Carers - various training resources
West Berkshire Council can sometimes offer training to help you in your caring role, such as moving and positioning and back care. These courses are often free of charge. 01635 519700
St Johns Ambulance - Various training courses held in different locations.
NHS - Moving and handling advice and video.
On-line training resource for Stroke carers - This e-learning resource contains a set of topics which will provide on-line advice, support and information for informal carers.
Online training for Dementia carers – The Social Care Institute for Excellence have developed 7 e-learning modules which are aimed at anyone who comes into contact with people with dementia.
Understanding Dementia course held at Beechcroft OPMHS, Hillcroft House, Rookes Way, Thatcham RG18 3HR. 5 weekly sessions held 6 times a year for family and friends who are caring for people with dementia. The course is accessed through the NHS Dementia clinic and families are invited to attend following the diagnosis appointment.
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