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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
Code: BH/22/0943 Acquired Brain Injury
Code: BH/22/1075 Falls Prevention Awareness
To raise awareness of the impact of falls and fractures within the community and care homes. To offer strategies to reduce the risk and support your residents or clients to remain safe and independent. Training provided by Wendy Mitchell, Falls Specialist Practitioner from the Osteoporosis and Falls Prevention Service, Sussex Community NHS Trust.
This Falls Prevention Awareness course is specifically for carer workers in care homes, and carers who work in people’s own homes. Please note there is a separate course specifically for care home managers provided by the Falls and Fracture Prevention Service, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust. For details please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This session will be delivered face to face.
Code: BH/22/0399 Person Centred Risk & Minimising Restrictive Practices for front line staff
Working with risk and supporting service users to live their chosen lifestyles can feel difficult. Getting the balance right in respecting individual rights whilst also fulfilling our duty of care is important.
This course will look at the principles of person centred risk and care and will help people support and promote good risk assessment and care planning. The course will also look at how to work with restrictive practices procedures to ensure that people are not unnecessarily restricted in our desire to manage risks.
This course is for frontline staff including those new to adult social care.Essential Information
Code: BH/22/0903 Older people as Self-Funders: lived experience from participative research
This course is for social workers and assessment staff who have contact with older people.
The course draws on recen, participative research with older people conducted in Brighton and Hove, Solihull and Lincolnshire, and helps to examine some of the myths that are most commonly made about self-funders.
The course will increase awareness and understanding of self-funders expriences, and their relevance to social work practice and to the wider health and social care economy.
The course will also provide access to co-produced resources which can be used easily in a variety of settings to support self-funders in their care journey.
Links are made with the Capabilities Statement for Social Workers in England who work with Older People and the course will contribute to evidence based practice and CPD.
Code: BH/22/0818 Autism Spectrum and Social Interaction (EVENT FULL)
Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autistic people through written accounts and video or presentations.
Code: BH/22/1056 Challenging ageism: conscious eldering
This course is for all social workers and social work managers, and will be particularly relevant to those working with older people. Participants will have the opportunity to explore personal and professional attitudes towards ageing and to learn from lived experience, collaborative research with older people, and from the expertise of an international charity focussed on conscious ageing.
The training also introduces co-produced resources to use in practice, including ‘Mini Mentor’ cards. Their function is to help social workers reflect on practice and set actions for further development. The resources can be prompts for relational and strengths-based practice that is ageing aware. These will contribute to and enhance reflective practice and collaborative use of supervision. The content of the training and mini mentor cards can be used to demonstrate CPD for Social Work England.
Code: BH/22/0497 Mental Health and Learning Disability
This course is aimed at staff who work with adults with learning disabilities who want to develop their knowledge of how to support positive mental health with this group of people. The course is relevant to staff from both provider and assessment services.