Devon Carers Service
Caring For Carers courses in Devon delivered by Promas CIC

This 1 day course is aimed at unpaid carers to help them manage their caring role and stay well. Carers will discover what type of carer they are and how this impacts on their caring role. It will help carers to manage stress, look at the impacts of caring and find coping strategies to maintain a better life balance. Carers will be able to put together a contingency plan. Carers will also be able to look at their communication styles and if they are helpful and develop assertiveness techniques.

Start time 10am

Finish 3.30pm

We will:

  • Identify the type of carer you are and how this impacts on your caring role and relationships
  • Look at and identify the stress in your life and how it affects you. Do you look after your own needs?
  • Discover how coping strategies can help manage the stress in your life. Looking at what you do and what you could develop
  • Look at how we communicate to others, is it always effective? Learn new ways to communicate and be assertive
  • What is a contingency plan? Do you have one? Find out and start to plan your own one

If you would like to self-refer for a course please contact Devon Carers training team via their helpline 03456 434 435 ([email protected]) – they will confirm if spaces are available. It is essential to book your place on a course – no booking is guaranteed until you have received confirmation from their training team.

Devon carers website https://devoncarers.org.uk/

Course Dates

19th March
Tavistock Golf Club, Down Road, Tavistock PL19 9AQ
Tavistock

20th March
The Amory Centre
125 East Street
South Molton
Devon
EX36 3BU

May 1st
Best Western Passage House Hotel
Hackney Lane
Kingsteignton
Newton Abbot
TQ12 3QH

May 21st
Tavistock Area Support Services (TASS)
The Anchorage Centre
Chapel Street
Tavistock
PL19 8AG

June 13th
The Matford Centre
Matford Park Road
Marsh Barton Trading Estate
Exeter
EX2 8FD

June 27th
The Amory Centre
125 East Street
South Molton
Devon
EX36 3BU

July 2nd
Best Western Passage House Hotel
Hackney Lane
Kingsteignton
Newton Abbot
TQ12 3QH

8th July
Tavistock in West Devon – venue to be confirmed

5th September
Old Heathcoat School Community Centre
81 King Street
Tiverton
EX16 5JJ

18th September
The Amory Centre
125 East Street
South Molton
Devon
EX36 3BU