Dementia Carers Count are a UK-wide charity with a focus on family carers. They have a Virtual Carers Centre which offers a range of information and advice for carers. The online information and support availbe on the VCC is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Support and Information for Carers
The support includes information on how to manage your emotions, the day to day challenges of caring, looking after your own physical and emotional wellbeing, practical information on carers’ rights and benefits and information on the different types of dementia and how they affect the brain.
Live Online Learning Sessions
Family carers can also access their free small group Live Online Learning sessions which are delivered by their team of health and social care professionals. They last for between 1 and 1 1/2 hours and cover a range of topics relating to dementia care.
As part of their development, Dementia Carers Count are looking to re-establish their face to face courses for carers linking with partners/organisations to meet the needs of different areas.
Visit the Dementia Carers Count for more details on their courses.