Courses for Caring Relatives
Most people, who need help or care, do not want to go to a care home or old people’s home.
They would prefer most to go on living at home.
For this to be possible, family members often have to care for them.
Why are there courses for family carers?
The care and support of people, who need help, is very physically and mentally demanding.
Especially, because family carers generally have no training in care and support.
What can I learn on a course for family carers?
- The courses provide basic knowledge about the care and medical care of family members.
- In practical exercises, you learn, for example, to lift people correctly or change bandages.
- In these courses, there are also talks and information about legal and financial aspects.
- You can talk with other family carers and exchange experiences.
What do the courses for family carers cost?
The prices of the courses vary, depending on what is done in the courses.
Where are there courses for family carers?
The courses are offered in all districts. Just ask for the courses at the Volkshilfe office in your district.