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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/

August 2019

Carer Coffee Morning with guest speaker (August)(Midlothian)

Wed 21 August, 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 Come along 10-11am and enjoy a cuppa and blether with other carers in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. From 11am-12noon: Mental Health consultation – Midlothian Council representative will attend to get feedback from carers as they are currently consulting on changes to Mental Health Services for Older People, which includes dementia. What carers will…

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Peer Support for parents & carers (Midlothian)(August)

Thu 22 August, 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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September 2019

Sensory Awareness session (Midlothian)

Thu 5 September, 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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Do you ever wonder what it is like for people with a sensory impairment? Or are you struggling yourself? Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Unpaid carers who live or care for someone within Midlothian local authority area. Weekly Breakdown This session is a mix of practical exercises and information giving which raises awareness of the issues people face that are living with visual and or hearing impairments. It also provides hints and tips on how to communicate…

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Carer Coffee Morning with guest speaker (September)(Midlothian)

Wed 18 September, 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 Come along 10-11am and enjoy a cuppa and blether with other carers in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. From 11am-12noon: Library Services – representatives will attend to chat about the variety of services available via your local library e.g.borrow box, pressreader, good neighbours scheme and Braw Blethers and other support available. What carers will…

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Caring for someone with a lung condition (Midlothian)

Thu 19 September, 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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Specifically designed to meet the needs of carers of people with a lung condition such as COPD. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers supporting someone who have a lung condition. Weekly Breakdown Representatives from NHS Lothian will provide useful and practical information for carers supporting someone with a lung condition. Information will be given on understanding the lungs, common symptoms and how to manage them and also useful information from a psychologist and dietician. What carers will…

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Peer Support for parents & carers (Midlothian)(September)

Mon 23 September, 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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