Types of courses
Mental capacity act
Explore the mental capacity act and find out about helping your loved one make important decisions. The course covers power of attorney and legal implications.
General caring course
This six-week course covers topics useful to all carers. This includes looking after your own health and wellbeing, the practicalities of caring, how to access services and support, and how to juggle caring with other demands.
Dealing with health emergencies
An opportunity to refresh your first aid skills with a qualified trainer.
Gain information about bladder and bowel health and find out where to go for support.
Helping people move safely
An opportunity to look at safe moving techniques to avoid injury to the carer and the person you care for.
Caring for someone with dementia
Learn about dementia and how to care for loved ones with dementia. This is also to raise awareness of dementia and help carers gain a basic understanding of the condition.
Get the lowdown on how to manage money more effectively.
Topics covered include:
- Benefit checks
- Pension entitlement
- Wills and lasting power of attorney
- Are you living as cost effectively as possible?
- Do you know how much money you spend each month?
- Are you aware of how much support is available for older people?