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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.



StartingTuesday 7th June 2016    Time:  10.00am - 1.00pm

Place: AGE UK, Clarence House, Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 3PJ.

Caring and Coping                                Tuesday 7th June 2016

Managing Stress Effectively                Tuesday 14th June 2016

Caring and Communication                 Tuesday 21st June 2016

Caring Day to Day                                 Tuesday 28th June  2016

Caring and Life                                      Tuesday 5th   July   2016

Caring and Working 2016                     Tuesday 12th July   2016 


Starting: Wednesday 3rd August 2016    Time:  10.00am - 1.00pm

Place: Blaby Social Centre, Leicester Road, Blaby, LE8 4GQ.

Finding your Way                                 Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Caring and Coping                               Wednesday 10th August  2016

Caring and Communication                Wednesday 17th August 2016

Caring Day to Day                                Wednesday 24th August 2016

Managing Stress Effectively               Wednesday 31st August 2016                           

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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