Training for carers

Helping new and prospective carers to bridge the gap

CARING WITH CARERS TRAINING SERVICES

At Caring with Carers, we are passionate about training. We facilitate training because we understand the benefits it can have. Educating prospective carers and existing carers encourages placement longevity which, in turn, helps develop and strengthen relationships.

WHAT SETS US APART

Delivering high quality results to our partner agencies and carers is possible because of our highly skilled and experienced team. In addition to time in the field, each team member embodies the core values of compassion, professionalism, confidentiality and efficiency.

Details on our training sessions can be found below.
To book, simply download and complete the referral form and send to [email protected]

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Shared Lives Training

Caring With Carers is pleased to offer Shared Lives training to Out of Home Care agencies for new and prospective carers. Shared Lives training supersedes Shared Stories, Shared Lives training which was rolled out in 2000. Shared Lives is delivered in two parts.

Part One is designed to assist participants make an informed choice about whether caring is an appropriate role for them.

Part Two provides induction training which is designed to provide information to prepare a carer for the commencement of a placement.

Sessions are held in both NSW & ACT and can be run as a group sessions or one-on-one.  Details on each can be found below.

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Shared Lives - Group Training

LOCATION:
The venue is dependent on the number of participants and agency request.

TIMES:
Group training sessions run from 9:30am – 4:30pm both days.

COST:
Group training sessions cost $225 per person. This includes training and catering for both days.

Suited for groups of prospective carers

Periodically we run Shared Lives training sessions for groups which is carried out over a weekend. Booking in is simple. Simply follow the instructions below.


Download the Form

Download and complete our Shared Lives Enrolment form  

Email the form

Email your completed form to [email protected] 

Booking Confirmation

Caring With Carers will contact participants to confirm their enrolment in group training.

Invoice

Agencies will be invoiced for the training fee a week before the training dates.

Shared Lives One-on-one Training

TIMES:
Times can be arranged between our trainers and the individual/couple. This could be done over several weekdays, weekends or in four half day sessions. We always endeavour to work out the most convenient and efficient way to complete this training.

COST:
The cost of one on one training can vary greatly as it depends on the location, travel time, the amount of people and the number of sessions required. Once availability has been discussed with the applicant/s an estimate can be provided to the referring agency for approval to proceed.

Best suited to couples or individuals

In addition to group training sessions, Caring With Carers can run one on one training sessions for individual or couple applicants/carers.


Download the Form

Download and complete our Shared Lives Enrolment form  

Email the form

Email your completed form to [email protected] 

Booking Confirmation

Participants will be contacted to obtain their availability, then confirm the dates and times.* 

Invoice

Agencies will be invoiced for the training fee a week before the training dates.

*The referring agency will be kept informed of the dates and times booked in with the participants.

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