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Caring for someone with dementia can sometimes mean dealing with behaviour we find challenging, confusing or hard to live with. Perhaps someone has become stubborn, aggressive, confused, has hallucinations or is just very different to before. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers who want to understand more about what triggers the behaviours we find challenging and how to lessen them or cope with them better. Weekly Breakdown Delivered by a Specialist Nurse this course explores why some…

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This course provides information about what is dementia, treatments and coping strategies, money matters and decision making as well as support for carers. Duration: 6 weeks Who is this course for? This course is tailored specifically to carers supporting someone with moderate dementia. Weekly Breakdown Week One: Understanding Dementia. Week Two: Medication. Week Three: Accessing Support. Week Four: Money Matters. WEEK FIVE: Changing Relationships. WEEK SIX: Looking After Yourself. What carers will get from this course The course aims to…

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Caring for someone with a mental health problem can be confusing and frustrating. This course aims to help carers to understand some of the behaviours that can be found challenging. Duration: 2 weeks Who is this course for? Carers of adults with mental health difficulties. This course is not for carers of someone with Dementia. Weekly Breakdown Understanding the behaviour of someone with a mental health difficulty can be confusing. Join other carers to learn more about low mood, delusions,…

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It can be hard to help someone with dementia to engage in conversation and activities. This workshop supports carers to develop techniques to make this easier. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers supporting someone with dementia. Weekly Breakdown A workshop to designed to support carers to learn tips and techniques to engage someone in activities using poetry, stories and photos. What carers will get from this course Practical skills to enable carers to interact with someone with…

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It can be challenging when we have been caring for someone at home to adjust to caring in different way when someone moves into a care home. This course looks at home we can continue to provide support and maintain relationships and build a different kind of life. Duration: 6 weeks Who is this course for? Carers supporting someone who is living in a care home. Weekly Breakdown Over the six sessions we will explore how our role and lives…

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This short course is designed to support and inform family members and friends considering helping someone to move to a care or nursing home. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? This course is tailored specifically to carers supporting someone who may move to long term care. Weekly Breakdown It can be very hard to know when it is the right time for someone to move to a care home. This session explores different issues that might influence you…

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Caring for someone with dementia can sometimes mean dealing with behaviour we find challenging, confusing or hard to live with. Perhaps someone has become stubborn, aggressive, confused, has hallucinations or is just very different to before. Duration: 2 weeks (7th & 21st September missing the 14th) Who is this course for? Carers who want to understand more about what triggers the behaviours we find challenging and how to lessen them or cope with them better. Weekly Breakdown Delivered by a…

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Specifically designed to meet the needs of carers of people with M.S. The course covers a range of relevant topics including treatment, moving and handling and complimentary therapies. Duration: 6 weeks Who is this course for? Carers supporting someone who has MS. Weekly Breakdown Week 1 - Caring for someone with M.S.—Symptom Management This session provides practical advice on symptom management and how to make day to day tasks easier for both the person with M.S. and their carer. Week…

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Losing a loved one is difficult but it is a reality that many carers, family members and friends, will eventually face. Whether death is expected or sudden there will be lots to deal with. This short course helps carers to prepare for some of the decisions and arrangements they will have to make. Carers attending the course will build a personalised file to refer to when someone dies. Duration: 4 weeks Who is this course for? This course is open…

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It can be hard to help someone with dementia to engage in conversation and activities. This workshop supports carers to develop techniques to make this easier. Duration: 1 week Who is this course for? Carers supporting someone with dementia. Weekly Breakdown A workshop to designed to support carers to learn tips and techniques to engage someone in activities using poetry, stories and photos. What carers will get from this course Practical skills to enable carers to interact with someone with…

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