(02) 6620 1800 [email protected]

Carer Skills Course starts 18th February – join us each Thursday from 10am till 12 midday

Carer Skills Course provides an opportunity for carers to build their practical skills, knowledge and confidence in caring for an older person. The course will be held over 6 weeks, with carers spending 2 hours each week exploring a different topic. Talk to our facilitator, share your experiences, ask questions and learn more about: 

·         Week 1: The different approaches to caring

·         Week 2: Access to services and supports, carer rights, complaints, legal documents, payments and supplements   

·         Week 3: Strategies to take care of your own health and wellbeing  

·         Week 4: Assisting someone with daily activities like personal care, eating, drinking and transport  

·         Week 5: Moving someone safely, including safe body position, common transfers and instructional videos

·         Week 6: Assisting someone with health care tasks like falls prevention, medications, planning ahead, palliative care and life after caring.

INTRODUCTION WORKSHOP will be held earlier to help with resources:
beginning Mon 8 Feb 2021  10.30am – 12pm or Tue 23 Mar 2021   10.30am – 12pm

Follow the link below for more details