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Working with embrace-learning, Carers UK have created an e-learning course designed to support carers.
This course aims to help carers find resources, technologies and sources of support in order to prevent caring from becoming overwhelming.
The interactive learning materials describe the symptoms of stress and suggest strategies for coping with it, including tips for staying healthy and managing time effectively.
Online materials such as quizzes and activities help reinforce learning as learners work through the course.Course content:
- Unit 1: How to use the course - Allows learners get familiar with the course structure and explains in more detail how learners can use the course
- Unit 2: Building Networks and Finding Support - Helps learners to identify the support they need in their caring roles and explores ways of accessing it. It also describes the different kinds of support available, including financial, emotional and technological.
- Unit 3: Taking Care of yourself - Examines the symptoms of stress and helps learners to develop coping strategies. It provides tips on how to stay healthy, how to manage time more effectively, and offers advice about acknowledging and accepting the way carers feel about their caring role.
On completion of this course learners will be able to:
- build a help network
- find community resources
- identify other areas of support, such as social services
- understand financial support such as benefits
- understand workplace rights and support
- identify the benefits of technologies to support caring
- identify the symptoms of stress and develop coping strategies
- acknowledge and accept your feelings
- understand how to stay healthy
- manage your time more effectively
- develop strategies for sleeping
If you have any questions or if you would like to book this course contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning 0845 241 2537.
You can also view the course directly on the embrace-learning website.
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