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What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales

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What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales

This is a personal development course for carers in Wales. It will help you to identify and reflect on your experiences, interests, skills and your future aspirations. You will also have the opportunity to develop a personal action plan to take forward beyond the course. 

Developed by The Open University in Wales and Carers Trust Wales, it is embedded with case studies from real carers sharing their experiences and reflections.

Carers Trust Wales / Ymddiriedolaeth Gofalwyr Cymru and The Open University in Wales / Cymru logos

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • a clearer understanding of your experiences as a carer and also in your wider roles
  • an understanding of the various skills that you have developed as a carer and in your wider roles and how these are transferable to other situations
  • an appreciation of personal qualities developed through your caring role
  • a chance to think about your goals and aspirations for the future
  • an idea of how you might work towards these goals and where you may get help and support
  • the ability to use information technology (IT) to carry out reflective activities in writing and communicating
  • the ability to use the internet to find information useful to you
  • the ability to explore and use new ways of expressing ideas.

First Published: 09/08/2019

Updated: 01/05/2020

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