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Code: ASC/22/1080 Moving and Handling for People with Dementia

This course will be delivered via In-Person Classroom training. You will be expected to attend a specific venue on the date(s) of the training. Please see the course full details and attached map for further information.

This 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 the above
* 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.

This venue has a current Covid19 risk assessment. Any delegates showing Covid19 symptoms must not attend the training venue.

 

 

 

 

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 August 2022 13:30 - 15:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/22/1079 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers, Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Part 2 (practical face to face session)

This course will be delivered via In-Person Classroom training. You will be expected to attend a specific venue on the date(s) of the training. Please see the course full details and attached map for further information.

When requesting a place on this course, you must allow 3 weeks between the dates of Part 1 and Part 2 to allow for the workbook to be completed, returned to the Trainer and marked. When you book Part 2 please provide us with the date Part 1 was completed in the Special Requirements field on your booking form. If Part 1 has not been completed, your place on Part 2 will not be confirmed.

To adhere to Covid19 regulations this face to face course will be small groups with PPE masks, aprons and gloves provided.

The course will cover practical elements of:

  • Mobility testing
  • Sit to stand techniques
  • Assisting from chair to chair
  • Assisting in and out of bed, including the use of bed levers, bed pulls, non-slip slide sheets, leg lifters, utilising the profiling mattress
  • Walking aids
  • Assisting to walk techniques
  • Handling belts
  • Assisting clients on steps and stairs
  • Sliding boards
  • Turning aids
  • Dressing aids
  • Wheelchairs, including placing a wheelchair into a car.

Please specify on your application if you are new to care work and haven’t completed a practical moving and handling training, so priority can be given to your application.

This venue has a current Covid19 risk assessment. Any delegates showing Covid19 symptoms must not attend the training venue.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 August 2022 09:30 - 11:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

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