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Code: BH/22/0400 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.

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1 02 February 2023 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/23/0040 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.

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1 13 February 2023 10:00 - 15:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/23/0048 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  wendy.mitchell15@nhs.net

This session will be delivered face to face.  

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1 15 February 2023 09:45 - 12:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/22/0403 Dignity and Empowerment

How do you embed the principles of dignity, choice, control and empowerment into delivering care and support?

This course aims to assist participants' understanding of the ways that the principles of dignity, choice, control and empowerment can run through the provision of all aspects of care and procedures.

It also looks at how to keep the individual service user at the centre of care planning, and guard against institutional practices.

This course will assist service providers to stay at the forefront of providing services in line with the current commissioning dignity priority.

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1 21 February 2023 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/23/0034 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 22 February 2023 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/23/0031 Self esteem, older people and wellbeing

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 22 February 2023 09:30 - 15:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/23/006 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.

 

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1 02 March 2023 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/23/0035 Autism Spectrum and Social Interaction

This course looks in more detail at the impact of autism on social interaction and communication, both for the person, and also for family, carers and others.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autistic people through written accounts and video or presentations.
 
The Care Act re-iterates the govenment's support for the Autism Strategy and the importance of understanding autism as it relates to the person and also the assessment.
 
This course is suitable for staff who have regular contact with adults on the autism spectrum.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 March 2023 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/23/0042 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 17 March 2023 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Map

Code: BH/23/0047 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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 March 2023 09:30 - 14:45 Microsoft Teams Map