Supporting Unpaid Carers - elearning for healthcare
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This programme is in partnership with...
  • Health Education England
  • Carers-UK


We have launched a survey to ask for feedback on the Supporting Unpaid Carers Resource. If you would like to share your thoughts on the elearning and resources, please visit:

About Supporting Unpaid Carers

What is it?

A free online resource to support the vital care that unpaid carers provide. We hope the elearning will help you take care of yourself and carry out your day to day caring role.

Who is it for?

Anyone who provides care and support to a family member or friend due to their disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem or other health and care needs.

What does it offer?

  1. Bespoke bite-sized elearning sessions for carers, developed with expert advice from Carers UK, with links to organisations offering more advice on topics relevant to that session. To access the elearning, select the “Supporting Unpaid Carers elearning” button below
  2. Online links and a downloadable resource guide, colour coded by topic, that provide help on issues such as your rights to benefits, support for carers and caring for those with visual or hearing impairment. To access the resources, select the “Resources” button below
  3. Access to Agylia Care who offer free guides and videos on care and support topics, including children’s care, learning disabilities and support for carers. To download the app, select the “Agylia Care” button below
  4. Specialised elearning on topics such as dementia, mental health, physical disability, infection protection and end of life care. To access this elearning, you will need to register and log in to the Carers Hub. You can do this by selecting the “Specialist elearning” button below. For instructions on how to set up your account, select the “Register” button.

Supporting Unpaid Carers Resource

Resources available without registering

Supporting Unpaid Carers Tile eLearningSupporting Unpaid Carers Tile ResourcesSupporting Unpaid Carers Tile AgyliaSupporting Unpaid Carers - Tile Coronavirus 2

Resources available which require registration

Supporting Unpaid Carers eLearningSupporting Unpaid Carers Register

How to access

Available to all

The Supporting Unpaid Carers programme is freely available to access here.
Please note your progress and completion of sessions will not be recorded and you will not be able to generate a record of completion. If you require evidence of learning, please register and then log in to access this programme on the elfh Hub.

If you already have an account with elfh, then you can enrol on to the Supporting Unpaid Carers programme by logging in to the elfh Hub, selecting My Account > Enrolment and selecting the programme. You can then access the programme immediately in the My elearning section.

Register >

To view the Supporting Unpaid Carers programme, select the elearning button below. If you already have an account with elfh, you will also be able to login and enrol on the programme from the View button.

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Registering large numbers of users

If you are a HR, IT or Practice Manager and would like to register and enrol large numbers of staff within your organisation for access onto the Supporting Unpaid Carers programme, please contact elfh directly.

Organisations wishing to use their own LMS

For HR departments wanting to know more about gaining access to courses using an existing Learning Management System please contact elfh directly to express interest.

More information

Please select the following link for more information on how to use the elfh Hub.

Meet the team – task and finish group

  • Madeline Starr

    Madeleine Starr

    Carers UK
  • Maria Kimina

    Maria Kimina

    Carers UK
  • Elizabeth Manero

    Elizabeth Manero

    Patient Advisory Forum
  • Fatima Khan-Shah

    Fatima Khan-Shah

    Patient Advisory Forum, and Task and Finish Group Chair
  • Dipika Patel

    Dipika Patel

    Communications Officer, Health Education England
  • Tracy Brennan

    Tracy Brennan

    Project Support Officer, HEE

Meet the team – programme team

  • Liz Fenton

    Liz Fenton

    Clinical Lead and Deputy Chief Nurse, HEE
  • Catherine Puck

    Catherine Pluck

    Project Lead and John Burdett Clinical Fellow, HEE
  • Patricia Howe

    Patricia Howe

    Programme Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Claire Beattie

    Claire Beattie

    Learning Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • e-lfh staff - Lindsay Collin profile picture

    Lyndsey Callion

    Learning Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Rashmi Chavda

    Rashmi Chavda

    Graphic Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare
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