Whether you are new to the carer role or have been caring for years, the Caring and You programme in Sheffield will help you understand the long-term challenges that stroke can bring for yourself and the person you care for.We provide a five week course of face-to-face support and education sessions to develop your skills and knowledge of caring, and improve your emotional wellbeing by reducing feelings of stress and anxiety. Our three-hour sessions are held once a week and cover a wide range of topics.
This service offers:
Support and education sessions including Information about stroke and the hidden effects;Practical tips on how to support someone safely and well, and where to go for support and advice;Practical tips on caring with confidence;Guidance on how you can look after your own health and well-being;Opportunities to build relationships with other carers;Help to connect with community-based support beyond the sessions;Signposting to other organisations that could help.
Who is this service for?
This programme is for family or friends of stroke survivors in Sheffield who may find themselves in a caring you. You may benefit from attending if you are feeling stressed, anxious depressed, isolated and/or want to improve your skills and knowledge of caring.