Carers Lunch 24th July: Speaker Clare Evans on ‘It’s a WRAP!’

On Wednesday 24th July 2019 we welcome guest speaker Clare Evans to our Carers Lunch and Talk from 12pm to 2pm at The Victory Centre, 154-158 Portswood Road SO17 2NH. 

You are invited to come and enjoy a free lunch of sandwiches and cake and to hear Clare.  It is also an opportunity to meet others in a caring role and to bring questions along to our help desks.  Please come and join us.

Guest speaker Clare Evans, Learning Disability specialist on designing a WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) The Wellness Recovery Action Plan or WRAP is a tool designed for anyone to use to get well, stay well and make their life more fulfilling.  Initially developed both by and for people trying to overcome their own mental health issues and move forward, it is now used extensively by people in all kinds of circumstances.  Working with or caring for someone can be extremely difficult. With this in mind, it is considered to be an extremely helpful resource for carers to develop their own too.

The WRAP plan includes thinking about; how you are when everything is going well, stressors, early warning signs of difficulty, signs that things have become extremely difficult, and what wellness tools you can use to get back on track. By doing your own WRAP plan, you are able to consider your needs but also learn how to develop one with someone you care for.

Carers in Southampton and Southampton Mencap will be running information desks.

We shall have a draw for Tea for Two at Café Down the Lane.  Tickets are £1.

Booking is essential.  If you need to cancel after booking please tell us so we can avoid unnecessary costs.

To book your place please reply by email to events@carersinsouthampton.co.uk or phone Carers in Southampton on 023 8058 2387 or Southampton Mencap on 023 8058 4088 Please inform us of any dietary restrictions.

Parking can be found in Westridge Road Car Park.  It is 50p for 3 hrs.  There is NO parking available at the office of Southampton Mencap or Carers in Southampton due to the Cafe Down the Lane need for customer parking.

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