Educating the professionals

One of the key ways that we improve services for carers is to raise awareness – of who carers are, the issues they have to cope with on a day-to-day basis, and what changes practitioners can make to make carers’ lives easier. Here is a taster of some of the work that we’ve been involved with recently.

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Improving Identification of Young Carers

We are working with Carers Trust, who have been funded by the Department of Health and Social Care, to deliver a train the trainer-style workshop to increase local partners’ knowledge and understanding of young carers. Eight events are being held across England. Upcoming events include:
  • Durham workshop, 5 March 2018: register here 
  • Peterborough workshop, 7 March 2018: register here
  • Birmingham workshop, 8 March 2018: register here

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