SESSION#1 – “Talking about Caring – Family Carers in Conversation”

With the arrival of wintry June this conversational series commenced from the warmth of our own homes. In our first session we discovered that it is indeed lovely to connect from the comfort of our own homes and yet be able to talk face to face via the online Zoom app. 

Our conversational theme for this first weekly conversation was the scope of the carer role and what it requires of the carer. Unsurprisingly this topic took us far and wide as we explored the extent of the adaptive abilities that we use to fulfil our role as family carers. 

It was delightful to discover a common experience of how sacred and precious the heart space is for family carers.  For those in conversation this week it was agreed that the love bond cuts through all other layers of the role and reminds us of why the role matters and why we are committed to it.

Photo by John Benitez on Unsplash

We are ready to warmly welcome other family carers who may be available to join a Zoom conversation on any of the Wednesdays during June and July – simply register for free for your available dates by copying this Eventbrite link into your browser (and that is where you can read more about the conversational series). Alternatively you are welcome to contact the facilitator – Cherie Rowett – on M: 0401 065 234 to arrange to receive the Zoom link to connect into the conversation on Wednesdays. Our next conversation is on Wednesday 10th June from 12noon to 1pm (Adelaide timezone) . 

These conversations are hosted by Cherie Rowett of Heart Choice Enterprises.

Cherie’s commitment is to lead a themed conversation online every Wednesday during June and July 2020 , in this series titled “Talking about Caring – Family Carers in Conversation”.

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