Caring with Confidence Course

A free 4 + 1 training course from Carers Northumberland, aimed at making a positive difference to how carers feel about their caring role and how best they can look after themselves. Come to all or as many as you can get to.

The course is of benefit to all unpaid carers irrespective of who you care for or their condition. The focus of the course is on YOU and how best to help you carry on caring more confidently. if you don’t look after yourself, who will look after the person who depends on you…

The sessions take place on: Wednesdays 30th May, 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th June.


Session 1: Caring Day to Day – dealing with emergencies, medication and daily juggling

Session 2: Caring and Coping – managing stress, difficult emotions and ways of relaxing

Session 3: Caring and Communicating – being assertive, asking the right questions

Session 4: Caring for Life – finding the balance, problem solving, looking ahead and an emphasis on meeting your own needs

Session 5: Caring and Resources – an independent session


Carers are encouraged to attend all sessions but can choose specific ones. Call 01670 320025 or email to find out more or book your place.