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Health and wellbeing for carers

Looking After Me

This is a free course for adults who care for someone living with a long-term health condition or disability. The aim is to get carers to look after their own health needs. It aims to help them take more control of their situation. The course looks at:

  • dealing with stress / relaxation techniques
  • dealing with tiredness
  • keeping healthy - exercise, eating, housing
  • coping with depression
  • financial issues
  • staying connected with family, friends and professionals
  • planning for the future.

Looking after Me is led by trained tutors who themselves have experience of being unpaid carers.

The course is made up of six weekly half-day sessions.

For more details and to book on a course contact Dawn Anderson at the County Health Partnership:

You can find out more about the course in the Looking After Me leaflet.

Support with anxiety and depression   

'Let's Talk Wellbeing' is a service providing help for people with anxiety, depression and other similar difficulties. You can get your GP to arrange an appointment for you or you can refer yourself.

For more information see the Nottinghamshire Healthcare website.

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