Availability : Edinburgh Wide
Who is this for?
- Unpaid carers aged 18 years old and over
Who provides this?
- Voices Of Carers Across Lothians (VOCAL) Edinburgh
VOCAL runs training and leisure events information and support to carers.
Training and leisure events can enable you to develop skills and knowledge that can help you be more confident in your caring role and to manage your own financial, physical and mental health and wellbeing. The events give you an opportunity to meet other carers and access further support and services.
- stress management
- understanding dementia
- first aid
- caring for someone with a specific condition or disability
In addition, there are regular fitness and wellbeing classes, visits to galleries and historic buildings and art and craft groups – there’s something for everyone.
Sessions are delivered online and face-to-face.
How do I access this?
- Referrals by third parties
Is there a cost?
Free to unpaid carers.
Is there a waiting list?
Sessions held in different venues across the city so can vary depending on which venue is used.
Times will vary depending on the event.