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October 2020

Recruitment and Retention: Leading a Compassionate Care Service – Cohort 1

27 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 2 spaces left

3 day course (all dates must be attended) Dates: 27th October, 12th and 24th November 2020 Course Description This course is aimed at those who want to learn value based interview techniques and how to improve staff retention levels. The course will cover values, vision and behaviours of the care organisation, value based recruitment, the 6 C's in recruitment, expectation of staff behaviour, and action plans for recruitment strategies. Learning Outcomes Understand the behaviours framework – being a compassionate service…

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Falls Prevention for Homecare Managers- Reducing Falls risk in your service- Cohort 2

28 October - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fully funded 4 spaces left

Description This course is suitable for management working in older people care services. Management will learn how to implement the staff’s knowledge and falls tools by developing action plans in relation to falls risk identification and assessment. Learning Outcomes • How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. • Strategies that can be implemented to reduce falls. This includes reviewing environments, medication, technology, visual awareness, footwear, nutrition and hydration. • To embed falls…

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Enablement and Independence- ADS- Staff Cohort 1

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

Description Learners will have awareness of the importance of embedding enabling in care. Enabling education is a new way of thinking by using the correct communication and goal setting tools to be able to implement enabling day to day. Valuing independence can contribute to individuals having an increase in confidence and overall better quality of life. Learning Outcomes: • To understand what enabling in care is and be able to implement it. • To be aware of the benefits of…

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End of Life Symptom Management for Qualified Nurses

29 October - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fully funded 4 spaces left

Learning Outcomes: To identify pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to symptom control To identify the requirements of anticipatory prescribing and tools used To identify rationale for the use of syringe pumps To be able to assess and  identify symptoms at the end of life and the management of them To be able to state the process of re-use of medication

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Skill up to Health and Social Care – Refresher – Cohort 2

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

£60 per person 30th October, 6th, 13th and 20th November 2020  Description: This course builds on, and refreshes care practitioners knowledge from completing the Care Certificate. Please note, due to COVID-19 we are unable to complete practical demonstrations or competency checks for the following courses – Basic Life Support and Moving and Assisting, therefore we are offering knowledge only training for these topics and the practical competencies will either need to be completed on-site by a suitable person or completed…

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Safeguarding: Route Cause Analysis – Cohort 1

30 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 25 spaces left

Description: This course covers how to promote and develop robust route cause analysis practice within your organisation. It will support staff to take appropriate and positive action to protect someone's safety and welfare and wellbeing. Learning Outcomes: Explore what is route cause analysis Evaluate new ways of working and state how these practices will be implemented Explore appropriate tools and techniques to identify and document the root causes of incidents and recurring problems in their organisation Explore new ways of…

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November 2020

Nutrition and diabetes – Cohort 1

2 November - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded Fully booked!

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 we will focus on the importance of taking a person-centred approach when supporting a service user with diabetes. An understanding of the different medical therapies and treatments is important, in addition to appreciating the differing dietary approaches that are necessary in order to provide personalised care and support. Learning Outcomes 1. Differentiate between Type…

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Care Certificate – Cohort E3

2 November - 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fully funded 5 spaces left

£60 per person  Dates: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th and 11th November 2020 Course Description The Care Certificate was developed jointly by Skills for Care, Health Education England and Skills for Health. It is an agreed set of standards that define the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors. It is made up of the 15 minimum standards that should be covered if you are 'new to care' and should form…

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Skill up to Health and Social Care – Refresher – Cohort 3

3 November - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 7 spaces left

£60 per person 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th November 2020  Description: This course builds on, and refreshes care practitioners knowledge from completing the Care Certificate. Please note, due to COVID-19 we are unable to complete practical demonstrations or competency checks for the following courses – Basic Life Support and Moving and Assisting, therefore we are offering knowledge only training for these topics and the practical competencies will either need to be completed on-site by a suitable person or completed at…

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Recognising Signs of Dying

3 November - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded Fully booked!

Learning Outcomes: To identify different terminology used at the end of life To identify the 5 priorities of care for the dying person To identify the signs and symptoms of the dying process To be able to identify tools used  during the dying process Consider resources to support the dying person and their family and carers To differentiate between deterioration and dying.

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Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care – Cohort 2

4 November - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded Fully booked!

4th and 20th November 2020  Description It 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. Learning Outcomes: Recognising signs and symptoms of abuse Summarise how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse Identify the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse Recognise ways to reduce the likelihood…

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Strategies for Retaining a Competent, Skilled Workforce – Cohort 1

5 November - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 27 spaces left

Description This course gives delegates the opportunity to discuss their current recruitment strategies, share best practice ideas, and identify current organisational culture and trends.  Learning Outcomes By the end of this course, learners will: Understand the top 10 reasons why people leave job roles Learn new techniques to keep staff motivated and loyal Demonstrate the skills to design a recruitment action plan   Requirements & Suitability This course is best suited to leadership/senior roles, or anyone who has responsibilities for…

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Supervisions and Appraisals (Silver and Gold Members (only) – BENEFIT)

5 November - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fully funded 23 spaces left

PLEASE NOTE – This is for SILVER or GOLD HCPA Members ONLY This remote interactive training session will give delegates the opportunity to identify different supervision types and discuss their current supervision structure. Delegates will also evaluate their current paperwork for completing supervisions and appraisals, understand the induction process, and learn how to maximise support for new staff members. This session will also teach delegates how to check competencies and identify skill gaps in knowledge and confidence. Learning Outcomes By…

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Nutrition and Dementia – Cohort 1

6 November - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded Fully booked!

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 the nutritional impact of dementia from the early to late stages of the condition will be explored. Case studies will be used to consider how the different behavioural strategies and nutritional tools can be applied in order to take a person-centred approach to providing good nutritional care and support for a service user with…

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Duty of Candour

9 November - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded 25 spaces left

Description: During this course attendees will learn what Duty of Candour means and how to embed a transparent culture within their organisation. Learners will be taught the skills needed to report mistakes and who they should report to. Through sharing their experiences and troubleshooting with others, delegates will be able to analyse the current trends and culture of their organisation to help them make improvements. Learning Outcomes: Recognise where a transparent culture is required and why Describe the impact that…

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Frailty Identification and Management- Cohort 4

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

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. Learning outcomes • What is frailty and how it relates to an ageing population • What frailty looks like, what it’s made up of, and what it means to the individual • Validated tools for…

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Difficult Conversations: A Guide for Leaders

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

This remote interactive training session will enable delegates to learn how to initiate and manage challenging conversations using effective and practical techniques. Challenging conversations can include issues relating to performance, managing challenging people and resolving conflict. This session is suitable for managers, or those in a leadership role, who oversee the management of people and are able to take the learning and information back to the workplace. Learning Outcomes By the end of this session, learners will: • Articulate the…

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Time Management for Leaders

10 November - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fully funded 16 spaces left

10th November 2020 Course Description This remote interactive training session will aid learners to identify their “Thieves of Time”, analysing and prioritising their task responsibilities and provide practical tools to manage time more effectively. Learning Outcomes By the end of this session, learners will be able to: • Balance culture within the workplace and actioning important strategic tasks • Prioritise and manage your workload using effective techniques • Work effectively with others to achieve optimal results • Support the team…

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IPC and PPE train the trainer: For Care Home Staff

11 November - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded Fully booked!

Health and Social Care providers are now preparing for a potential second wave of COVID-19 as well as influenza season, and we want to make sure we have learnt from the first wave; particularly where the correct use of PPE and IPC procedures has been a big change for most care staff. Since June the CCG and HCPA has been providing a variety of IPC and PPE training for all care staff across the county. HCPA will be running further…

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Nutrition and Oral Health at the End of Life

11 November - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded 6 spaces left

Learning Outcomes: To state factors that impact on oral health and nutrition To state the benefits of regular effective mouth care To be able to identify swallowing difficulties and when to report/refer To recognise the changes that occur with appetite at the end of life Consider the individual needs of the person at the end of life Identify tools/resources to assist in monitoring changes and planning care

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IPC and PPE train the trainer: For Community Staff

11 November - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fully funded Fully booked!

Health and Social Care providers are now preparing for a potential second wave of COVID-19 as well as influenza season, and we want to make sure we have learnt from the first wave; particularly where the correct use of PPE and IPC procedures has been a big change for most care staff. Since June the CCG and HCPA has been providing a variety of IPC and PPE training for all care staff across the county. HCPA will be running further…

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Enablement and Independence for Homecare Staff

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

DescriptionLearners will have awareness of the importance of embedding enabling in care. Enabling education is a new way of thinking by using the correct communication and goal setting tools to be able to implement enabling day to day. Valuing independence can contribute to individuals having an increase in confidence and overall better quality of life. Learning Outcomes: To understand what enabling in care is and be able to implement it. To be aware of the benefits of enabling in care…

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Urinary Tract Infection and Hydration

12 November - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fully funded 11 spaces left

Description This course will teach delegates the definition of hydration, while exploring the causes, prevention, and management of dehydration. This course will also explore what is meant by a ‘urinary tract infection’, its causes, and how to prevent and manage the infection. Learning Outcomes Know what hydration and dehydration mean and how they link with a person’s health Understand why the elderly are more vulnerable to dehydration Be aware of types of illnesses that can cause dehydration Be able to…

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Nutrition and Learning Disabilities – Cohort 1

13 November - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded 7 spaces left

This course is suitable for staff who are working with and supporting service users with Learning Disabilities in Residential, Nursing or Supportive Living environments. During this course delegates will gain knowledge and an appreciation of the importance of providing and assisting in the provision of a healthy balanced diet through effective meal planning and nutrition related engagement activities. Appropriate strategies will be discussed and explored in order to promote healthier eating patterns in order to encourage weight loss and maintenance…

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Care Certificate – Cohort E4

16 November - 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fully funded 11 spaces left

£60 per person  Dates: 16th, 17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th and 26th November 2020 Course Description The Care Certificate was developed jointly by Skills for Care, Health Education England and Skills for Health. It is an agreed set of standards that define the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors. It is made up of the 15 minimum standards that should be covered if you are 'new to care' and should form…

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Falls Prevention Care Homes- Cohort 5

17 November - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 11 spaces left

Description 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. Learning Outcomes • How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. • Strategies that can be implemented to reduce falls. This includes reviewing environments, medication,…

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Managing People: Proactively Raising Productivity Through Performance Management

19 November - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Dates: 19th November and 2nd December 2020 (All dates must be attended) Course Description Assured Leadership course People are any company’s greatest asset and even more so in the care sector, so how do you ensure you keep the great people in jobs? This course has been designed to support managers at all levels to reflect on staff performance and grow staff teams to work together creating a ‘can do’ environment where challenges are met with passion and enthusiasm and…

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Effective Complaints Management

20 November - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 33 spaces left

On this remote interactive training session, learners will discuss current complaints management processes and compare these with recommended best practice. This course also provides delegates with techniques to effectively investigate, assess, and resolve complaints with a positive solution. Learning Outcomes By the end of this session, learners will be able to: • Identify what is important to the complainant • Analyse the stages of the complaint handling process • Utilise investigatory techniques to reach evidence-based conclusions • Assess all evidence…

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Urinary Tract Infections and Hydration

23 November - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded Fully booked!

This course will teach delegates the definition of hydration, while exploring the causes, prevention, and management of dehydration. This course will also explore what is meant by a ‘urinary tract infection’, its causes, and how to prevent and manage the infection. Learning Outcomes Know what hydration and dehydration mean and how they link with a person’s health Understand why the elderly are more vulnerable to dehydration Be aware of types of illnesses that can cause dehydration Be able to describe…

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Build a Culture of Dignity for Managers

23 November - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 31 spaces left

Description This course covers what dignity in behaviour looks like, how to be a good role model, and how to support staff and service users in a dignified manner. Learning Outcomes By the end of this course, learners will be able to: Summarise what dignity is and how it is promoted within the organisation Use reflective practices, identify new ways of working and state how these practices will be implemented Demonstrate knowledge of staff personalities and skill mix by getting…

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Falls Prevention for Homecare Cohort 5

24 November - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Description You 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. Learning Outcomes • How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. • Strategies that can be implemented to reduce falls. This includes reviewing environments, medication,…

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Building an enabling culture- Managers- Care Homes- Cohort 2

25 November - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Description This course is suitable for management working in older people care services. Management will be aware of the information staff get taught about enabling within care. This includes communication tools, goal setting and positive risk-taking techniques. Managers will learn how to make change with staff to adopt this new way of thinking to embed enabling and promote independence and quality of life. Learning Outcomes: What enabling in care is and be able to implement it. To be aware of…

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Good Death in Isolation

26 November - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded 13 spaces left

Learning Outcomes: To reflect on the impact of Covid-19 in the context of death and dying To state the benefits of connections and maintaining communication when caring for isolated individuals To establish methods of maintaining personalised ‘patient centred’ care at the end of life when external contact is restricted To recognise the importance of resilience and wellbeing

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Safeguarding – Communicating with the Wider Team – for Managers

27 November - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 2 spaces left

Description This course covers how to promote and develop robust system for communications within your organisation and the wider team. It will support staff to take appropriate and positive action to protect someone's safety and welfare and wellbeing. Learning Outcomes Explore who are the wider team and the importance of good communication Evaluate new ways of working and state how these practices will be implemented Explore ways to support difficult conversations when communicating with the wider team Explore new ways…

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Professional Boundaries

30 November - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded 29 spaces left

Course Description Providing information and discussion around client staff boundaries. Learning Outcomes At the end of the course you will be able to: Ensure that as professionals we maintain a rapport with clients without compromising professional boundaries or the safeguarding of those we care for. Enable us to address colleagues if they are overstepping professional boundaries of carer/client. Requirements To be able to give examples of changes in practice.

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Enablement and Independence- Care Homes- Staff Cohort 5

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

Description Delegates will be given an awareness of the importance of embedding enabling in care. Enabling education is a new way of thinking by using the correct communication and goal setting tools to be able to implement enabling day to day. Valuing independence can contribute to individuals having an increase in confidence and overall better quality of life. Learning Outcomes: To understand what enabling in care is and be able to implement it. To be aware of the benefits of…

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December 2020

Care Certificate – Cohort E5

1 December - 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

£60 per person  Dates: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, 10th December 2020 Course Description The Care Certificate was developed jointly by Skills for Care, Health Education England and Skills for Health. It is an agreed set of standards that define the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors. It is made up of the 15 minimum standards that should be covered if you are 'new to care' and should form part…

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End of Life Symptom Management For Non-Qualified Staff

1 December - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Learning Outcomes: 1. To identify pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to symptom control 2. To recognise the symptoms at the end of life 3. To consider the importance of person centred care at the end of life 4. To be able to assess and identify symptoms at the end of life and refer appropriately 5. To be able to state the process of re-use of medication 6. To identify tools and resources which can assist in monitoring symptom management  

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Falls Prevention for Homecare staff

3 December - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Falls prevention for Homecare Staff Description You 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. Learning Outcomes  How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. Strategies that can be implemented to reduce falls. This includes…

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End of Life Communication

3 December - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fully funded 9 spaces left

Learning Outcomes: To identify what aids effective communication at the end of life To recognise barriers and blocks to communication To recognise the significance of non-verbal behaviours and body language To be able to structure a conversation Consider resources to aid communication To be able to demonstrate empathy

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Frailty Identification and Management

7 December - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Description 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. Outcomes What is frailty and how it relates to an ageing population What frailty looks like, what it’s made up of, and what it means to the individual Validated tools for identifying potential frailty…

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Advance Care Planning

8 December - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded 8 spaces left

Learning Outcomes: To identify what is included as part of advance care planning To recognise the importance of treatment escalation planning To consider the importance of person centred advance care planning To gain confidence in discussing wishes and preferences with clients What tools are available to use and support us as indicators to last year of life To identify how to start the conversations when people have  cognitive impairment

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Enablement and Independence – ADS

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

Description Learners will have awareness of the importance of embedding enabling in care. Enabling education is a new way of thinking by using the correct communication and goal setting tools to be able to implement enabling day to day. Valuing independence can contribute to individuals having an increase in confidence and overall better quality of life. Learning Outcomes: To understand what enabling in care is and be able to implement it. To be aware of the benefits of enabling in…

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Urinary Tract Infection and Hydration

10 December - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fully funded 12 spaces left

Description This course will teach delegates the definition of hydration, while exploring the causes, prevention, and management of dehydration. This course will also explore what is meant by a ‘urinary tract infection’, its causes, and how to prevent and manage the infection. Learning Outcomes Know what hydration and dehydration mean and how they link with a person’s health Understand why the elderly are more vulnerable to dehydration Be aware of types of illnesses that can cause dehydration Be able to…

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Enablement and Independence for Homecare Staff

11 December - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Description Delegates will be given an awareness of the importance of embedding enabling in care. Enabling education is a new way of thinking by using the correct communication and goal setting tools to be able to implement enabling day to day. Valuing independence can contribute to individuals having an increase in confidence and overall better quality of life. Learning Outcomes To understand what enabling in care is and be able to implement it. To be aware of the benefits of…

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Frailty Identification and Management for Managers

14 December - 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Description Managers will learn how to communicate frailty more effectively with health care professionals from the knowledge gained by staff. This will allow best practice to help prevent deterioration in individuals and be able to action plan effectively to support individuals. Learning Outcomes To be able to communicate levels of frailty more effectively to health professionals and staff To prevent further deterioration in individuals by embedding the correct interventions Validated tool for identifying potential frailty and level of frailty To…

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Falls prevention for Care Home Staff

16 December - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Description You 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. Learning Outcomes How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. Strategies that can be implemented to reduce falls. This includes reviewing environments, medication, technology, visual…

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January 2021

Recognising Signs of Dying

11 January, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Learning Outcomes: To identify different terminology used at the end of life To identify the 5 priorities of care for the dying person To identify the signs and symptoms of the dying process To be able to identify tools used  during the dying process Consider resources to support the dying person and their family and carers To differentiate between deterioration and dying

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Staff Support and Bereavement Support for Staff

14 January, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fully funded 14 spaces left

Learning Outcomes: To state factors that impact on bereavement To recognise and acknowledge loss and grief To be able to identify the stages of the grieving process To recognise the importance of staff support Consider how to support someone who is grieving Identify tools/resources to help and know where to signpost/refer to other services

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End of Life Symptom Management for Qualified Nurses

28 January, 2021 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded 15 spaces left

Learning Outcomes: To identify pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to symptom control To identify the requirements of anticipatory prescribing and tools used To identify rationale for the use of syringe pumps To be able to assess and  identify symptoms at the end of life and the management of them To be able to state the process of re-use of medication

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February 2021

End of Life Communication

3 February, 2021 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded

Learning Outcomes: To identify what aids effective communication at the end of life To recognise barriers and blocks to communication To recognise the significance of non-verbal behaviours and body language To be able to structure a conversation Consider resources to aid communication To be able to demonstrate empathy

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Advance Care Planning

8 February, 2021 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded

Learning Outcomes: To identify what is included as part of advance care planning To recognise the importance of treatment escalation planning To consider the importance of person centred advance care planning To gain confidence in discussing wishes and preferences with clients What tools are available to use and support us as indicators to last year of life To identify how to start the conversations when people have  cognitive impairment

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Nutrition and Oral Health at the End of Life

11 February, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fully funded

Learning Outcomes: To state factors that impact on oral health and nutrition To state the benefits of regular effective mouth care To be able to identify swallowing difficulties and when to report/refer To recognise the changes that occur with appetite at the end of life Consider the individual needs of the person at the end of life Identify tools/resources to assist in monitoring changes and planning care

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End of Life Symptom Management for Care Staff

24 February, 2021 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded

Learning Outcomes: To identify pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to symptom control To recognise the symptoms at the end of life To consider the importance of person centred care at the end of life To be able to assess and  identify symptoms at the end of life and refer appropriately To be able to state the process of re-use of medication To identify tools and resources which can assist in monitoring symptom management

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March 2021

Recognising Signs of Dying

11 March, 2021 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fully funded

Learning Outcomes: To identify different terminology used at the end of life To identify the 5 priorities of care for the dying person To identify the signs and symptoms of the dying process To be able to identify tools used  during the dying process Consider resources to support the dying person and their family and carers To differentiate between deterioration and dying

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