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 training for Carers

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

Weekly workshops start Thursday 5th July 2018 at:
Holy Trinity Church & Trinity Community Resource Centre
St Mary’s Ave, Margate CT9 3TN
from 10am to 1pm for 7 weeks finishing Thursday 16th August 2018

You are also welcome to attend Caring with Confidence workshops hosted by our partners Carers’ Support (Ashford). For information or to book your place, please call Carers’ Support (Ashford) on 01233 664 393

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

Weekly workshops start Wednesday 4th July 2018 at:
Starbucks Coffee, Neats Court, Thomsett Way, Queensborough ME11 5JS
from 10am to 1pm
for 7 weeks
finishing Wednesday 15th August 2018

Free – First Aid and Manual Handling for Carers

This free bespoke 4 hour course designed especially for Carers’ Support, offers Carers a tailored and comprehensive knowledge of both first aid and manual handling. The session offers you the chance to bring any questions and queries along to be addressed by a professional.

Thursday 23rd August 2018 at:
Trinity Community Resource Centre, St Mary’s Avenue, Margate CT9 3TN
from 10am to 2pm

You are also welcome to attend First Aid & Manual Handling courses hosted by our partners Carers’ Support (Ashford). For information or to book your place, please call Carers’ Support (Ashford) on 01233 664 393

This free bespoke 3 hour course designed especially for Carers’ Support, offers Carers a tailored and comprehensive knowledge of both first aid and manual handling. The session offers you the chance to bring any questions and queries along to be addressed by a professional.

Tuesday 19th June 2018 at:
Hawkinge House, Hurricane Way, Hawkinge CT18 7SS
from 11:30am to 2:30pm

This free bespoke 3 hour course designed especially for Carers’ Support, offers Carers a tailored and comprehensive knowledge of both first aid and manual handling. The session offers you the chance to bring any questions and queries along to be addressed by a professional.

Thursday 12th July 2018 at:
Strode Crescent Baptist Church, 2 Strode Crescent, Sheerness ME12 2NU
from 10am to 1pm