FutureLearn offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cutural institutions from around the world. The courses are all free of charge and are delivered one step at a time. They can be accessed on mobile, tablet and desktop so you can fit in learning around your life.

There are lots of different courses available in a whole range of subjects including law, languages and cultures, politics and the modern world and literature. Taking part in one of these course can be a great way to focus on spending some time on yourself and doing something you enjoy. In particular, the online mindfulness course will teach you techniques to reduce stress and improve your wellbeing.

If you are interested in learning more about the condition of the person you care for or how you can support them, there is a whole range of courses that might be of interest to you under the heading of Health and Psychology. You can learn about the science of medicines, how to prevent falls, cardiovascular disease, the fundamentals of Parkinson's disease, caring for people with psychosis and schizophrenia and much more.

We'd love to hear how you get with these course so if you do take part, please do let us know how you get on.

Happy learning!

13:57, 27 Aug 2015 by Jo Maye

We have a new project funded by the Cooperative Trust

Are you aged 14-25? Are you worried about your future? Our new project can help. 

If you are not studying, working or on a skills course OR you’re not sure what you want to do next, we can help. Our new project will offer 1:1 support to help you identify where you want to be, as well as things that might be stopping you getting there. Support will include advice, advocacy and skills training.

Our aim is to help you get on track for achieving your life and career goals.

If you are interested in this support please contact Kat or ring 020 3757 8430 or 07756 593 456

 
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11:59, 22 May 2015 by Pat Stanley

Carers Week is fast approaching and we have a fantastic programme of events (pages 4-9 and 18-22 of our latest newsletter) lined up including:

  • Boat Trip to Hampton Court
  • Young Carers' Party
  • Carers' Pamper Day
  • Talk on Benefits with David Still
  • Zumba
  • Craft Session
  • Meditation
  • Stretch and Strengthen
  • Fundraising Quiz with a Difference

We are still running our consultation with carers so, if you haven't already claimed your £20 gift voucher, see page 19 and get in touch.
We are also looking for prizes for a raffle that we will be holding at the Fundraising Quiz on Friday 11th June. If you have any good contacts, or would like to make a donation, please do get in touch.

16:40, 07 May 2015 by Jo Maye

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