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Code: ASC/19/200 Induction to being a Personal Assistant (EVENT FULL)

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 08 November 2019 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 15 November 2019 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
3 22 November 2019 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/19/308 Gentle Exercises for Older People (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for staff working with older people. It will explore the benefits of gentle exercises which promote mobility and prevent falls, and demonstrate some examples.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 November 2019 09:30 - 13:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/19/766 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 training that can only be completed when the full day foundation course is completed. These 2 courses replace the previous Domiciliary and Residential Courses.

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/19/751 Strength Based Approaches Workshop

An introduction and basic overview of Strength based approaches (SBA) in East Sussex.

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 November 2019 10:00 - 12:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map