Share and Learn by Carers UK

Carers UK are offering Share and Learn, a series of fun and relaxed online sessions where visiting speakers share tips and skills on a range of topics - all from the comfort of your own home. Below are some of what they offer but they add new ones on all the time which can be accessed via this link:

https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/get-support/share-and-learn-online-sessions

Tips and Guidance for new carers – Wednesday 7 April, 3-4:00pm

Are you a new to caring? Priya from Carers UK's Helpline Advisory team will be joining us to offer tips and guidance on things to do when you are new to a caring role. Places will be limited to 25 participants. Book here.

Beginners Latin Dance session - Friday 9 April, 4-5pm

Join our Salsa and Bachata session, delivered by Latin Motion, who will be providing an introduction to both Salsa and Bachata footwork and body movement. The session will give beginners a solid base of all the most commonly used steps and turns and help uplift both your mental and physical wellbeing, along with providing some much-needed social interaction with live teaching, questions and feedback. Book here.

Emergency First Aid awareness with St John Ambulance - Wednesday 21 April, 3-4pm or 5-6pm.

Have you got the skills and knowledge to give emergency first aid? Join a free awareness session, delivered by St John Ambulance. You’ll gain the confidence to recognise and respond to emergency situations; supporting your family and friends should they need it. Covering patient care, calling 999/112, CPR, heart failure, using an AED and COVID-19 changes. Places will be limited to 50 participants and we will be running two identical sessions on the day. Book the 3-4pm session here or the 5-6pm session here.

Tips and Guidance for carers – Thursday 22 April, 3-4:30pm

Do you have questions about benefits for Carers and carer related queries? Liz and Priya from Carers UK's Helpline Advisory team will be joining us to offer tips and guidance on Carer Benefit, Carers Assessments and Entitlements, plus answering your questions. Places will be limited to 25 participants. Book here.