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Training and Education

Our Carers Training and Education Programme offers courses that will support you in your caring role as well as equip you with new skills. From IT to First Aid, Dementia Awareness and Manual Handling. We also offer courses to help you train for a return to work. All of our courses are FREE.

Free online digital skills training is being offered to adults with disabilities or long term health conditions during November 2021 by Leonard Cheshire. Topics covered include using Google Apps and Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel. Further information can be found here. To book online, visit this page.

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For more information contact us on 0800 181 4118.

About Me

Caring for someone can be valuable and rewarding, but without the right support caring can have health, financial and social impacts. This online course aims to help you identify and find resources, technology and sources of support to prevent your caring responsibilities from becoming overwhelming.

Module 1: Building networks and finding support.

This module will help you identify the support available to you as a carer and look at how to build networks

Module 2: Caring for someone

In this module, you will learn about providing the best care and technologies you can use to assist you in taking care of someone.

Module 3: Building emotional resilience

This module will help you find ways to support your own health and wellbeing, and reduce the impacts of caring. It will help you develop resilience in dealing with the challenges of caring, with benefits to you and the person you care for.

Module 4: Building physical resilience

This module will help you find ways to support your own health and build physical resilience.

Module 5: Working and Caring

This module explores topics such as telling your employer and colleagues you are a carer, your legal rights, flexible working and leave arrangements, as well as leaving and returning to work.

Contact us on 0800 181 4118 or email to find out more.