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We delighted to offer this free course designed to help you with your caring role.

The course runs for 4 sessions held at Carers Leeds from 11am-2.30pm and includes lunch.

The focus of the caring well training course is on sharing information and ideas between trainers and course participants with a view to feeling well informed, positive and confident in the caring role. Each of the sessions are themed and cover different aspects of being a carer.

The course covers the following:

Session 1 (Thursday 7th February): Talking About Caring.  What does it mean to be a carer, what do we do, why are carers so important.

Session 2 (Thursday 14th February): Looking after our health and wellbeing. Creating balance, stress management, and includes mindfulness session.

Session 3 (Thursday 21st February): Practical aspects of caring.  Managing medication, services that can help, assessments for carers and cared for person; personal budgets.

Session 4: (Thursday 28th February): Money.  Welfare benefits, help with costs, appointees and power of attorney, care home costs.

To book your place, please phone the booking line on 0113 246 8338 after 10am on Tuesday 13 November.

On the last course we asked what carers what they would say to other people who are considering attending? Here’s what they said:

“You’ll enjoy it”

“DO IT! Well worth it”

“Go-it’s a really good course.  It makes you feel like a really valued person”