Winter Illness – Self Care Information

Winter illness season is now here. We are experiencing an increase in requests to manage winter illness which will usually improve without needing to see a GP. All requests received will be assessed by a clinician and an appropriate response will be sent to you. Please ensure you provide full information of your condition. This

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Empowering Parents Empowering Communities (EPEC)

We’re offering FREE local parenting groups, starting May 2023 EPEC (Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities) is a successful, popular, parenting programme delivered by local parent volunteers who live in their own community.

Starting May 2023

Being a Parent (face to face) courses from 1st week in May 2023 (1 x coffee morning & 8 x sessions, 2 ½ hours per session) For parents of children aged 2 – 11 years – all welcome!

•        Belmont & Lancashire Start Well Satellite / All Saints Primary School site (Tuesdays, 9.30am -12pm)

•        Brinnington Start Well Hub (Thursdays, 9.30am -12pm) – creche available at this site

We will also be running

•        Being a Parent Together – An online evening course (workshops)

For parents / carers of children aged 2 – 11 years who attend together, living together / in a relationship or not

•        ‘Living with Teenagers’ course online – this will be an evening and online (9 x sessions, 2 hours per session)

For parents/carers of children aged 11-16 years

To secure a place on any of these courses, please give EPEC Admin a ring on: 0161 406 9558.  You can also email your interest to: [email protected]

Both Being a Parent courses include:  Being good enough, play & spending time with your children, understanding children’s behaviour, discipline strategies, listening and communication, coping with stress and more…

Living with Teenagers course includes: key issues for teens, parenting styles, needs behind behaviour, managing conflict, discipline strategies, problem solving, family meetings, building teen self-esteem and more…

We run the courses termly and our next start at the beginning of May, so please share with your parents.

We would be grateful if you could display the attached flyer.  If you would like leaflets and JPEGS for your communication or social media platforms, please contact us on [email protected]  or phone 0161 406 9558.