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This webpage has been updated in March 2020, in light of the curtailing of many face-to-face courses and training for family carers due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

This update was made possible with the support of Dominique Phillips, Dr. Attracta Lafferty, and our colleagues in the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems

Care Alliance Ireland are not responsible for the content of the following courses. All information on this page was correct as of Tuesday, March 31 2020. 


Online Courses

  • This page will be continually updated to reflect the latest online courses run nationally and internationally which may be of interest to Family Carers. If you are aware of a course which you feel should be included please email with details.
  • Inclusion of a course on this page should not be seen as an endorsement of that particular course.
  • Not all of these courses are currently available, as they will have intake dates at differing times of the year.
  • Most of the courses below are free of charge, and some have a cost attached. Some have free elements, with the full course having a cost.

General Courses


Mental Health

Disabilities & Autism



Youtube Videos









Online Courses

This project was approved by Government with support from the Dormant Accounts Fund

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