In the first year of the project, carers will be empowered, through the following workshops, within their caring role: 

  • Advocacy for self and others
  • Carers rights and entitlements
  • Reviews and tribunals
  • Safeguarding awareness
  • Understanding the system
  • Condition awareness and management
  • Behaviour management
  • Dementia awareness
  • Managing stress
  • Diabetes
  • Moving, lifting and handling
  • Medicine management
  • Health and well-being
  • Aromatherapy
  • Natural remedies
  • Making natural beauty products
  • Winter warmers
  • Eating for health
  • Creative arts

In the second year of the project, ten carer leads will be trained to co-deliver the above to other carers. Training will be certified or accredited:

  • Carers and Advocacy
  • Adult Carers Right
  • Rights of Disabled Children and Young People
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Welfare Benefits Advocacy
  • Introduction to Health and Well-Being
  • The Power of Positive Thinking
  • Mindfulness Meditation for Daily Living
  • Fundamentals of Peer Counselling
  • Building your Resilience

In the third year, ten carer leads will directly deliver the programme to new carers.