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Health and Social Care

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

Targeted at employees working in hospitals and care homes. In both the public and private sectors.

It provides learners with a good understanding and knowledge of Health and Safety. In the health and social care sector.

This qualification also has the flexibility to suit varying client needs.

 

Dementia Awareness

A one day dementia training workshop. It is available for individuals to increase their understanding of dementia.

The workshop offers an insight into the everyday experience of dementia.  By exploring the signs, symptoms and potential impact of the disease. Participants will reflect on what it may be like to live with dementia. Recognising that people with dementia have unique needs and preferences.  The course examines how best to support those living with the condition

 

Medication Administration Course

Examines the processes associated with the physical handling of medicines.

Designed for staff who administer medication using current best practice.  In particular the safe management, storage and administration of medicines.

 

Person Centred Approaches and Planning Course

Show ways of helping a person plan all aspects of their life.  Ensuring that the individual remains central to any plans which will affect them.

The person remains in control the creation of these plans.

Who is involved in the plan?  How the plans are recorded.  Whose help they will need their execution.

Person-centred plans need to be regularly revisited. As a person’s requirements change over time.

This Course can also be tailored to accommodate those dealing with clients suffering from Dementia.

 

Infection Control

To provide the delegates with the knowledge of how to reduce infections in the workplace.

It teaches how to minimise the risk, and transmission, of any infections, encountered in their workplace.

 

Communication

Outlining the importance of good communication between care workers and their clients.

It gives an understanding of effective communication techniques. To use with those who have mental, physical and sensory impairments

 

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)

Aimed at everyone who makes decisions for people who may lack capacity, and need knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act. In particular, the issue of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (often shortened to DOLS).

The course provides an introduction to DOLS.  Why they are used, and the processes need to ensure best practice.

 

End of Life Care

Provides knowledge and skills required to care for an individual at end of life.

Includes:

  • Recognising the dying patient.
  • Specific needs relating to the end of life
  • Ethical issues surrounding end of life care.

 

Slips, Trips and Falls Course

Aims to reduce slips, trips and falls.

The most common cause of injuries in all workplaces in the U.K.

 

Skin Integrity Course

Teaches delegates the necessary knowledge required to prevent a breach of skin integrity.

 

Support Care Plan Activities

How to identify the sources of information about an individual and specific care plan activities. It establishes the individual’s preferences about carrying out care plan activities.  Confirming with others their own understanding of the support required for the care plan.