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Free online resources for unpaid carers

Alex Drinkall, 19 May 2020
Free online resources for unpaid carers

Health Education England’s elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) team has worked with Carers UK to develop a free online resource to support the vital care that unpaid carers provide.

The Supporting Unpaid Carers elearning resource is for everyone who provides care and support to a family member or friend due to their disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem or other health and care needs.

The resource, which is available on HEE’s elfh website, offers a variety of elearning sessions, with expert advice from Carers UK, resources, guides and videos to support unpaid carers.

The resources include:

  • Links to organisations offering advice on topics relevant to the elearning sessions
  • Downloadable resource guide including information on rights to benefits, support for carers and caring for those with visual or hearing impairment
  • Access to Agylia Care resources
  • Specialised elearning content on topics including dementia, mental health, physical disability, infection control and end of life care
  • Information and advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19) for carers.

If you would like to share your thoughts on the resources and input into the evaluation of the Supporting Unpaid Carers elearning resource please visit our survey.

For more information about the resource, including details on how to access the content, visit

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