Devon Carers Service
Caring For Carers courses in Devon delivered by Promas CIC

This 1 day course is aimed at unpaid carers to help them manage their caring role and stay well. Carers will discover what type of carer they are and how this impacts on their caring role. It will help carers to manage stress, look at the impacts of caring and find coping strategies to maintain a better life balance. Carers will be able to put together a contingency plan. Carers will also be able to look at their communication styles and if they are helpful and develop assertiveness techniques.

Start time 10am

Finish 3.30pm

We will:
  • identify the type of carer you are and how this impacts on your caring role and relationships
  • Look at and identify the stress in your life and how it affects you. Do you look after your own needs?
  • Discover how coping strategies can help manage the stress in your life.
  • Looking at what you do and what you could develop
  • Look at how we communicate to others, is it always effective? Learn new ways to communicate and be assertive
  • What is a contingency plan? Do you have one? Find out and start to plan your own one
If you would like to self-refer for a course please contact Devon Carers training team via their helpline 03456 434 435 ([email protected]) – they will confirm if spaces are available. It is essential to book your place on a course – no booking is guaranteed until you have received confirmation from their training team.

Devon carers website https://devoncarers.org.uk/

Devon – Caring for Carers
Zoom Sessions

Would you like to understand yourself better, learn new skills in your caring role and ways to stay healthy?

This course introduces tools to help you to improve your own wellbeing and quality of life. You will also explore strategies to help you cope and manage proactively in your caring role
October 2020 Zoom
2pm – 3pm
Would you like to understand yourself better, learn new skills in your caring role and ways to stay healthy? This course introduces tools to help you to improve your own wellbeing and quality of life. You will also explore strategies to help you cope and manage proactively in your caring role. Session 1: 19/10/2020
Session 2: 26/10/2020
Session 3: 02/11/2020
February 2021 Zoom
10am – 11am
Would you like to understand yourself better, learn new skills in your caring role and ways to stay healthy? This course introduces tools to help you to improve your own wellbeing and quality of life. You will also explore strategies to help you cope and manage proactively in your caring role. Session 1: 02/02/2021
Session 2: 09/02/2021
Session 3: 16/02/2021
If you would like to self-refer for a course please contact Devon Carers training team via their helpline 03456 434 435 ([email protected]) – they will confirm if spaces are available. It is essential to book your place on a course – no booking is guaranteed until you have received confirmation from their training team.