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Training Workshops

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Choose from the following workshops:

1. Carer's Rights
Understanding the Care Act and carer's rights


4:30 pm

A training session developed specifically for carer support staff, we will explore how the law protects carers. 

  • Understand carer's rights and the Care Act 2014
  • Know how carers might be supported with this understanding
  • Gain insight into working with other professionals when invoking the Care Act on behalf of carers
  • Feel more confident in offering carers support.  ​​

Recommended length: 1-2 sessions

By the end of 2 sessions, staff will have explored the Care Act and how to support carers to assert their rights. 

2. Train the Group Facilitator
How to facilitate interactive workshops for community groups


11:30 am

These workshops are for anyone who wants to facilitate a group session using an interactive approach. These are suitable for more discussion led sessions where the emphasis is on change and transformation. 

We will cover:

  • How to set up a workshop space 

  • Examining different learning styles

  • The difference between a teacher and facilitator 

  • Interactive approaches to group facilitation 

  • Questioning techniques 

  • How to plan a session, aims and objectives

  • Practical tutorials and demonstrating facilitation in action.

Recommended length: 1-5 sessions

By the end of the 5 sessions, staff will have explored a broad range of interactive exercises to suit varying learning styles, planned a whole session with a potential peer support group and facilitated an element of the workshop plan with positive feedback.

3. Boundaries for Support Staff
Boundary setting


11:30 am

This training offers a range of practical ways to build and maintain resilience and clarity when supporting carers. 

We will cover:

  • Setting and asserting boundaries

  • Managing expectations 

  • The importance of knowing limitations 

  • How to stay well at work. 

Recommended length: 1-2 sessions

By the end of the session, support staff will have learned more about setting and asserting boundaries and developed their resilience. 

4. Connections
Team building


10:00 am

The Connections workshops will enable staff members to develop team building and trust skills within their own group. 

We will cover:

  • How we work together as a group. 

  • Trust exercises. 

  • Team building games. 

  • Problem-solving activities 

  • Managing and workshopping potential internal conflicts. 

  • Making or reviewing the group contract.

Recommended length: 1-5 sessions

By the end of the 5 sessions, the staff will have built trust as a team of advocates, identified how to work effectively together using the skills of each individual and built a positive force for change.

Download our brochure to find out more about our training offer

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