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Course Summary Carers Statistics Definition of a Carer Carers Assessment Understanding mental ill health - major diagnoses, treatments and support services available Looking at children as carers of parents with mental health problem Strategies to deal with a crisis, including practical advice when dealing with difficult behaviours, and non compliancy with treatmentmedication The Way Forward - Caring for Carers, focusing on the Recovery approach and WRAP (wellness recovery action plan) Aims To raise awareness of the important role that carers have highlighting that their needs are as important as those that they are caring for To develop an understanding of the common mental health problems, causes treatments and impact of diagnoses on both the individual and those caring for them Inclusion in care packages, inc: carers assessments Who?s who in mental health? - signposting to other appropriate supportive organisations Dealing with a crisis Managing difficult behaviour Positive Mental Health and wellbeing for the Carer themselves Is recovery possible?

Course Summary Carers Statistics Definition of a Carer Carers Assessment Understanding mental ill health - major diagnoses, treatments and support services available Looking at children as carers of parents with mental health problem Strategies to deal with a crisis, including practical advice when dealing with difficult behaviours, and non compliancy with treatmentmedication The Way Forward -...

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