fbpx Skip to content
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.
Event Series Event Series: Caregiver’s Toolbox

Caregiver’s Toolbox

7 December 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Resources for family caregivers

The aim of the Caregiver’s Toolbox is to provide support and practical information to family/whānau carers when their loved one has a life limiting illness.


  • To provide a safe and welcoming environment for family/whānau caregivers to gather and share experiences.
  • To provide practical information that assists the family/whānau in caring for their loved one in the last weeks/months of life.
  • To empower family/whānau carers with confidence and knowledge around knowing what to expect when their loved one has a life limiting illness.

The course is spread over 4 Sessions over 4 weeks.

Week 1 – 23rd November 2022:

  • What is palliative care?
  • Getting the help you need
  • Building a support network
  • Building caregiver resilience

Week 2 – 30th November 2022:

  • Symptom control/managing medications
  • Nutrition – hints and ideas

Week 3 – 7th December 2022:

  • How to support loved ones with decreased mobility, moving safely and using mobility aids
  • Home care
  • Caregiver’s fatigue

Week 4 – 14th December 2022:

  • Understanding the dying process
  • How to manage the unexpected – ‘what if’ plans
  • Making the most of time that is left

These sessions are free to attend and informal, where you can come and share a cup of tea/coffee and have a chat. There will be a small group of up to 10 people. You are welcome to attend all 4 sessions or a session(s) of your liking. Due to limited numbers, registration is essential.

For all enquiries and to registar, please contact: Nelson Tasman Hospice Education Team, education@nelsonhospice.org.nz or 03 546 3950


7 December 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Nelson Tasman Hospice
331 Suffolk Road
Nelson, 7011 New Zealand
+ Google Map
03 546 3950

Many thanks to our wonderful supporters:

Kahikatea sponsors

Kauri sponsors

Rimu sponsors

Nīkau sponsors

Rātā sponsors

Harakeke sponsors

Hybrid Bikes | Tasman Pine | Scott Construction | Proper Crisps | Smart Business Centre | Jarden | Gallagher Insurance NZ | Sounds Air | Azwood | GO Media | Be Seen More | Suzuki NZ | BNI Originals Nelson | Printhouse | Slightly Different | Blueberry IT | BNI Hive-Mind Connections | Dayman’s | Dilmah Tea | MS Ford | Trafalgar Royal Arch Chapter | Golden Bay Lions | Nelson Masonic Hall Company Ltd | Harcourts Foundation

Visit our Hospice Shops
For more information
Keep in touch

We produce a regular newsletter to keep our community up to date with happenings and ways to be involved.

Read our latest newsletter
Sign up for our newsletter
Follow us
Back To Top