Learning opportunities from Carers Trust Heart of England
Carers Trust Heart of England receive funding from us to offer a range of training opportunities for carers.
- One-to-one training in the home tailored to your needs to help you in your caring role. For example manual handling, first aid, nutrition and managing challenging behaviour
- The VIP Course - A six week group training and support programme. This covers skills for caring, managing your caring role, looking after yourself, how to cope with or relieve stress, communication, moving and handling and basic first aid.
- A programme for carers of people with long-term conditions such as Diabetes, Dementia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Awareness sessions
Please note that our sessions are being run as a mixture of face to face as well as virtually.
For further information about any of our sessions please contact the Carers Trust Heart of England on 024 7663 2972.
Carers Trust also have a Young Carers Project which is funded independently of the Council through the Big Lottery and Children in Need.
The project provides a range of support and activities for young carers aged 5- 25 years. Activities can include some training courses such as first aid, cooking and managing medication. Any young carers can access the service.