As a carer registered with Halton Carers Centre you can access our training courses FREE! If you want to know more about the sessions we have booked in for the upcoming months or to book on please contact the centre:
Mental Health Awareness – 2 Sessions—Each session 2hrs long 1 session per week for 2 weeks.
This session is ideal for those who are supporting someone who has Mental Health, this could be depression, anxiety, eating disorder, OCD, Bipolar etc. It gives you the opportunity to learn more about the diagnosis and meet other carers. At the end of the 2 sessions you will be awarded with a certificate of attendance.
12th & 26th March
30th May & 6th June
5th &12th September
7th & 14th November
Personality Disorder – 2 Sessions—Each session 2hrs long 1 session per week for 2 weeks.
If you are caring for someone diagnosed with Personality Disorder this session will help you have a better understanding of the condition, coping startegies for you and the person you care for as well meeting other carers. At the end of the 2 sessions you will be awarded with a certificate of attendance.
9th & 23rd April, 4th June & 27th June, 19th & 26th September , 21st & 28th November
Other training opportunities we have for carers include:
Basic First Aid Training – This is provided in our Runcorn office by The Red Cross, it covers falls, sprains, cuts, CPR etc. – Date/Venue to be confirmed.
Start Training—Strategies for relatives caring for someone with dementia/Alzheimer’s. – Date/Venue to be confirmed.
Caring with Confidence. – Do you feel confident in your caring role, do you feel confident liaising with services about the person you care for? If no or not at times this course is perfect for you!