Carers Support Sessions

Caring for yourself or a loved one can be very positive and rewarding but at times can bring a number of emotional and practical challenges.

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How we can support you as a carer

Carers Wellbeing sessions

As a service we deliver and support carers through our group sessions, exploring some of the challenges and difficult emotions carers may experience.

Carers and the session facilitators discuss and share different ways to manage challenges, stress levels and ideas and techniques carers can use to improve and support their own physical and emotional wellbeing whilst caring for someone.

Individual support that carers may need can also be provided through the Wellness Service, Carers Trust and our partners Carers Count.

What sessions are available?

Building Resilience

A reflective and motivational session exploring a number of topics to help carers build on their existing strengths and knowledge to be able to look after their own emotional and physical wellbeing and better manage their caring role.

Caring for Someone with Memory Deterioration

In this session we explore common symptoms, behaviours and feelings the person you care for may be experiencing.

Our Latest Course timetable is:

Building ResilienceBrian Jackson House, HuddersfieldWednesday 15th May6:00pm-8:00pm
Caring for Someone with Memory DeteriorationDewsbury Fire StationWednesday 22nd May1:00pm-3:00pm
Caring for Someone with Memory DeteriorationHuddersfield Fire StationTuesday 11th June 1:00pm-3:00pm
Building ResilienceDewsbury Fire StationTuesday 25th June 10:30am-12:30pm
Building ResilienceCarers Trust Office, HuddersfieldTuesday 9th July10:00am-12:00pm
Caring for Someone with Memory DeteriorationBrian Jackson House, HuddersfieldWednesday 14th August1:00pm-3:00pm
Building Resilience Kirkwood, Huddersfield 17th September10:30am-12:30pm
Building Resilience Dewsbury Fire Station19th September10:30am-12:30pm

Carers who have attended the sessions have said:

“Very informative, delivered in a friendly way which meant it was easy to have discussions.”

“Left with the knowledge that there are services out there which will support. Thank you”

“I was a bit apprehensive about attending this course, but I found it very relevant and I fell I’ve learned some positive strategies. I was worried the course would make me feel more down about being a carer, but on the contrary, I feel you’ve given me a lot of food for thought and I’m feeling better about things in just a couple of hours. Thank you.”

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