Free training for Carers (please scroll down to bottom of the page)

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FREE workshops for Carers

Meet other Carers and spend a little time doing something enjoyable for yourself

We can help arrange respite for the person you care for or may be able to support with transport, please let us know if you require assistance at the time of booking

These workshops are very popular and places are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. For information or bookings please telephone 01304 364637 or email support@carers-doverdistrict.org

Free – Caring with Confidence

Caring with Confidence

These workshops provide an opportunity to meet other Carers in a relaxed and informal environment. The group will consider the emotions involved in:

FINDING YOUR WAY — Introduction and identifying what matters to you as a Carer

CARING DAY TO DAY — The basics of looking after someone, from medication to emergencies at home

CARING AND RESOURCES — How you can maximise your income and access other resources that save you money as a Carer

CARING AND COMMUNICATING — The best ways to communicate with different people using real-life caring situations

CARING AND COPING — Considering the emotions involved in looking after someone and ways you might cope with stress more effectively

CARING AND ME — How you can stay fit and healthy and looks at planning your caring around your own health and wellbeing

CARING AND LIFE — Ways of trying to find some balance

The next workshop start date: Thursday 14th September 2017 and Thursdays weekly to 26th October 2017 at The Custom House, Harbour Parade, Ramsgate, CT11 8LP from 10am until 1pm

You are also welcome to attend Caring with Confidence Workshops hosted by our partners Carers Support in Ashford, Tel 01233 664393

Next course start date: Friday 15th September 2017 and Fridays weekly to 27th October 2017 at the UKP leisure club in Sittingbourne, from 10am – 1pm

Free – First Aid and Manual Handling for Carers

Learn about First Aid and Manual Handling techniques to safely do what you need to do in your caring role without causing injury to yourself.  For example, when you need to assist someone in and out of a chair or on and off the toilet.

The next workshop will be on Thursday 2nd November 2017 at The Custom House, Harbour Parade, Ramsgate, CT11 8LP from 10am until 2pm.Light Refreshments provided

You are also welcome to attend First Aid and Manual Handling for Carers hosted by our partners Carers Support in Ashford, Tel 01233 664393

The next course will be on 15th November 2017 at the civic Centre in Ashford from 10am – 1pm

Free – Mental Health Workshops for Carers

A three hour workshop facilitating peer support, sharing with each other ideas, approaches and balancing caring with other aspects of your life.  Light refreshments provided