Carer representatives listen to the views of other carers and make sure that they are heard. This includes speaking out for other carers at meetings and events and feeding in to local strategies.
South Gloucestershire Community Learning and Skills Service are running a free five-week course starting on the 24th September 2020 for adults aged 19+.
New Thornbury training courses start next week, on 21/09/2020.
The training courses are for individuals who are struggling with their mental health and would benefit from making connections in their local community, and those who do not hold at least a level 2 qualification. Continue reading “Free Thornbury training courses”
The Dysphagia Guide is a e-learning resource that provides free dysphagia training for anyone in the UK, including family carers. Continue reading “Free dysphagia e-learning training now live”
Learn how to prepare for the future and be better supported for yourself and the person you care for.
Dementia Carers Count are currently offering free spaces on their Dementia Carer Support Course. This is a three day residential course which takes place in Swindon on 25th – 27th June 2019.
South Gloucestershire Wellbeing College offers free courses, workshops and wellbeing activities across numerous locations in South Glos. You can enrol now on a number of courses and workshops.
The Government has unveiled its proposals for all health and care staff in England to get autism training.
On Friday 22 March, Autism Wellbeing CIC are delivering a training workshop in Bristol for parents and professionals.
Bristol Meets the World invites over 50s to a cookery event on Wednesday 6th March, 10.30am-2pm and The Vassall Centre.
Bristol Wellbeing College offers free mental health courses, workshops and wellbeing activities across a number of locations in Bristol. You can enrol now on a number of courses and workshops running between March and May.
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.
Are you caring for someone with a mental illness?
Rethink Mental Illness are running a six week course for family, friends and carers.
Carers Support Centre has some exciting forthcoming training on involvement and representing other carers which are being led by Gill Deacon.
The aim of the training is to build up skills to be a representative at meetings for other carers, but you are very welcome to attend anyway even if you’re not currently able to be a carer representative as the skills are useful for any carer.
Our training courses and workshops are free to carers and are designed to help support you in your caring role.
Over 65 and going into hospital?
Do you know how your benefits could be affected if you or the person you care for goes into hospital? What do you need to do? What support is available for carers in the hospital?
Continue reading “Hospital Admissions: new workshop for carers”
Two November workshops: Everyday First Aid and Hospital Admissions Continue reading “Free training for carers”