0300 111 9000

Mon, Wed & Fri 9am-5pm,
Tues & Thurs 8am-8pm

0300 111 9000

Mon, Wed & Fri 9am-5pm, Tues & Thurs 8am-8pm

YouCan 

YouCan programmes are the vehicles in which drives forward change supporting individuals to build positive wellbeing and develop coping strategies. YouCan programmes are flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the targeted group.

The programmes support people to build confidence, self-esteem, reduces isolation and encourages the development of peer support. Whilst also providing relevant up to date information and advice.

YouCan Adult Carers/ Parent Carers

1-2-hour session a week, for 4 weeks delivered virtually

YouCan Know Your Rights – what is a Carer and their rights.

YouCan Be Positive – managing emotions and 5 ways of wellbeing.

YouCan Overcome Barriers – managing conflict positive communications.

YouCan Do It – peer support and next steps.

During each session, there is opportunities to share your experiences and talk to each other. The aim of YouCan is to build lasting relationships with other Carers so you can continue to have support after the programme. 

YouCan Be Well

1-2-hour session a week, for 4 weeks delivered virtually

YouCan Be You – discussing feelings and emotions looking at coping strategies.

YouCan Bounce Back – develop better resilience to cope with what life throws at them.

YouCan Be Healthy – lifestyle choices and sleep.

YouCan Do It – peer support and next steps Think Positive.

During each session, there will be opportunities to share experiences, discuss emotions and coping strategies. We encourage the group to build lasting relationships with each other so you can continue to support each other after the programme. The aim of the YouCan Be Well is to improve wellbeing and provides a safe place, where you can be yourself. 

YouCan Craft

2-hour session, once a week for 4 weeks delivered virtually

This programme is very popular limited spaces fill very quickly.

Craft packs are made up and sent to the Carers these packs includes everything needed for the sessions.

Crafts completed in previous sessions have been:
Wreath making
Card making
5D diamond Art
Needle felting

YouCan Craft gives Carers opportunity to meet likeminded Carers to chat to and have a go at making something different. Doing crafts has a positive effect on wellbeing and it can help reduce stress and anxiety. It supports Carers to find a new hobby and allows a bit of ‘you time’.

Contact Gloucestershire Carers Hub on 0300 111 9000 or email youcan@peopleplus.co.uk to get signed up.

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