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Caring with Confidence

Caring with Confidence is a free programme for anyone caring for a family member or friend. There are seven sessions, each run for three hours a week in the City Centre. Complementary refreshments are provided at each session.

For more information and of when a programme starts in your area, please contact  Ranjana or Debbie  

on 0116 251 0999 For other training opportunities.

The programme


Caring for a chronically ill or disabled loved one can have a huge impact on your own health and wellbeing, many say they feel isolated, experience feelings of being unable to cope, unsure where to go for advice and support, or feel they are not being heard.  Others say they would like the chance to meet others in similar situations.

Finding your Way

Welcome and Introductory session.
Caring and Coping

Gives you a chance to discuss the emotions and stress surrounding caring.  Looks at ways to cope with stress more effectively.

Caring and Me

Looks at ways to improve your own health and wellbeing and the person you care for.

Caring and Communicating

Get the best from communicating with professionals and service providers.
Caring Day to Day

Looks at the essentials of caring for someone from medication to emergencies and how to keep someone safe in the home.

Caring and Life

Invites you to take time out and think about how to juggle competing demands and how your caring role fits with other aspects of your life.
Stress Management

Stress management and relaxation techniques to incorporate into everyday life.

Caring for someone with Dementia (when required)

Understanding the effects of dementia and look at practical ways and communication skills to help care for someone with the condition.
NOTICE:  We Are Now Running These Course In LOUGHBOROUGH - Programme One Starting 25th June 2014.  Programme Two Starting 1st October 2014.


Finding Your Way                     2nd July

Caring And Coping                   9th July

Caring And Communicating    16th July

Caring Day - Day                       23rd July

Managing Stress Effectively    30th July  OR Caring for Someone With Dementia / Memory Problems

(we are letting those interested choose one of these last subjects and will go with the majority).


DATE: Tuesday 5th August 2014.         PLACE: AGE UK Clarence House, Humberstone Gate, Leicester, LE1 3PL. TIME: 10:00am - 1:00pm.

Complimentary refreshments will be provided.  Please contact: Ranjana or Debbie to book a place or get full details on: 0116 2510  999.


The Caring with Confidence Programme will be starting on WEDNESDAY 13TH AUGUST 2014. 

AT:  Ashby Library, North Street.  TIME: 10:30am - 1:00pm

Complimentary refreshments will be provided.  TO BOOK A PLACE OR GET FULL INFORMATION                     

Please contact Pamela or Debbie at The Carers Centre on: 0116 251 0999. 

Good News!
Thank you to Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales.  They have awarded The Carers Centre funding to run Caring with Confidence in Oadby & Wigston and North West Leicestershire! Since Caring with Confidence was a National Programme, we have received many requests for Caring with Confidence to be delivered in the county.  We are delighted that we can now offer this popular family support service in these areas.  If you would like to find out more information or know of someone who would benefit from this highly valued programme
please contact Pam, Ranjana or Debbie on 0116 251 0999


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