Training for Carers

All face to face training and workshops are cancelled until further notice. If you would like to talk to someone about your caring role please call us on 01472 242277 or email

Some training is now being delivered online using Zoom. If you want to lean more about using and accessing Zoom here is a troubleshooting guide. 

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Watch this space or click HERE for a calendar of all training, activities and events.

The Carers’ Support Service offers a range of training to help you cope with and manage your caring role.

3 part – First Aid Training is happening week commencing 27th July for three consecutive days from 10.30am to 12 midday

In September  – We are hosting the popular course Understanding Dementia – A four session course to learn what it means to have Dementia – What Dementia is – How it affects people.

You are also able to access training provided by Focus Independent Adult Social work absolutely free.

Give us a call to find out about training opportunities we currently have available.

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First Aid Training

3 day course

Dealing with an emergency
Recovery Position

All this and more over the three days 27th 28th 29th July

Call to book. 01472 242277

Understanding Dementia Now being delivered online via Zoom

Very popular courses – highly acclaimed by carers and sister organisations.

Our next course is September 7th 9th 14th and 16th from 10.30am to 12 online in your own homes.

These free workshops are designed with carers in mid  – so you can develop a good understanding of dementia and gain useful information to benefit you and the person you care for.

Equipment required is either a Laptop, PC or IPad with internet access and a working camera, microphone and sound / speakers

Booking is essential. To reserve you place please contact us on 01472 242277

Well-being Workshops - Coping with Stress, Anxiety, Declutter your Mind, Well-being Drop in.

We are able to offer a series of online workshops for carers aimed at building and maintaining well-being, good self-support and healthy minds.

CARERS DROP IN is a well-being drop in on July 29th from 2pm to 3.30pm. Bring a cuppa and drop in to chat with others on line


ANXIETY MANAGEMENT is aimed at those who suffer with anxiety and those who support people with anxiety. This well-being workshop is occurring twice on the 11th August at 10am to 12 midday and on the 2nd September from 1pm to 3pm


DECLUTTER YOUR MIND helps you to empty out unessential clutter – this is happening on 17th September from 5.30pm to 7.30pm


CARING AND COPING WITH STRESS – is on the 26th August 10.30am to 12 midday. 11th September 2pm to 3.30pm. and 5th October 10.30am to 12 midday. Carers stress is very real and we need all the support we can get to deal with stress.


STRESS MANAGEMENT – is on the 24th September at 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Once again stress and caring for others go hand in hand. Most of the time we simply get on with our caring role, defining it as ‘Its what I do’ without realising we are stressed and not managing it well.

Booking is essential – Please call on 01472 242277    

All training is done online via Zoom. You will need an email address, a device with internet access, speakers/sound and camera (most mobile phones, IPads, Laptops and PCs) have all these as standard now.

If you have the equipment, but need some support getting started, we can offer guidance and practical help getting started on Zoom so you are ‘training ready’

The Zoom links for training sessions will be sent a short time in advance.

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