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.

If you are unable to find a suitable service in your area, contact our Stroke Helpline on 0303 3033 100, or email, and we may be able to put you in touch with alternative support.

You can also search for clubs and groups in your area.

Service type: 
Caring and You


South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
Eyre Street
South Yorkshire
S1 3FG


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