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Code: ASC/22/371 The Care Act: Support Planning and Personal Budgets - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

A half day course designed to explore the Support Planning procedures in line with the Care Act legal requirements. Staff will have an opportunity to complete support planning tools with case studies or examples from your own practice.

The course is suitable for: Contact and Assessment Teams; Occupational Therapy Teams; Neighbourhood Support Teams; Mental Health and Learning Disability Teams; Transition Teams, Hospital Teams, Sensory Teams, Reviewing teams, Health and Social Care Connect (HSCC), Occupational Therapy Teams (OT), Neighbourhood Support Teams (NST), Crisis Response Nurses (CR Nurses).

Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email.

The link to join the training will be sent one week before the day of the event.

Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.

This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 January 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/22/217 The Personal Assistant in Health and Social Care - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

This is a three-session course. You will be expected to complete worksheets.

You must attend all three dates to complete the course unless a special request is sent to the trainer. 

This course is open to anyone interested in the role of the Personal Assistant (PA) or who is considering becoming a PA in health and social care, and will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

It is required training for anyone joining the Support with Confidence accreditation scheme as a Personal Assistant.

The course will introduce:

  • The difference between a regulated care assistant and the PA role
  • The importance of a values-based approach to the role
  • Key legislation that PAs should abide by
  • Issues that may arise as a PA such as friend vs professional, conflicts in duty of care and scenarios you may need to face as a lone working PA
  • An introduction to Stop, Look, Care Guidance.

 You will be sent a workbook to complete after attending this training.

This workbook will need to be returned to for assessment prior to receiving a certificate of completion. Please complete and return your workbook within 7 days.

Important: This training is part of the COVID19 interim training programme and is suitable for new and existing PAs.

It is recommended that PAs attend face to face training when available.

Please look out for an email to complete session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate.



Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 January 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map
2 28 January 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map
3 04 February 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map

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