Supporting Unpaid Carers - elearning for healthcare
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  • Carers-UK

About Supporting Unpaid Carers

Who is an unpaid carer? 

Anyone who provides care and support to a family member, friend, neighbour, or someone in their community due to a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem or other health and care needs.

How can the resource help me? 

This free online resource aims to support you in taking care of yourself and carrying out your day to day caring role.

What is included in this resource?

  • Bite size elearning sessions, developed with expert advice from Carers UK.
  • Online links and a downloadable resource guide which is colour coded by topic. Topics include your rights to benefits, support for carers and caring for those with visual or hearing impairment.
  • Access to Agylia Care who offer free guides and videos on children’s care, learning disabilities and support for carers.
  • Specialised elearning on topics such as dementia, mental health, physical disability, infection protection and end of life care. You can access this by selecting the “Specialist elearning” button below.
  • You can access the Supporting Unpaid Carers elearning which is freely available by selecting this link here and selecting View.

Supporting Unpaid Carers Resource

Resources available without registering

Supporting Unpaid Carers Tile eLearningSupporting Unpaid Carers Tile ResourcesSupporting Unpaid Carers Tile AgyliaSupporting Unpaid Carers - Tile Coronavirus 2

Resources available which require registration

Supporting Unpaid Carers eLearningSupporting Unpaid Carers Register

How to access

Available to all

The Supporting Unpaid Carers programme is freely available to access here.
Please note your progress and completion of sessions will not be recorded and you will not be able to generate a record of completion. If you require evidence of learning, please register and then log in to access this programme on the elfh Hub.

If you already have an account with elfh, then you can enrol on to the Supporting Unpaid Carers programme by logging in to the elfh Hub, selecting My Account > Enrolment and selecting the programme. You can then access the programme immediately in the My elearning section.

Register >

To view the Supporting Unpaid Carers programme, select the elearning button below. If you already have an account with elfh, you will also be able to login and enrol on the programme from the View button.

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Registering large numbers of users

If you are a HR, IT or Practice Manager and would like to register and enrol large numbers of staff within your organisation for access onto the Supporting Unpaid Carers programme, please contact elfh directly.

Organisations wishing to use their own LMS

For HR departments wanting to know more about gaining access to courses using an existing Learning Management System please contact elfh directly to express interest.

More information

Please select the following link for more information on how to use the elfh Hub.

Meet the team – task and finish group

  • Madeline Starr

    Madeleine Starr

    Carers UK
  • Maria Kimina

    Maria Kimina

    Carers UK
  • Elizabeth Manero

    Elizabeth Manero

    Patient Advisory Forum
  • Fatima Khan-Shah

    Fatima Khan-Shah

    Patient Advisory Forum, and Task and Finish Group Chair
  • Dipika Patel

    Dipika Patel

    Communications Officer, Health Education England
  • Tracy Brennan

    Tracy Brennan

    Project Support Officer, HEE

Meet the team – programme team

  • Liz Fenton

    Liz Fenton

    Clinical Lead and Deputy Chief Nurse, HEE
  • Catherine Puck

    Catherine Pluck

    Project Lead and John Burdett Clinical Fellow, HEE
  • Patricia Howe

    Patricia Howe

    Programme Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Claire Beattie

    Claire Beattie

    Learning Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • e-lfh staff - Lindsay Collin profile picture

    Lyndsey Callion

    Learning Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Rashmi Chavda

    Rashmi Chavda

    Graphic Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare
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