Training Opportunities

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DEMENTIA

If you would like to attend a dementia friend/awareness session, please open following link for further information.

https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/WEBArticle? page=become-dementia-friend

The Reader are offering free training, resources and support for organisations working with clients with dementia, or clients otherwise impacted by dementia (for example carers).

We are looking either to offer free training for staff/ volunteers to provide wellbeing reading groups, or we can also supply our own volunteers who lead these groups. There’s also an additional offer of volunteers writing reading based letters to residents.

Please could anyone interested contact me on [email protected] and I’ll let them know more about the offer. Every part of it is entirely funded and free!

WIGAN SAFEGUARDING ADULTS BOARD TRAINING COURSES

WSAB offers numerous learning opportunities for VCSE groups; including Level 3 Safeguarding Adults; Modern Slavery; Care Act Section 42; Tier Reporting, plus many more: please click on the link: https://www.wigan.gov.uk/ Docs/PDF/WSCB/WSCB-Training-and-Development- Programme.pdf

AUTISM FRIENDS SESSIONS (Autism Awareness)

Our Autism Friends sessions are a brief insight into Autism for anyone who is interested in knowing a bit more about Autism. Our Sessions are currently running virtually on Microsoft teams, a free app available from your playstore on your device, and run for 45 – 60 minutes. On completion of your feedback form after your session, you will receive a badge to wear to show you have had a session in Autism awareness. Our aim is to encourage our borough to become an Autism Friendly Borough.

There are some dates already set for next year that are booked by following this link:

Autism Friends sessions www.wigan.gov.uk/waaw

For further information you can contact [email protected]

If groups would like to arrange other sessions specifically for their members, contact the email address and they can arrange other sessions for them.