Clackmannanshire Care with Confidence Programme October – November 2017

The Carers Centre in Clackmannanshire, along with their partners in NHS Forth Valley, is delivering a Care with Confidence programme on Information about Dementia. It starts on Thursday 5 October, 10 am to 12 noon, running for 6 weeks, and will take place at Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre. To book a place, or for further information, please contact the Carers Centre in Alloa or download a programme here.

 

Care with Confidence Programme September – October 2017

The new Falkirk Care with Confidence sessions start on Tuesday 26 September 2017, 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 Mid Stage Dementia – Part 2, Planning Ahead and Cancer Screening.

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.

What Carers Need to Know

The Centre in Falkirk is running a new Care with Confidence programme, What Carers Need to Know, starting on 21 September, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm in Denny Library. What Carers Need to Know is a 6 week programme designed to give carers essential information to develop confidence in their caring role. To book a place, or for further information, please contact the Carers Centre or download a programme here.

Fronto Temporal Dementia Carer Sessions

The Centre in Falkirk is running a programme of Fronto Temporal Dementia Carer Sessions from September to November 2017, starting on Friday 29 September.  The sessions are open to carers of people with a confirmed diagnosis of Fronto Temporal Dementia.  The monthly sessions provide information and support to carers in an informal setting.  The programme will take place on the last Friday of each calendar month.  Contact the Centre or download a programme here for more information.

The new Clackmannanshire Care with Confidence sessions run from Wednesday 19 April to Wednesday 10 May 2017, 10.00 am to 12.00 pm, 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 be Advanced Directives, Worry, Patient Relations and Mini Steps to Better Nutrician

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.

The new Falkirk Care with Confidence sessions run from Tuesday 18 April to Tuesday 30 May 2017, 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 Advanced Directives, Wills, Dementia & Continence Care, Patient Relations, Diabetes, Worry, Reminiscence, and The Dementia Outreach Team.

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.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Sessions

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.

If you have any questions about the content or suitability of the group for you, then please contact: Michelle Henderson (Speech and Language Therapist) on 01324 610846 or Kirsty Murphy (Clinical Associate in Psychology) on 01786 454546 or download the programme here

Fronto Temporal Dementia Carer Sessions

The Centre in Falkirk is running a programme of Fronto Temporal Dementia Carer Sessions from April to June 2017, starting on Friday 28 April.  The sessions are open to carers of people with a confirmed diagnosis of Fronto Temporal Dementia.  The monthly sessions provide information and support to carers in an informal setting.  Professionals are also invited on a regular basis to talk about the clinical, social and legal aspects of care.  The programme will take place on the last Friday of each calendar month.  Contact the Centre or download a programme here for more information.

Sensory Centre Wellbeing Café – Carer Sessions

Sessions for carers of adults affected by sensory loss in the Falkirk area started in February at the Sensory Centre.  Carers may be accompanied by the person they care for who will be able to take part in alternative activities provided by the Sensory Centre.

Sensory loss includes those who may be blind, partially sighted, deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing.

The Wellbeing Café will meet each week on a Thursday from 12 noon to 2.30 pm and offer a mix of learning opportunities and social support for carers.   Both the carer and the cared for person will have a programme to take part in followed by lunch so that they may share their learning and benefit from peer support.

Contact the Carers Centre or the Sensory Centre for further information or download the current programme here.

Care with Confidence Programme January – February 2017

The new Care with Confidence sessions start on Tuesday 24 January 2017, 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 Sleep, Dementia & Medication, Scams, Mini Steps to Better Nutrition, Patient Opinion and Dementia & Continence Care.

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.