Learning new skills or improving your existing knowledge can make life as a carer much easier.
Brent Carers Centre organises a range of Carer Awareness Sessions throughout the year. Where possible we publicise them on our Events page.
Also, if you register your details with us you will receive a free copy of our seasonal Newsletter “Caring Matters”, and other forms of communication, reminding you of forthcoming events, meetings and consultations. Contact Us to register and/or for further information.
HERE ARE SOME OTHER OPPORTUNITIES (INCLUDING ONLINE RESOURCES) YOU MAY FIND HELPFUL
DemTalk is an online toolkit for effective communication with and for people living with dementia. It offers free advice and shares ideas about how everyone can make communication easier and better.
This series of films is for anyone who is either living with dementia or affected by dementia (including family carers). It covers any type of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia.
The Open Dementia elearning Programme is aimed at anyone (including family carers) who comes into contact with someone living with dementia. It provides a general introduction to the disease and the experience of living with dementia.
Click on our “Events” page for details of the Sudbury and Wembley Dementia Carers Support Groups, our Willesden Dementia Carers Support Group and the Brent Community / Dementia Cafés.
Here is a series of films produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) reflecting current social care and health care practice. It covers adults, children and family issues, and topics include autism, dementia, end of life care, looking after children, older people and quality of life, personal budgets and telecare.
Developed by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities this guide helps families of people with learning disabilities to plan for the future.