Courses For Supporting Carers
About Me: building resilience for caring
This e-learning course helps you to identify the support you need in your caring role and explores ways of accessing it. It describes the different kinds of support available, including financial, emotional and technological and examines the symptoms of stress, helping learners to develop coping strategies. It provides tips on how to stay healthy, how to manage time more effectively and offers advice about acknowledging and accepting the way you feel about your caring role.
Carer Awareness: supporting frontline practice in working with carers
This e-learning course helps you to identify carers and appreciate what the role entails. It explores how caring for someone can affect everyday life and provides some facts and figures about the people who adopt a caring role. It also examines further the impact that caring for someone can have, whether it is on health, finances and well-being. It will help learners to understand carers’ rights, the Government’s National Carers’ Strategy and what these mean in practice. To conclude, the course suggests ways in which you can deliver a more targeted support to carers based on the information provided in the course.
Supporting Carers at Work: a line managers’ guide
This e-learning course defines the meaning of the term ‘carer’, how to identify them and the importance of providing them with the help and support they need. It examines why there is a business case for doing this effectively. It also provides information about the legal rights that carers have in the workplace and examines practical and sustainable ways in which the line manager and the organisation as a whole can support carers in their workforce.
The Care Act Unpacked: frontline support for carers
This e-learning course helps you to define what it is to be a carer and to identify the people who need support. It explains what the well-being and prevention duties are as well as emphasising the importance of co-operation between health and social care and the promotion of their integration. It examines the key elements of assessment (including financial) under the Care Act and explains how assessments must be delivered in practice. It also looks at the transition arrangements for young people and describes how the needs of carers will need to be specified, planned, delivered, and met under the Act. It enables you to identify duties that can be delegated, explores the key elements of continuity of care and describes the requirements for promoting a market in relation to care services. The course concludes by looking at Safeguarding Adult Boards and considers the possible consequences of the cap on funding.