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Code: ASC/22/479 Basic First Aid (Theory with No Practical Element) – Certificate Valid for One Year - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

This course will be delivered via Online Recorded Video and you will not be expected to attend a specific venue.


IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID-19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF.


THIS TRAINING IS DELIVERED USING VIDEOS AND USEFUL RESOURCES IN CONJUNCTION WITH A WORKBOOK YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE. PLEASE IGNORE THE START AND FINISH TIMES OF THIS TRAINING ON THE LEARNING PORTAL.


IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN AVAILABLE.


You will be sent a First Aid manual and workbook via email, so it’s vital that you give us your correct email address if it differs from the one on your East Sussex Learning Portal user account.


Workbooks are not to be shared between colleagues; each person who wishes to complete this training MUST book their own place on it. Workbooks returned to the trainer by delegates who have not booked a place will NOT be marked.


After reading the First Aid manual, please complete the Microsoft forms workbook by no later than 10am the Thursday after you receive the manual.


Submissions received after this time will not be marked and your training record will not be updated to show completion of this course. Please only submit once as only the first submission will be looked at. Ann will assess your submission and send summative feedback to you.


Your East Sussex Learning Portal user account will be updated to show completion of this training once your workbook has been marked.


This is a distance learning course which does not involve attendance at a training venue or a virtual meeting. You will be sent a First Aid manual and links for the workbook via Microsoft forms via email closer to the date of the course. Delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

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1 15 August 2022 00:00 - 00:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/22/328 Dementia Module 5: The Use of Medication for Clients who have Dementia (Tier 2) (Cancelled)

This course will be delivered via Online Recorded Video, and you will not be expected to attend a specific venue.

This is an online training course aimed at frontline staff who are working directly with people who are experiencing dementia. (Tier 2 - linked to Dementia Training Standards Framework 2018).

Course links and materials will be sent by midday on the day of your course.

*NOTE: It is recommended that you have completed Module 1: Dementia Awareness (Tiers 1 and 2) prior to taking this course to optimise your learning. These courses run regularly each month*

  •  This course looks at what medications are used to treat people with dementia including cognitive enhancers, psychotropics and pain management
  • The course is delivered via a Recorded PowerPoint presentation which has been uploaded on the ESCC YouTube Channel. The Course can be accessed over a 5-day period providing flexibility for the learner. There are various activities and case studies to engage the learner. The course requires the completion of an online assessment. This serves to consolidate and evidence learning
  • The video (YouTube) can be viewed on all digital platforms (including mobile phone) and can be viewed independently or as a small group (dependent on organisational social distancing policy) so please ensure you have YouTube installed
  • This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

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1 15 August 2022 00:00 - 00:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/22/1074 Moving and Handling and Risk Assessment of People Train the Trainer - Refresher (Cancelled)

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 is a 1 day Moving and Handling and Risk Assessment Train the Trainer refresher/update course.

The course is recommended approximately 2 years after candidates complete the 4 day Moving and Handling Train the Trainer course.

The course aims to update candidates in:

  • Any changes to legislation affecting the manual handling of people, anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury including Biomechanics principles
  • The importance of individual client centred risk assessments, how to complete them and moving and handling plans
  • The practical element will review a range of safe manual handling manoeuvres, techniques and equipment including assisted standing equipment, hoists, and slide sheets
  • There is a short quiz to be completed following attendance of the course.

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

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 or open toe sandals.

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

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1 15 August 2022 09:30 - 15:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/22/513 Assisting the Fallen Person (Part 1)

This course will be delivered via Online Recorded Video, and you will not be expected to attend a specific venue.

This is a Distance Learning Course via presentation on YouTube and a Microsoft Form Quiz and takes approximately 2 hours to complete. 

For those without access to Microsoft forms a hard copy can be sent by special request. Please add this to the special requirements box on the portal when signing onto the course.

The course is the theory (Part 1), covering Assessment of the Fallen Person using a decision-making tool/check sheet to assess for injury and is there a need to call for an ambulance. The check sheet can also be used for information gathering prior to an ambulance arrival for the injured person.
For the uninjured or minor injury the course covers how to assist with self-help from the floor or when to call for and the use of a Elk lifting cushion, Felgains Lifting Chair or a Hoist.

This course has a no practical element.

The course covers:

• Fallen person check sheet
• Additional information relating to fractures which may not have been covered in basic first aid training
• Pain assessment
• Body checks
• History taking
• Practicals in scenario style for body checking included in the workbook
• Decision making for self-help or equipment use.

 

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1 16 August 2022 00:00 - 00:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/22/1075 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Part 1 (c) (EVENT FULL)

This course will be delivered via an Online TEAMS meeting and you will not be expected to attend a specific venue. The link to attend this training will be sent to you one week before the training date. 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. Please read the attached document, Attending Online Training, before joining the course.

This course provides delegates with knowledge of safe moving and handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with restricted mobility issues, i.e. those who need hoisting or are cared for in bed.

Due to the practical nature of moving and handling of people, it is recommended when accessible, candidates complete the face to face training available through East Sussex County Council.

The course covers:

• A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of objects and 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
• Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing techniques
• Techniques to assist someone getting in and out of a bed

There is also a link to a Microsoft form which must be completed following your attendance. This will be assessed by the trainer and summative feedback sent to you. Please complete the Microsoft form within 5 working days after the course date. Only your first submission will be looked at, so please only submit once.

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1 17 August 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Virtual Classroom Map

Code: ASC/22/1076 Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Givers - Part 1 (Cancelled)

This course will be delivered via an Online TEAMS meeting and you will not be expected to attend a specific venue. The link to attend this training will be sent to you one week before the training date. 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. Please read the attached document, Attending Online Training, before joining the course.

This course is for care givers who assist and provide personal care for those clients with limited mobility, i.e. clients who are non-weight bearing, hoisted or spend prolonged periods in bed.

The course covers the following:

• Reflection on health and safety and care legislation relevant to moving and handling of people with complex needs
• Via videos we demonstrate a variety of equipment, including hoists and slings, stand aids and in-situ slide sheets
• We discuss various techniques for fitting slings with and without slide sheets
• We cover the effects that immobility has on the body, in relation to posture, tissue viability, circulation etc and the importance of ensuring clients sit in a functional postural position and are repositioned appropriately
• We discuss the needs of clients who have restricted mobility within bed or who may need to spend prolonged periods within the bed, covering equipment and techniques to assist with rolling, repositioning in bed, techniques to fit slings for clients who have limited ability or are unable to be rolled.

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1 17 August 2022 13:00 - 15:30 Virtual Classroom Map

Code: ASC/22/1088 Assisting Clients with Swallowing Difficulties Level 1 Part 2 (09:30am to 10:30am) (Cancelled)

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.

This course is for staff who may have to assist a client who has been prescribed a texture modified diet or has difficulty in swallowing with both food and drinks.

Delegates must have already undertaken Level 1, Part 1 (theory) before applying for this course.

The course takes approximately 1 hour for the face to face use of the thickening powders and undertaking the drip test, to show correct texture.

The practical covers:

• A reiteration of the need for correct textures for clients with dysphagia
• Introduction to the thickeners prescribed
• How to mix the thickeners into a drink
• How to test for correct thicknesses
• Complications if the prescription is not followed correctly.

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

 

 

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1 18 August 2022 09:30 - 10:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/22/1089 Assisting Clients with Swallowing Difficulties Level 1 Part 2 (11:00am - 12:00pm) (Cancelled)

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.

This course is for staff who may have to assist a client who has been prescribed a texture modified diet or has difficulty in swallowing with both food and drinks.

Delegates must have already undertaken Level 1, Part 1 (theory) before applying for this course.

The course takes approximately 1 hour for the face to face use of the thickening powders and undertaking the drip test, to show correct texture.

The practical covers:

• A reiteration of the need for correct textures for clients with dysphagia
• Introduction to the thickeners prescribed
• How to mix the thickeners into a drink
• How to test for correct thicknesses
• Complications if the prescription is not followed correctly.

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

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 August 2022 11:00 - 12:00 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/22/1091 Assisting Clients with Swallowing Difficulties Level 1 Part 2 (14:30 to 15:30) (Cancelled)

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.

 

This course is for staff who may have to assist a client who has been prescribed a texture modified diet or has difficulty in swallowing with both food and drinks.

Delegates must have already undertaken Level 1, Part 1 (theory) before applying for this course.

The course takes approximately 1 hour for the face to face use of the thickening powders and undertaking the drip test, to show correct texture.

The practical covers:

• A reiteration of the need for correct textures for clients with dysphagia
• Introduction to the thickeners prescribed
• How to mix the thickeners into a drink
• How to test for correct thicknesses
• Complications if the prescription is not followed correctly.

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

 

 

 

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1 18 August 2022 14:30 - 15:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/22/673 Basic Epilepsy Awareness Training - for Learning Disability Services (non ESCC) ONLY (c) (EVENT FULL)

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.
To maintain the safety of all participants on this training, delegates are asked to wear a face mask for the duration of the course.

In addition, the trainers request that each delegate completes a lateral flow test before attending. If the result of this test is either positive or inconclusive, please DO NOT ATTEND the course and instead re-book yourself for an alternative date.
 
This training is ONLY suitable for those working in a Learning Disability service.  ESCC staff should not attend this training but should refer to the ESCC DPS ONLY programme.
 
  •  At the end of the training, a Community Learning Disability Nurse will demonstrate how to administer emergency medication used in epilepsy and you will watch a DVD of safe administration of Buccal Midazolam. You will also have the opportunity to practice the administration of rectal diazepam.

If you require the rectal Diazepam training, please contact the Adult Social Care training team at asct@eastsussex.gov.uk to confirm this. There is specific equipment needed that will only be brought on courses where delegates have confirmed a need for rectal Diazepam training. 

  • Your manager will be responsible for providing ongoing support in the workplace but it will be your responsibility to highlight any concerns you have regarding administration of the medication.
  • A certificate of attendance will be provided; this is not a certificate of competence.

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

 

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1 18 August 2022 10:00 - 13:00 The Pelham, Bexhill; Map

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