Are You Carer Aware?
Many people do not recognise themselves as a carer,
for them they are simply helping a family member, friend or
neighbour. In effect they are undertaking tasks that they consider
to be part of their relationship with that person. Worcestershire
County Council are aware that many carers remain hidden from
society and this means that they do not access the advice and
guidance they need to support them in their caring role.
The Carers Unit would encourage everyone to access
this training tool (link below) whether you are a carer
or member of the public. It will explain who is a carer, their
legal rights and what services are available in Worcestershire to
If you aren't a carer now, you could be in the
* Please note. The carer aware online course requires Flash to be
installed on your computer, if you cannot access the course and
would like more details please contact the Carers Unit.
If you are a professional worker employed by Worcestershire
County Council and would like this course to count towards your
induction and/or professional development then please access the
This page was last reviewed 31 January 2014 at 12:46.
The page is next due for review 30 July 2015.