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Young Adult Carers Awareness Training

Thursday 10 December 2015

All staff who work with carers should attend this training, and those providing frontline support to vulnerable young adults aged 14 - 25. If you work with someone who has physical or mental health difficulties, a learning disability,alcohol/substance misuse, is ill, frail or elderly, then it is likely they have a carer. This course will give participants the awareness and skills to support the carer in their caring role and also support them to have a life outside of caring.

Learning Outcomes

·      To understand the caring role and identifying carers;

·      The effects of caring on physical,mental and emotional well-being;

·      The effects of caring on education and employment – attendance and attainment;

·      Understanding of the Care Act 2014and Redbridge Young Carers Protocol;

·      What the needs of young adult carers are and how you can support them.

Non-attendance/cancellations

This is a free training course, however, if you fail to attend or do not inform us within24 hours that you cannot attend, your organisation will be charged a fee of £20.

Booking your place

Please contact Redbridge Carers

Venue: Training Room, 5th Floor, 16-20 Clements Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1BA

Contact: Glynis Donovan
Organisation: Redbridge Carers Support Service
Tel: 020 8514 6251
Email: j.selby@rcss.org.uk

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