What is CBT for carers?
Most carers of people with dementia experience feelings of burden and stress from time to time.
CBT stands for ‘Cognitive Behavioural Therapy’ and is an approach used to help people understand how their thoughts, feelings and behaviour are linked. It can help reduce feelings of stress and depression
Who is the CBT for carers group for?
The group is for carers of any age who are:
What does the group cover?
You will also meet other carers and be able to share ideas and experiences of caring for someone with dementia.
How long does the group run for?
The group will run for 12 weekly sessions, each lasting one and a half hours. Tea and coffee will be provided.
Replacement care costs can be refunded to carers attending the group.
Where is the group being held?
Groups are being run across Oxfordshire. See the latest timetable here
Who runs the group?
Each group is run by experienced clinicians. They vary depending on where the group is being held.
If you are interested in attending a CBT for Carers group or need more information, please speak with your Dementia Advisor, Dementia Support Worker, or Care Co-ordinator, or contact Talking Space on 01865 901222 and ask to speak to a facilitator of the CBT for Carers group.