ASD Family Help - Parent Carers Matter
Gain a better understanding of the recognition you deserve as a carer and learn what support, rights & benefits you are entitled to.
This course is delivered over 3 dates (and separated into 5 different topics/sessions):
- Who is a carer?
- What is the impact on carers?
- How to get further support and information
- Your rights as a carer
- Carers needs assessment
- Financial support and benefits
- Mental health & wellbeing
If space allows professionals are welcome on this training if this training will help you to support carers/parent carers in your job role.
- ASD Family Help
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- Contact Name
- Jayne McGovern
- Contact Position
- Adult Support Manager
- 07733 601755 07733 601755
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When is it On/Open ?
- Date & Time Information
This course will currently run 3 times during 2023.
Earley - July 2023
- Session 1: 27 June 23, 6pm – 8pm
- Session 2: 4 July 23, 5.30pm - 8.30pm
- Session 3: 11 July 23 5.30pm – 8pm
- Session 4: 18 July 23 6pm - 8.30pm
Woodley - September 2023
- Session 1 and 2: 18 September 23, 9.45am - 2.15pm
- Session 3: 25 September 23, 9.45am - 12.00pm
- Session 4 and 5: 2 October 23, 9.45am - 2.15pm
Costs and Fee Information
- Service/Activity is Free
- Funding Notes
Funding for this training is provided by Wokingham Borough Council and Education & Skills Funding Agency
- How is the service funded
Facilities and Accessibility
- Contact Name
- Cathy Roberts
- Complaints procedure notes
If your complaint is regarding any children's activity or parent workshops/training please email Rachael@asdfamilyhelp.org
If your complaint is regarding any adult activity or adult support, please email Jayne@asdfamilyhelp.org
You may also email Contact@asdfamilyhelp.org.uk or complete our online complaint for.
- Complaints link
- online complaint form
Accessing this service
- Age Ranges
- Eligibility Criteria
Parent carers and carers living, working or with children attending school in the Wokingham Borough.
- Booking / Registration Required
- Booking and Registration Notes
To book on this course please email email@example.com or text/phone 07733 601755 and she will provide you with the current online booking link.
- Referral not required
- Who can refer
- Self Referral
- Supporting people with
Mental health conditions
Children with Additional Needs
Learning and Communication
Autism Spectrum Conditions
- Registered Charity No.
All staff and volunteers at sessions receive in-house training from ASD Family Help regarding autism awareness and safeguarding (for children & vulnerable adults). Additionally all staff/volunteers are trained in safeguarding via the NSPCC online training portal or Wokingham Borough Council training portal and Prevent Training via the Home Office online.
All staff and volunteers at sessions have enhanced DBS checks.
ASD Family Help holds its own public liability insurance.
Trainers are qualified in or obtaining their qualification in Level 3 Award in Education and Training (PTLLS)
Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs
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