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Code: ASC/20/4 Induction to being a Personal Assistant

This course covers the knowledge base information of the Care Certificate. It is also a required course if you are applying to be an accredited PA by Support with Confidence (SWC) if you do not have a suitable qualification.

It is also open to people who are either employed as a PA or are thinking of taking on this role in the near future. If you wish to achieve the Care Certificate you will also need to undertake homework and be able to be assessed in your workplace by either volunteering to shadow one of our services or have agreement to be assessed in your workplace (as a PA).

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 February 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 21 February 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
3 28 February 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/19/851 Moving and Handling of people with Dementia

Delegates must have attended the foundation level course before attending this training session.

This half day course is aimed at those who care and provide moving and handling assistance for people with dementia. The course looks at the challenges and issues that can arise when helping someone with dementia to move and transfer.

The course covers:

  • Symptoms of dementia that affect mobility and movement
  • The differences between violence, aggression, anxiety and fear and factors influencing them
  • Behaviour in dementia, focusing on non verbal, verbal and physical. Possible reasons and triggers for such behaviour
  • Triggers that can be linked to behaviour specific to moving and handling techniques and strategies and interventions that can be utilised to reduce distress, including equipment and handling techniques
  • Risk assessing for those with dementia and fluctuating ability.

Part of the course is practical so participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flipflops.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 February 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/19/457 Note Taking for Administrators: Safeguarding Adults Meetings

This course is for administrative staff working in Adult Social Care and who take (or may take) minutes at Safeguarding meetings.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/19/596 The Care Act: National Eligibility Criteria Adults and Carers

This course is designed to explain the national eligibility criteria for both adults with care and support needs and informal carers. This course will give an opportunity to apply the national eligibility criteria to both an adult and carer and understand the difference between adult and carer eligibility.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 February 2020 09:30 - 13:30 Faraday House Map