Find out how to maintain your own mental and physical wellbeing whilst looking after someone else’s needs. Read more
Caring for someone can be very rewarding but there is no doubt it can use a lot of physical and emotional energy. It’s all too easy forget about your own mental and physical wellbeing when supporting someone else’s needs on a daily basis.
Explore ways to look after your own emotional and mental health needs including stress management, carer counselling and peer support. Read more
Meeting other carers who understand your situation through carer support groups and peer mentoring helps reduce isolation and feelings of loneliness. Read more
Caring for somebody can be a full time job and it is important to ensure you regularly make time for yourself. Read more
VOCAL offers an ongoing programme of free learning, leisure and social events for carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian. Read more
That’s Life! is a new project that aims to help carers explore new ways to look after themselves and enjoy a life outside caring. Read more
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