HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE COURSES

Ashtree provide in house Health & Social Care Training and On-line Courses across England and Wales based from our offices in Coventry (West Midlands) and Stowmarket (Suffolk).

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Health and Social Care Courses – Additional Details

Additional information about our Health and Social Care Courses…

Basic Life Support

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 12 delegates

With the regulation changes in March 2015 with the introduction of the Care Certificate, Basic Life Support training has been re-introduced into the 15 standards. This course complies with The UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015.

Bereavement Awareness

We can train this 1 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

This introductory one day course addresses issues surrounding Bereavement and is designed to offer practical advice and coping strategies for all care and community staff.

Challenging Behaviour

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

Health & Social Care staff will be aware that some clients may exhibit difficult or challenging behaviours. It is vital that they are able to deal effectively with this behaviour, both individually and as part of a team in order to meet the changing needs of all clients.

Communication & Report Writing

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

In order to be effective, staff must learn to be good communicators by developing the necessary skills using both verbal / non-verbal communication and recognising what your body language may be saying.

Customer Care

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

In order to treat people how we ourselves wish to be treated we have to understand their needs and requirements, this applies to both internal & external customers.

Dementia Awareness

We can train this 1 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

This course aims to provide an understanding of the different forms of dementia and the different methods of care required. The aims of the course are to help provide an introduction to some common aspects of dementia and to offer best practice guidance for those who care for Dementia sufferers and their families.

Diabetes Awareness

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

The course enables the carer to recognise the signs / symptoms of both types of Diabetes and manage all situations in a calm / caring manner, minimising anxiety and considering the patients dignity & respect.

Drugs & Medication

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

This three hour course covers the common medications used for conditions associated with elderly patients and their effects including safe storage / administration. The course can be adapted to suit the specific policies and practices in the customers organisation.

Epilepsy Awareness

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

This half day course is appropriate for carers & support staff working in any Health & Social Care sector where they have contact with people who suffer with or are likely to develop this condition. This course enables staff to recognise the signs / symptoms of the patient with epilepsy and provide effective treatment.

Fire Safety Awareness

This course can either be taken on an Awareness basis or fully accredited as a Level 1 (RQF) course accredited through HABC.

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 15 delegates.

This course covers the basics that every employee is required to know by law including The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, the use of fire extinguishers (if required), the action to be taken in the event of a fire, fire prevention and the undertaking of fire drills. If Fire Extinguishers are to be used then a suitable outside area must be available for practical use.

Fire Marshal

This course can either be taken on an Awareness basis or fully accredited as a Level 2 (RQF) course accredited through HABC.

We can train this 1 day course at your premises for a maximum of 12 delegates.

This course builds on the basic Fire Safety Awareness course & is designed to provide your designated “Competent Persons” with sufficient knowledge & confidence to take control in a fire emergency originating at work. This course automatically includes the use of Fire Extinguishers and therefore a suitable outside area must be available for practical use.

Health & Safety in Social Care

This 1 day or 1/2 day refresher non accredited course is for 20 delegates and covers the general syllabus of the Level 2 Certificate in Health & Safety modified to highlight the specific Health & Safety issues in Social Care but without the cost of an accredited certificate. Our Health & Safety in Social Care Courses are designed for all care sector workers and are delivered by trainers who specialise in the Health & Social Care environment.

Hygiene Awareness. Level 2

This 1 day or 1/2 day refresher non accredited course is for 20 delegates and covers the general syllabus of the Level 2 Certificate in Health & Safety modified to highlight the specific Health & Safety issues in Social Care but without the cost of an accredited certificate. Our Health & Safety in Social Care Courses are designed for all care sector workers and are delivered by trainers who specialise in the Health & Social Care environment.

Infection Control

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

This 3 hour course covers the use of personal protective equipment, standard and transmission based precautions, occupational exposure prevention and clinical waste. This course will help everyone, including those in private and voluntary health care sectors, to play their part in maintaining a clean and safe environment.

Management of Continence

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

This course provides an understanding of the causes of incontinence and information to assist both patients and carers manage the condition. Many people who suffer with this condition are too embarrassed to seek help or assume that there is no cure, also, incontinence is considered by some to be socially unacceptable. This training enables the carer to understand the condition and develop strategies to manage the condition.

Moving People Safely

This 1 day course or 1/2 day refresher course for 12 delegates is designed for people in the Health & Social Care professions to increase their awareness of the possible injuries to themselves & clients and to enable them to carry out patient transfer operations safely with dignity, respect and comfort. This is mandatory training for care staff and can be taken if required as a fully accredited course Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF).

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

This course highlights how carers can recognise the signs of the onset of Parkinson’s disease and emphasises how the condition can be managed to allow the resident to live as normal a life as is possible.

Safeguarding of Adults (incl children)

This 1/2 day Safeguarding of Adults (SoVA) course for 20 delegates is appropriate for carers and support staff working in any Health & Social Care setting that has contact with adults or children who may be at risk of abuse. It is an introductory programme that would be beneficial to anyone who has not accessed training on abuse issues before. The course includes topics such as Deprivation of Liberty (DoL) and Dignity & Respect in the care environment.

Senior Health

We can train this 1 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

This course is designed to enable all care staff to understand the various common conditions that can affect the elderly. To be able to recognise early symptoms and to ensure that the care they give is appropriate and sensitive to the clients needs.

Sexuality Awareness

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

People with learning disabilities are entitled to express themselves sexually, the aim of this 1/2 day course is to ensure that each individual is enabled to express sexual identity and experience a range of relationships of their choosing.

Supervision

We can train this 1 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

Supervision provides an opportunity to communicate purpose, manage performance, appraise, support and develop staff. It is a means of ensuring that the needs of individual workers are met and that they are able to do their job to the best of their ability.

The Mental Capacity Act 2005

We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.

This course aims to equip staff with the required understanding and skills necessary to be aware of failing Mental Capacity. To understand the legal implications of a person with the lack of capacity and to assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of a suitable support system for that individual. The course includes DoL.

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