Whether caring is a new part of your life, or you've been caring for a long time, there are a range of free training courses to help build your skills and confidence.

Courses offered by Kirklees Council

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic these courses are not currently running. If you are a carer and would like to discuss your wellbeing please contact the Kirklees Wellness Service .

Arranging support for the person you care for

If you can't leave the person you care for alone during any of the following courses, we can provide support. Please let us know when you book.

Building Resilience

This course aims to help you identify resources, technologies and sources of support in order to prevent your caring responsibilities from becoming overwhelming.

Learn how to cope positively with the ups and downs of caring for someone.

The course covers:-

  • acceptance of roles and the caring situation
  • managing change
  • overcoming difficulties and challenges
  • becoming emotionally aware
  • strategies to maintain and improve health and well-being
  • local and national support services.
Building resilience carers journey session
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Caring for someone with memory loss

This course benefits carers caring for someone who has memory loss problems which may not be as a result of Alzheimer's or Dementia or those who are awaiting diagnosis.

The course covers:-

  • the different forms of memory loss problems
  • why safeguarding includes supporting the person you care for to access health and social services
  • individual well-being
  • the emotional well-being of carers
  • coping strategies
  • support services
Caring for someone with memory deterioration carer journey
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