Carers Information Service releases practical workshops on challenges carers face.

The Carers’ Information Service runs a monthly calendar packed with a wide range of support services and specialist advice to carers at the Carers Support Centre, based at 24 George Street, Croydon.

Here we’ve put together a selection of six forthcoming activities at the Carers Support Centre to highlight what is taking place:

 

Managing Change

Tuesday 18 October, 10am - 3pm

Learn practical techniques for managing change as a carer.

Keeping Safe

Tuesday 25 October, 10am - 12noon

Find practical information to help you and the person you care for keep safe from internet scams, cold callers, telephone sales calls and bogus callers.

Managing Violence and Aggression

Tuesday 1 November, 10am - 3pm

Learn how to calm down a situation and keep yourself safe when a person behaves aggressively. Book here

If Only I’d Known: Caring for Someone with Dementia

Sessions on Wednesdays, 2pm - 4pm on: 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 November

A series of workshops for carers of people who have received a recent diagnosis of dementia, or people who think the person they care for may have dementia. Each session covers a different topic. Carers can book one, some or all of the sessions.

Managing Sleep Difficulties

Tuesday 8 November, 10am - 3pm

Getting the right amount of sleep can be a real challenge when you are caring. This workshop will help you find practical techniques to get the good night’s rest you need.

Moving and Handling People

Tuesday 15 November, 10am - 3.30pm

It’s important to know how to move someone safely without injuring yourself. Learn how to move the person you care for in a safe way that prevents back strain.

 

The Carers Support Centre is a walk-in information and advice centre led by The Whitgift Foundation's Carers' Information Service.

To book any of the workshops visit Carers Information Service website. Alternatively, contact appointments@carersinfo.org.uk or call 020 8663 5608.

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