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Course for Carers Lordswood Winter 24

January 3 @ 2:15 pm - March 20 @ 4:00 pm

Lordswood Memory Café Café 153, Kings Church Centre, 414 Coxford Rd
Southampton, Hampshire SO16 5LL United Kingdom
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Course for Carers Lordswood Winter 24, starts Wednesday 03rd January.

Our Caraway Course for Carers, Lordswood Winter 24, 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 introduces how you can live well with dementia and what support networks are available throughout Southampton.  Each session will start with a warm welcome, as you settle into the space with refreshments and gentle mindful activity.


  • 2.15-3.15:     Session part 1: Living well with Dementia by Ros & Katherine
  • 3.15-3.25:     Break
  • 3.25-3.55:     Session part 2: What our Local Providers Offer by Guest Speaker
  • 3.55-4.00:     Reflection, Q&A and homework

Kings Church, 414 Coxford Road, Lordswood, Southampton, SO16 5LL. There is limited parking in front of the church.

Course Hosts:

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


Course Details:

This course starts in January, running through to Easter 2024.  All of the sessions are on Wednesdays from 2.15pm until 4pm on the dates detailed below.

The course is free but as we are a self-funding charity, donations are very welcome. We recommend a donation of £5 per session, paid online via the website, at Caraway’s donate page, and label it CCC Lordswood.

Please note:  This is a course for carers! The carer attends the sessions alone.  Please tell your family and friends about this course and ask them to help. They will understand how essential this course is for you.  If you are unable to find alternative arrangements, we have a caring team of highly trained volunteers on hand and experienced dealing with all behaviours and challenges those living with dementia may present.

Preliminary Course Dates:
  1. 03.01.24 – Introducing Ourselves  |  Getting to know your Admiral Nursing Team
  2. 17.01.24 – Notice our Thoughts and Feelings  |  Older Persons Mental Health Team
  3. 31.01.24 – What and Who are important to you?  |  Technology Services – Telecare
  4. 07.02.24 – Why do we get stuck?  |  Personal Legal Affairs
  5. 21.02.24 – Keeping it Going  |  Occupational Therapy Advice
  6. 06.03.24 – Group Practice Session  |  Groups and Activities Available
  7. 20.03.24 – Self-Compassion  |  Charitable Carers Support Service
  8. One to Ones, Evaluation, Planning for Future and Memory Cafe Support will be completed as a follow up phone call.

How to book:

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 Lordswood Winter 24, please register your interest now, using our online form or emailing caraway@caraway.uk.com.



January 3 @ 2:15 pm
March 20 @ 4:00 pm
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Lordswood Memory Café Café 153, Kings Church Centre, 414 Coxford Rd
Southampton, Hampshire SO16 5LL United Kingdom