A free seminar and workshop designed for carers, health professionals, charities and researchers to come together to discuss current issues related to the health and wellbeing of those caring for someone diagnosed with cancer is being held at the NCSEM-EM in July.
11 July 2018, 9.30am-3.30pm
Room 1.33, National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine
Loughborough, LE11 3TU
Lunch and refreshments will be included. Free parking is available.
If you are a cancer carer or you have been diagnosed with cancer in the past and would like to attend, it may be possible for you to have your travel expenses refunded.
To attend the event, please register here.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
9.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Welcome and introduction by Dr Fehmidah Munir
10.15 Case studies: Understanding the health and wellbeing needs of carers.
Case studies of those caring for someone diagnosed with cancer will be presented and discussed in terms of their own arising health problems.
11.45 Presenting research evidence: balancing caring responsibilities with significant others. Presented by Dr Gianina-Ioana Postavaru
12.30 Buffet lunch
13.30 Workshop: What would help carers manage their health and wellbeing?
Small groups will be presented with evidence-based solutions for discussion and feedback.
15.00 Closing remarks