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Tuesday 20th February

11am to 3pm we are asking professionals to arrive at 10:30/10:45 to set their stalls )/ coffee –tea and nice refreshments will be provided

Venue: Training Hall at The Vestry Hall, London Road, Mitcham, CR4 3UD

At Carer's Support Merton we are also offering a range of interactive workshops specifically designed to support carers in their caring role. We aim to provide information and knowledge, to explore skills and strategies, to promote discussion between carers and to produce better outcomes for people in their caring role. Our 4 weeks sessions are free of charge and accessible to all new to caring adult’s carers in Merton or just want an update of our services and support that we can offer. Each session will accommodate a minimum of 4 and maximum of 12 carers.


7th  March 2018

The Vestry Hall, London Road, Mitcham, CR4 3UD 
Time:  1.30pm to 3.30pm
Week 1Getting the right advice and information 
This session is designed to allow carers to reflect on their caring experience (recognising and accepting implications of  the Carer role) The aim is to help carers identify their needs and find out more about the different ways they can get help and support with their caring role.


12th March, 19th March, 26th March
all three sessions will be at Drake House, Wimbledon Guild, 44 St Georges Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4ED.
Time:1.30 to 3.30pm

12th March Week 2: Equipping you with the right tools booked for from 13:30-15:30 at Drake House
This session will provide carers with information on a range of topics and aim to explore the practical side of their caring journey .The aim is to help carers explore different ways of  managing their own caring role while they are sustaining their own needs and planning for the future.


19th March, Week 3: Having your say:

This session will look at the many communication challenges that arise when caring. Workshops range from the basics of communication and assertiveness through to advanced skills for more complex situations. The aim is to help carers build their confidence when voicing their concerns, identify how carers expertise on the needs of the cared for person can be recognized and how they can be involved in decision-making by services


26th March Week 4: Lasting the distance:  
This session will focus on the emotional aspects of the different stages of the caring journey including change, loss and living through difficult times. The aim is to identify different coping strategies to help carers deal with social isolation and loneliness.


For more information or to book on the workshops please contact Nawal or Debbie on 0208 646 7515 or email debbie@csmerton.orgor nawal@csmerton.org








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