New Free 'Coping with Caring' Service

For Wandsworth residents caring for someone with dementia

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Family and friends of people with dementia living in the borough of Wandsworth can get free training and coaching to support them in their caring role. Coping with Caring from MindCare Dementia Support, provides training and coaching to individuals and groups in their own homes or outside of the home.

The service offers:

  • home based, personalised coaching sessions for individuals or family groups
  • a series of three group workshops with other carers to learn together and share experiences
  • small group coaching sessions for groups in the community coming into contact with people with dementia.

Workshops will take place on 16th, 23rd February and 1st March 2016.

Receiving support from Coping with Caring, carers will:

  • learn what it is like to have dementia
  • appreciate that everyone’s experience of dementia is different
  • <January 27, 2016ing with what they say and do 

94% of carers who took part in Coping with Caring between April 2014 and March 2015 said they would offer improved support to their relative as a result of MindCare coaching and training sessions.

Coping with Caring in Wandsworth is a free service funded by NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group and is delivered by MindCare Dementia Support, part of charity, Bromley & Lewisham Mind.

For more information, to book a session or place on a workshop, please telephone MindCare Dementia Support on 020 3328 0360 or email at

January 22, 2016

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