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Caring with Confidence

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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

Caring with Confidence is a free programme for anyone caring for a family member or friend who is chronically ill or disabled.  This 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.ach run for three hours a week in the City Centre.

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

or Debbie  on 0116 251 0999 For other training opportunities.


There are seven sessions which also offer complementary refreshments at each session -

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 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, Looks at ways to help you juggle your caring role & finding valuable time for yourself!!

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.


Starting:  Tuesday 10th November 2015.  Time:  10.00am - 1.00pm.  Place: AGE UK, Clarence House, Humberstone Gate, Leicester. LE1 3PJ.

Finding Your Way                              10th November

Caring and Coping                             17th November

Caring & Understanding DEMENTIA   24th November

Caring Day to Day                                 1st December

Caring & Life                                          8th December

Managing Stress Effectively              15th December

Starting:  Tuesday 11th November 2015.  Time:  10.00am - 1.00pm.  Place: BLABY SOCIAL CENTRE - Leicester Road, Blaby, LE8 4GQ.

Finding Your Way                              11th November

Caring and Coping                             18th November

Caring & Communication                  25th November

Caring Day to Day                                 2nd December

Managing Stress Effectively                9th December


Starting: 18th January 2016    Time:  10.00am - 1.00pm.  Place: AGE UK, Clarence House, Humberstone Gate, Leicester. LE1 3PJ.

Finding Your Way                                 Monday  18th January 2016

Caring and Coping                               Monday 25th January 2016

Caring & Understanding DEMENTIA  Wednesday 3rd February 2016 

Caring Day to Day                                 Monday 8th February 2016

Caring & Life                                          Monday 15th February 2016

Managing Stress Effectively                Tuesday 23rd February 2016

Please contact: Ranjana or Debbie to book a place or get full details on: 0116 2510  999


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