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Code: ASC/20/713 Basic First Aid (specific with no practical element) – certificate valid for one year - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE FAST-TRACK DISTANCE LEARNING DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT AN ONLINE SESSION AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO ATTEND PHYSICALLY. 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 workbook and return it (via an email with answers typed or completed in PDF, saved and returned) for marking to ann.holland@eastsussex.gov.uk by no later than the Thursday after you receive the manual.
  • Please don’t hesitate to email Ann with any questions about Basic First Aid.
  • Ann will mark and return your workbook.
  • Your East Sussex Learning Portal user account will be updated to show completion of this training once your workbook has been marked.
  • 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 online.


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 workbook via email closer to the date of the course. Delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2020 09:00 - 17:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/692 Falls Prevention - Online learning (c) (EVENT FULL)

An online learning course for staff working with people who are at risk of falls. The course utilises a recorded (voice over) PowerPoint presentation which can be viewed multiple times. There are also various activities and a case study to engage the learner. The course requires the completion and return of a workbook which serves to foster a deeper level of learning.

Access Requirements

• YouTube

• Microsoft Word

• Adobe Acrobat Reader

• Internet

• Closed captions have also been added to the presentation for delegates who are Hard of Hearing if this is their preferred method of access. Earphones or other assistive technology can also be used.

The video (YouTube) can be viewed on all digital platforms and can be viewed independently or as a small group (dependant on organisational social distancing policy). 

The workbook comes in a Word document format so access to Microsoft Word is required.

Once your place has been confirmed, the trainer will issue you with the necessary links and workbook shortly before the course is due.

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2020 09:30 - 13:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/797 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

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

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2020 09:30 - 12:00 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/798 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 (PM) (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

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 December 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/722 Assisting Clients with Swallowing Difficulties – Covid19 Interim Training Programme (c) (EVENT FULL)

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF.

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN AVAILABLE.
You will be sent links to resources and a 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 completing the workbook please return it (via an email with answers typed or completed in PDF, saved and returned) for marking to ann.holland@eastsussex.gov.uk by no later than the Friday after you receive the workbook.
Please don’t hesitate to email Ann with any questions about assisting clients with swallowing difficulties.
Ann will mark and return your workbook.
Your East Sussex Learning Portal user account will be updated to show completion of this training once your workbook has been marked.
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 online.

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

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1 08 December 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/858 Safe Handling of Medication for Independent Care Sector - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

On the date of your Safe Handling of Medication training, you will receive an email from tania.hudson@eastsussex.gov.uk with a link to a recorded presentation and a workbook. 

The link is on the ESCC YouTube channel and is by invitation only, so please don’t forward to colleagues. 

  • After viewing the 30 minute presentation, please complete the workbook and return for marking to tania.hudson@eastsussex.gov.uk IF POSSIBLE ON THE SAME DAY
  • The workbook has additional information and helpful links which may be useful to refer back to
  • Please don’t hesitate to email Tania with any questions about safe handling of medication
  • Tania will mark and return your workbook
  • 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.

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF. 

YOU MUST UNDERTAKE COMPETENCY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN THE WORKPLACE BEFORE CARRYING OUT MEDICATION DUTIES.

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

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 December 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/700 Making Enquiries for Provider Managers and Senior Staff who are caused to carry out (asked by ESCC) or contribute to Safeguarding Enquiries: Module 3 of 4 – Information Sharing and Record Keeping (Cancelled)

This virtual training is for Provider Managers and their senior staff, who may be asked to make (caused to) or contribute to a safeguarding enquiry under Section 42 of the Care Act 2014 and is made up of 4 Modules. 

All 4 modules need to be completed to have successfully completed this training. The modules are:

Module 1 - What is Safeguarding? on 02.12.2020 at 10am - 12pm

Module 2 - Making Safeguarding Personal on 03.12.2020 at 10am - 12pm

Module 3 - Information Sharing and Record Keeping on 09.12.2020 at 10am - 12pm

Module 4 - Making Enquiries on 10.12.2020 at 10am - 12pm

Staff will need to have completed a Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness training session before attending this virtual training.

The modules of this virtual training will include duties under s42 of the Care Act 2014; involving the adult – using a Making Safeguarding Personal approach to support the adult to determine their outcomes; planning an enquiry and becoming familiar with ESCC documentation.

Each module will be delivered through Microsoft Teams. Once your place on each module has been confirmed, you will receive a separate Outlook calendar invite with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this invite will be sent close to the day/time of each module. Please read the attached document – Attending online training- before joining the course.

 

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1 09 December 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: LSC669 ESSCP: Parental Drug and Alcohol Use and the Impact on Children (Virtual)

This FREE course aims to increase participant’s understanding, skills and knowledge when working with parental substance and alcohol use. This course will benefit staff from Children's Services (Social Care and Education), Health, Community Mental Health Team & Youth Offending Team, who are working with children & families or with adults who have children & may be involved in making and/or receiving referrals regarding child care and child protection issues.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children eLearning and the Alcohol and Drugs foundation (Modules 1 & 2) eLearning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

Joining Instructions

This course will be delivered by Microsoft Teams. Full joining instructions, including links to access the training and guidance will be attached to your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 December 2020 09:30 - 15:00 Virtual Classroom Map

Code: ASC/20/701 Making Enquiries for Provider Managers and Senior Staff who are caused to carry out (asked by ESCC) or contribute to Safeguarding Enquiries: Module 4 of 4 – Making Enquiries (Cancelled)

This virtual training is for Provider Managers and their senior staff, who may be asked to make (caused to) or contribute to a safeguarding enquiry under Section 42 of the Care Act 2014 and is made up of 4 Modules. 

All 4 modules need to be completed to have successfully completed this training. The modules are:

Module 1 - What is Safeguarding? on 02.12.2020 at 10am - 12pm

Module 2 - Making Safeguarding Personal on 03.12.2020 at 10am - 12pm

Module 3 - Information Sharing and Record Keeping on 09.12.2020 at 10am - 12pm

Module 4 - Making Enquiries on 10.12.2020 at 10am - 12pm

Staff will need to have completed a Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness training session before attending this virtual training.

The modules of this virtual training will include duties under s42 of the Care Act 2014; involving the adult – using a Making Safeguarding Personal approach to support the adult to determine their outcomes; planning an enquiry and becoming familiar with ESCC documentation.

Each module will be delivered through Microsoft Teams. Once your place on each module has been confirmed, you will receive a separate Outlook calendar invite with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this invite will be sent close to the day/time of each module. Please read the attached document – Attending online training- before joining the course.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 December 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: LSC656 ESSCP: Gangs, Youth Violence, Knives and Criminal Exploitation Awareness Training - Virtual (Cancelled)

This Zoom course replaces one of the postponed  March 2020 sessions. It is now a full half day course running from 9.30 a.m. to 15.30 p.m. The first Pilot course in August was free but all usual charges now apply.

This course will address gang crime and youth violence. This has been identified as a national priority and this course will enable frontline staff and those working with children and young people to identify individuals at risk of gang involvement and to provide timely support and interventions to support them.

This course will be delivered by Excelsior Safeguarding CIC, a ‘not for profit’ organisation established to provide effective help and support to vulnerable young people and adults. The sessions are relevant for colleagues who work with children and young people as well as vulnerable adults

Important notes:

It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children (or an equivalent Safeguarding/ Child Protection Awareness course within your own organisation, and Child Sexual Exploitation e-learning courses prior to coming on this course, see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

This live, interactive course will be delivered via Zoom. Full joining instructions, including links and guidance will be sent close to the start date. Please ensure you read theses prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 December 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Virtual Classroom Map