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The range of services and support available for Dorset carers including how to join the carers information service.

There is a range of training available that will support you in your caring role as well as equip you with new skills.  Subjects include;

  • first aid
  • dealing with memory loss and dementia
  • falls prevention
  • safer handling and care skills
  • advice on how to manage stress

For training opportunities in your area;

Mental health

The  Recovery Education Centre (opens in a new window) provide free training courses if you are caring for someone with mental health issues. The courses are mainly held out in the community, so you should not have to travel too far to attend.

 

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