This intervention is about ensuring that carers have access to the knowledge and expertise they need to carry on caring - should they wish to do so - in the safest way possible for themselves and the people they care for.
Related practice examples:
Depending on the needs and wishes of local carers, the methods for delivering Caring Support and Training can include:
- training on methods of lifting and handling
- first aid and equipment training
- “Expert carer” approaches such as Caring with Confidence and Looking After Me courses.
This is not a prescriptive list of the services required for each area, but the practice examples can be used to inspire ideas about creative and inventive ways to meet the outcomes of the National Carers’ Strategy
Following the links above will give you a brief outline of each project or service, as well as detailed information and advice about the practicalities of developing and running a similar service.