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Code: ASC/20/349 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 15 April 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/350 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs: Refresher Course - PM (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 15 April 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/113 Supervision and Coaching Skills for Adult Social Care Staff (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for all supervisors with responsibility for the induction, supervision and appraisal of staff.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/344 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level (Cancelled)

This one day course provides delegates with knowledge of safe Moving and Handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may encounter and need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with minimal mobility, i.e. those who need hoisting or are bed-bound. This is covered in an additional half day course called Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs, that can only be completed when the full day foundation course is completed.

The course covers:

  • A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of 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
  • Risk assessment and moving and handling plans
  • Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing and walking techniques
  • Techniques and equipment to assist someone getting in and out of a bed
  • Basic ability testing in a chair
  • Familiarisation of a range of moving and handling equipment including walking aids, turn tables, handling belts, assisted standing equipment, wheelchairs including getting it into a car safely
  • Assistance with dressing and dressing aids.

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 flip-flops or open toed shoes.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/401 Prevention and Reablement Toolbox: Entry Level Daily Living Equipment Assessor/Reviewer Course (Cancelled)

This course is aimed at OTAs only.  Please note at the end of this training you will NOT be provided with a PIN for ordering equipment. 
 
The course is practical in focus with some supporting theoretical aspects and is accompanied by a comprehensive set of course notes which are also available on the ESCC intranet.
 
Areas covered are:
bathing and showering, toileting,
mobility: walking, chairs and beds
rails for: transfers, mobility and on steps/stairs,
hearing and vision
 
Participants will need to successfully complete a range of practical demonstrations, a DLE competency workbook and sign an ICES Prescriber Declaration in order to be signed off as competent to prescribe Entry Level DLE.
 
Full support is given to participants by the trainer, with time allowed during the course to complete the practical elements and some of the DLE workbook.
 
 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Millbrook Healthcare Ltd Map

Code: ASC/20/345 Posture and Seating: An Integral Component of Good Moving and Handling for Clients with Restricted Mobility (Cancelled)

This course is aimed at those assessing and caring for adults with restricted mobility who struggle to re-adjust or move their position when seated.

This half day course covers:

  • Normal posture and how function relates to posture
  • Anatomy of the pelvis and spine
  • The effects that immobility has on the body in relation to posture, tissue viability, circulation etc
  • An awareness of postural issues and how to correct them or support them
  • The importance of ensuring that clients sit in a functional postural position and are repositioned appropriately
  • Appropriate hoisting techniques into a chair
  • Ensuring the client's seat provides suitable support for them
  • Ensuring candidates are aware when to refer for a specialist OT seating assessment.

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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 April 2020 09:45 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/189 Safe Handling of Medication (Cancelled)

All support staff who haven’t previously attended this DPS one full day training.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 April 2020 09:30 - 16:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/167 Domestic Abuse, DASH and Safety Planning (Cancelled)

This training is aimed at all ASC staff who work directly with victims and families who may be experiencing domestic abuse.

As a result of a recent LGSCO decision, and the SAR of Adult B and Child T, this 3 hour workshop is offered as an opportunity for staff to refresh and update their knowledge of domestic abuse. We will explore what we understand about the use of professional curiosity in assessing risk, and the importance of recording and checking information when safety planning.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 April 2020 09:30 - 12:30 The Pelham, Bexhill; Map

Code: ASC/20/346 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level (Cancelled)

This one day course provides delegates with knowledge of safe Moving and Handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may encounter and need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with minimal mobility, i.e. those who need hoisting or are bed-bound. This is covered in an additional half day course called Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs, that can only be completed when the full day foundation course is completed.

The course covers:

  • A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of 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
  • Risk assessment and moving and handling plans
  • Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing and walking techniques
  • Techniques and equipment to assist someone getting in and out of a bed
  • Basic ability testing in a chair
  • Familiarisation of a range of moving and handling equipment including walking aids, turn tables, handling belts, assisted standing equipment, wheelchairs - including getting it into a car safely
  • Assistance with dressing and dressing aids.

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 flip-flops or open toed shoes.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/347 Sling and Slide Sheet Workshop for Occupational Therapists (Cancelled)

This one day course is aimed at Occupational Therapists within Adult Social Care who assess and work with adults with complex moving and
handling requirements.

This is a hands on workshop, looking at all aspects required in assessing for and prescribing full lifting slings. It therefore covers the
variety of stock slings, pros and cons of various slings and sizing.

It also looks at other sling options for complex scenarios.

The workshop allows candidates to practice a variety of techniques to use slide sheets to assist in fitting a sling correctly.

Candidates should have either completed an OT moving and handling foundation level or advanced level within the last 12 months.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 April 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map