This session is not to learn about palliative care but more to know what to do and how to cope when you are dealing with the death of a resident or client Who is it for? This course is designed for working in nursing and residential care homes, … [Read more...]
Health & Social Care
Please see below for a list of available courses.
When your role at work or in a voluntary capacity impacts upon another, it is important to undertake regular updates and training in order to maintain high standards of care. Technologies, techniques and knowledge all change and develop over time. In order to deliver an effective and inclusive service it is important to continually review, reflect and update your practice.
We offer: open courses for you and your staff to access, distance learning that can be completed at your own pace, or we can deliver specifically to your workforce on site. We also offer the full spectrum of business training to support your needs as a business.
This course aims to raise awareness of the legislation that applies to vulnerable groups and how these policies can be applied in practice. It covers issues such as types of abuse that can occur, how to spot them, and how to take action. Developing a … [Read more...]
Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people … [Read more...]
Dementia is a common condition that currently affects about 820,000 people in the UK. The risk of developing dementia increases from the age of 65 years onwards, but early onset dementia can affect people younger than 65. With 1 in 5 people over the … [Read more...]
The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) are part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. They aim to make sure that people in care homes, hospitals and supported living are looked after in a way that does not inappropriately restrict their … [Read more...]
Infection can have serious implications to any patient and preventing its spread is vitally important. While in your care it is critical to safeguard your clients, staff and organisation by adopting good hygiene and cleanliness procedures. This … [Read more...]
Mental health issues are surprisingly common – 'as common as asthma' to quote Frank Dobson (a former Secretary of State for Health). It is estimated that 1 in 4 of us will be diagnosed with some form of mental health problem at some point in our … [Read more...]
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is designed to protect and empower individuals who may lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment. It is a law that applies to individuals aged 16 and over Examples of people … [Read more...]
The Care Quality Commission and principle 3 of the Handling of Medication in Social Care RPSGB 2007 both require that 'care staff who help people with their medicines are competent'. All people administering medication in the care setting must have … [Read more...]
In person-centred care, health and social care professionals work collaboratively with people who use services. Person-centred care supports people to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to more effectively manage and make informed … [Read more...]
The moving and handling of people is a regular task in health and social care. If not carried out safely, this can cause serious injury to service users and staff. Incorrect moving and handling practice can lead to back pain, musculoskeletal … [Read more...]
The purpose of this unit is to explain the key principles and practices of assessment, why it is carried out and what its purpose is and to help care providers implement assessment of the Care Certificate Who is it for? This course is designed for … [Read more...]