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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.

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.



StartingWednesday 9th November 2016  Time:  10.00am - 1.00pm

Place: Pork Pie Library & Community Centre, Southfields Drive, Leicester, LE2 6QS

Caring and Coping                            Wednesday 9th November  2016

Managing Stress Effectively              Wednesday 16th November 2016             

Caring and Communication               Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Caring Day to Day                             Wednesday 30th November 2016

Caring and Life                                  Wednesday   7th December 2016

Caring and Working                           Wednesday 14th December 2016



StartingTuesday 15th November 2016  Time:  10.00am - 1.00pm

Place: John Storer House, Ward's End, Loughborough LE11 3HA

Finding your Way                              Tuesday 15th November 2016

Caring and Coping                            Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Caring and Communicating              Tuesday 29th November 2016

Caring Day to Day                            Tuesday   6th December 2016

Managing Stress and Life                 Tuesday 13th December 2016

Future programmes coming in 2017  .................  

Leicester City starting on - Wednesday 11th January 2017 at AGE UK     

Loughborough starting on - Wednesday 22nd February 2017 at JOHN STORER HOUSE

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



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