Events

HCPA Members Network Events

Wednesday 6th March | 10am – 1pm
Beales Hotel | Comet Way | Hatfield | AL10 9NG – Click here for directions
Lunch and networking available after 1pm
Forum for Learning Disability Services from 11.15am – 1pm

Champion Forums

HCPA has some great opportunities for you to refresh and enhance your knowledge as champion. Please find below courses that are available for your to attend. Any suggestions for further subjects please email michelleairey@hcpa.info


Developing a nutritional policy and fortified diets

For Nutrition Champions

Friday 1st March 2019 | 10am – 1pm
HCPA | Mundells | Welwyn Garden City| AL7 1FT – Click here for directions

  • Define Food Fortification using a ‘Food First’ approach
  • Describe the ways in which different foods can be fortified in order to increase their protein and energy content
  • Identify which type of meals and snacks can be fortified
  • Develop a Nutrition Policy for your organisation
  • Update and review an existing Nutrition Policy for your organisation

Leadership Skills Cohort 2 

For All Champions

Wednesday 13th March 2019 | 10am – 1pm
HCPA | Mundells | Welwyn Garden City| AL7 1FT – Click here for directions

  • Evaluate the impact of coaching within their work environment
  • Analyse training needs within the champion role
  • Identify their own areas of leadership development
  • Develop time management skills with your working practice

End of Life – Cancer focus

For End of Life Champions

Tuesday 26th March 2019 | 10am – 1pm
HCPA | Mundells | Welwyn Garden City| AL7 1FT – Click here for directions

  • To develop an understanding of the cancer pathway and explore the holistic needs of a patient and their family
  • To reflect upon the gaps in knowledge and challenges of End of Life Care in your setting
  • To review the action plan outcomes for forward planning


New developments and improving assessment skills

For Wound Management Champions

Monday 11th March 2019 | 10am – 1pm
HCPA | Mundells | Welwyn Garden City| AL7 1FT – Click here for directions

  • Update knowledge on new developments in pressure ulcer prevention
  • Improve wound assessment knowledge and skills
  • Learn about changes to the new Hertfordshire wound products formulary
  • Q and A session

Working with self-neglect

For Safeguarding Champions

Thursday 21st March 2019 | 10am – 1pm
HCPA | Mundells | Welwyn Garden City| AL7 1FT – Click here for directions

  • List the legal framework that applies to self neglect
  • Describe the signs, symptoms and long-term effects of neglect
  • State research findings relevant to understanding neglect
  • Explain ways to engage people who self neglect
  • Identify when to initiate a safeguarding response

How to maintain competencies – Cohort 2

For All Champions

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 | 10am – 1pm
HCPA | Mundells | Welwyn Garden City| AL7 1FT – Click here for directions

  • Evaluate the impact of coaching within their work environment
  • Analyse training needs within the champion role
  • Identify area of own development for own competence
  • Develop recording and reporting systems