breakdown This session will provide carers with a better understanding of Self Directed Support and the assessment process. What carers will get from this course A better understanding of self directed support. Learn how to get more choice…

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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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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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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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