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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129 courses found

Code: ASC/20/177 Managing Medicines for Care Workers (Cancelled)

This course covers the safe administration of medicines within social care settings.

The first part of the course will cover the knowledge required to administer medicines and refers to medicine legislation, professional standards and guidance.

The second part of the day covers the basic practical skills required in order to be assessed as competent to administer medicines under the good practice guidance.

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

Code: ASC/20/178 Safeguarding Adults: Basic Awareness (Cancelled)

This introductory level course is aimed at staff who work with adults with care and support needs, and who need to know the basics of safeguarding, legal responsibilities and good practice.

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1 07 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/179 Basic Epilepsy Awareness Training - for Learning Disability Services (non ESCC) ONLY (Cancelled)

This training is ONLY suitable for those working in a Learning Disability service. East Sussex County Council staff should not attend this training but should refer to the ESCC DPS ONLY courses.   
 
  •  At the end of the training, a Community Learning Disability Nurse will demonstrate how to administer emergency medication used in epilepsy and you will watch a DVD of safe administration of Buccal Midazolam. You will also have the opportunity to practice the administration of rectal diazepam.
    If you require the rectal Diazepam training, please contact the Adult Social Care training team at asct@eastsussex.gov.uk  to confirm this. There is specific equipment needed that will only be brought on courses where delegates have confirmed a need for rectal Diazepam training. 
  •  Your manager will be responsible for providing on going support in the workplace but it will be your responsibility to highlight any concerns you have regarding administration of the medication.
  •  A certificate of attendance will be provided; this is not a certificate of competence.
 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 April 2020 10:30 - 13:30 Faraday House Map

Code: ASC/20/180 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Under the Mental Capacity Act 2005: An Introduction & Update (Cancelled)

This introduction and update to the DoLS is suitable for all staff directly or indirectly involved in registered accommodation (public or independent sector) or hospital wards and for staff working in adult social care in respect of ‘Community DoLS’.

PLEASE NOTE: The legal system for DoLS is planned to change to ‘Liberty Protection Safeguards’ (LPS) in late 2020. This current training WILL NOT include in any detail, the new legislation. Additional training on the new Law will be provided in the near future.

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1 08 April 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/200 Supporting Clients with Swallowing Problems (Cancelled)

This training is in line with IDDSI standards used by the NHS.

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1 08 April 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/196 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/184 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.
 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 April 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

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.

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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/20/185 Basic Epilepsy Awareness Training - for Learning Disability Services (non ESCC) ONLY (Cancelled)

This training is ONLY suitable for those working in a Learning Disability service.  ESCC staff should not attend this training but should refer to the ESCC DPS ONLY programme.
 
  •   At the end of the training, a Community Learning Disability Nurse will demonstrate how to administer emergency medication used in epilepsy and you will watch a DVD of safe administration of Buccal Midazolam. You will also have the opportunity to practice the administration of rectal diazepam.

If you require the rectal Diazepam training, please contact the Adult Social Care training team at asct@eastsussex.gov.uk to confirm this. There is specific equipment needed that will only be brought on courses where delegates have confirmed a need for rectal Diazepam training. 

  • Your manager will be responsible for providing on going support in the workplace but it will be your responsibility to highlight any concerns you have regarding administration of the medication.
  • A certificate of attendance will be provided; this is not a certificate of competence.
 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 April 2020 10:00 - 13:00 The Pelham, Bexhill; Map