Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Under the Mental Capacity Act 2005: An Introduction & Update
This introduction & update to the DoLs safeguards is suitable for all staff directly or indirectly involved in registered accommodation (public or independent sector) or hospital wards and for staff working in adult social care in respect of ‘Community Dols’
PLEASE NOTE: The legal system for DoLS is planned to change to ‘Liberty Protection Safeguards’ (LPS) in late 2020. This current training WILL NOT include in any detail, the new legislation. Additional training on the new Law will be provided in the near future.
LAS (Liquid Logic Adults) Search and View
LAS Search and View is a half day of training for East Sussex County Council users to familiarise themselves with the Adults Liquid Logic platform. This course is designed to show you how to navigate Liquid Logic, find clients and view case data and includes viewing scanned images held within ECaseFile
This course is for anyone joining an ESCC team that uses LAS whether to view client data or input data into the system
As a new staff member your manager must request that a Liquid Logic account is created for you before attending this course. When the account is created you will receive an e-mail invitation to book onto this course. Existing users are welcome to book if they wish to refresh their skills.
You must complete this training in order to be able to access the LIVE system. The trainer will activate your account on attendance.
Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level
This one day course provides delegates with knowledge of safe Moving and Handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may encounter and need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with minimal mobility, i.e. those who need hoisting or are bed-bound. This is covered in an additional half day course called Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs, that can only be completed when the full day foundation course is completed.
The course covers:
A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of people
Anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury by implementing safe handling principles
The importance of good sitting posture
Risk assessment and moving and handling plans
Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing and walking techniques
Techniques and equipment to assist someone getting in and out of a bed
Basic ability testing in a chair
Familiarisation of a range of moving and handling equipment including walking aids, turn tables, handling belts, assisted standing equipment, wheelchairs including getting it into a car safely
Assistance with dressing and dressing aids.
For the practical element participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flip-flops or open toed shoes.