High demand from parent carers to join HPC programmes

January 6 2022

HPC programmes starting this month in Enfield, Bedford and Teesside are already oversubscribed with parent carers very keen to take part.

Five programmes are starting in January and February run by newly trained facilitators …

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Gurdeep’s experience of the HPC programme

December 6 2021

“I’m now more active, doing more for myself, accessing support, learnt tools which I have used to help my child, changed eating habits for my family.” Gurdeep S, HPC participant

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The last CLANGER- Sleep

December 3 2021

Many parent carers struggle with sleep, but we all know it’s so important.

Here are some of the ideas our Family Faculty came up with to help us sleep better.

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The next CLANGER: Relax

December 3 2021

Taking time to relax can seem like a unnecessary luxury for parent carers, but it’s essential for health and wellbeing.

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Sarah, parent carer

December 2 2021

“The clangers are now stuck in my head and in moments of stress etc. I stop and think about how I can help myself.” Sarah, HPC programme participant Autumn 2021

For all our CLANGERS …

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How Covid has affected parent carers- Karen’s experience

December 2 2021

“Getting through the last 18 months has been one of the biggest challenges our family has ever had to face. Just when we thought life with a severely disabled child who is medically …

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Participants’ experiences of the programme

December 2 2021

Parent carers who have participated in the programme tell how it’s helped them.

“The Healthy Parent Carer Programme is about focussing on yourself, starting to give yourself time back..”

https://healthyparentcarers.org/wp-content/uploads/HPC_Participant-Experience.mp4

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Facilitators’ experiences of running the programme

December 2 2021

Facilitators of the HPC programme share their experiences of running it.

https://healthyparentcarers.org/wp-content/uploads/HPC_Faciliators-Experience.mp4

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Eat Well

December 1 2021

Our next CLANGER encourages us to look after our wellbeing by eating healthily.

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Plain Language Summary of HPC feasibility study published

November 11 2021

Here’s our plain language summary. Thanks to the parent carers who reviewed and refined it for us. We always appreciate your input.

Here are some quotes from the paper:

“It was really good. I came …

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