Carer Support Group – Due to the COVID-19 crisis this event is cancelled until further notice.
Time/Date: 1:00pm, 16 April 2020 -
Location: Hospice Training Room
A free education and support programme for family and friends of Hospice patients, who care for their loved ones.
Our service supports you while you care for your loved one and the programme is held over three consecutive Thursday afternoons, 1pm-3pm. The date that appears on this calendar entry is the first date of the three sessions.
If you would like to attend these sessions, please be in touch with Robyn Edmonds or Alison Buchan at Hospice on (06) 349-0080, or email firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com.
Space for the sessions is limited so please contact us to secure your place.
Session 1 – Introduction
What to expect at the end of life / managing the changes including fluids, food, medications, mouth care.
Session 2 – Challenges
Non-medical practicalities including medical alarms / wills / funerals / EPOA / social & emotional impact / a lighter moment – bring something to share.
Session 3 – Planning & self-care practicalities
Moving & handling / hygiene & skin cares / ways to avoid falls / self-care & relaxation.