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Code: BH/20/0984 Sexual Activity and the Mental Capacity Act

This course will give participants and overall understanding of how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 applies to issues of sexual activities.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 December 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1603 Care Act 2014 - Introduction to Law and Practice (EVENT FULL)




Care Act 2014 An Introduction to Law and Practice
This course requires advance preparation - please scroll down for details.

This course is desiged to support Newly Qualified Social Workers, students and adult social care assessment staff  who have recently joined BHCC., to  understand the  duties and responsibilities of their role in relation to the Care Act 2014, good practice and how their role can support the Better Lives,Stronger Communities Vision. 

Joining Instructions:
You will receive an email invitation to the session when your booking is confirmed.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 December 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map
2 10 December 2020 13:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map
3 11 December 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1123 Adults CPD - Decision Making and Partnership Working in Health, Social Work and Social Care; Practice with Older People

To express an interest in this module please request a place by the 10th July 2020.

This module offers learning and further professional development opportunities for health, social work and social care professionals who work with older people. The module enables students to analyse and critically reflect upon the dilemmas within their own work-based contexts, alongside colleagues undertaking similar or related roles. The teaching will include current law and policy, theoretical perspectives, good practice and research findings in the field of practice with older people, with a focus upon critical application to own practice and agency context. A reflective, analytic and evaluative approach will be central to learning.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
2 14 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
3 10 February 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
4 10 March 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map
5 28 April 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/20/1629 Safer Handling for Independence & Wellbeing Support Workers (A.M.)

This basic awareness course is for Independence & Wellbeing Support Workers and will give participants’ skills and knowledge to carry out moving and handling of adults.

The training has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed below in the additional information. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the programme. Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

It will be delivered using social distancing and will be observation only.

Participants are requested to arrive no more than five minutes prior to their session, to allow time for the previous participants to exit Montague House. The main reception is currently closed, so entry to Montague House for delegates will be at the back entrance of the training room, via Somerset Street, where you will find a wooden gate that will be open for entry to the training room. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 January 2021 09:15 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/20/1630 Safer Handling for Independence & Wellbeing Support Workers (P.M.)

This basic awareness course is for Independence & Wellbeing Support Workers and will give participants’ skills and knowledge to carry out moving and handling of adults.

The training has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed below in the additional information. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the programme. Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

It will be delivered using social distancing and will be observation only.

Participants are requested to arrive no more than five minutes prior to their session, to allow time for the previous participants to exit Montague House. The main reception is currently closed, so entry to Montague House for delegates will be at the back entrance of the training room, via Somerset Street, where you will find a wooden gate that will be open for entry to the training room. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 January 2021 13:15 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/20/1422 De-escalation Techniques

This course will support customer facing staff to identify strategies to reduce the likelihood of aggression and violence and to respond appropriately when presented with aggression, either face to face or over the phone. The emphasis of this course is to reduce aggression and the course does not cover physical techniques.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 03 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/1624 Sexual Activity and the Mental Capacity Act

This course will give participants and overall understanding of how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 applies to issues of sexual activities.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/17/634 English and Maths Skills (Do not request a place, please see course details for explanation)

Please do not request a place, the content here is for information only. 

If you are interested in developing your English and maths skills the information below suggests sources of support.

  • BBC Skillswise offers practical help with English and maths skills for adults.
  • Skills for Care offer learning activities to develop English, number, digital and employability skills in social care.
  • If you are studying for a qualification and need support with English and maths please talk to the learning provider who may be able to offer advice and support.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 TBA 09:30 - 16:30 Venue to be confirmed Map