Care for the Carers is providing a programme of free Carer Awareness Training as part of its Building Carer Friendly Communities initiative.

Thursday 6th September 2pm – 4.30pm

Room 5, Education Centre, Conquest Hospital

This training session is for:

  • Professionals
  • Volunteers
  • Those supporting or would like to get involved in supporting unpaid carers in their local community

A few comments from previous course participants:

  • "Clear precise information, well explained"
  • "The training gave a very clear, factual overview of carers nationally and in East Sussex, their needs and services/support available"
  • "Really enjoyed the workshop - gained a lot of knowledge about how massive a role carers play"

The training will cover the following:

  • Unpaid carers and the impact of caring
  • The importance of identifying and supporting carers
  • Carers rights
  • Support available – signposting – making a referral
  • A ‘Carer Friendly Community’ approach - why this is important and the role we can all play

Cost: FREE

Tea & Coffee will be provided

For more information or to book a place on this training email Carole Gregory or call her on 01323 738390.