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Course for Carers Bitterne Autumn 23

September 13, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ascension Church, Bitterne Park 1 Thorold Rd,
Southampton, Hampshire SO18 1HZ
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Course for Carers Bitterne Autumn 23

This exciting new course from Caraway launches in Autumn 2023, in conjunction with We Care – Dementia Care.  Each session will start with a warm welcome, as you settle into the space with refreshments and gentle mindful activity.

Our new Caraway Course for Carers, Bitterne Autumn 23, has been specifically designed for carers of someone with a new diagnosis (within the last 2 years) of a dementia.  Running alongside Caraway Memory Cafes, the course is an introduction on how you can live well with dementia and what support networks are available throughout Southampton.

Course Hosts:  Dr Ros Simpson,  Katherine Barbour and Lo Cuoghi (Course Coordinator)


2.30-3.30:           Session part 1: We Care Dementia Care by Kellyn Lee

3.30-3.40:           Break

3.40-4.10:           Session part 2: What our Local Providers Offer by Guest Speaker

4.10-4.15:            Reflection, Q&A and homework

Venue: Ascension Church, 1, Thorold Road, Bitterne Park SO18 1HZ

Course Details: Starting in September and running through to December 2023,  this course will on Wednesdays from 2.30pm until 4.30pm.

Preliminary Course Dates:

  • Session 1: 13.09.23 – Introducing Ourselves  |  Getting to know your Admiral Nursing Team
  • Session 2: 27.09.23 – Notice our Thoughts and Feelings  |  Older Persons Mental Health Team
  • Session 3: 11.10.23 – What and Who are important to you?  |  Technology Services – Telecare
  • Session 4: 25.10.23 – Why do we get stuck?  |  Personal Legal Affairs
  • Session 5: 08.11.23 – Keeping it Going  |  Occupational Therapy Advice
  • Session 6: 22.11.23 – Group Practice Session  |  Groups and Activities Available
  • Session 7: 29.11.23 – Self-Compassion  |  Charitable Carers Support Service
  • Session 8: 13.12.23 – One to Ones,  Evaluation, Planning for Future and Memory Cafe Support

If someone in your family has had a dementia diagnosis in the last two years and you are interested in participating in our Course for Carers Bitterne Autumn 23, please register your interest now, using our online form or emailing caraway@caraway.uk.com.



September 13, 2023
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Ascension Church, Bitterne Park 1 Thorold Rd,
Southampton, Hampshire SO18 1HZ
Phone: 023 8055 9074 Website: View Venue Website