Peer support groups

Peer support offered in a group setting. Groups are normally centred around a theme such as a shared medical diagnosis, a shared experience (e.g. being LGBT), or a shared interest (e.g. a gardening group). Groups can be structured, organised and facilitated in different ways. They can operate independently or as part of a wider network of groups.

Talking Together. Facilitating Peer Support Activities To Help People With Learning Disabilities Understand About Growing Older And Living With Dementia.

A handbook of activities for developing peer support amongst people with learning disabilities, to build knowledge and understanding about growing older and living with dementia.

Process Evaluation of a Peer-led Antenatal Breastfeeding Class for Fathers: Perceptions of Facilitators and Participants. Kuliukas L, Hauck YL, Jorgensen A, Kneebone K, Burns SK, Maycock BR, Scott JA. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019;19(1):48,

Breastfeeding education classes for fathers by fathers provides an interactive environment which assists understanding the value and importance of breastfeeding.


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