Carer Awareness for Health & Social Care Workers
The Carer Awareness Training session aims to ensure that staff who have direct contact with carers can gain a better understanding of a carer’s role and responsibilities through insights into various assumptions, practices, issues and factors that prevent carers from accessing essential support and services.
What is this session about?
This 3 hour session is delivered to GPs, surgery staff and Health & Social Care professionals in groups of between 6-16. The sessions are delivered at a time and place that suits the group and are tailored to specifically towards their needs.
- Gain a better understanding of carers and their characteristics
- Recognise the impact the caring role has on carers and the wider family
- Recognise the diverse needs of carers, based on their background and differing experiences of caring
- Challenge common assumptions made about carers and their caring role
- Identify what delegates and ‘Gateshead Carers’ can do to support carers
- Identify barriers, which carers might experience in accessing available services.
Register for this course today!
To register your interest in this course you can print and complete the registration form below then post it to: Kelechi Dibie, Training Officer, Gateshead Carers Association, 11 Regent Terrace, Gateshead, NE8 1LU.
Alternatively you can download and complete the course registration form in Microsoft Word format. Save your completed form and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unable to complete the form online or via your computer please call us on Tel: 0191 4900121 to register for this course.