Care with Confidence – Clackmannanshire

The new Care with Confidence sessions start on Wednesday 31 January 2018, 10.00 am to 12 noon, at the Hawkhill Community Centre in Alloa.

Hear from various professionals, about the services that are available to support carers and those they care for. Topics will include Dementia & the Hospital, Footcare, Sleep and the Adult Carers Support Plan.

For further information, to book a place or if you require alternative care for the person you care for, so that you can attend, please contact Donna Mulder at the Carers Centre or download the programme here.

New Care with Confidence programme in Boness

New – Bo’ness ‘Care with Confidence’ sessions start on Thursday 6 October 2016 from 10 am till 12 noon at Kinneil Bowling & Social Club, Angus Road, Bo’ness, EH51 0BH.

As a carer you may find yourself under increasing stress… The ‘Managing Stress’ sessions will give you some methods and techniques to help ease feelings of tension and aid relaxation.

To gain the most benefit, we recommend that you come along to all of the sessions.
For more information, or to book a place, please download the programme here.
Or alternatively, contact Rebecca Fowler, Training Co-ordinator at the Carers Centre

 

An Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), working with Falkirk & Clackmannanshire Carers Centre, is offering information sessions and workshops for parents/carers of school aged children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). These sessions are open to those who have received a diagnosis for their child and have not accessed the CAMHS Parents Group or an Early Bird programme in the past.

These sessions will be available in September and October. To find out more, you can download the programme here.

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Care with Confidence – Power of Attorney

What would you do if the person you care for lost the capacity to make decisions on their own?

Come along to our Care with Confidence Sessions on Power of Attorney find out about:
– Incapacity and how this could impact on your caring responsibilities
– How being granted Power of Attorney could help you in your caring role
– Applying for Legal Aid to cover or subsidise any associated costs

Monthly information sessions will be held at the Carers Centre in Falkirk and Ludgate House in Alloa. For further information, to book a place or if you require alternative care for the person you care for, so that you can attend please contact: Donna Mulder at the Carers Centre or Ian McCourt at Ludgate House. You can download the programme here.

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Care with Confidence

September Care with Confidence sessions start on Tuesday 6 September 2016, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, at the Carers Centre in Falkirk.

Hear from various professionals, about the services that are available to support carers and those they care for.

Topics will be Chronic Pain, Home Fire Safety, Telecare and Overnight MECS Care and Dementia – Questions & Answers.

For further information, to book a place or if you require alternative care for the person you care for, so that you can attend please contact: Donna Mulder at the Carers Centre or download the programme here.

 

 

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Self Directed Support Survey

A Stirling University Masters Student has asked us to share this short survey about Self-Directed Support (SDS) awareness with you, looking at demand for what breaks families/carers/children/young adults would prefer to chose – i.e. residential respite weekend or an adventure based short break.Please help her research by following the attached link.

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The fifth Carers Parliament will be held on 2 November 2016 at Herriot Watt University. There are places for two carers from each of the 73 Scottish Parliamentary constituencies. Places will be decided by a ballot, which will be held in late July with successful delegates informed in early August. Click here for further information or to enter your name in the ballot.

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New “Care with Confidence” programme in Denny

New Denny “Care with Confidence” sessions start on Thursday 2 June 2016, 10:30 till 12:30, at St. Alexanders Church, 100 Stirling Road, Denny.
Hear from various professionals about the services that are available to support you and the person you care for. Find out how to access these services and learn some simple tips to aid relaxation.
For further information, to book a place, or if you require alternative care for the person you care for so that you can attend, please contact: Donna Mulder at the Carers Centre in Falkirk or download the Denny programme – June 2016

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Parents Groups – New Session Starting!

Falkirk support groups for parents of children and young people (up to 20 years) who have additional support needs will be starting up again at the beginning of September.  Parents groups meet at the Carers Centre on the first Tuesday evening and the first Thursday morning of the month during term time and offer information and support to parent carers regardless of their child’s Illness, disability or condition.  The September meetings will take place at the Carers Centre as follows:

Tuesday 1 September 2015, 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm

Thursday 3 September 2015, 10.30 am to 12 noon

We look forward to welcoming new members as well as those who regularly attend or who haven’t been along to the group for a while and would like to come along for the start of the new session.

For further information, contact Anne Prinn or Claire Crossan at the Carers Centre.