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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56 courses found

Code: ASC/20/279 End of Life Care for Managers and Senior Staff ONLY: Embedding End of Life Care Excellence within Residential Care Homes (1 day) and Advance Care Planning (1/2 day) (Cancelled)

A 1.5 day interactive session for managers/senior care home staff who are responsible for leading on best practice and for ensuring that excellence in end of life care and in advance care planning is embedded within their organisation. 

This training is aimed at Managers and Senior staff in care homes with responsibility for implementing best practice, staff training and/or completing person centred support/care plans.

You will explore the practical aspects of advance care planning including communication skills, timing and appropriateness of the conversations and how to document and share the information. 

Delegates are required to attend both the whole day End of Life Care and the half day Advanced Care Planning training to complete this course.

 

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1 02 June 2020 09:30 - 16:00 St Michael's Hospice Map
2 30 June 2020 09:30 - 13:00 St Michael's Hospice Map

Code: ASC/20/243 The Care Act: National Eligibility Criteria Adults and Carers (Cancelled)

This course is designed to explain the national eligibility criteria for both adults with care and support needs and informal carers. This course will give an opportunity to apply the national eligibility criteria to both an adult and carer and understand the difference between adult and carer eligibility.

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1 02 June 2020 09:30 - 13:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/427 Multi Agency Modern Slavery Awareness and 1st Responder Workshop

This 3 hour workshop is for staff who have or could have responsibility as a SPOC (Single Point of Contact) for their team/service and/or are a 1st responder.

It is aimed at: 

• Staff who would like to become the SPOC for their team/service
• 1st responder organisations who have a duty to complete the NRM
• SPOCs who have already completed the training.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Friars Walk Map

Code: ASC/20/244 The Care Act: Case Recording (Cancelled)

A half day course designed to explore the case recording management procedures in line with the Care Act 2014 legal requirements. Staff will have an opportunity to practise case recording, discuss what to record, how to record, and proportionate recording within agreed timescales.

This course is suitable for Contact and Assessment Teams, Occupational Therapy Teams, Neighbourhood Support Teams, Mental Health and Learning Disability Teams, Transition Teams, Hospital Teams, Sensory Teams, Reviewing Teams.

If you are unsure if you should attend this course please contact tim.horan@eastsussex.gov.uk

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/245 Developing Personal Resilience and Wellbeing (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for front line staff wishing to enhance their resilience.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/251 Lone Workers - Personal Safety Training (Cancelled)

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

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1 08 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/250 Supporting Clients with Swallowing Problems (Cancelled)

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

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1 08 June 2020 13:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/366 Manual Handling Training for Occupational Therapists - Foundation Level (Cancelled)

This one day course is aimed at Occupational Therapists to develop their role in assessing moving and handling requirements within their role
in the community. The course is aimed at Occupational Therapists with less experience in this area.

This course covers:

  • A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling of people, anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury by implementing safe lifting principles
  • Basic knowledge of sitting posture
  • Understanding the requirements and importance of risk assessments and moving and handling plans; risk assessing issues in relation to at risk equipment e.g. bed side rails
  • Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing, walking, getting in and out of a bed
  • Basic ability testing
  • A familiarisation of moving and handling equipment including walking aids, assisted standing equipment, slings, hoists and slide sheets and their safe use
  • Completing a basic moving and handling risk assessment and learning skills to complete a balanced risk 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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 June 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/367 Single Handed Care Techniques (Cancelled)

This half day course is aimed at Care Support workers, PAs and prescribers who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in practical means of safely moving and handling clients with one carer.

The course discusses:

  • The reasons and benefits to support single handed care
  • Concerns and misconceptions people hold regarding single handed care and how we can support staff to engage.

Participants will practice with equipment and techniques that can be completed safely with one carer, which promotes dignity and choice.

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 June 2020 13:00 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 June 2020 09:45 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map