Carer training and leisure events (Voices Of Carers Across Lothian)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Unpaid carers aged 18 years old and over


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.

Topics include:

  • 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.

Is there a cost?

Free to unpaid carers.

Location information

Sessions are held in different venues across the city so can vary depending on which venue is used.

Opening times

Times will vary depending on the event.

Contact Details

60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5HB

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Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Eating disorders
Healthy living
Self confidence
Self harm

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