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/20/354 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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1 04 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/210 Safeguarding: Using Coaching Skills to Support an Adult to Identify their Desired Outcomes during their Safeguarding Enquiry (Cancelled)

Staff wishing to attend this training will either be Lead Enquiry Officers or staff contributing to a Safeguarding Enquiry.

PLEASE NOTE: Participants MUST have previously completed Safeguarding awareness training and/or Enquiry Officer/Lead Enquiry Officer training, since the implementation of the Care Act 2014. 

These multi agency sessions are designed for staff whose role it is to support adults to identify their desired outcomes and to co-produce safeguarding plans, as part of the Safeguarding Enquiry.

Any staff attending who do not meet the pre-requisite requirements of this training may be turned away and potentially could incur a late cancellation fee.

 The course duration will be a half day, including:

  • An update on Making Safeguarding Personal - temperature check
  • Examining the benefits of using coaching skills to support an adult to determine outcomes
  • Exploring coaching techniques.

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1 04 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/239 Developing Resilience and Wellbeing for Managers (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for managers and leaders with responsibility for staff wellbeing.

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1 05 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/211 Safe Handling of Medication (Refresher) DPS staff only (Cancelled)

This training is designed for staff working in East Sussex Directly Provided Services who have previously completed the full day training. This refresher covers aspects of safe handling of medication in care settings and ESCC Medication Policy and Procedures.

This half day medication refresher should be undertaken every 2 years.

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1 05 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/212 Safeguarding Adults: Refresher (Cancelled)

This half day refresher workshop is aimed at staff who work with adults with care and support needs, who need to know the basics of safeguarding, legal responsibilities and good practice. It is designed to update knowledge and skills of staff who have already completed the introductory level 1 Safeguarding Awareness course in line with the Care Act 2014 and the Sussex Multi Agency Policy and Procedures.

 

 

 

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1 05 May 2020 13:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/214 Mental Capacity Act for Assessors and Making Best Interest Decisions (Cancelled)

This course is designed for those who may need to complete Mental Capacity Act (MCA) assessments and make best interest decisions.   This is an advanced course - participants will have done a basic awareness course or suitable online training first.

Included in the afternoon session around best interests will be guidance for chairing best interest meetings –although this is an all day course if you only need the chairing best interest meeting part, please come for the PM session only which will start approx. 1.30. IF YOU WILL ONLY BE ATTENDING IN THE AFTERNOON, PLEASE ENSURE YOU ADVISE WHEN YOU MAKE YOUR BOOKING REQUEST.

 

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1 06 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/355 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.

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1 06 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/168 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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1 07 May 2020 13:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/429 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs: Refresher Course (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.

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

Code: ASC/20/357 Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Givers (Cancelled)

NOTE: This half day course, together with the one day foundation level course, replaces the previous 1 Day Moving and Handling of People (Residential & Domiciliary) and refresher training.

This half day 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.

Applicants must have completed the 1 day Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level prior to undertaking this training.

  • The course reflects back on legislation within care and health and safety and their relevance to moving and handling of people with complex needs
  • We teach candidates how to use a variety of equipment, including hoists and sling, 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 look at 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 and dress clients who have limited ability or are unable to be rolled.

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 07 May 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map