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This free course was written by Frances Doran (Operations Training Supervisor at Leonard Cheshire Disability) and John Rowe (Lecturer for The Open University).

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Section 2.2: Text extract from Morgan, M. (2015) ‘Sleepless nights, being stuck in traffic and running out of loo roll WHILE on the toilet: The top 10 everyday things that Brits find most stressful revealed’, Daily Mail, 10 April 2015.

Section 3.2: Extract from Carers Trust (2012) New Charity Finds Many Unpaid Carers Battle for Years without Help [online]. Available at press-release/ new-charity-finds-many-unpaid-carers-battle-years-without-help


Activity 5: Audio and transcript © The Open University


Activity 1, Part 1: Video and transcript: Conditions/ stress-anxiety-depression/ Pages/ improve-mental-wellbeing.aspx NHS Choices © Department of Health

Activity 6: Video and transcript courtesy of Jonathon Carley. With thanks to the staff and residents at Merlin Court Care Home and Avery Healthcare for their help and assistance in the making of this video.

Activity 7: Video and transcript courtesy © Nottinghamshire County Council,