Caring for adults Caring for adults - online course from Open Learn Works Caring for adults is an introductory course for anyone in a caring role, either paid or unpaid. It builds on what you already know to give you a better understanding of your role as a carer. It also supports your own well-being by giving you some ideas and information about looking after yourself and dealing with stress. The course is free and you can can study without enrolling. However, the course gives you the opportunity to earn digital badges as a recognition of your learning. To collect these badges you'll need to enrol at The Open University, which can be done very easily. To enrol on the course go to : Caring for Adults This course is one of six free online courses from the Social partnerships network. Other courses available include: · Introducing practical healthcare; · Supporting children’s development; · Planning a better future; · Taking part in the voluntary sector; and · Starting your small business. These are all available here.