Training & Employment

Getting the right help can also include getting the right training to help you carry out your caring role efficiently and safely.  This section lists the current training opportunities, both local and national, available to carers.

Caring Counts: self-reflection and planning

This course was developed with and for carers. It will help you gain a clearer understanding of who you are, identify your personal qualities and recognise the range of skills and abilities you’ve developed from your personal experiences and while caring.

Click here to read more about Caring Counts


Carers’ Self-Advocacy Toolkit

Carers Scotland has developed self-advocacy resources to help carers:

  • communicate effectively
  • better navigate ‘the system’
  • negotiate more effectively
  • deal with the emotions that can inhibit self-expression
  • increase independence and confidence

Click here to access the Carers’ Self-Advocacy Toolkit

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