Following government advice, ESCC have made the decision to postpone or cancel some face to face training.
This decision has been made in light of the national concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID - 19). Please see individual courses for more information.

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Code: ASC/20/348 Advanced Manual Handling and Risk Assessment Training for Occupational Therapists (Cancelled)

This one day course is aimed at Occupational Therapists within adult social care that assess and work with adults with complex moving and
handling requirements.

The course aims to further develop their role as a Manual Handling Risk Assessor and in prescribing non stock equipment appropriately.

It covers:

  • legislation that impacts on complex moving and handling risk assessments, good practice in assessing risks, clinical reasoning demonstrating a balanced risk assessment approach, how to write a risk assessment and a concise moving and handling plan
  • a familiarisation of moving and handling equipment, including some non stock items that may be useful in reducing risks and facilitating single handed care, including repo sheet and alternative slings
  • Assessing complex scenarios and demonstrating techniques to carers and clients.

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 flipflops.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ESC/19/500 Sharepoint 2013


SharePoint is a half day of training for East Sussex County Council users to familiarise themselves with the SharePoint platform.
This course is for anyone joining an ESCC team that uses Sharepoint libraries to store team information and who has not used Sharepoint before. The course will also cover managing your own Onedrive site used for storing personal documentation.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 March 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Room 505 St.Mary's House Map

Code: ASC/20/48 Understanding Challenging Behaviour: An Introduction (Cancelled)

This course is an introduction to understanding challenging behaviour. Please note this training does not cover SCIP (Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention).

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 March 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map