Home Parenting Courses in Kerry - CYPSC Kerry Listowel Listowel: Caring with Confidence Course

Listowel: Caring with Confidence Course

This course recognizes the need to balance the acquisition of essential care skills with tools for self-care and supports carers to recognize the importance of the role that they play, both within their own circle and within the larger healthcare context. Over the course of this seven-week introductory education programme, carers will explore the caring role, gain practical care skills, learn about available supports and services and acquire a range of techniques for self-care.

Why Would I do this course?

  • An introductory training programme to support and guide you in your role
  • Learn baseline practical care skills for safe care delivery
  • Explore and develop self-care practices
  • No exams or assessments to be completed

What will I be studying?

  • Rights, entitlements and supports for the carer Person-centered care approach
  • Basic First Aid
  • Practical care skills 
  • Responding to challenging behaviours
  • Self-care practices



Dates & Times

Start date: The start date for this course is Thursday the 19th of March.

Start/end time: 10:30a.m.-1:30p.m.

This course will run for 7-weeks.


Closing Date & Availability

This course is currently open to applicants. 

Please note this course is solely for family carers and not home-care workers.




Listowel Family Resource Centre
John B. Keane Road, Ballygologue, Listowel, Kerry
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Listowel Family Resource Centre
Listowel Family Resource Centre
068 23584