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It can be hard to know who can provide carers or the people they care for with appropriate support. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This session is ideal for carers at the beginning of their caring journey or thinking about accessing support for the first time. Weekly Breakdown We will look at how the health and social care department can support carers and people with health problems to live well in their own homes. What carers will…

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Becoming a carer can be a sharp learning curve for many of us. We can find ourselves in the position where we want/need to learn about lots of new things. This training day helps carers answer some of their key questions. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This day is ideal for carers at the beginning of their caring journey or thinking about accessing support for the first time. Weekly Breakdown VOCAL Services – more about what we…

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Do you often find yourself misunderstood by someone with whom you are communicating with? Words that Change Minds is based on the Language and Behaviour Profile (LAB Profile); an easy to learn tool which illustrates how each person is unique. The LAB Profile will enable you to understand and predict from someone's language in everyday conversation, how they will behave in a given situation. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to be able to…

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Do you often find yourself misunderstood by someone with whom you are communicating with? Words that Change Minds is based on the Language and Behaviour Profile (LAB Profile); an easy to learn tool which illustrates how each person is unique. The LAB Profile will enable you to understand and predict from someone's language in everyday conversation, how they will behave in a given situation. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to be able to…

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Many carers find it difficult to even get a small break from caring as they find it difficult to leave the person they support alone due to concerns for their safety. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This course will be particularly helpful for carers who are supporting someone who has a cognitive impairment e.g. dementia, brain injury, a stroke, learning disability or autism. Weekly Breakdown Edinburgh Council’s Telecare Team has a range of equipment and gadgets to…

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Becoming a carer can be a sharp learning curve for many of us. We can find ourselves in the position where we want/need to learn about lots of new things. This training day helps carers answer some of their key questions. Przyjęcie roli opiekuna może być trudną lekcją dla wielu z nas. Może okazać się, że chcemy/ musimy nauczyć się wielu nowych rzeczy. Podczas szkolenia tego dnia opiekunowie mogą znaleźć odpowiedzi na niektóre z kluczowych pytań. Duration 2 weeks (3rd…

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Becoming a carer can be a sharp learning curve for many of us. We can find ourselves in the position where we want/need to learn about lots of new things. This training day helps carers answer some of their key questions. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This day is ideal for carers at the beginning of their caring journey or thinking about accessing support for the first time. Weekly Breakdown VOCAL Services – more about what we…

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Do you need to get your voice heard? Do you attend meetings about your caring? Do you want to make changes? Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who would like to improve their communication skills and confidence in communication. Weekly Breakdown Being a carer can mean we need to talk to others (professionals and family) about our needs and wishes, and those of the people we support. Self-advocacy and communication courses will build on confidence and the…

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