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September 2021

Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health and social care (Accredited course) – cohort 2

27 September - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Zoom,

Two day course All sessions must be attended and coursework completed within agreed timeframes (T&C's apply). Day 1:27/09/2021 - 10:00-16:00 Day 2: 29/09/2021 - 10:00-16:00 This course will develop learner’s awareness and knowledge of person-centred support in health and social care. By the end of the course learners will be able to: • Explain what is meant by person-centred support in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings. • Summarise the importance to individuals of person-centred support in…

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Moving and Handling Governance for Managers Cohort 2

27 September - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded

Course description This half day course will train managers and leaders across all care settings to improve the governance of Moving and handling. Attendees will be sent a Moving and Handling Toolkit, with strategy ideas, competency forms, information about liability and more. These will be sent ahead of time for completion to review during the session. In this session we will look at creating new policies, procedures, competencies, and how to ensure auditing is being carried out correctly. By the…

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Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards for Managers – Cohort 5

28 September - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fully funded Fully booked!

Half day course This course covers the essential elements contained within the Mental Capacity Act, including: • the core principles of the MCA • assessing capacity • learning who can make decisions • lasting power of attorney and advance decisions • independent mental capacity advocates • ‘best interests’ decisions • authority for action, restraint • DoLS (Deprivations of Liberty Safeguards) • Useful resources By the end of the course learners will be able to: • Identify their legal responsibilities under…

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October 2021

Care Certificate & Award in Health and Social Care (Accredited course) – Cohort 24

4 October - 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 6 spaces left

This course is part-funded with a charge of £60 per delegate. 6 day course via Zoom All sessions must be attended and coursework completed within agreed timeframes (T&C's apply). Day 1: 04/10/21 - 09:30 - 16:00 Day 2: 05/10/21 - 09:30 - 16:00 Day 3: 07/10/21 - 09:30 - 16:00 Day 4: 08/10/21 - 09:30 - 16:00 Day 5: 11/10/21 - 09:30 - 16:00 Day 6: 12/10/21 - 09:30 - 16:00 The Care Certificate was developed jointly by Skills for…

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Diabetes Awareness (Accredited course) – Cohort 2

4 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Zoom,

Two day course via Zoom All sessions must be attended and coursework completed within agreed timeframes (T&C's apply). Day 1: 04/10/2021 - 10:00 - 16:00 Day 2: 15/10/2021 - 10:00 - 16:00 Course description This unit qualification provides learners with the knowledge and understanding required to be aware of diabetes This course caters for all levels of care staff who work with, or are responsible for, the welfare and wellbeing of people living with diabetes, which also includes healthcare professionals…

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Care Setting Risk Assessment for Managers – Cohort 5

4 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 12 spaces left

One day course via Zoom This course is designed for managers, senior staff or any person who has a responsibility to complete, manage and review risk within their service as part of person-centred care provision. The learner must be in a health and social care role. This course covers the process of identifying risks in health and social care settings as well as roles and responsibilities in producing and reviewing risk assessments. • Manage practice which supports person-centred assessments rather…

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Training Management (Accredited course) – Cohort 6

5 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Zoom,

Two day course via Zoom All sessions must be attended and coursework completed within agreed timeframes (T&C's apply), and upon successful completion, delegates will receive an accredited unit certificate in this subject. Day 1: 05/10/21 - 10:00 - 16:00 Day 2: 19/10/21 - 10:00 - 16:00 This course has been designed for training coordinators who are responsible for managing the organisational training needs. This course will support the learner to ensure they have the right staff with the right skills in…

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Frailty – Identification and Management – Cohort 8

6 October - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Half day course This course is aimed at identifying the varying levels of frailty within adult social care. Learners will have knowledge of the assessment tools needed to determine risk of frailty, have an awareness of what intervention methods are going to help reduce the risk of falls. By the end of the course learners will be able to: • What is frailty and how it relates to an ageing population • What frailty looks like, what it’s made up…

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Essential Skills – Moving and Handling CPD for Trainers Cohort 2

6 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HCPA, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
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Fully funded 4 spaces left

Course description This three-day course is designed to empower fully trained Moving and Handling Trainers in creating up to date, enablement-centred lessons, including captivating refresher sessions. This will apply to trainers who have completed the full Moving and Handling train the trainer from an accredited provider. It will ensure trainers are fully up to date, allow them to learn new skills to pass on to staff and ensure they are following all the correct governance processes. Day 1- Wednesday 6th…

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Time Management for Leaders – Cohort 9

6 October - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 16 spaces left

Half day course via Zoom This course is best suited for all managers/ seniors or supervisors who have direct line reports The course will aid learners in identifying their “Thieves of time”, analysing and prioritising their task responsibilities and provide practical tools to manage time more effectively Learning objectives: • Balance an open door policy with actioning important strategic task • Prioritise and manage your workload using effective techniques • Work effectively with others to achieve optimal results • Support…

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Nutritional Support – Food First – Cohort 5

7 October - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded 9 spaces left

This course is suitable for all levels of staff who are working in older people care services within residential, nursing or homecare environments. During this course delegates will gain an understanding of the different types of nutritional support and learn how to identify and treat service users who require nutritional support using a ‘Food First’ approach. Case studies will be used to develop nutritional care plans that include fortified foods and nourishing snacks and drinks. The appropriate use of oral…

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An Introduction to Care Leadership – Cohort 6

7 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 19 spaces left

One day course via Zoom This course will teach learners about effective leadership and help them identify different management techniques This course also provides an opportunity for learners to reflect on their own management style, to recognise positional power, and how to become more influential Learners will identify top tips for effective leadership and learn how to implement these Learning objectives: • Identify effective management and leadership styles • Agree behaviour expectations • Understand one minute management techniques • Evaluate…

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Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings (Accredited qualification) – Cohort 2

11 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 11 spaces left

Two day course All sessions must be attended and coursework completed within agreed timeframes (T&C's apply). Day 1: 11/10/2021 - 10:00-16:00 Day 2: 04/11/2021 - 10:00-16:00 This unit qualification provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of promoting health and well-being through nutrition and hydration. By the end of the cause, learners will: • Know the principles of a balanced diet • Know the importance of special dietary requirements in health and social care settings • Understand how to plan…

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Professional Boundaries – Cohort 6

12 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 20 spaces left

One day course via Zoom This course will raise awareness and enable staff to promote professional boundaries and ensure this is built within the day to day culture. Learning objectives: • Explain what professional boundaries are • Identify why Care Professionals need to be aware of professional boundaries • Recognise what constitutes unacceptable practice • Identify how to support professional conduct Learners will be expected to be engaged in learning, participate in all activities including group discussions, share their own…

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Falls Prevention – Cohort 9

13 October - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 12 spaces left

Half day course Staff will look at how to prevent falls by conducting risk assessments, self-assessments and implementing person-centred strategies to reduce falls, liaise with family and professional services. You will understand how to identify, assess and have an awareness on the procedures necessary to reduce the risk of falls. By the end of the course learners will be able to: • How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies • Strategies that…

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Essential Skills – Assessing Care Certificate Competencies – Cohort 2

14 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 13 spaces left

One day course This one day “Skills for Care Essential Skills” course will support those NEW or needing development, to assessing knowledge and competencies of staff undertaking the Care Certificate. This course is aimed at AET/PTLLS awarded internal trainers, new to delivering the Care Certificate internally, and who are competent in the standard they are assessing. Examples of job roles who could attend this course are: • Registered care manager • Senior staff • In-house trainer Delegates do not need…

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Conflict Management: A guide for Leaders – Cohort 2

14 October - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fully funded 18 spaces left

Half day course via Zoom This course is suitable for anyone who has line management responsibility or wishes to improve their mediation skills. Conflict can occur in any organisation and between all types of people. Solving conflict that satisfies staff and service users is essential in creating and maintaining a positive working environment This course gives managers and supervisors the skills to prevent, defuse and resolve conflict that occurs in their setting. Learning objectives: • Recognise the different types and…

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Principles of Safeguarding and Protection (Accredited course) – Cohort 8

18 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HCPA, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
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One day course at HCPA Campus Coursework must be completed within agreed timeframes (T&C's apply), and upon successful completion, delegates will receive an accredited unit certificate in this subject. This course identifies different types of abuse and the signs and symptoms that might indicate abuse is occurring. It considers when individuals might be particularly vulnerable to abuse and what a learner must do if abuse is suspected or alleged By the end of the course learners will be able to:…

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Principles of Team Leading (Accredited course) – Cohort 6

18 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Zoom,

Three day course via Zoom All sessions must be attended and coursework completed within agreed timeframes (T&C's apply), and upon successful completion, delegates will receive an accredited unit certificate in this subject. Day 1: 18/10/21 - 10:00 - 16:00 Day 2: 19/10/21 - 10:00 - 16:00 Day 3: 25/10/21 - 10:00 - 16:00 This course is aimed at care staff who are either progressing, or wish to progress to a Team Leader position. It is also useful for those already…

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Understand how to support positive behaviour (Accredited course) – Cohort 5

18 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HCPA, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
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Two day course at HCPA Campus All sessions must be attended and coursework completed within agreed timeframes (T&C's apply), and upon successful completion, delegates will receive an accredited unit certificate in this subject. Day 1: 18/10/21 - 10:00 - 16:00 Day 2: 25/10/21 - 10:00 - 16:00 This course provides learners with the knowledge and understanding required to identify behavioural changes and triggers that may escalate behaviour. Learners will explore different types of behaviour, and investigate how strategies and support…

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