In some localities training is offered on the range of topics and resources to support the caring role and in looking after a carer’s own needs.
- Integrated approach to identifying and assessing Carer health and wellbeingThis toolkit published by NHS England clarifies the new duties on NHS organisations under the Care Act 2014 and the Children and Families Act 2014, provides a template Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support joined up working locally, and includes examples of positive practice of work that have proven successful in supporting carers and their families.
- The experiences, needs and outcomes for carers of people with dementiaThis comprehensive literature review undertaken by the the Association of Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester, examines the experiences and needs of carers of people with dementia and the evidence of outcomes produced from a wide range of interventions. Download The experiences, needs and outcomes ...
- Dementia core skills education and training frameworkThis framework published by Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care sets out the essential skills and knowledge necessary for all staff involved in dementia care.
- Award in Understanding DementiaThe Alzheimer's Society and the Royal Society for Public Health have joined forces to create a new qualification to help people understand more about dementia.
- Caring for CarersThe Caring for Carers Hub developed by the Royal College of General Practitioners is a web based tool that can help primary care staff to more effectively support carers and the people they care for.
- Commissioning for Carers PrinciplesThis practical tool is part of a suite of products that will help commissioners to deliver what carers say is important to them in ways that have been shown to work effectively and efficiently in practice.
- Carers Evidence Summits ebookNHS Improving Quality has produced an ebook to share the Commitment to Carers achievements over the last year. It includes the findings from the regional Carers Evidence Summits and links to over 50 case studies.
- Dementia CarerDementia Carer is a website that provides access to a wide range of video clips featuring carers discussing what helps them cope with issues they encounter in caring for someone with dementia.
- The Triangle of Care – carers included: A guide to best practice for dementia careThe Triangle of Care is a model for dementia care that supports a partnership approach between the person with dementia, the staff member and carer. It is designed to ensure that carers are appropriately included and involved in the care of people with dementia, particularly in hospital settings.
- A road less rocky – supporting people with dementiaThis report published by the Carers Trust highlights that carers of people with dementia are not getting the support and advice they often desperately need.
- Health Education EnglandHealth Education England (HEE) works across England to deliver high quality education and training for a better health and healthcare workforce.1st Floor, Blenheim House, Duncombe Street, Leeds, LS1 4PLhee.email@example.com://hee.nhs.uk/
- Crossroads Cognitive Stimulation Group (COGS)Crossroads Care Kent is a charity dedicated to providing a range of support for Carers to help them in their caring role.The Oast, 170 Tonbridge Road, Wateringbury, Kent. ME18 5NS0345 095 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.carerskm.org
- Crossroads Carers Palliative Support ServiceCrossroads Care Kent is a charity dedicated to providing a range of support for Carers to help them in their caring role.The Oast, 170 Tonbridge Road, Wateringbury, Kent. ME18 5NS0345 095 email@example.com://carerskm.org
- Caring with confidenceCaring with confidence is a free nationally recognised training programme for Carers provided by Involve Carers.192 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BE01622 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.vam-online.org.uk
- Carers Support and Information Programme 2The Carer Information and Support Programme 2 is for carers, family members and friends of people who have been living with dementia for some time. The Camden Centre, Tunbridge Wells, Kent01892 email@example.com://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/custom_scripts/services.php?serviceCode=59991&branchCode=13840&areaBC=EASE
- Carer Information and Support Programme 1The Carer Information and Support Programme 1 is a series of sessions for carers, family and friends of people recently diagnosed with dementia.The Camden Centre, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom01892 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/custom_scripts/services.php?serviceCode=59991&branchCode=13840&areaBC=EASE
- Carers FIRSTCarers FIRST provide information, advice and guidance as well as practical and emotional support to carers of people with dementia. Unit 4, Michael Gill Building, Tolgate Lane, Strood, Kent. ME2 4TG0300 303 email@example.com://www.carersfirst.org.uk/
- Dementia PathfindersDementia Pathfinders CIC is a social enterprise delivering therapeutic care and support for people with dementia and their families, and programmes of education and learning for people working in the dementia care field.Bushbury Triangle Resource Centre, 74 Stanley Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 9EL01902 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.dementiapathfinders.org
- Employers for CarersEmployers for Carers provides practical, ‘hands-on’, help to employers to support carers in their workforce.20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX020 7378 email@example.com://www.employersforcarers.org/
- Carers DirectCarers Direct offer a helpline for carers that need help with their caring role and want to talk to someone about what options are available to them. PO Box 27079, Glasgow, G3 9EJ0300 123 1053http://www.nhs.uk/CarersDirect/carerslives/updates/Pages/CarersDirecthelpline.aspx
- Carers TrustCarers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.Unit 101, 164-180 Union Street, London SE1 0LH0300 772 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.carers.org