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Code: BH/18/0884 Accessible Information (EVENT FULL)

The course is delivered by members and supporters of a local learning disability advocacy project, Speak Out.

The course aims to increase your confidence and to dispel the myth that providing accessible information is the province of specialists. You will have the opportunity to hear what helps and what doesn’t help in producing accessible information.

Using readily available resources you will try your hand at improving the accessibility of your written material. Whilst the focus of this course is producing written information that is accessible for people with learning disabilities the tips and techniques you will learn will help you to produce materials accessible to other groups.

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1 14 February 2019 10:00 - 15:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0122 Buccal Midazolam and Epilepsy Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This course examines the classification and management of seizures in the context of adults with a learning disability. It considers therole of staff in supporting people with epilepsy and the psychosocial impact on the person. The afternoon covers the theoretical and practical administration of buccal midazolam. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice administration in a simulated environment.

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1 14 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall, Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/18/1749 Financial Management for Budget Holders - half day course AM

This course is designed specifically for all staff with day to day financial management responsibilities. 

The online learning and the course are mandatory for all budget holders. If you are an existing budget holder and have yet to complete training or if you have new budget holder responsibilities, this training is for you.

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1 14 February 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Brighton Town hall - Carefirst Training Room Map

Code: BH/18/1379 LSCB - Trauma Informed Practice a Multi-Agency Approach (EVENT FULL)

This training event will raise awareness of the issues relating to working with children and families where there has been some form of trauma.

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1 14 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/18/1413 People & Performance Management - 2 day course (EVENT FULL)

This course is specifically for Brighton & Hove City Council managers and staff who are moving into or aspiring to management roles in the near future at the council
 
This two day course will provide an opportunity for managers to discuss and debate the challenges they face in managing performance at Brighton & Hove City Council. Opportunities will be available to explore different approaches to managing performance and how to manage both effective performers and staff who are underperforming.

Part of the course will involve finding out about the HR policies and procedures you need to know and carry out to deliver your role effectively.


A central component of the course will be analysing our performance as managers by identifying our strengths and areas for development in our managerial roles.


This is a skills based course with plenty of opportunities to work in small groups, develop skills and receive peer feed-back.


The course will offer a variety of management tools to enable managers to develop their management practice.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map
2 15 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G108 Map

Code: BH/18/1487 Practice Development Group: Understanding the concept of Objection - identifying and acting on this in the context of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

This Practice development Group is an opportunity for Practitioners to explore their practice in relation to understanding and working with Objections in the context of The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

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1 14 February 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Barts House - 2nd Flr Conference Room Map

Code: BH/18/1763 Safeguarding Adults: Being Caused to Undertake a Safeguarding Enquiry (EVENT FULL)

This course is for Adult Social Care Managers and Senior Staff who may be “caused to” carry out a Section 42 Safeguarding Enquiry. This includes Provider Services in the local authority, private and voluntary sector. It is also relevant to others who may be “caused to” enquire eg. Occupational Therapists and Care Managers who work for BHCC.

This course looks at your role and responsibilities as a senior person in your organisation, and explores good practice in relation to planning and implementing a safeguarding enquiry. It includes recognising what abuse and neglect is, and what you can do to prevent it, as well as clarifying what a safeguarding concern is and applying the 3 key tests. It also looks at safeguarding requirements with reference to legislation and local procedures, including the Care Act and Making Safeguarding Personal.

Please note: This replaces "Safeguarding for Provider Managers". If you have attended this course within the last 2 years, then you don't need to do this again.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/1107 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This one day course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely. The course includes informal discussions and practice in transfer techniques.
Numbers on the course are strictly limited to allow time for all participants to practice the various transfer techniques and use of the transfer aids.

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map