Look after yourself

Carers tell us that the impact of caring is not just physical. Let us help you feel stronger and better equipped to manage your caring situation. Recent activities include:

Look after yourself

Carers tell us that the impact of caring is not just physical. Let us help you feel stronger and better equipped to manage your caring situation. Recent activities include:

Therapeutic Care for Carers

Register your interest to join in with a selection of physical activity over zoom. These are live sessions which last for just 1 hour and can help with setting up for the day, coping with what’s in store and ending the day with meditation practice for a relaxing sleep. You can choose which days you would like to try.

SLEEP – Wednesday 25 August 7-8pm
A guided meditation to release the cares of the day and relax ready for bed

NEW BEGINNINGS – Wednesday 22 September 10am-12noon – This course will be face to face using the beautiful gardens of Harlington Hospice.
 Seeking Clarity of Purpose and Finding our Joy!
Using a variety of wellbeing practices.

 

 

Preparing to care for someone towards the end of their life

You might be caring for someone who has a critical diagnosis or naturally nearing the end of their life and want to know what the future might hold and how to deal with it.. We are offering  three workshops delivered over Zoom by skilled health professionals to help you learn about end of life care, the stages of grief, coping techniques and where to access professional support.

Understanding palliative care – Wednesday 25 August 10am-12.30pm over zoom

Covering the practical things you need to know, providing the chance to discuss your feelings and helping you start planning for what happens next.

Caring for a loved one in the home at the end of their life – Wednesday 1 September 10am-12.30pm over zoom

Offering the practical skills you will need to care at home and advice on when to seek help. Also offering emotional support and onward referral to longer-term support if needed

Dealing with Death – Wednesday 8 September  10am-12.30pm over zoom

We will offer you strategies to cope with the emotions you will face as well as focus on the practical actions you will need to do.

Look After Yourself With Carers Trust

Testimonial

I have found this service a god send. As a Carer life can be very stressful and you lose your identity. It has been very helpful to have a break and be able to talk to others and share your experiences stresses and problems. The Volunteers are friendly professional and compassionate

Look After Yourself With Carers Trust

Testimonial

I have found this service a god send. As a Carer life can be very stressful and you lose your identity. It has been very helpful to have a break and be able to talk to others and share your experiences stresses and problems. The Volunteers are friendly professional and compassionate

Partnership with Harlington Hospice, we can provide:

Wellbeing workshops

Small groups experience simple to learn techniques e.g. Tai Chi, meditation, mindfulness and gentle exercise, to help manage stress, enhance sleep and maintain a better sense of wellbeing in your daily life.

Partnership with Harlington Hospice, we can provide:

Wellbeing workshops

Small groups experience simple to learn techniques e.g. Tai Chi, meditation, mindfulness and gentle exercise, to help manage stress, enhance sleep and maintain a better sense of wellbeing in your daily life.

Using essential oils

Manage stress and anxiety, learning ways to safely use them at home, also learn to give a simple hand massage!

Using essential oils

Manage stress and anxiety, learning ways to safely use them at home, also learn to give a simple hand massage!

Complementary therapies

Such as reiki, reflexology and massage are relaxing to receive and can help reduce anxiety, aiding relaxation, easing aches and pains and improving sleep.

Complementary therapies

Such as reiki, reflexology and massage are relaxing to receive and can help reduce anxiety, aiding relaxation, easing aches and pains and improving sleep.

Testimonial

I was able to reflect and put things into perspective. I was also able to be present and focus on the here and now. This was of great benefit to me as my life is very busy and demanding.

Testimonial

I was able to reflect and put things into perspective. I was also able to be present and focus on the here and now. This was of great benefit to me as my life is very busy and demanding.

Hillingdon Mind

In partnership with Hillingdon MIND we can offer a 1:1 counselling service, helping you to cope better with day to day difficulties and to overcome longer term problems for a better sense of wellbeing

Hillingdon Mind

In partnership with Hillingdon MIND we can offer a 1:1 counselling service, helping you to cope better with day to day difficulties and to overcome longer term problems for a better sense of wellbeing

Call 01895 811206 or email: [email protected]

Call 01895 811206 or email: [email protected]