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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 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. Weekly Breakdown Delivered by a Specialist Nurse this course explores why some of…

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Parents of children with additional needs often tell us that they find some of the accompanying behaviour difficult to deal with. This course explores methods of coping with this behaviour and how to develop personal coping strategies. Duration: 3 weeks Who is this course for? This course is designed for parents/carers of someone under 16 with additional support needs. Weekly Breakdown Week 1 How Do We Feel About the Behaviour Unpredictable or challenging behaviour can generate a wide range of…

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This course provides information about what dementia is, 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…

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Many family members and friends of people using drugs or alcohol find it hard to know how to respond to and cope with the situation. This short informal course helps others to understand substance use, the law, services to support people to reduce or stop drug or alcohol use. Duration: 6 weeks Who is this course for? Anyone concerned about a loved one’s substance use. Weekly Breakdown Week One – Understanding Substances Week Two – Models of Addiction Week Three…

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Many family members and friends of people using drugs or alcohol find it hard to know how to respond to and cope with the situation. This short informal course helps others to understand substance use, the law, services to support people to reduce or stop drug or alcohol use. Duration: 6 weeks Who is this course for? Anyone concerned about a loved one’s substance use. Weekly Breakdown Week One – Understanding Substances Week Two – Models of Addiction Week Three…

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