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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.Essential Information
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.Essential Information
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 email@example.com
This session will be delivered face to face.
Code: BH/22/0403 Dignity and Empowerment
How do you embed the principles of dignity, choice, control and empowerment into delivering care and support?
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.
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.Essential Information
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.
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.
Code: BH/23/0035 Autism Spectrum and Social Interaction
Participants will have the opportunity to hear the first hand experience of autistic people through written accounts and video or presentations.
Code: BH/23/0042 Acquired Brain Injury
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.