Neighbours Helping Neighbours Workshop

NEIGHBOURS HELPING NEIGHBOURS WORKSHOP

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Training to support family and friends who are providing community-based Respite Care

Date: April 3, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Overbrook Community Centre,
33 Quill Street, Ottawa

Objective:
To provide practical information for participants who would like to help the primary caregiver who is providing care to a family member, friend, or neighbour who is in frail health or who has ageing needs.

Content:
*role of family in caregiving,
*attitudes and boundaries for informal caregivers,
*normal & abnormal ageing,
*elder abuse,
*the grieving process,
*pain & comfort, safety issues.

There is no cost. However, participants are asked to bring a brown bag lunch. OCW will provide tea, coffee, and water.

The workshop, originally developed by the Victorian Order of Nurses, is supported by the National Association of Federal Retirees (NAFR). This workshop will be in English, however French Workshops are available on request.
Maximum number of participants is 12.

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018

Email Beverlee.mcintosh@gmail.com or phone 613 728-9770

Christ Church Cathedral – Labyrinth workshops for caregivers

Christ Church Cathedral

To keep you centred and energized in your work and ministry, you are invited to try some or all of our labyrinth workshops for caregivers. This year we are offering the workshops on different days of the week to make them more accessible.

Save these dates:
Fri, Oct 27, 2017 Carrying the Weight of the World: The Complexity of Caregiving
Tues, Jan 16, 2018 When we Don’t Know: Inner Guidance
Wed, Feb 28, 2018 Walking Together: Embracing Imperfection
Thurs, April 19, 2018 A Pause from Fixing: Sabbath Moments

All workshops take place at the labyrinth at Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St, Ottawa from 1 to 3:30 pm, doors open at 12:30.

For more information, to register, contact Deacon Christine Jannasch christine@deaconchristine.ca or 613-818-1754