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Code: BH/21/0844 Equality, Diversity & Dignity in Adult Social Care

Equalities and Diversity Training for Adult Social Care staff is provided in two forms, either as e-learning or as a one day course. The one day course is intended for staff who find it difficult to access e-learning or who would prefer to spend more time discussing the topics.

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1 16 June 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/21/0990 Self esteem, older people and wellbeing (EVENT FULL)

This course will be useful for anyone working with older people and anyone with an interest in enhancing their understanding of self esteem and wellbeing. 
The course explores the concept of self esteem and draws on thinking in psychology to look in depth at what self esteem might consist of.

It goes on to explore the impact of ageing on self esteem and things that are important to consider when working with older people.

The course also draws on participative research with older people into what contributes to or detracts from wellbeing,  and focusses on how relationships and good practice can make a big contribution to enhancing self esteem and wellbeing in later life.

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1 16 June 2021 09:30 - 13:15 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0465 Diabetes Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This course is for adult social care provider staff. It aims to develop understanding of diabetes, and its management. The course describes some of the health complications associated with diabetes, ways of managing the condition and how to recognise when a person requires emergency assistance.

 

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1 17 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0512 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act and is relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to make a decision.

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1 17 June 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0467 Hoarding Awareness Workshop (EVENT FULL)

Most hoarded properties are ‘cleared out’ by cleaning teams. This leads to greater distress and more intense hoarding activity. Clients with hoarding disorder need understanding and empathy in order to help them to develop new behaviours to cope with their excess belongings. This course gives an overview of the condition and draws on the experiences of the practitioner/trainer in developing skills to work with people who hoard.   

This course is aimed at housing staff and social workers, and takes into consideration the knowledge and skills statement for social workers.

 

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1 21 June 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0500 Safeguarding Adults: Being Caused to Undertake a Safeguarding Enquiry (EVENT FULL)

This course is for people working in Adult Social Care who may be “caused to” carry out a Section 42 Safeguarding Enquiry by the Local Authority. This includes all Adult Provider Services in the local authority & the Private and Voluntary sector. It is also relevant to others who may be “caused to” enquire for example, Occupational Therapists and Care Managers who work for the Local Authority.

This is a virtual, interactive small group course where your questions and input are welcome.

Our aim is to learn together, share our knowledge and skills to ensure that we feel equipped to look into a situation where someone may have experienced abuse or neglect. To plan what we need to do to reduce risks in our service and help the person at the centre of the enquiry to understand what happened and what steps we have taken in order that they have the outcome they hope for.

This course looks at:

·         your role and responsibilities in relation to undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries at the request of the Local Authority. We will look at the nature of requests from the Local Authority Causing you to Enquire and what guidance you can expect to receive from the Local Authority. 

·         Exploring good practice in relation to involving the person (& or their representative) who may have experienced abuse or neglect, ensuring that their views, wishes and outcomes are at the centre of the Enquiry.

·         We will identify and discuss how to apply good practice principles in relation to Making Safeguarding Personal, Professional Curiosity and the six principles of:  Empowerment, Protection, Prevention, Participation, Partnership and Accountability.

·         Planning and conducting an enquiry taking into account the Nature, Scope and Purpose of the Enquiry which the Social Worker/Lead Enquiry Officer will have outlined.

·         You will be reminded of your responsibilities if you are an Employer in relation to DBS reporting and identifying of People working in a position of trust (PIPOT)

·         You will have the opportunity to think through how you will structure the Summary of your Enquiry so that this is accessible to those who will read it.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2021 09:30 - 13:15 Microsoft Teams Map
2 24 June 2021 09:30 - 13:15 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0762 Autism Spectrum Basic Awareness

The course will consider the autism spectrum as a whole and the experiences of autistic people living in a neurotypical world. Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autisic people, either through written accounts, video or presentations.

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1 23 June 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0577 Dementia - Assessing Needs

This course is for social workers, care managers and occupational therapists involved in assessing the needs of peope living with dementia and their carers. Prior to attending this course you will already have an understanding of dementia and its psycho-social impact upon individuals and may have attended the Dementia Basic awareness course.

This course will equip all those involved in assessing the needs of people living with dementia and their carers to undertake person-centred needs assessments.

In addition to this course the Dementia Advanced skills course offers some of the same material but is primarily  for those who are working longer term with people with dementia. Some people find it beneficial to attend both courses. This course is aimed primarily at those working in an assessment role.

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1 23 June 2021 09:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0415 Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This course looks at the main principles of adult safeguarding in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach. It explores practice issues regarding abuse or neglect to adults, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting. This course is aimed at customer facing staff who support adults. 

If you require refresher training, please book a place on Safeguarding Adults Update instead.

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1 24 June 2021 13:00 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0882 Dementia - Basic Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This is an introductory course ideal for people who have not attended any training on dementia.

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1 28 June 2021 09:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map