FEELING GOOD, CARING WELL PROJECT

FEELING GOOD, CARING WELL PROJECT
25th June 2020 c360admin

Supporting the emotional and physical wellbeing of Carers across Essex

 

SUPPORTING THE COUNTY’S CARERS – ONLINE and BY PHONE

There are a host of ways you can access support and below is a host of events and programmes to support working carers.

Carers / their companions / Cared-for / Professionals are all welcome to join these events.

Please call / email / follow the link provided to book a FREE place: 0300 770 80 90 care@affc.org.uk

 

SESSIONS:

 

  • TELEPHONE SUPPORT: One-to-one Emotional Support
  • ONLINE SESSIONS: Group sessions – via Zoom
  • VIDEOS TO ACCESS ANYTIME: Techniques to reduce stress / Carer Info

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TELEPHONE SUPPORT – Monday – Friday (9.00 – 4.30)

Speak to one of our Experts, one-to-one

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/family-carer-expert-help-via-phone-tickets-101634312966

 

ONLINE SESSIONS

[Online sessions are offered via ‘Zoom’, with full support if needed]

 

EVERY MONDAY: Learn to Meditate – 7pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/learn-to-meditate-free-for-family-carers-tickets-105940109720

 

EVERY TUESDAY: Wellbeing Check-in – 2pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wellbeing-check-in-tickets-109134877356

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY: Learn to Meditate – 7pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/learn-to-meditate-free-for-family-carers-tickets-105940109720

 

EVERY THURSDAY: Relaxation with Liz – 10am

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/relaxation-with-liz-tickets-109136351766

 

EVERY FRIDAY: Stretch, Release, Relax- 2pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stretch-release-relax-tickets-109144863224

 

VIDEOS – access in your own time:

 

Available on the website:

  • Belly Breathing for relaxation
  • EFT: a cognitive behaviour technique for stress relief and well being
  • Mindfulness for stress relief
  • Pure relaxation

https://affc.org.uk/news-events/news/carer-wellbeing-videos-available-now

 

  • Mindful Breathing
  • How to Sleep Better
  • How Food Affects Mood and more …

www.affc.org.uk/feelinggood and select ‘videos’ from the menu

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SUPPORT FROM OTHER COLLEAGUES / ORGANISATIONS:

Thurrock Carers Support http://www.thurrockcarers.org.uk/

 

Southend Carers https://www.southendcarers.co.uk/

 

Carers First (0300 303 1555)https://www.carersfirst.org.uk/essex

 

Essex County Council Support (Carers’ Rights, Financial help and information)

https://www.essex.gov.uk/topic/support-for-carers

 

Dementia Adventure (online help for Carers of loved ones with Dementia)

https://dementiaadventure.co.uk/what-we-do/training-and-consultancy/free-events/

 

Keep Essex Active(youtube channel with yoga etc)https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9tcapECrxjrDHX_iDHgGeg/

 

Carers Stepping Out (usually a walking group for Carers in Essex, but they have lots of other activities on their website)

http://www.carerssteppingout.co.uk/

 

Sport for Confidence (physical wellbeing for those who face barriers to participation – lots of online classes)

https://www.sportforconfidence.com/

 

NHS Crisis Mental Health support– available 24 hours a day

http://www.eput.nhs.uk/new-crisis-mental-health-phone-line-launched/?utm_campaign=342358_Connect%20-%20Issue%2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=NHS%20Mid%20Essex%20CCG&dm_i=57TK,7C5Y,2ZWO35,SFST,1

 

To view our interactive Event/Support MAP:

https://affc.org.uk/services/adult-carers/feeling-good-caring-well

 

 

TO BOOK / ANY ENQUIRIES:

Email us: care@affc.org.uk

Call us: 0300 770 80 90