Promas Online Ltd was established following the success of Promas CIC, a community interested company which offers award-winning face-to-face training for un-paid carers. We recognised through our professional and personal life that caring for someone can be tough. Carers don’t often get the support they need to manage their caring role and often become unwell.
We wanted to make a difference and to help carers to take care by putting them first. We offer courses that change carers’ lives. Whether it’s managing stress, finding coping strategies, understanding Dementia, Caring for yourself or Caring for someone with Mental Health to name but a few of our courses, we can help.
Our award-winning face to face courses have been so successful that we wanted to find a way to ensure all carers can access them, regardless of where they live, regardless of their caring role, regardless of time constraints. Offering the courses online, through Promas Online is our way of reaching and supporting more unpaid carers. Our service was built to change lives.
These courses are not pass or fail tests. Instead, they are designed to help carers to understand how they are coping and to offer tools and practical ways to help them to thrive in their role.
The Promas Online workbook is an additional resource, available for £9.99 which is an A5 book which can be used alongside the online courses. The book includes orksheets, illustrations and charts for a carer to note down answers and keep records of how their situation is changing as they progress through the courses. For more information, email us at [email protected] or you can order a book online.
What type of carer are you?
Impacts and challenges
Understanding and coping with challenges
How to create a healthy balance
Are you stressed?
How to cope with stress
“Challenging/diffcult/emotional, hard but that’s the best thing about it – not a sticking plaster”
“Open & honest”
“Give the power to you”
“Without Promas, there is no-one with an overview of our situation”
“Started to understand myself & situation better”
“Provide space to step out of the caring role and sort out things holding me back”
“Go away feeling there are options”
“The courses are not easy – you have to face your fears”
Weight loss by carers who have recognised links between their emotions and food
Better physical and mental health
Better diet and more exercise (joining clubs)
Better communication and relationships with family friends and professionals, enabling better support
Accessing more services both third and public sector
Caring with more confidence
Valuing oneself and improving self esteem
Confidence to go back to work
Accessing therapy sessions
Reduction in anxiety, depression and despair
Carers more able to cope and reduction in admissions to care home
Reduction in the likelihood of break down and accessing prescription drugs
Peer support from other Carers – more community engagement and less social isolation
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