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Care Certificate Cohort 23

9 March, 2020 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Fully funded

£60 per person

7 day course (all dates must be attended)
Dates: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 17th, 18th, 19th March 2020

Course Description

In these sessions, learners will:

  • Explore the principles and values that underpin health and social care, and how own attitudes and experiences can influence their work
  • Discuss different types of services and explore progression routes and roles within the sector
  • Research different types of Dementia and complete case studies on supporting people living with the condition
  • Discuss Mental Health Conditions, Depression, Psychosis, Anxiety and Learning Disabilities – exploring negative attitudes towards these conditions and learning how to embed positive attitudes
  • Study capacity and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Explore Safeguarding Adults and Children and examine local and national policies for this, including learning the reporting processes they must follow. Identify requirements for confidentiality
  • As a group, discuss the 10 types of abuse and indicators of these
  • Explore the concept of person care and how to embed this in own roles
  • Understand duty of care and how this relates to own roles, including dealing with dilemmas and complaints
  • Research Health and Safety requirements in the sector, including legislative and policy requirements. Fire, security, medication, M&H and Infection Control covered
  • Learn and demonstrate competence in Basic First Aid tasks (includes certificate of competence)
  • Identify fluid and nutrition requirements and understand how to promote healthy choices, in a person-centred way
  • Explore the concepts of privacy and dignity and understand how to embed these in own practice
  • Learn and the importance of, and requirements for, handing information, including Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR
  • Understand the concepts of Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Discrimination. Agree ways to ensure own practice is inclusive at all times
  • Focus on personal development and create a Personal Development Plan
  • Learn sector requirements for safe Moving and Handling of objects and Moving and Assisting of individuals, including key legislation. Complete a TILE risk assessment before learning and demonstrating competence in a range of M&H manoeuvres, aids and equipment: sit to stand, handling belt, slide board, wheelchair, rotastand, hoist with a range of slings, profile bed and slide sheets. (includes certificate of competence)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the learner will:

  • Know the principles and values that underpin work in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Know ways to respect and value those who access services in health and social care (adults, children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Understand what is meant by ‘person‐centred’ support in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • Know the importance to individuals of ‘person‐centred’ support in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • Know the most common types of dementia
  • Know the signs and symptoms of common types of dementia
  • Know about good practice in caring for an individual with dementia
  • Understand protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Know the range of service provision available in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Know the range and scope of roles within the health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Understand the importance of healthy eating
  • Understand the importance of drinking enough to stay healthy
  • Know the main responsibilities of workers and employers for health and safety in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • Understand the importance of assessing risk in relation to health and safety
  • Understand the importance of key areas of health and safety in relation to health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • Know what contributes to the reduction of the spread of infection in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • Understand the implications of duty of care
  • Understand support available for addressing dilemmas that may arise about duty of care
  • Know how to respond to complaints
  • Know the importance of equality and inclusion within health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • Know the effects of discriminatory attitudes and behaviours on individuals
  • Know the factors that affect equality and inclusion of individuals

Requirements

Learners will be expected to participate in group discussions and share some of their own experiences of working in a care practitioner role, whilst respecting confidentiality.

Learners will take away their folder including assessment grids for the competency criteria of the full care Certificate, and must be proactive in meeting the remaining criteria in their workplace, working with their Manager.

Learners must inform the tutor if there are any circumstances where it would not be safe for them to take part in First Aid or Moving & Assisting practical sessions – so that alternative arrangements for assessment can be made.

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Disclaimer: Please note that this course is £60/person for Standard, Silver and Gold members only. Associate Members will incur a cost for this training. For more details, please email enquiries@hcpa.info before booking.

Tickets will be available on 9 December, 2019

Details

Date:
9 March, 2020
Time:
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
Fully funded
Courses Category:
Aimed at:
Managers, Training Co-ordinators, HR staff, Deputy staff, Senior staff, Care Staff, Team Leaders, Registered Nurses
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly, Learning Disability, Autism, Drug misuse
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice