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Carer Support Sessions with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust

Date Thursday 28th September 2017
Time 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
LocationResource Room

1234Do you support a family member, friend or neighbour who is currently receiving mental health services from 2gether NHS Foundation Trust?

If so, please come along to six carer support sessions facilitated & delivered by 2gether NHS Trust staff, Herefordshire Carers Support, Crossroads Care & Carers.

All sessions will be held in the Resource Room – Stonebow Unit, Hereford, HR1 2ER

Programme

Thursday 28 September 2017 10.30am – 12.30pm at Resource Room, Stonebow Unit, Hereford, HR1 2ER

Herefordshire Carers Support by Sharon Pugh, Resource Lead at Herefordshire Carers Support.

Describing the free Carer-specific information, advice, support & training available for Carers of all ages. Easily accessible – no eligibility criteria & simple referral.  Plus Crossroads Care – manager Tracey Price – a talk on support services offered. 

Thursday 5 October 2017, 10.30am – 12.30pm at Resource Room, Stonebow Unit, Hereford, HR1 2ER 

Let’s Talk Service by Clinical Team manager Elaine Davis.

Elaine will demonstrate the difference between Mental Health Nursing and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. The service offers CBT, EMDR, DIT and IPT for Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Treatments offered are NICE guidelines evidence based practice.

Thursday 12 October, 10.30am – 12.30pm at Resource Room, Stonebow Unit, Hereford, HR1 2ER

Primary Mental Health Service by Team manager Phill Morgan-Henshaw. 

Phill is a mental health nurse with nearly 20 years’ experience in Gloucester, Cheltenham, the Forest of Dean and recently Herefordshire.  He is happy to answer questions on aspects of mental health care and may try to explain the complexities of the mental health system

Thursday 19 October, 10.30am – 12.30pm at Resource Room, Stonebow Unit, Hereford, HR1 2ER

Psychosis Awareness by Dr Annette Wilkinson plus a 15 minute talk on Research by research nurse Lisa Moore.  Lisa will talk about research opportunities within the trust.

Thursday 26 October, 10.30am – 12.30pm at Resource Room, Stonebow Unit, Hereford, HR1 2ER

Recovery Model by Clinical Psychologist Nancy Black & Assistant Psychologist Karine Adamson

An overview of the ‘Recovery Model’ in mental health, reflecting on the difference between clinical recovery (managing and treating symptoms) and personal recovery (living a meaningful and fulfilling life alongside symptoms), with reference to how this influences the work of a ‘Recovery Team’.

Thursday 2 November, 10.30am – 12.30pm at Resource Room, Stonebow Unit, Hereford, HR1 2ER

Dementia Awareness by Speech & Language Therapist for the Memory Service, Sam Rowe.

We will discuss what dementia is and how it affects the person with dementia and their carer. 

At each session there will be a presentation or talk from a mental health professional and the opportunity to share experiences, talk to a long term carer and develop strategies to help you cope. The sessions will include a comfort break & refreshments.

To secure a place on the course, book a particular session, or if you have any questions please contact the Social Inclusion Development Worker for Herefordshire Karen Bent karenbent@nhs.net mobile 07789 068808.

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