Carers training

Joining in with our training and workshops is an ideal way for carers to gain knowledge and have fun whilst meeting other carers in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. All the trainers we use are well experienced and are aware of the issues that carers face.

Booking is essential on all our courses.

Current courses

Caring for Those in the Later Stages of Life
Starts September 2014
At Community Safety Centre
Southmead Fire Station
Southmead Road BS10 5DR

All sessions run from 1-3pm

This is a free 5-week course. It is for anyone caring for a family member or friend living with a life limiting illness.

Wednesday 10th September: Caring & Me

Wednesday 17th September: Rights & Resources

Wednesday 24th September: Communication Skills

Wednesday 1st October: Loss & Change

Wednesday 8th October: Looking Forward

“The course helped me appreciate that actually I have been doing quite a good job caring for my mother.”

“It was a great help to me to meet other carers in a relaxed, friendly and safe environment where we could all share our stories.”

Caring for Someone with Dementia
Starts October 2014
At Carers Support Centre, Fishponds
All sessions run from 1-3pm
This is a free 5 week course for those caring for a person with dementia.

Monday 13th October: What is dementia?

Monday 20th October: Communication & engagement skills

Monday 27th October: Resources for people with dementia & their carers

Monday 3rd November: Coping strategies & stress management

Monday 10th November: Coping strategies stress management