Dementia - Online

Assertiveness

Would you like to become more assertive in how you communicate with people? This workshop will give you practical skills and tools to help you become more assertive. In this Zoom session we will: Help you understand why we communicate ...

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Dementia - Face to Face

Assertiveness

Would you like to become more assertive in how you communicate with people? This workshop will give you practical skills and tools to help you become more assertive. In this face-to-face session we will: Help you understand why we communicate ...

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Date: July 11, 2022 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Address: Exeter Co-Lab, Wat Tyler House, King William St, Exeter, EX4 6PD

First Aid - Face to Face

Basic first aid skills

Caring for someone can be a worry if the person you care for suddenly becomes ill or has an accident. This practical and interactive session will focus on life threatening conditions. In this face-to-face session we will: Inform you of ...

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Date: June 14, 2022 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Address: Barnstaple Library, Tuly St, Barnstaple, EX31 1EL

First Aid - Face to Face

Basic first aid skills

Caring for someone can be a worry if the person you care for suddenly becomes ill or has an accident. This practical and interactive session will focus on life threatening conditions. In this face-to-face session we will: Inform you of ...

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Date: July 7, 2022 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Address: Exeter Co-Lab, Wat Tyler house, King Williams St, Exeter, EX4 6PD

General, Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Carer support sessions

Session 1 – Being a carer Looking after yourself as a carer A balancing act and keeping all wheels turning Keeping your thoughts positive Looking at your goals and how to achieve them Relaxation Session 2 – What we say … and what we mean ...

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Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Caring for carers

This course is aimed at unpaid carers to help them manage their caring role and stay well. Carers will discover what type of carer they are and how this impacts on their caring role. It will help carers to manage ...

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General - Online

Confidence Building workshop

As a carer do you lack confidence? We understand that many carers experience a lack of confidence due to their caring role, due to stress and trying to manage difficult and possibly ever-changing situations. This real-time online zoom session will ...

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Dementia - Face to Face

Dementia – when the bathroom becomes a battlefield

If you care for someone with dementia, personal care can become a challenge. In this live, online Zoom session we will: Look at the environment factors Chat about which clothes are easier to get dressed in Discuss pain and discomfort ...

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Date: May 25, 2022 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Dementia - Online

Dementia and effective communication

Caring for people with dementia can be difficult as we see them struggle with everyday tasks. But to communicate with the person you care for more effectively, we need to improve our own interpersonal skills. In this live, real-time Zoom ...

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Dementia - Face to Face

Dementia and effective communication

Caring for people with dementia can be difficult as we see them struggle with everyday tasks. But to communicate with the person you care for more effectively, we need to improve our own interpersonal skills. The course will: Look at ...

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Dementia - Online

Dementia and sleep

Does the person you care for have trouble sleeping? In this Zoom session we will: Discuss the importance of sleep and what happens to sleep patterns for someone with dementia Look at how sleep varies when we age Chat about ...

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Date: May 24, 2022 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Dementia - Face to Face

Dementia and sleep

Does the person you care for have trouble sleeping? The course will: Discuss the importance of sleep and what happens to sleep patterns for someone with dementia Look at how sleep varies when we age Chat about which food and ...

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Dementia - Face to Face

Dementia and the enviroment

People living with dementia can be affected by environmental factors. The course will: Look at the environmental factors that affect people with dementia Discuss problems with depth perspective e.g. why a person can’t see the food on their ...

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Dementia - Online

Dementia and the environment

People living with dementia can be affected by environmental factors. In this Zoom session we will: Look at the environmental factors that affect people with dementia Discuss problems with depth perspective e.g. why a person can’t see the ...

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Date: TBC

Dementia - Online

Different types of dementia

Caring for someone with dementia can be worrying but understanding the different types of dementia and how it can affect the people we care for, can be extremely helpful. In this Zoom session we will: Look at the different types ...

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Date: TBC

General, Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Ex-carers: Look for a way forward

Are you an ex-carer no longer caring due to bereavement? This three-part course has been devised to support you.

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Part 1: June 1, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Address: Cumberland Grange care Home, Cumberland Way, Exeter, EX1 3ZU
Part 2: June 8, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Address: Cumberland Grange care Home, Cumberland Way, Exeter, EX1 3ZU
Part 3: June 15, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Address: Cumberland Grange care Home, Cumberland Way, Exeter, EX1 3ZU

First Aid - Online

First aid Q&A

Learning basic first aid is essential for every day caring roles to give you the confidence to act in a practical and safe way, should a medical emergency arise. This live, real-time Zoom session we will: Offer a Q&...

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Date: June 30, 2022 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

First Aid - Online

First aid Q&A

Learning basic first aid is essential for every day caring roles to give you the confidence to act in a practical and safe way, should a medical emergency arise. This live, real-time Zoom session we will: Offer a Q&...

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Date: August 3, 2022 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

General - Online

How to identify a financial scam

We are currently seeing an increase in scams over the phone, online and face-to-face, which means we and the people we care for are becoming even more vulnerable to financial abuse. We are joined by a representative from Natwest for ...

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Date: TBC

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Online

Living alongside anxiety disorders

There are a wide range of anxiety symptoms and people can exhibit a range of different behaviours at different times, which can make it hard to understand. This two-part workshop offers an opportunity to explore anxiety disorders openly and safely, ...

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Date: TBC

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Online

Living alongside self-harm (responding to self-harm) Part 2

Part 2: Suggest supportive ways of responding to and caring for a person who is self-harming Chat about how to help when someone does not want to be helped Discuss looking after ourselves as carers (self-care ideas and techniques) Identify further ...

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Date: August 2, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Online

Living alongside self-harm (understanding self-harm) Part 1

Caring for someone who has a self-harming behaviour can be distressing for both you and the person you care for. It can take many forms including: self-injury (cutting, overdosing, etc), eating disorders, risk taking behaviour, drug and alcohol misuse. It ...

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Date: July 19, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Relationships - Online

Looking after you; looking after your relationship

Are you getting your relationship 5-a-day? This two-part workshop will explore the changing nature of carers’ relationships; with the cared for, family and friends. In this Zoom session we will: Look at relationships over time – an ever changing situation Discuss ...

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Part 1: July 26, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Part 2: August 9, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Relationships - Face to Face

Looking after you; looking after your relationship

Are you getting your relationship 5-a-day? This two-part workshop will explore the changing nature of carers’ relationships; with the cared for, family and friends. In this face-to-face session we will: Look at relationships over time – an everchanging situation Discuss communication ...

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Date: TBC

Dementia - Online

Looking at the challenges of caring for your parent who has dementia

Are you an unpaid carer of a parent that has dementia, and are you experiencing particular difficulties and problems? In this Zoom session we will: Give you time to identify the issues you are personally facing as a carer of ...

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Date: TBC

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Online

Managing challenging behaviour for carers dealing with mood disorders

For many carers dealing with the mental and emotional changes in their cared for can be the most challenging aspect of their caring. In this live, real-time Zoom session we will give you the opportunity: to meet with others experiencing ...

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Date: TBC

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Online

Managing Stress

Caring can be rewarding but also stressful at the same time. We will look at stress, its causes, symptoms, and a variety of ways of limiting its effect. We will use a variety of techniques to find methods that work ...

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Date: TBC

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Managing Stress

IT provides lots of opportunity to keep in touch with friends and family. Please bring your own device (eg smart phone, tablet, laptop) to this course and make sure that it is fully charged.  NB devices will not be repaired ...

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Date: June 29, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Address: Barnstaple Library, Tuly St, Barnstaple, EX31 1EL

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Managing Stress

IT provides lots of opportunity to keep in touch with friends and family. Please bring your own device (eg smart phone, tablet, laptop) to this course and make sure that it is fully charged.  NB devices will not be repaired ...

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Date: July 20, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Address: Exeter Co-Lab, Wat Tyler House, King William St, Exeter, EX4 6PD

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Relaxation in nature, with mendfulness practices

Would you like to enjoy the beauty of nature whilst learning relaxation and mindfulness techniques? In this live, real-time Zoom session we will: Include a guided meditation Give you strategies to help you let go of your worries and find ...

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Date: June 14, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Address: Rock Park, 1881 Ladies’ Mile, Barnstaple, EX32 9AQ

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Relaxation in nature, with mendfulness practices

Would you like to enjoy the beauty of nature whilst learning relaxation and mindfulness techniques? In this live, real-time Zoom session we will: Include a guided meditation Give you strategies to help you let go of your worries and find ...

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Date: July 12, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Address: Long Timber Woods, Station Road, Ivybridge, PL21 0AJ

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Relaxation in nature, with mendfulness practices

Would you like to enjoy the beauty of nature whilst learning relaxation and mindfulness techniques? In this live, real-time Zoom session we will: Include a guided meditation Give you strategies to help you let go of your worries and find ...

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Date: August 2, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Address: Simmons Park, Okehampton, EX20 1PW

General, Mental Health & Wellbeing - Online

Relaxation in nature, with mindfulness practices

Would you like to enjoy the beauty of nature whilst learning relaxation and mindfulness techniques? In this live, real-time Zoom session we will: Include a guided meditation Give you strategies to help you let go of your worries and find ...

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Date: June 23, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Online

Self-care for carers

Caring for someone can be very difficult at times, and it is important to practice self-care. In this live, real-time Zoom or face-to-face session we will: Discuss what is self-care? Highlight that you need to be able to look after ...

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Date: August 10, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Self-care for carers

Caring for someone can be very difficult at times, and it is important to practice self-care. In this face-to-face session we will: Discuss what is self-care? Highlight that you need to be able to look after yourself, to the best ...

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Date: July 13, 2022 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Address: Honiton Methodist Church, Chapel St, Honiton, EX14 1EU

Sleep - Online

Sleep workshop

Do you have trouble sleeping? This workshop will enable you look at improving the quality of your sleep patterns to chat through related issues with other carers. In this Zoom session we will: Allow an informal discussion to identify sleep ...

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Date: TBC

Sleep - Face to Face

Sleep workshop

Do you have trouble sleeping? This workshop will enable you look at improving the quality of your sleep patterns to chat through related issues with other carers. In this face-to-face session we will: Allow an informal discussion to identify sleep ...

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Date: June 22, 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Address: The Courtenay Centre, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QA

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Online

Thoughts, feelings and challenges

Have you ever given yourself the time to sit and think about your thoughts and feelings on being a carer? In this live, real-time Zoom session we will: Give you space to talk about your thoughts and feelings on being ...

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Date: TBC

Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Thoughts, feelings and challenges

Have you ever given yourself the time to sit and think about your thoughts and feelings on being a carer? In this live, real-time Zoom session we will: Give you space to talk about your thoughts and feelings on being ...

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Date: June 28, 2022 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Address: Cumberland Grange care home, Cumberland Way, Exeter, EX1 3ZU

General, Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face, Online

Unpaid carers and the menopause

Caring for others can be stressful but with the added mental and physical pressures of the menopause, it can make coping even more challenging. In this live, real-time Zoom or face-to-face session we will: Allow you to talk about the ...

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Date: TBC

General, Mental Health & Wellbeing - Face to Face

Unpaid carers and the menopause

Caring for others can be stressful but with the added mental and physical pressures of the menopause, it can make coping even more challenging. In this face-to-face session we will: Allow you to talk about the issues that you face ...

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Date: TBC