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Educational Events


Our new programme of events provides information and opportunities for discussion on areas of relevance to people affected by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

Anyone wishing to attend a session must meet the Sara Lee Trust Referral Criteria and be referred by a healthcare professional. On receiving a referral we will contact you to make your booking/s. Places are limited and all attendees must have a confirmed booking. Sessions are suitable for people affected by cancer and other life-threatening illness and their carers/loved ones, with the exception of some sessions, which are available only to people directly affected by the topic.

All sessions take place at The Sara Lee Trust Therapy Centre in Bexhill.


June


Healthy Cooking

Wednesday 5 June, 6:30pm - 8pm

An introduction to healthy cooking for people affected by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses

Suitable for Patients and carers/loved ones.

Delivered by Isabelle Endreo, cook, teacher and former service user of The Sara Lee Trust


Lymphoedema

Wednesday 12 June, 6:30pm - 8pm

Managing lymphoedema. Discussion, advice and support.

Suitable for People affected by lymphoedema only.

Delivered by Jane Board, Lymphoedema Consultant Nurse Practitioner and Julia Anderson, Lymphoedema Practitioner / Lymphoedema Specialist Services


An Introduction to Music Therapy

Wednesday 19 June, 6:30pm - 8pm

An interactive introductory workshop on the potential benefits of music therapy for people affected by life-threatening illness.

Suitable for Patients and carers/loved ones.

Delivered by Olivia Volou from Creative Note


Creative Therapy

Wednesday 26 June, 6:30pm - 8pm

This evening session will introduce how working with metaphor, stories and images can help us play, express feelings, and also, perhaps more significantly, find ways through difficulties, by using what psychologists might call our ‘innate wisdom’. This is not about art, or being ‘creative’ and requires no skills. We will use ready-made images (postcard images) and our imagination, through visualisation and story, to explore the healing potential of the arts and imagination.

Suitable for Patients and carers/loved ones.

Delivered by Deborah Kelly, Arts Psychotherapist & Group Facilitator at The Sara Lee Trust, and former palliative care nurse



July


Men & Cancer

Wednesday 3 July, 6:30pm - 8pm

A session for men who have been affected by cancer. To discuss some of the problems encountered, share experiences and benefit from advice.

Suitable for Men affected by cancer only.

Delivered by Joe Hinds, former counsellor at The Sara Lee Trust and Michael O’Rourke, counsellor at The Sara Lee Trust


Hair Loss

Wednesday 10 July, 6pm – 8pm

Hair loss support workshop

Suitable for People affected by hair loss or the prospect of hair loss relating to their illness/treatment.

Delivered by Cris Benn at HeadWrappers


Stoma Support

Wednesday 17 July, 6:30pm – 8pm

A session for people living with stomas. Shared experiences, discussion and support.

Suitable for People living with a stoma or the prospect of living with a stoma.

Delivered by Liza Waller, counsellor and mindfulness practitioner with the Sara Lee Trust


Legal Matters

Wednesday 24 July, 6:30pm – 8pm

Demystifying legal matters. Making choices, important documents, power of attorney, making a will, and other issues to consider.

Suitable for Patients and carers/loved ones.



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