Caring with Carers course

Date and time
Thursday, 11 January 2018
9:30am to 12:00pm
Location
Sherman Education Centre, 4th floor Southwark Wing, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT
Contact
To take part in the course or to find out more, please email simulation@gstt.nhs.uk or call 020 7188 4802.
Description
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The Caring with Carers course (PDF 169Kb) is your opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to make a positive difference to your life and that of the family member or friend you care for.

This free half-day course will include the following sessions, from which you can choose two to attend:

  • safe moving and handling
  • mouth care
  • personal hygiene
  • skin care
  • self-care
  • managing medications.

The course is open to people who care unpaid for a friend or family member over the age of 18 who, uses Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital services or live in boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth.

Refreshments will be provided and travel and carer cover reimbursed.

For more information, please see the Caring with Carers course frequently asked questions (PDF 340Kb).