Training and resources

Adult Social Care Training

Courses offered by Reading Borough Council

Reading & West Berkshire Carers Hub

The Reading & West Berkshire Carers Hub provides a range of free training courses for carers. Courses include: 

  • Moving and handling
  • First aid
  • Managing stress

Call 0118 324 7333 to find out more.

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More training courses for carers

CourseProvider
Moving and Handling

Bracknell and Wokingham College

Address: Church Road, Bracknell, RG12 1DJ

Price: £25 for two hours

Contact: Marta Szklarz (01344 766 689), Denise Hamilton Brown (01344 766 692)

Social TV (Assessment and Theory)

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: paid by Carers Trust East Midlands

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Carers Trust East Midlands (Moving and Positioning)

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: Free

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Carers UK

First Aid Awareness

St John's Ambulance

Social TV

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: paid by Carers Trust East Midlands

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Health and Safety

St John's Ambulance

Price: £280 full day course

Social TV

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: paid by Carers Trust East Midlands

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Carers UK

Reading Borough Council

Health and Your Heart

British Heart Foundation

Social TV

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: paid by Carers Trust East Midlands

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Stroke Society

Parenting Special Children

Parenting Special Children

Price: Free (pay for some handouts)

Mental Health Training

Carers UK

NHS Talking Therapies

Mental Health England

Price: £300 for 2 days (Mental Health First Aid Support may need to be provided)

Dementia

Carers UK

Social TV

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: paid by Carers Trust East Midlands

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Challenging Behaviour

Carers UK

Social TV

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: paid by Carers Trust East Midlands

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Nutrition and Diet

Carers UK

Social TV

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: paid by Carers Trust East Midlands

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Caring with Confidence

NHS

Price: Free

Social TV

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: paid by Carers Trust East Midlands

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Carers Trust East Midlands

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: Free

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Parkinsons

The Self-Management Group Reading

Saving Money and Benefits

Social TV

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: paid by Carers Trust East Midlands

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Citizens Advice Reading  (Benefits)

Price: £90 full day, £50 half day

Contact: Training.manager@readingcab.org.uk

Citizens Advice Reading (Saving money on your energy bills)

Contact: Training.manager@readingcab.org.uk

Carers Trust East Midlands

Address: 14 Albury Close, Reading, RG30 1BD

Price: Free

Contact: The Hub Office (0118 324 7333)

Reading Borough Council

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