Course Details

Course name
Caring for someone with a long term illness or disability

Dates
15/02/202113:00 – 16:00

Venue
Online Zoom Spring 2021
tel: 01442864966
students@newleafcollege.co.uk

Caring for someone with a long term illness or disability  (Three hours over one session)

Be the lion within!- Supporting someone with a long term illness or disability can be physically and emotionally tiring, that why it’s important that your own wellbeing is managed. This course will help you reflect on your own situation and discuss factors that may affect your personal life. You’ll also explore the policies that are in place to support carers and learn strategies to better manage your own wellbeing.

Learning objectives:

•To understand the social and legal context of carers in society

 

•To understand the personal impact of caring and its affects on aspects of an individuals life

•To be able to reflect on how their own wellbeing can be promoted

•To be able to identify resources which can support carers and also barriers which might restrict a carer’s access to support

As this is an online course, please prepare by:

  • Using a notepad/paper and a pen during the session
  • Using a PC, tablet or any mobile device to access Zoom via the link in the email. You may need to download the zoom app
  • Using the link 5-10 minutes before the course is due to start to ensure that Zoom is working. Once you log in, you will be admitted into the session
  • Reading our Zoom guide below for more information about how to make the most out of the session and for technical support

It is important that all our students complete the course evaluation form in the link sent to them. The tutors will explain how to complete the form during the session. 

The safety of our students and staff is our top priority. Therefore places will be limited and all students will be required to pre-book in advance. Students who have not booked their place will not be able to access the Zoom classroom.

For further information or queries, please contact the College on 01442 864966 or students@newleafcollege.co.uk

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