Support

Help for the Farming Community affected by dementia

From the Carer Support Dorset Newsletter https://www.carersupportdorset.co.uk/news/carer-support-for-farming-communities/ “For those working in farming and living in rural communities, a dementia diagnosis can have a significant impact on the ability to farm successfully and safely. For many farmers, their work is also their home and there’s no option to take some time off. In addition, when living …

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Help for Young People, A reminder from National Mind

Young people’s mental health matters If you know any young people struggling with their mental health, or who are unable to cope with how they are feeling, we’re here to support them and you. Our young people’s information pages are made specifically to help them learn more about their own mental health, wellbeing and types of …

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LGBTQ+ Help and Support – Great website directory from Weymouth Gay Group

https://weymouthgaygroup.weebly.com/helplinessupport-groups.html “LGBT HELPLINES / SUPPORT GROUPS Sometimes we need them, or may know a friend who may need them…. so please remember this is the place to find them. However you feel, if you need support or just a confidential chat there are many people who are there to listen and help. Sometimes we may …

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Cost of Living Survival Kit from MSE

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/cost-of-living-survival-kit/ This is an excellent guide and I thought it worth featuring here.  Financial security is obviously so important for mental health and these are very difficult times for lots of people. Find out what you can do to save pennies and pounds.  Lots of good ideas and advice.

New Blackmore Vale Partnership Support – Menopause & Carers

NEWS FROM THE HEALTH CHAMPIONS  Menopause Support Group Setting up peer support for women to help live with menopause symptoms Starts Friday 10th June and will run every 2nd and 4th Friday alternating between Sturminster Surgery and Abbey View.  Poster coming shortly! Free Refreshments Caring For Carers Coffee Morning Coffee morning  – last Tuesday of …

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More Support for Getting into Work

In addition to Dorset Work Matters (for those under CMHTs) and Wise Ability, Dorset Council has launched another initiative.  To be honest, I am not sure why there are overlapping initiatives and it would be a real help if someone could let me know! Anyway see: https://news.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/2022/04/20/residents-with-a-disability-to-be-supported-into-work/ “Residents with a disability will receive more support …

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