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Carer Awareness & Healthy Lifestyle Training Event

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Riviera International Conference Centre

Chestnut Avenue

Torquay

TQ2 5LZ

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Torbay Carers Trust, Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust are running a training evening supported by Devon LPC.

The intended audience are pharmacy staff including HLP Leaders and Health Champions.

Carer Awareness

Torbay Carers Service invites Pharmacy staff to attend a session on support to unpaid Carers to cover the following;

  • What it is like being a Carer
  • What is available to Carers and why they will benefit from seeking support
  • The important role of pharmacy staff in helping to identify and support Carers
  • Why Carers remain hidden
  • Carer Recognition Tools
  • Certificates will be available as evidence of training

Healthy Lifestyles screening and referrals

Torbay Healthy Lifestyles team invites pharmacy staff to attend a session on Healthy Lifestyles brief advice and guidance, screening and referring.

Content will include the following;

  • Overview of current trends and themes in lifestyle factors: Smoking, obesity/unhealthy eating habits, lack of exercise, alcohol and mood
  • Increasing confidence levels in pharmacy staff giving brief advice and guidance to patients
  • To enable pharmacy staff to understand what services ae available (self help/guided help/ full support) and direct/refer patients into appropriate pathways.

Please note: this is not smoking cessation adviser training. This will be run as a separate session with dates to follow.

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Riviera International Conference Centre

Chestnut Avenue

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TQ2 5LZ

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