FREE wellbeing workshops for unpaid carers

Carers Trust South East Wales (CTSEW) have been successful in securing funding from Welsh Government via Carers Trust Wales, to deliver a series of FREE wellbeing workshops for unpaid carers in partnership with Elemental Health.

Carers are required to submit their expression of interest in the workshop(s) via this link: https://forms.office.com/r/3ugAApKtWM

Each session will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

We are delivering 16 workshops, eight for young carers and eight for adult carers.

Workshop details YOUNG CARERS – February 2022:

  • Wed 2nd          5pm- 7pm       Coping Strategies that really work
  • Wed 9th           4pm-6pm       Why am I doing this? Taking risks and how to take care of yourself
  • Thurs 10th       4pm-6pm       Seeking professional help when where and how to get it
  • Wed 16th         5pm-7pm       Sleep support
  • Thurs 17th       5pm-7pm       Caring for others whilst caring for yourself
  • Mon 21st         10am-12pm    Stress and anxiety coping techniques session one (what is stress and anxiety and practical strategies)
  • Tues 22nd       10am-12pm    Stress and anxiety coping techniques session two (practical strategies)
  • Tues 22nd       1pm-3pm        Strategies to boost self-esteem and self-doubt

There will be a safeguarding officer from CTSEW present for all young carers sessions, and CTSEW hold evidence of DBS checks and qualifications for workshop facilitators.
Workshop details ADULT CARERS (18 years+) – February 2022:

  • Mon 7th     10am-12pm   Stress and anxiety coping techniques session one (what is stress and anxiety and practical strategies)
  • Tues 8th     10am -12pm  Stress and anxiety coping techniques session two (practical strategies)
  • Wed 9th     12pm – 2pm  Why am I doing this? Taking risks and how to take care of yourself
  • Fri 11th      10am-12pm   Strategies to boost self-esteem and self-doubt
  • Mon 14th    10am-12pm   Sleep support
  • Tues 15th   10am-12pm   Caring for others whilst caring for yourself
  • Wed 16th    12pm-2pm     Coping strategies that really work
  • Fri 18th       12pm-2pm     Seeking professional help when where and how to get it 

CTSEW hold evidence of DBS checks and qualifications for workshop facilitators.
If you have any questions, please contact Mel Thomas (melanie.thomas@ctsew.org.uk), or Lauren Barne (lauren.barne@ctsew.org.uk) 01495 769996.