Power of Attorney Zoom sessions – October to December 2020

Are you interested in finding out more about Power of Attorney and how this could help you in your caring role? Information sessions will be taking place on Zoom for carers in both Clackmannanshire and Falkirk from this month until December.

Session dates and times are:

FALKIRK

    • Monday      19 October          12 pm
    • Tuesday      17 November       2 pm
    • Monday      07 December      11 am

CLACKMANNANSHIRE

    • Tuesday      20 October         10 am
    • Tuesday      10 November       2 pm
    • Tuesday      08 December      11 am

If you are a carer based in Clackmannanshire and would be interested in more information or booking a place, please contact Tracy on 01259 226838 or email tracygibson@centralcarers.co.uk. Alternatively, if you are a carer living in Falkirk then please contact Donna on 01324 611510 or email donnamulder@centralcarers.co.uk.

If you would like to attend any of these sessions, but are not sure how to go online, or how to join a Zoom meeting, please contact either Tracy or Donna.

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Care with Confidence (Thursday) Programme – October to November 2020

Care with Confidence sessions are now taking place every second Thursday throughout October. Due to the current lockdown that is in place, all sessions will take place on Zoom and take place between 10.30 am and 12 noon.  All carers are welcome and there is no cost to attend sessions.

The programme overview for this session is:

  • 08 October 2020          TBC
  • 22 October 2020           Talking Mats
  • 05 November 2020      What is Technology Enabled Care?

Please click here to see the full programme.

If you are a carer living and would like to attend any of these sessions, but are not sure how to go online, or how to join a Zoom meeting, please call Catherine Brunton on 07857 671347 or email catherinebrunton@centralcarers.co.uk.

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CAMHS Autism Spectrum Disorder Information Sessions

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The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), working with Falkirk & Clackmannanshire Carers Centre, is offering information sessions and workshops for parents/ grandparents /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. To get the most from this course, it is recommended that you attend all 6 sessions.

Sessions will take place bettern 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm. The programme overview is:

  • 20 October 2020          An Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 27 October 2020           Understanding Social Communication Difficulties and Strategies for Managing Social                                                      Demands
  • 03 November 2020      Anxiety and Austism Spectrum Disorders
  • 10 November 2020       The Challenges Faced by Children with ASD and Families Workshop
  • 17 November 2020       What Next

Please click here to see the full programme.

PLEASE NOTE: due to the current lockdown that is in place, all sessions will take place on Zoom. For help with using Zoom, more information on the programme, or to book a place, please contact Donna on 01324 611510 / 07824 381280 or email donnamulder@centralcarers.co.uk.

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Care with Confidence Clackmannanshire Programme – September to October 2020

The next Care with Confidence sessions for Clackmannanshire will begin from Wednesday, 23 September. Due to the current lockdown that is in place, all sessions will take place on Zoom and take place between 10 am and 12 noon.  All carers are welcome and there is no cost to attend sessions.

The programme overview for this session is:

  • 23 September 2020       Getting into Zoom (Appointments)
  • 30 September 2020       Home Energy Scotland
  • 07 October 2020            Chair Yoga and Relaxation
  • 14 October 2020             Home Fire Safety New Scottish Legislation
  • 21 October 2020             Dementia: Shadowing and Sundowning

Please click here to see the full programme.

If you are a carer living in Clackmannanshire and would like to attend any of these sessions, but are not sure how to go online, or how to join a Zoom meeting, please call Tracy Gibson on 07818 592992 or email tracygibson@centralcarers.co.uk.

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Care with Confidence Falkirk Programme – September to October 2020

The next Care with Confidence sessions for Falkirk will begin from Tuesday, 29 September. Due to the current lockdown that is in place, all sessions will take place on Zoom and take place between 10.30 am and 12 noon.  All carers are welcome and there is no cost to attend sessions.

The programme overview for this session is:

  • 29 September 2020      Dementia Tips for Carers
  • 6 October 2020             What is Technology Enabled Care?
  • 13 October 2020            Moving & Handling Hints for Carers

Please click here to see the full programme.

If you are a carer living in Falkirk and would like to attend any of these sessions, but are not sure how to go online, or how to join a Zoom meeting, please call Donna Mulder on 07824 381280 or email donnamulder@centralcarers.co.uk.

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Care with Confidence Grangemouth Programme – August to September 2020

Care with Confidence sessions for Grangemouth are now taking place every Thursday throughout August and into September, beginning Thursday 27 August. Due to the current lockdown that is in place, all sessions will take place on Zoom and take place between 10.30 am and 12 noon.  All carers are welcome and there is no cost to attend sessions.

The programme overview for this session is:

  • 27 August 2020             NHS Forth Valley
  • 3 September 2020        Mobile Emergency Care Services (MECS)
  • 10 September 2020       Home Energy Scotland
  • 17 September 2020       Alzheimer Scotland
  • 24 September 2020      Talking Mats

Please click here to see the full programme.

If you are a carer living in Grangemouth and would like to attend any of these sessions, but are not sure how to go online, or how to join a Zoom meeting, please call Catherine Brunton on 07857 671347 or email catherinebrunton@centralcarers.co.uk.

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Care with Confidence Falkirk Programme – August to September 2020

The next Care with Confidence sessions in August will start on Tuesday 25 August 2020, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Due to the current lockdown that is in place, all sessions will take place on Zoom.  All carers are welcome and there is no cost to attend sessions.

Topics include an information session with Dementia Challenging Behaviours Explained, Home Fire Safety, and Home Energy Scotland. Please click the link below to see the full programme.

If you are a carer living in Falkirk and would like to attend any of these sessions, but are not sure how to go online, or how to join a Zoom meeting, please call Donna Mulder on 07824 381280 or email donnamulder@centralcarers.co.uk.

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Care with Confidence sessions for September 2020

Zoom coffeeThe Carers Centre is starting a new programme of ‘What Carers Need to Know’ online information sessions on Zoom in September.

The sessions are aimed at those who are relatively new to caring for a family member or friend at home, or carers who would like to know more about the help and support that is available to them and how to deal with some of the challenges that caring can bring.

To make it easier for carers to take part, we will be repeating each session on different days of the week and at different times throughout September/October (depending on demand).

Sessions topics will include:

  • Communicating Effectively
  • Stress & Relaxation
  • and more! The full program can be found here!

For carers based in Falkirk who would like to book a place or would like more information, please contact Cath on 07857 671347 or email catherinebrunton@centralcarers.co.uk. Clackmannanshire carers can contact Tracy on 07818 592992 or email tracygibson@centralcarers.co.uk.

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Care with Confidence Falkirk Programme – July to August 2020

The next Care with Confidence sessions in July will start on Tuesday 28 July 2020, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Due to the current lockdown that is in place, all sessions will take place on Zoom.  All carers are welcome and there is no cost to attend sessions.

Topics include an information session with Alzheimer Scotland, First Aid at Home and a session with Falkirk Council’s Mobile Emergency Care Services – MECS. Please click the link below to see the full programme.

If you are a carer living in Falkirk and would like to attend any of these sessions, but are not sure how to go online, or how to join a Zoom meeting, please call Donna Mulder on 07824 381280 or email donnamulder@centralcarers.co.uk.

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Power of Attorney Zoom sessions – July to September 2020

Are you interested in finding out more about Power of Attorney and how this could help you in your caring role? Information sessions will be taking place on Zoom for carers in both Clackmannanshire and Falkirk from this month until September.

If you are a carer based in Clackmannanshire and would be interested in more information or booking a place, please contact Tracy on 01259 226838 or email tracygibson@centralcarers.co.uk. Alternatively, if you are a carer living in Falkirk then please contact Donna on 01324 611510 or email donnamulder@centralcarers.co.uk.

If you would like to attend any of these sessions, but are not sure how to go online, or how to join a Zoom meeting, please contact either Tracy or Donna.

Click here for programme

 

Image by Cytonn Photography