Disability Support South Tyneside

Volunteers & Carers

Training for volunteers and carers

Dementia Awareness

This one-day dementia awareness course is designed to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of dementia and its causes. Perhaps you’re a carer needing help developing skills and techniques to identify someone suffering from dementia. Or you may be considering this care field as a career move. Whatever your reason, our experienced trainers can help you with this introductory dementia awareness course.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Course

Our one-day Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Course helps you explore the characteristics of the some of the more common disorders. You will learn about potential triggers of the disorders, how to identify them and methods to try and overcome them.

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Course

This one-day Autistic Spectrum Disorder course aims to explain the main characteristics of ASD. It will help you identify potential triggers of negative behaviours and develop strategies to help influence changes in behaviour.

First Aid

If someone was hurt, feeling faint or injured would you know how to help? First aid training can save lives. From basic training to more advanced levels we can help you gain first aid qualifications for the workplace or life in general.

Voluntary Qualifications

If you work or aspire to work in a voluntary capacity, we offer a range of professional qualifications for volunteers. Not only opening doors to potential volunteer opportunities but giving you skills and confidence to do the best possible work you can for the people you may be working with.

Interested? Contact Us Now

If you would like to volunteer or gain an apprenticeship at Holder House we’d be happy to talk to you about the opportunities to work with us. Just call us on 0191 519 1699 or email pearl@holderhouse.co.uk


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