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Code: BH/22/0404 Care and Support Planning including Key Working Skills - 1/2 day course
Are you a key worker? This course will clarify your important role in supporting the people who access your service. The course will look at how care planning is used as an effective means of communicating, in order that service users are understood, and that their needs are met in accordance with their wishes.Essential Information
Code: BH/22/1126 Pressure Area Care (EVENT FULL)
This course covers how to prevent pressure damage wherever possible and to raise awareness and recognition of pressure and moisture related skin damage. To highlight the importance of good skin care, skin observation, repositioning and moisture management for patients who are immobile.
Training will be provided by a nurse specialist from the Tissue Viability service from Sussex Community NHS Trust.
The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course.
This course is for carers and those who work in rest homes. Staff working in nursing homes can access a full training programme through Sussex Community NHS Trust.
Please note there is a one day course provided by the Tissue Viability service from Sussex Community NHS Trust for RGNs. RGNs can book a place on this course by telephoning 01273 696011 ext. 2704.
Code: BH/22/0224 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.
Code: BH/22/0330 Person Centred Values -
This course is designed to help support new care workers commencing their induction and working towards the Care Certificate.
This course is mandatory for all Brighton & Hove City Council Council staff in HASC who are new to care and have not yet achieved the Care Certificate.
Code: BH/22/0891 Accessible Information
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.Essential Information
Code: BH/22/0340 Diabetes Awareness
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.
Code: BH/22/0544 End of Life Care - Zoom Session
People in receipt of social care have the same rights to live and also die with dignity as anyone else. This course is for care workers supporting people helping them to live well nearing the end of life with any end stage illness in any setting. It will consider how to provide personalised, culturally appropriate support and the practical skills to offer this.
Due to the course being delivered virtually, the event will take place over two sessions via Zoom:
- Session 1 = Tuesday 11th October – 09.30am -12.45pm - Care for the Dying Patient
- Session 2 = Wednesday 12th October – 09.30am - 11.45am - Spirituality at End of Life and Bereavement and Loss
Code: BH/22/0835 Autism Spectrum and Sensory Awareness
This course looks at experiences of sensory perception amongst autistic people.
Participants will have the opportunity to consider how these issues can affect the people they support and how modifications to the environment can reduce some of the difficulties faced by autistic people.
Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autistic people through written accounts, video or presentations.
This course is suitable for staff who have regular contact with adults on the autism spectrum who have already completed the basic awareness course.Essential Information