Keeping you safe is our top priority for our Carers & staff. Our sessions as we come out of lockdown will be strictly limited to a maximum of 6 participants. All who attend must strictly adhere to social distancing protocols & must not attend if you are showing any symptoms of COVID 19 or are currently self-isolating.
PPE including hand sanitiser & wipes will be available in the training room. Masks must be worn on entry to the centre, or when moving around the building, but not while you are participating in the sessions.
No refreshments will be provided currently, you may bring with you, your own drinks.
Can we request to try not to arrive to early for the sessions as this will help with keeping attendees safe and assist with social distancing protocols. Where possible, please ensure you maintain a distance of two metres from others to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Please note: Carers training room is now located on the ground floor at the centre.
Please note courses are subject to change, for further information on the sessions being offered or to register your interest please contact Peter Blundell on 0151 288 6092. Alternatively, please send us a message here:
Please also see links below to a variety of free online resources which may be of interest to you - please note that some websites require registration to take part in their sessions.
Learn My Way is a website of free online courses for beginners, helping you to develop digital skills and make the most of the online world:
These courses by Techboomers help you to learn a variety of skills using social media including tutorials on Facebook, Skype, YouTube, WhatsApp and many more, as well as how to use technology to stay in contact with the person you care for and help them to keep in touch with others:
If you are a carer for a person living with dementia then this course by Future Learn will provide you with knowledge and advice that can help you connect and provide care. The course focuses on everyday experiences that are seen as particularly challenging and stressful, such as combining employment with caring for someone living with dementia:
The Life Rooms Learning Team are adding a range of videos to their youtube channel to help with physical and mental health, healthy cooking and creativity:
Visit Active Sefton on youtube for full exercise classes with their Activate Instructors:
If you would like more information about free training and activities for unpaid carers in Sefton please call us on 0151 288 6060 or send us a message here.
Carers UK have advice about maintaining your mental wellbeing as a carer on their website, as well as other guidance relating to coronavirus: www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/health/looking-after-your-health/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-mental-wellbeing