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Does your practice know how to identify and support Young Carers?

Imago can provide free training for your surgery and support
you to implement a Young Carers Strategy, which will show your
compliance with the Care Act 2015 / Children’s and Families
Act 2015; demonstrating good practice when CQC Inspected
 

  • Relevant for Practice Managers, GP’s and  Support Staff
  • 2 ½ Hours’ worth of training (can be condensed to an hour to suit the needs of the practice)
  • For up to 15 staff members (minimum of 3)
  • Free Training for a limited time

By the end of the course you will learn the impact of being a Young Carer, how to prevent inappropriate caring, what support  is available and how to refer . Full course details can be accessed here.


 

Young Carers Awareness Day 2019

Young Carers Awareness Day 2019
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31 Jan 2019

Imago staff celebrate #YCAD 2019 in their PJ's!

Imago celebrated Young Carers Awareness Day on 31st January with a Wear Your Pyjamas To Work Day. Staff came into the office wrapped up warm against the cold in their pyjamas, to raise awareness of Young Carers and all the work they do at home, at of all times of the day, and asked for donations.

  

Staff also supported the Carers Trust’s #CareForMeToo campaign on facebook and twitter.

#1in5 secondary school pupils care for a family member – it can be lonely and stressful and lead to mental health problems.