Richmond Carers Centre arranges a number of free workshops throughout the year specifically for carers on anything from ‘First Aid’ to ‘Using your Mobile Phone with Confidence’. If you would like to find out more information or book a space on any of the workshops listed below, please call the support team on 020 8867 2380 or email email@example.com. Our workshops are open to all adult carers registered with Richmond Carers Centre.
Relaxation techniques, monthly sessions
Giorgia Pontet is a regular workshop facilitator at Richmond Carers Centre. Since autumn 2018, Giorgia has been running guidance sessions about techniques to help carers cope better with stress levels, focusing on mind, body and spirit. These can be attended as stand-alone sessions or, if you wish to practise the techniques you learn at home, you can review your progress by coming to a further session.
Tuesdays, 10am-12noon. 5th November & 3rd December 2019; 14th January and 4th February 2020.
Energy best deals and smart shopping
Delivered by Citizens Advice Bureau. Are you paying too much for your energy? Could you save money on your grocery shopping?
Citizens Advice Richmond are providing an informative and fun workshop to help you manage your energy bills. The workshop will be full of lots of useful tips on how to save on your energy bills. In addition the workshop will include some key ideas that can help you save on your grocery shopping.
Tuesday 12th November, 10am-12noon
Scams and doorstep crime
Delivered by Ranjeev Sohal & Hannah Lumley, Trading Standards Officers. London is seeing an increase in both the number and variety of scams. Join this free workshop delivered by Merton Trading Standards on how best to protect yourself and your loved ones from the danger of being scammed. They can also offer advice about consumer issues for anyone experiencing problems with particular goods or services they have purchased.
Thursday 21st November, 1.30-3.30pm
Health coaching workshops with Bernadette Dancy, PhD
Lifestyle interventions for stress management
During this talk and workshop you will learn about the body’s stress response, why it can be harmful to your health and how small lifestyle changes can reduce the damaging effect of stress.
Thursday 23rd January 2020, 10am-12noon
Sleep is quite possibly the single most important thing for maintaining physical and mental health. During this workshop you will learn about the importance of getting enough sleep, as well as strategies to improve your sleep quality.
Thursday 30th January 2020, 10am-12noon
Nutrition for health
This workshop is designed to teach you the basics of good nutrition as well as how to make small practical changes to your eating habits in order to improve your health without ‘going on a diet’.
Thursday 6th February 2020, 10am-12noon
Physical activity for health
You don’t need to exercise or move a lot in order to obtain significant health benefits. Moderate gentle physical activity can improve cardiovascular health, muscle strength and mental health. This workshop teaches the benefits of exercise and how to exercise safely at home.
Thursday 13th February 2020, 10am-12noon