CARERS ACT TRAINING
The Carers Act will become law on 1st April 2018.
It is important that all professionals understand their duties and responsibilities under the Act. The Borders Carers Centre are now offering robust, succinct and relevant training which is tailor made for you and your team.
We are happy to come to your team to deliver this training, or, alternatively, your team (of between 6 and 10 people) can come to our offices in Galashiels. Please contact us to book a slot.
Feedback has been incredibly positive:
"It was relaxed. I have attended carers centre training before in another local authority and felt a bit under attack as a social worker. I did not feel under attack today"
"This training was relevant, interesting, moving and should be attended by all workers in health & social work"
"The carer live spot was incredibly illuminating. I have no doubt that I will now go about my job differently now that I know exactly how it is"
"More of this type of training please! It was a really useful exercise"
"It really surprised me, as a professional, that I had no idea what a carer was. In fact, I cried as I realised I've actually been a carer all my adult life, and didn't even know...."
"I did not really expect to gain anything today. How wrong I was!"
"All my expectations were surpassed - it was a superb session"
"I'd really appreciate a top-up training in 6 months - to see what happens to the referrals I will now make"
"As a GP, I'd really like to offer joint flu clinics with the carers centre"
To make a referral
If you wish to refer a client, please call us on 01896 752431. There is no paperwork to complete. All we ask is that you have permission from the carer.
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The Borders Carers Centre, Brewerybrig, Low Buckholmside, Galashiels TD1 1RT 01896 752431