This course is developed for staff and volunteers to raise awareness of drug and alcohol misuse issues and are adequately informed and enabled to work effectively with individuals with dependencies.
Course Overview: It is important that everybody who works in the care environment recognises the signs of potential eating and drinking difficulties and is able to support service users to eat and drink. This course combines both theory and practical sessions to equip those who work in care settings with this knowledge. Course Aims: * Define Dysphagia * Identify the main parts of the human mouth and pharynx * Recognise signs and symptoms of aspiration * Know when to refer a service user * Recognise good positions at mealtimes * Experience food textures and being fed in different positions * Management responsibilities
This course is ideal to give all members of staff basic fire training to increase awareness and cooperation in the event of a fire in the workplace.
A cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Every second matters and this course will give you the confidence to act quickly and effectively. Most importantly, the course will also teach defibrillator operators how to perform effective CPR.
This course is developed for care staff and volunteers to raise awareness of the causes of incontinence, the use of continence aids and promotion of good practice.
Care/Support planning will cover a range of topics including assessments, record keeping and managing information. The training will give your care and support workers the knowledge and understanding to effectively write a care plan for the people they support and ensure a clear log is kept ready for CQC inspections. Explore the key features of Care Planning including person centred planning and the promotion of personalised services including goal setting.
This is a full day session that will aim to provide a more in-depth understanding of Food Hygiene. It meets UK and EU legal requirements for food handlers & matches RSPH and CIEH level 2 syllabus
To explore the factors which affect and influence feacal continence when supporting individuals in order to effectively manage bowel incontinence.
Designed to identify and discuss Personal Protective Equipment, correct hand hygiene, standard precautions when working with customers, dealing with sharps, COSHH and a brief look at specific infections.
To be able to provide First Aid in the workplace, as identified by the workplace risk assessment, and to a standard recognised by the HSE. This course is designed for people who want to receive our most thorough first aid training.
This course will provide all staff with an awareness of food hygiene. It also covers the recommended yearly refresher in Food Hygiene.
The course covers the latest fire safety regulations and the roles and duties of employees and their responsibilities on Fire Safety. The course is designed to meet and comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Explore the key features of Falls Awareness including common causes of falls in care & work environment including risk assessing for slips, trips and falls and being aware issues arising from medications and illnesses that can increase risk of falls.
This course is aimed at anyone working in the Care Sector to improve awareness and knowledge of dignity and how workers can help protect it. Learners will understand their roles and responsibilities, a clear understanding of the 7 principles of dignity, and show an increased understanding of best practice for communicating with service users. Explore how dignity starts at the very top of the organisation with the manager and owner taking responsibility for ensuring their staff provide a dignified service. It will describe how care staff provide and the way they provide it, are the standard by which service users will measure whether they have been treated with dignity and respect.
Learners will be able to demonstrate much improved awareness of pressure sores and understand how they can help positively impact the service users' lives. They will be able to identify the function of the different layers of skin, highlight how and why pressure sores form, understand how they can prevent them and have a better understanding of the dressings, aids, and equipment used.
The course concentrates on management skills and techniques for creating an effective supervisory relationship and process. Emphasis is placed on interpersonal skills. Course Aims: • To provide participants with the skills necessary, knowledge and values that underpin effective supervision • Understand what supervision is • Describe the role of the supervisor • Describe how to develop other supervisors • Plan for effective supervision • Identify techniques to use during supervision sessions
Learners develop an essential understanding of caring for people with dementia, and covers the benefits of positive communication, use of medication, and importance of highly individualised, person-centred care
Equality is everyone’s right and everyone’s responsibility’. This training promotes the requirements of the Equality and Diversity Act. This session will strengthen understanding of Equality & Diversity.
This is a specialist training course for senior managers or newly appointed safeguarding leads who are responsible for safeguarding adults from neglect and harm
This course provides detailed safeguarding adults & children awareness, including essential knowledge in the recognition and reporting of abuse and neglect, procedures and responsibilities. This is for all workforce involved in Social Care from the health, public, independent, or voluntary sectors. This subject forms standard 10 & 11 in The Care Certificate.