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Upcoming Training

(Training Day 1)

RCSS would like to invite you to attend Young Adult Carers Awareness Training.

 

Date:     Thursday 2 April 2020

Time:    9.45am – 1.15pm

Venue: Hainault Room, Fulwell Cross Library, 140 High Street, Barkingside, Ilford, IG6 2EA

 

Course Outline

This training is intended for all staff who work with carers, and those providing frontline support to vulnerable young adults aged 14–30. 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 support them to have a life outside of caring. Much of the information is also relevant to younger and older carers.

Learning Outcomes

  • To understand the caring role and how to identify carers
  • To recognise the effects of caring on physical, mental and emotional wellbeing
  • To recognise the effects of caring on education and employment – attendance and attainment
  • To develop an understanding of the Care Act 2014 and Redbridge Young Carers Protocol
  • To identify 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 within 24 hours that you cannot attend, your organisation will be charged a fee of £20.

Booking your place

Please complete the booking form below or send an e-mail to [email protected] to reserve your place. Spaces are limited so please return the booking form as soon as possible. Any problems, please contact Kate Stewart on 020 8514 6251.

 

(Training Day 2) 

 

RCSS would like to invite you to attend Young Adult Carers Awareness Training.

 

Date:     Tuesday 19 May 2020

Time:    9.45am – 1.15pm

Venue: Gloucester Room, Redbridge Central Library, Clements Road, Ilford, IG1 1EA

 

Course Outline

This training is intended for all staff who work with carers, and those providing frontline support to vulnerable young adults aged 14–30. 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 support them to have a life outside of caring. Much of the information is also relevant to younger and older carers.

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, there will be a particular emphasis on:

  • identifying carers who care for someone with mental health difficulties
  • the effect of caring on young adult carers’ own mental health.

Learning Outcomes

  • To understand the caring role and how to identify carers
  • To recognise the effects of caring on physical, mental and emotional wellbeing
  • To recognise the effects of caring on education and employment – attendance and attainment
  • To develop an understanding of the Care Act 2014 and Redbridge Young Carers Protocol
  • To identify 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 within 24 hours that you cannot attend, your organisation will be charged a fee of £20.

Booking your place

Please complete the booking form below or send an e-mail to [email protected] to reserve your place. Spaces are limited so please return the booking form as soon as possible. Any problems, please contact Kate Stewart on 020 8514 6251.

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