CARERS SUPPORT PROGRAMME (ADULTS)

Our trainers within the four sessions of the programme will provide you with knowledge and skills in an informal atmosphere to assist you with your caring role. Most importantly the attendees will meet people in a similar situation and be able to share experiences in a safe environment.

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COURSE CONTENT

  • Role of the carer
  • Reducing the risk of infection
  • Pressure damage
  • Safe handling
  • Looking after yourself as a carer
  • Safety in the home
  • First aid
  • Assistance available from other local organisations.
  • Information on social services, benefits and dementia care

Programme duration

Consists of four sessions held on four consecutive mornings. The programme runs several times over the year.

This is a free community course kindly funded by donations and is aimed at those carers who do not receive remuneration. This is not a workplace course for carers working in the care industry.

Carers are invited to join a Carers Support Group that meets monthly for ongoing support.

For further information:

Email: countyhq@sja.org.je
Phone: 01534 735611

Terms and conditions

St John Ambulance Pattern

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01534 735 611

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countyhq@sja.org.je

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