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The course, for Adult Social Care Staff, enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. It includes both theory and practical sessions and is designed to boost confidence. There is no final exam however delegates are assessed throughout the course and certificates, valid for three years, are issued to those who have reached the required standard.
Each delegate will be provided with a first aid manual.Essential Information
The positive behaviour support course aims to equip staff, parents and carers with the skills and knowledge to support adults with learning disabilities whose behaviour can challenge. This course is for Learning Disability Services who provide support to individuals who display high risk challenging behaviours.
This is an accredited course and your attendance is required on 3 days during a 4 week period. Days 1,2 & 3 must be completed in order.
The assessment and intervention workbook involves work between each day and must be completed appropriate to the needs of the individual that has been focused on for a certificate to be awarded. This course contains a multiple choice theory test on day 3 and presentations to the rest of the group.
If for any reason a delegate misses a day then they should attend the next available course to complete the day(s) missed within a 6 month period.
Please note: Priority places will be allocated to services who are signed up to the PBS Sussex model or services who support individuals who display the most complex, high risk challenging behaviours.
Places on this course are not allocated automatically. To be considered for this course you need to add your reasons in the special requirements box as to why you need to attend this training course. This information will be used in determining whether you get a place or not.
An informal session with two Executive Directors supporting your underpinning knowledge and confidence working with Councillors, and within the political environment. You'll have the opportunity to benefit from their own personal insights, successes and challenges and hear how they handle the political dimension to their roles.