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Free First Aid Training by British Red Cross

Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:05

The British Red Cross is working with community partners to provide free First Aid sessions to the following community groups:

• Adults over 65 at risk of slips, trips and falls.

• People living with issues around drug and alcohol usage.

• People who are homeless or rough sleepers and at risk of injury or sudden illness.s

These are informal sessions and can be arranged at a user's venue.

Currently they are delivering in the Leicestershire area.

If you/your colleagues are interested in attending please contact them directly, see attached poster.

Tags: Community, Training

Make the most of your computer

Posted: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:40

This is an 8 week course that starts on Tuesday 10th October 2017 and costs £40 and will be held at AgeUK Clarence House, Humberstone Gate, Leicester.

Tags: Community, Training

Techy Tea Party

Posted: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:06

Age UK are running a number of sessions providing support to people on how to use their smart-phone, tablets and laptops.

Venue: Howe Road Community Lounge, Brookes Lane Whitwick

Tuesday 18th 25th July 10.00am – 12.00am

Tuesday 1st 8th August 10.00am – 12.00am

Further information is provided on the attach leaflet.

Tags: Community, training, ICT

Making the most of your local heritage - training, 10 July 2017

Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 08:18

Neighbourhood Planning: making the most of your local heritage - training, 10 July 2017

Neighbourhood Planning groups and parish councils in Leicestershire and Rutland are invited to 'Neighbourhood Planning: making the most of your local heritage'. This training workshop takes place on Monday 10 July 2017 at Rothwell, near Kettering.

The workshop will help you understand evidence for your local historic environment, and use it to develop policies for your Neighbourhood Plan which preserve the character of your place. It will feature practice as well as theory, and input from the statutory adviser Historic England.

Further details can be found in the attached flyer. Places are £40 per delegate, or £60 for two per Neighbourhood Plan and you can book a place by contacting Rebecca Breakwell on 01604 765888 or email Rebecca.breakwell@northantsacre.org.uk

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, Training

Free Dementia Care Course

Posted: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:08

Starting on the 27th March 2017, this free, three week on-line course, has been specifically design for those caring for people with dementia.

Get advice on connecting with and caring for someone with dementia

Meet other dementia carers and academic experts

To find out more and sign up for the course visit Future Learn.

Tags: Dementia, training

Sign Language for Beginners

Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 07:46

Sign Language for Beginners

Our British Sign Language (BSL) for Beginners and Deaf Awareness taster sessions are for anyone, but also aimed at people with a hearing loss themselves. The sessions are also useful for those that have a family member or friend that has a type of hearing loss and wish to know how to better communicate and support them.

The Taster Sessions are available at a variety of locations throughout Leicestershire. More information can be viewed on the attached poster.

Tags: Health, Training