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Code: BH/18/0586 Acquired Brain Injury

This course enables staff to have a basic understanding of acquired brain injury and is suitable for anyone likely to be working with adults who have an acquired brain injury.

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1 14 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/1338 Building Your Resilience (EVENT FULL)

Being resilient can help you bounce back in tough times, cope with additional pressures and stay healthy in times of change. Learning habits that build your resilience, ready for more turbulent times, will prevent you becoming over-whelmed by circumstances and keep you healthier in body and mind.

This short course will introduce you to a resilience model against which you will self-assess against your current state of resilience, show you how a stronger base of resilience will help you cope with changes at work and home, and give you a taste of mindfulness exercises that can keep you calm and focused in stressful times.

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1 14 September 2018 09:30 - 13:00 Brighton Town Hall, Committee Room 1 Map

Code: BH/18/0368 COSHH (EVENT FULL)

This course will provide candidates with an overview of COSHH. The training will focus on the potential hazards associated with chemicals, substances and biological hazards in the workplace and how to control the risks.

Candidates will be provided with the necessary skills and knowledge to extract key information from safety data sheets and complete suitable and sufficient COSHH risk assessments, in-line with legal requirements, (the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002).

 
 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2018 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/17/851 Court Work Skills - Advanced

This course is suitable for social workers who already have experience of attending court and have completed introductory Court Work Skills training.

Social work practitioners are often involved in complex care proceedings over an extended period of time. During this they will be required to liaise with parties, instruct expert witnesses, take part in negotiations outside the court or be invited to be the ‘experts’ themselves.

This course is provided by barristers at Crown Office Row for experienced social work practitioners to consolidate and build on their existing court work skills.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Jubilee Library - Conference Room 2 Map

Code: BH/18/1408 Dementia Friends Information Session

Dementia Friends Information Sessions are run by volunteer Dementia Friends Champions, who are trained and supported by Alzheimer’s Society. Each Information Session lasts around one hour. You will learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities.

In addition to these open sessions The Dementia Action Alliance are also able to provide team sessions for services who wish to get on board and sign up to the DAA and undertake simple actions to then be awarded the Dementia Friendly 2018-2019 kite mark.  The kite mark can be displayed on your premises to demonstrates to people that you are proactively helping to reduce the stigma attached to dementia.
If you wish to take up this opportunity please contact Matthew Moors, Dementia Action Alliance coordinator at Age UK Brighton and Hove email Dementiaa@ageuk-bh.org.uk or call 01273 720603

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2018 10:00 - 11:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/18/0382 Emergency First Aid at Work (EVENT FULL)

This course aims to train delegates to be an initial point of contact in taking immediate action to deal with a casualty at work.

Candidates will be provided with the knowledge and skills required to preserve a life until more qualified personnel arrive to take over. If however, you are taking a lead in first aid in your workplace the three day First Aid at Work course may be more appropriate for you.

NB: Suitable clothing taking some physical activity into account should be worn.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/0376 Safer Lifting & Handling of Loads (EVENT FULL)

This course will help you to identify any manual handling issues within your area of work. You will be shown the correct way to move, lift and carry loads in order to reduce your risk of injury.  
 
The course will show you how to carry out a risk assessment for load handling activities and teach you about the anatomy of the body and the mechanics of the back and spine, with a practical session to suit the delegates.
 
Duration: 1 x half day session
Refresher? Recommended 3 yearly.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2018 13:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/0503 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness

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 September 2018 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map