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  1. What is the training? Psychological therapies for people with severe mental health problems (PTSMHP) are a key part of the new integrated offer for adults, as set out in the NHS Long-Term Plan. Funding to commission new courses has been made available to Health Education England (HEE) through NHS England (NHSE). A national curriculum has […]

  2. Health Education England (HEE) has developed a national curriculum for family intervention training for CMHTs which states that the training they will be commissioning from approved training organisations will be required to: have a minimum of 10 taught days take place over 12 months include regular supervision have some form of assessment include the topics […]

  3. Released for Carers Rights Day 2020, the report ‘Unseen and Undervalued’ from Carers UK highlights the immense value of unpaid carers.   Projections based on YouGov polling indicate that unpaid carers across the UK have provided an incredible £135 billion of care since the start of the pandemic in March.  That’s £530 million of care […]

  4. Carers rights Day logo

    Thursday 26 November 2020 is Carers Rights Day – which is about reaching out to all carers with information, advice and support – as well as raising awareness of their needs. The focus for 2020 is ‘Know Your Rights’.   The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of caring, affecting carers’ access to support and […]

  5. caring behind closed doors October 2020

    Carers UK has just released ‘Caring Behind Closed Doors: 6 months on’ – a report based on an online survey of almost 6,000 unpaid carers.  This survey looked at the impact of caring on carers’ lives over the first 6 months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Not only has Covid-19 added another estimated 4.5 million new […]