The Adur Carers Project

The Adur Carers Project

The caring people do for family members or close friends is often difficult to define, as you’re probably aware. Sometimes people are reluctant to be described as being a ‘carer’ because it signals a change in a relationship, or a change in someone’s lifestyle.

How people talk about care, and the meanings that they give to what they do, can influence many aspects of caring relationships. It may determine whether help is provided in the first place, and also what kind of help is given.

In this course, you’ll be listening to two audio clips featuring some carers in West Sussex. They are talking about their experiences of caring for members of their families.
The audio was recorded in 2000.

Participants in the audio programme:

  • Helen Robinson is the presenter;
  • Jonathan Smith is part of Adur Carers Association;
  • Jane Weston is part of the Carers Liaison project;
  • Julie Runseg is part of Adur Carers Association;
  • Les and Jane H are carers;
  • Pat is a telephone operator for the liaison office and was a carer.

Adur is an area in West Sussex.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 2 study in Health and Social Care.

  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes
    1 Myths and misconceptions
    2 How active should young people be?
    3 The challenge of change
    4 Encouraging physical activity
  • Conclusion
  • Keep on learning
  • References
  • Acknowledgements
+ Course description

The caring people do for family members or close friends is often difficult to define, as you’re probably aware. Sometimes people are reluctant to be described as being a ‘carer’ because it signals a change in a relationship, or a change in someone’s lifestyle.

How people talk about care, and the meanings that they give to what they do, can influence many aspects of caring relationships. It may determine whether help is provided in the first place, and also what kind of help is given.

In this course, you’ll be listening to two audio clips featuring some carers in West Sussex. They are talking about their experiences of caring for members of their families.
The audio was recorded in 2000.

Participants in the audio programme:

  • Helen Robinson is the presenter;
  • Jonathan Smith is part of Adur Carers Association;
  • Jane Weston is part of the Carers Liaison project;
  • Julie Runseg is part of Adur Carers Association;
  • Les and Jane H are carers;
  • Pat is a telephone operator for the liaison office and was a carer.

Adur is an area in West Sussex.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 2 study in Health and Social Care.

+ Course outline
  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes
    1 Myths and misconceptions
    2 How active should young people be?
    3 The challenge of change
    4 Encouraging physical activity
  • Conclusion
  • Keep on learning
  • References
  • Acknowledgements

   10 hours study

  Level 2: Intermediate

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   10 hours study

  Level 2: Intermediate

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how carers can sometimes perceive their role.
+ Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how carers can sometimes perceive their role.

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Download this course for use offline or for other devices