What's on in Countesthorpe

Village events are detailed below. If you are organising an event that takes place in Countesthorpe, consider adding it to our listing which is also displayed on the village hall noticeboard.
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15th July 2017 [Saturday]
Messy Church
4.00-6.00pm - St Andrew's Church

Worship and activities for all the family

20th July 2017 [Thursday]
Caring with Confidence
10:00am till 1:00pm - Countesthorpe Village Hall

A FREE popular & essential support programmme for anyone caring for a family member or a friend, with any condition.
Caring for a chronically ill or disabled loved one can have a huge impact on your own health and wellbeing, many say they feel isolated, experience feelings of being unable to cope, unsure where to go for advice and support, worried about the future or feel they are not being heard. Others say they would like the chance to meet others in a similar situation.
Care with Confidence can help with these problems and is held in a relaxed
and friendly environment.

The programme runs over five weeks so come to as many sessions as you can. First session starts on Thursday 20th July 2017
Finding Your Way: Is an introductory session which welcomes you to the programme and explains more about each session and how it can help you in your caring role. It also looks at the importance of your health and wellbeing. and how to tackle your concerns constructively.

Caring & Coping: Gives you time and space to look at the emotions involved in looking after someone and how to recognise and deal with stress more effectively.

Managing Stress Effectively: Relaxation and how not to avoid it! The session reiterates the negative effects of stress on you, physically, mentally,your feelings and it's impact on your behaviour. Learn simple relaxation techniques to incorporate in everyday life to help you combat the effects of stress. Explore ways to help you juggle your caring role and find valuable time for YOURSELF!

Caring & Communication: Helps you get the best from communicating with professionals and service providers. Ideas to help with self-advocacy and find out more about local support available to you.

Caring Day-to-Day: The essentials of caring for someone every day from medication to emergencies. Discussions around equipment available to help keep someone safe in their own home and look at awareness of moving and handling.
To book your place or to chat about the programme, please contact Ranjana or Debbie at The Carers Centre Tel: 0116 2510999

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