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Think Carer - A Call to Action

Event Description This video is for any professionals who are likely to come into contact with family and friends carers as part of their role. The health and social care system relies hugely on family and friends carers and society owes them a great deal. Caring can, however, sometimes come at a cost to the carer; that is why we have a range of information and support services available to enable effective caring and support the carers’ health and wellbeing. Busy carers do not always identify themselves as such and we need the workforce to take on the role of identifying carers, listening to carers and signposting them towards support if required.
Training Objectives The aim of this video is to raise awareness of the role of carers' within society. It seeks to support staff in raising their awareness of colleagues and service users who may be undertaking a caring role. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this video you will be able to;

  • Appreciate your role in identifying carers and signposting them for support as necessary.
  • Consider whether your service/team has readily available, and up to date, information for family and friends carers.
  • Identify whether you listen to and include carers appropriately in your practice with clients/customers.

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    Course Pre-Requisites Not applicable 
    Course Instructions You may have to allow pop-ups for this e-learning module. If you need help in doing this, please contact Corporate Learning and Development's helpdesk on 033 022 22003 (x22003). Please note there is a delay in closing the module on the final slide. Please wait to receive the evaluation email prior to using the 'red cross' to close the module. This will ensure the module tracks and shows as complete. 
    Online Learning Course Category Equality and Diversity 
    Subject Areas Think Family Early Help, Social Work, Sensory Impairment, Mental Health Care, Learning Difficulties, Induction, Educational Visits, Drug and Alcohol, Disability, Dementia, Day Services, Customer Service, Children and Young People 
    Target Audience Youth Workers, Social Workers, Health Care, Fire & Rescue Service (FRS), Children Services, Care Homes, Adult Services 
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 5 minutes At your desk