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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162 courses found

Code: ASC/20/373 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Refresher Course (PM) (Cancelled)

The course is ½ day covering low to medium mobility issues and use of equipment for service users.

This course has a large practical element.

The course covers:

  •  Reiteration of legislation
  •  Dynamic risk assessment
  •  Well-being of both carer and service users
  •  Assisting to stand
  •  Support when walking
  •  The use of a handling belt
  •  Using a transfer board
  •  Saturn turner
  •  Molift riser
  •  Dressing aids
  •  Pushing a wheelchair.

This course has a large practical element and all participants are expected to practice all manoeuvres and use all equipment.

There will be no use of hoists or standaids or any bed work during this course. For these elements please book the half day ‘restricted
mobility course’.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 June 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/372 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs: Refresher Course - AM (Cancelled)

This is a ½ day course covering low to medium mobility issues and use of equipment for service users.

The course covers:
Reiteration of legislation
Dynamic risk assessment
Well-being of both carer and service users
Assisting to stand
Support when walking
The use of a handling belt
Using a transfer board
Saturn turner
Molift riser
Dressing aids
Pushing a wheelchair.

This course has a large practical element and all participants are expected to practice all manoeuvres and use all equipment.

There will be no use of hoists or standaids or any bed work during this course. For these elements please book the half day Restricted
Mobility Course.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/261 Dementia: Understanding Dementia and the Culture of Care (Cancelled)

This is the first in a series of six workshops exploring dementia and how we can support people to live as well as possible with the condition. These do not need to be attended in order.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2020 09:30 - 13:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/430 Lone Workers - Personal Safety Training (Cancelled)

This course is for staff in assessment and directly provided Adult Social Care services who undertake lone working.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/264 Managing Medicines for Managers and Senior Staff (Cancelled)

This training is designed for managers, senior staff and those involved in assessing the competencies of care/support workers in the safe handling of medication in all care environments.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 June 2020 09:30 - 13:30 Faraday House Map

Code: ASC/20/375 Moving and Handling of People with Dementia (Cancelled)

Delegates must have attended the foundation level course before attending this training session.

This half day course is aimed at those who care and provide moving and handling assistance for people with dementia. The course looks at the challenges and issues that can arise when helping someone with dementia to move and transfer.

The course covers:

  • Symptoms of dementia that affect mobility and movement
  • The differences between violence, aggression, anxiety and fear and factors influencing them
  • Behaviour in dementia, focusing on non verbal, verbal and physical. Possible reasons and triggers for such behaviour
  • Triggers that can be linked to behaviour specific to moving and handling techniques and strategies and interventions that can be utilised to reduce distress, including equipment and handling techniques
  • Risk assessing for those with dementia and fluctuating ability.

Part of the course is practical so 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 24 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/265 Dementia: The 11 Hours - Occupying and Engaging in Purposeful Activity (Cancelled)

This is the fourth in a series of six workshops exploring dementia and how we can support people to live as well as possible with the condition. These do not need to be attended in order.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 June 2020 12:30 - 16:30 Faraday House Map

Code: ASC/20/376 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Refresher Course (AM) (Cancelled)

The course is ½ day covering low to medium mobility issues and use of equipment for service users.

This course has a large practical element.

The course covers:

  •  Reiteration of legislation
  •  Dynamic risk assessment
  •  Well-being of both carer and service users
  •  Assisting to stand
  •  Support when walking
  •  The use of a handling belt
  •  Using a transfer board
  •  Saturn turner
  •  Molift riser
  •  Dressing aids
  •  Pushing a wheelchair.

This course has a large practical element and all participants are expected to practice all manoeuvres and use all equipment.

There will be no use of hoists or standaids or any bed work during this course. For these elements please book the half day ‘restricted
mobility course’.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/377 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Refresher Course (PM) (Cancelled)

The course is ½ day covering low to medium mobility issues and use of equipment for service users.

This course has a large practical element.

The course covers:

  •  Reiteration of legislation
  •  Dynamic risk assessment
  •  Well-being of both carer and service users
  •  Assisting to stand
  •  Support when walking
  •  The use of a handling belt
  •  Using a transfer board
  •  Saturn turner
  •  Molift riser
  •  Dressing aids
  •  Pushing a wheelchair.

This course has a large practical element and all participants are expected to practice all manoeuvres and use all equipment.

There will be no use of hoists or standaids or any bed work during this course. For these elements please book the half day ‘restricted
mobility course’.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 June 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/266 Emergency First Aid at Work (Cancelled)

If you are a lone worker (as a PA) you may find it useful to have this accreditation in order to deal with First Aid situations that may arise when you are in someone’s home or accompanying clients in public places.

 
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first-aid to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work. These regulations apply to all workplaces including those with five or fewer employees and to the self-employed.

Note: This course requires a demonstration of competency in administering CPR, which involves kneeling on the floor beside an anatomical dummy. If you are unable to work on the floor to perform CPR you will not be permitted to undertake this course.
 

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map