In light of continuing Government advice regarding the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) and social distancing, the majority of our face to face courses remain cancelled. Alternatively, we are pleased to offer an increasing range of online and virtual courses. Please see individual courses for details.

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Code: ESC/20/458 Administrators Development Programme (Cancelled)

This highly participative course will consist of some input from the facilitator, group discussions and practical exercises. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on what they have learnt and to draw up action plans to put it in to practice back in the workplace.

 

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

Code: ASC/20/657 Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers, Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level Part 2 (practical face to face session) - Covid19 Interim Training Programme (c)

This is Part 2 of a two-part blended learning training programme to be used to reduce face to face training time in accordance with COVID19 regulations.

Part 1 of the training (a virtual session via Skype or Teams) must be completed prior to attending Part 2, which is a face to face practical.

The Part 2 practical can also be applied for if candidates have attended a live SKYPE version of this course tilted “Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level - Covid19 Interim Training Programme”

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

The course is 2.5 hours long and 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

 

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. Candidates will need to wear PPE.

NB. please note there is no access to any drinks or refreshments, so candidates will need to bring their own with them.

The course does not cover clients with restricted mobility, i.e who need hoisting or spend longer periods in bed. This is covered in an additional 2-part blended learning session. The 2-part foundation course must be completed before the restricted mobility course is undertaken.

During Covid19 restrictions these 2 courses replace the:

  • Moving and handling of objects ½ day
  • Moving and handling of people foundation level full day
  • Moving and handling advanced level, hoisting ½ day

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 October 2020 09:30 - 12:00 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/658 Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers, Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level Part 2 (practical face to face session) - Covid19 Interim Training Programme 2 (Cancelled)

This is Part 2 of a two-part blended learning training programme to be used to reduce face to face training time in accordance with COVID19 regulations.

Part 1 of the training (a virtual session via Skype or Teams) must be completed prior to attending Part 2, which is a face to face practical.

The Part 2 practical can also be applied for if candidates have attended a live SKYPE version of this course tilted “Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level - Covid19 Interim Training Programme”

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

The course is 2.5 hours long and 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

 

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. Candidates will need to wear PPE.

NB. please note there is no access to any drinks or refreshments, so candidates will need to bring their own with them.

The course does not cover clients with restricted mobility, i.e who need hoisting or spend longer periods in bed. This is covered in an additional 2-part blended learning session. The 2-part foundation course must be completed before the restricted mobility course is undertaken.

During Covid19 restrictions these 2 courses replace the:

  • Moving and handling of objects ½ day
  • Moving and handling of people foundation level full day
  • Moving and handling advanced level, hoisting ½ day

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 October 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/395 Positive Behaviour Support (Cancelled)

The PBS modular training is open to professionals, families and carers who support adults with learning disabilities who also have challenging needs.

PBS Sussex is a training model designed to equip direct carers with the knowledge and skills to provide a comprehensive response to challenging behaviour presented by people with intellectual disabilities. The model taught is Positive Behaviour Support (PBS).

Essentially, PBS is the application of behavioural analysis, guided by the values and principles of inclusion, within the context of Person Centred Planning. In keeping with the PBS model, the training is presented in modules with an emphasis on understanding the behaviour in useful ways, creating supportive environments and teaching new skills, a strong emphasis on intervening early in a crisis situation in order to diffuse and only using physical intervention as a last resort.


PBS:

· Is values led

· Is based on an understanding of why, when and how behaviours happen

· Focuses on altering triggers for behaviour

· Uses skill teaching as a central intervention

· Uses changes in quality of life as both an intervention and outcome measure

· Has a long term focus

· Has a multi-component focus

· Reduces or eliminates the use of punishment approaches

· Includes both proactive strategies for changing behaviour and reactive strategies for managing behaviour when it occurs.

 

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Wellshurst Golf Club Map
2 25 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Wellshurst Golf Club Map
3 09 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Wellshurst Golf Club Map

Code: ESC/20/613 Records Management Master Class

This training course gives staff in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key concepts in records management, how managing records aids compliance with legislation and business functions while enabling more efficient working, and the practical approaches for gaining control over records.

The Master Class is split into four sessions across four weeks, and covers:

  • Definitions and concepts, and what they mean in practice.
  • Records management and the law.
  • Retention schedules and how to dispose of records.
  • Key tools and methods for organising your records effectively.

These relate to managing records in all formats, including paper and digital.

Each Master Class session will be delivered remotely, via MS Teams. A short activity task will be set at the end of each session, for participants to complete and submit before the next one.

Throughout the course there are opportunities to raise records management issues and concerns you may have about the records your team handles. The trainer and colleagues in other teams and departments are on hand to find solutions and discuss best practice tools and how to implement them effectively.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 September 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map
2 02 October 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map
3 09 October 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map
4 16 October 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map