We have a range of monthly patient support events which are accessible for all patients, regardless of your stage in the IVF journey.
Our monthly events include Online Skype Webinars, 'Walk N Talk' Events and the CARE Buddy System. For more information & to book your place on any of the events below, please e-mail Kelly, our CARE Support Coordinator: Kelly.DaSilva@carefertility.com
CARE Support Co-ordinator
Kelly Da Silva, our CARE Support Coordinator facilitates our support sessions.
As a former patient, founder of a support organisation, a practitioner of Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Therapist, she is passionate and specialises in working with people at all stages of their fertility journey.
During the bewildering events of COVID-19, we remain absolutely dedicated to making sure all our patients are fully supported, wherever you are in your fertility journey. In this video, Kelly Da Silva – our Patient Support Coordinator – talks though our peer-to-peer 'CARE Buddy' support system and our Skype support groups, including what to expect and how to get involved.
If you have any questions, would like more information, or wish to be involved in any of our peer-to-peer support, please email Kelly.
Meet other people going through the IVF journey in the comfort of your own home and learn some useful techniques for dealing with the emotional aspects of your IVF journey.
Each session will have a theme and input from either Kelly our support coordinator or guest speakers. There will be opportunities to talk about your experience, if you wish, and ask questions about dealing with the emotional and social aspects of IVF
Our Walk 'n' Talk events have been temporarily suspended
Our monthly CARE Walk ‘n’ Talk IVF Support Events involve a gentle 5K walk.
Our monthly walks alternate between the beautiful settings of Strelley Woodland (Nottingham), Chatsworth House (Derbyshire), Regents Park (London), Cannon Hill Park (Birmingham) & Scotney Castle (Tunbridge Wells). Each walk begins at 11am and afterwards we meet for coffee, it's our treat! If you don't want to walk you can still have coffee with us and meet at 12.30pm.
Walk 'n' Talk Therapy provides a unique method of support. Instead of a formal therapy approach, these sessions are relaxed and informal, taking place whilst walking in the English countryside or Royal Parks. This method is perfect if you want to incorporate exercise and fresh air whilst gaining support and connecting with others going through the fertility journey.
CARE Buddy is an opportunity for you to both receive and offer support and advice to other CARE patients going through the fertility journey.
It offers you:
For more information or to 'opt in' to our CARE Buddy (Peer to Peer) Fertility Support System click here.
To book onto any of these events, email Kelly, our 'Patient Support Coordinator'.