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Social Care Courses

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Safeguarding Adults Course Information:

This Course covers..

 

Identifying the types of abuse

Recognising acts, signs and symptoms of abuse

Who is vulnerable / at risk

The role of dignity in safeguarding Legislation and policy procedure

What to do should you have a concern

How to respond to an individual should they disclose a concern

 

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Safeguarding Adults  Level 3 Raising Concerns
 
This takes into consideration the enquiry process and what your roles and responsibilities would be in the event of a concern and the further enquiry process
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Anyone who works with people who have this condition will be fully aware of the challenges it can throw up at you.

we have a variety of courses to enable you to provide a service for anyone with this condition that is inclusive, personal whilst maintaining their dignity and respect.
 

Areas we are able to cover

Related Legislation

Attitudes

What is Dementia

Types of Dementia

Risk Factors

Personalisation

Positive Communication

Activities to Promote Wellbeing

 

Duration

Half Day Basic awareness

One Day Awareness

Mental Capacity Act Awareness

Assessing Capacity and Best Interests Decision Making

Complex Decision Making

Unwise Decisions

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Behaviour that Challenges

The course is suitable for any workplace that works with people who have behaviours that make it difficult to give them the care that they deserve whilst maintaining Dignity and Respect.

Course Outline

 What is ‘behaviour that challenges’?

 Possible causes & triggers

 Functions of behaviour that challenges

 Effects of behaviour that challenges

 Proactive and Reactive Strategies

 Basic response strategies

 Recording & reporting

 Your role and responsibilities  

 
The maximum group size for this is 12 and the venue provided must be suitable for both the theoretical and practical aspects of the course.

The UK faces a range of terrorist threats. 

 

All the terrorist groups who pose a threat to us seek to radicalise and recruit people to their cause. 
But the percentage of people who are prepared to support violent extremism in this country is very small. 
It is however significantly greater amongst young people. 
Our role is to recognise the indicators and know who to report this information to.

      If we dont the consequences could be serious

         Prevent Strategy June 2011

Pressure Ulcers can develop on most people. However there are certain groups who are more at risk. Early intervention in this is a vital part of promoting well being and a long life


Course Content

Relevent Legislation

Identifying a Pressure Ulcer

Risk factors in the development of pressure ulcers

Prevevtion of pressure ulcers

Manage pressure ulcers and promote healing

 

Duration

Half Day Basic awareness

Anyone who works with people who have this condition will be fully aware of how dangerous it can be if it is not managed correctly.

This can help people who care and support a person who has this condition and help to maintain their health and welfare and in turn lead a long and healthy life.

 
Course Content

What is Diabetes

Signs and symptoms

Treatments Available

Management hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

 

Duration

Half Day Awareness

 

Assessment

Participation and Questions

Health and Safety is a critical part of our everyday lives. It ensures that we are working in a safe, controlled environment, away from harm and illness.

If you're an employer, Health & Safety is not optional, it is a requirement, which is why it's incredibly important to maintain high standards of Health & Safety within the workplace.
If you book a bespoke training package for your workplace, we'll tailor the course to your specific industry, making sure that you and your staff can put your new knowledge into practice.

Basic Awareness in Health and Safety (In House)

This Non Accredited Course focuses on maintaining health and safety and ensuring that employee actions reduce risks in the workplace. It is intended for learners working in any workplace environment, including retail, manufacturing, food premises and the care environment. This can also be used as a mandatory annual Refresher

HABC Level 1 Award in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

This accredited qualification focuses on the importance of maintaining health and safety and ensuring that employee actions reduce risks in the workplace. It is intended for learners working in any workplace environment, including retail, manufacturing, food premises and the care environment. It is also suitable for those who are returning to work or starting work for the first time ...

HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

Achievement of this accredited qualification will enable learners to work safely and to recognise and deal with hazards in the workplace. The aim of the qualification is to provide candidates with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace. This includes the hazards and risks along with the relevant legislation, and ensures awareness of cost-effective, practical control methods ...


HABC Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (QCF)

This accredited qualification aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required ...

 

This course is designed to provide all employees with the essential knowledge and skills to undertake person centred planning, care planning and record keeping within their workplaces. 

It aims provide candidates with the under-pinning knowledge and skills required to promote person centred care and to enable them to accurately record information within their workplace.  

The Course Covers  

  • What care planning is and the processes involved
  • What person centred planning is and the process and thinking involved
  • Elements involved in the process of person centred planning
  • Approaches to person centred planning
  • Confidentiality, Data Protection Act 1998 and Access to Health Records Act 1990
  • Why record keeping is importantDocumentation Errors
  • Record keeping processes  

Assessment:

Participation in Activities and  Observation

Duration:   

Half Day

This course is designed for all sectors. It provides individuals with the knowledge and skills required to ensure that the workplace is safe and the risk of fire is reduced.  

  
Course Content  

Overview of the relevant fire regulations 
Fire Facts
Role of the Fire Warden
Fire prevention and containment 
Fire drills and the safe evacuation of people from the workplace 
Classes of fires
The safe operation of fire extinguishers 

Assessment

Observation & Participation

Duration

Half Day 

HABC Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (QCF)


This accredited qualification aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required 

This course is designed for all sectors where you have small or large teams. It provides individuals with the knowledge and skills required to ensure that all their customers are treated with dignity and respect

It aims to provide you with the essential knowledge and skills required to provide all your customers with an excellent service and be able to work within a team effectively.  

  
Course Content  

  • What customer care is
  • Good and bad customer service
  • Types of communication and how to communicate effectively
  • Telephone techniques
  • Handling complaints using The 6 step guide
  • Stages of team development
  • Team roles and their contribution to the Team 

 

Assessment

Groupwork, Team Activities and Observation

Duration

  • Half Day 
  • One Day

This course is suitable for all staff working in any setting that requires promotion of equality and diversity within the workplace. The course complies with the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998.

 

Course Content

 

  • Overview of Legislation
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Stereotyping and labelling
  • Prejudice, discrimination and harassment
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Workplace practices  


Assessment

Participation in group activities Oral answering of questions during the course   


Duration

Half  Day 

 

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This course is suitable for all staff involved in providing any end of life care. It is designed to help you provide a person centred care approach with dignity and respect being at its core.

Aim:

To provide candidates with the underpinning knowledge required so that they can appropriately care for, and support, clients and their families during the end of life stages of their illness.

 

The Course will cover areas such as

•    End of Life Care Strategy
•    Attitudes to death and dying
•    Fears about death and dying
•    Good and bad experiences of death and dying
•    Advanced Care Planning
•    Symptom Management
•    Advance Directives
•    Roles and responsibilities in end of life care
•    Last Offices
•    Grief and Loss

Assessment:

Participation in group activities
Oral answering of questions during course
Post course knowledge test

Duration:

½ Day

 

If you have any form of food service in your workplace then food saftey training for your staff and customers is an important aspect to healthy and happy staff plus customer retention. The ramifications of poor Food saftey can be very serious.

Course Content

  • Relevent Legislation
  • individuals responsibility for food safety
  • Personal hygiene
  • The importance of keeping the work areas clean and hygienic
  • How to keep food safe

 

Assessment

Group Activities, participation and Observation

Duration

Half Day Basic awareness
 

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This is an ideal introduction or refresher to give staff the ability to consider best practice for the prevention and control of infection in care homes


Course outline

The chain of infection
Standard infection prevention and control precautions
Hand washing techniques
My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene
Outbreaks and infection control incidents
Safe handling and disposal of sharps
Linen and laundry
Decontamination of equipment


Assessment


Participation
Groupwork
Observation

Duration

 
Half Day

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Falls Prevention for the Elderley in Residential and Home Settings

For Care and support Staff

This 3 hour course has just been piloted and is now ready. 

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