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/20/253 Values Based Recruitment Workshop (Cancelled)

Suitable for senior staff and managers involved with recruitment.

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1 10 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Wellshurst Golf Club Map

Code: ASC/20/369 Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs (Cancelled)

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 Givers - 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.

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1 11 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/254 Autism - Higher Basic Level: Introduction to Autism (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for staff working in adult social care services who have some contact with people with autism and people undertaking an autism unit as part of a qualification.
 
 

 

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1 12 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/370 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.

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1 15 June 2020 09:45 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/340 REAP OT Reablement and Activity Analysis (Cancelled)

 A one day course, involving some desk based and some participatory learning.

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1 16 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/256 Understanding Challenging Behaviour: An Introduction (Cancelled)

This course is an introduction to understanding challenging behaviour. Please note this training does not cover SCIP (Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention).

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1 16 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/371 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 17 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/257 Hoarding Awareness (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for people who work with/support clients who hoard.

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1 18 June 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/260 Making Enquiries for Provider Managers and Senior Staff who are caused to carry out (asked by ESCC) or Contribute to Safeguarding Enquiries (Cancelled)

This one day course 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.

The course 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
  • To become familiar with ESCC documentation.


Staff will need to have completed a Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness training session before attending this 1 day course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/258 Hoarding Awareness (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for people who work with/support clients who hoard.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 June 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map