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Health & Social Care

Health and Social Care providers have a duty to provide mandatory training for their employees, following statutory requirements such as the Health and Safety at Work Act and requirements specified by the CQC.


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Autism Awareness Training 

This course will provide you with an understanding of what autism is and how it affects a child's daily life. It will touch on what factors contribute towards a child developing autism as well as some of the typical behaviours associated with it and how you can provide effective support for those with the condition.

It also discusses what happens during the diagnosis process, some of the intervention methods that can help manage the condition and suggests some simple adaptations you can make to improve a child with autism's day to day life.

 

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  • Autism Awareness – £25

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Basic Fire Safety for Care Homes Training 

The aim of this course is to help Care Home employees identify and reduce the especially dangerous risks that fire poses in a Care Home, which is full of vulnerable people who need to be protected and possibly evacuated. 
 
This is a cost effective way for employers to fulfil their legal obligation to provide all of their employees with the training necessary to ensure they have an understanding of fire awareness.

 

 

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  • Basic Fire Safety for Care Homes – £25

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Child Care Tool Kit (EYFS) Training 

The Early years Foundation Stage, commonly referred to as the EYFS, is a framework that all Early Years providers, including childminders must follow. 

This course aims to provide a gentle introduction to the expectations of the Early Years Foundation Stage and it can also act as a refresher for those wanting to update their knowledge. It will introduce you to some of the key documents and legislation that relate to Early Years providers, the process for registering with Ofsted and the various policies and procedures that need to be in place.

It also covers learning and development requirements, how to observe and assess the progress of children in your care and the safeguarding and welfare requirements laid out in the EYFS Framework. 

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  • Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage – £25

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Dementia Awareness Training 

This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour.

The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be suffering with dementia.

 

 

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  • Dementia Awareness – £25

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Diabetes Awareness Training 

Diabetes is a serious lifelong health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood is too high. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications.

This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and will provide an overview of the condition, the common symptoms that might indicate someone has diabetes, methods of diagnosis, some possible treatments and common complications that can affect those with the condition.

 

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  • Diabetes Awareness – £25

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Dignity and Privacy Training 

There are two crucial attributes you must have when working with  people in a caring, supportive environment. First, all service users must be treated with dignity and the second attribute is privacy. 

The course will start by defining dignity and privacy within the healthcare sector, and will explain how the two are quite often linked.

It will then go on to give you a range of useful professional tips about setting up the right working relationship with your service users, and discuss some of the issues that can arise when dignity and privacy are not respected.

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  • Dignity and Privacy – £25

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Duty of Care Training 

As a care worker, you have a duty of care towards all the people you are involved with during your working hours. This means you have to employ a reasonable level of care, to ensure they are kept safe from harm, abuse and injury. 
 
This course will give you an introduction to the concept of duty of care and cover how duty of care affects your work. It also goes into, what to do if you come across a duty of care  dilemma and where to go for support and advice, along with some practical examples of duty of care situations. 

 

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  • Duty of Care – £25

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Emergency First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher) Training 

This Emergency First Aid at Work course will highlight some of the most common situations that you might come across and the symptoms to watch for in people with diabetes or epilepsy and the actions you can take to help them. 

This course will give you useful tips on how to deal with the types of incident you are more likely to encounter, such as, bleeding, sprains and breaks or fractures. You will therefore be much better prepared to deal effectively and efficiently with whatever incident occurs. 

 

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  • Emergency First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher) – £35

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End of Life Care Training 

End of Life care is an important part of palliative care for people who are nearing the end of life. 

End of life care should be several things, compassionate, cost effective, holistic and effective. There are usually a number of people involved in the care of people at the end of their life and it can be a difficult process to be part of.

This course will provide you with information about what to expect, how to handle some of the emotions associated with this time, and working with the other professionals involved in end of life care.

 

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  • End of Life Care – £25

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Epilepsy Awareness Training 

Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects the brain and the nervous system and is covered by the Equality Act 2010. 

This course will give you an overview of epilepsy. It lists the methods of diagnosis, what a seizure is and how the brain can be affected. It will introduce some possible seizure triggers and describe what to do when someone has a seizure.

It will also discuss some of the treatments offered to people with epilepsy and provide practical advice on what you can do if you witness someone having a seizure.

 

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  • Epilepsy Awareness – £25

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Fire Marshal for Care Homes Training 

Fire Marshals are civilians trained to assist in emergency fire evacuation procedures. It is a legal obligation that all workplaces must have a sufficient number of Fire Marshals to deal with fire emergencies. 

This course will provide your nominated employees with extensive knowledge of fire prevention, evacuation protocol, and how to use fire extinguishers. Candidates will understand their role as a Fire Marshal in things like performing fire drills and documenting and managing evacuations. 

 

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  • Fire Marshal for Care Homes – £35

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Handling Information in a Care Setting Training 

This course provides an introduction to the concept of handling information in care settings. By the end of the course you will understand the need for secure handling of information and you will know how to access support if you have any questions regarding access to information. The course will cover the important role confidentiality plays in developing trusting relationships with the people in your care and it will define key terms such as ‘need to know’ and ‘consent’.

It also touches on the legislation that is in place relating to the handling and storing of information and the obligations each person has under these laws.

 

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  • Handling Information in a Care Setting – £25

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Infection Prevention and Control Training 

This course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control.

It then goes into detail about, the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more.

 

 

 

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  • Infection Control – £25

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Learning Disability Awareness Training 

This course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person centred approach to care will get the best results and look at how management must perform, to meet the needs of the individual.

It will also discuss overcoming the stigma attached to learning disabilities and much more.

 

 

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  • Learning Disability Awareness – £25

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Mental Capacity Act and DoLS Training 

This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act.

This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.

It also introduces the deprivation of liberty safeguards. These safeguards provide a framework for approving the deprivation of liberty for people who lack the capacity to consent to treatment or care, either in a hospital or care home setting. 

 

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  • Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – £25

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Mental Health Awareness Training 

This course explains the difference between mental health and mental illness. It covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses, so you will know what to look out for or what to expect, if you are working with someone with one of these conditions.

As well as providing some practical advice on how you can work effectively with those affected by these conditions.

 

 

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  • Mental Health Awareness – £25

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Nutrition and Hydration Training 

This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration in care environments, the basic elements of nutrition and eating a healthy balanced diet.

It will identify the reasons why vulnerable people might suffer with dehydration and the tools you can use to identify people that are at risk of malnutrition and the steps you can take to deal with this condition. 

 

 

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  • Nutrition and Hydration – £25

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Person-Centred Care Training 

This course will give you an understanding of person centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person centred approach in an adult social care setting.

It starts by explaining what we mean by person centred care and where this term originated. It then goes on to analyse the values represented by person centred care and explains why care should be, as much as possible, tailored to each service user. Finally it will give you an overview of care plans, daily reports, the importance of obtaining consent and much more.

 

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  • Person-Centred Care – £25

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Positive Handling in Schools Training 

This course will start by looking at some examples and statistics which highlight the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour. It will then go on to explain how you can identify the stages of aggression and provide some tips on how you could deescalate a pupil before they lash out.

It also looks at where the law stands on this subject and finally provides best practice in theory, in case you ever do need to restrain a pupil.

 

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  • Positive Handling in Schools – £25

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Prevent Duty Training 

The Prevent strategy, published by the Government, is part of the overall counter-terrorism strategy.

It looks at some of the reasons people become extremists. It goes on to cover the objectives of the Prevent strategy, how to base your actions on a risk based approach, what to do if you are concerned and much more.

 

 

 

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  • Prevent Duty – £35

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Principles of Communication Training 

When working in the adult care sector, communicating is an essential skill you will need to use every day. 

This course covers some of the different ways of communication, how to identify barriers to communication and how to reduce these. Also, how to make sure the person you are communicating with understands what you are communicating and how to get help with communication issues and much more. 

 

 

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  • Principles of Communication – £25

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Principles of Personal Development Training 

A key part of your progression within the adult social care sector will be focused on your personal development. In a number of sectors it is a legal requirement to continue to develop your skills and knowledge and it is therefore essential to ensure you are working to the most up to date standards and guidance. 

The course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure continued improvement, communication, feedback and much more.

 

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  • Principles of Personal Development – £25

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Safeguarding Adults Training 

This course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with adults in need of care and support, as a paid professional or a volunteer. 
 
This includes, but isn’t limited to, those that work in domiciliary care, the NHS, community centres, prisons or even with a family member at home. It sets out the roles and responsibilities everyone must undertake, to protect an adult’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. 

 

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  • Safeguarding Adults – £35

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Safeguarding Children Training 

This course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with children in their chosen profession. 
 
During this course you will hear many facts, figures and details surrounding the risks to children, the types of abuse suffered, how to recognise the signs of abuse and key safeguarding legislation, put in place to help minimise the abuse of children. 

 

 

 

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  • Safeguarding Children – £35

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Safe Handling of Medicines Training 

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines.

It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.

 

 

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  • Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines – £25

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Sharps Awareness Training 

In this course we will start by looking at some statistics relating to discarded needles, then define “sharps” and look at the different types that can be found in “sharps litter”, ranging from needles, syringes and scalpel blades to broken glass, knives, scissors and nails. 

It covers the primary and secondary risks from sharps and the employers responsibilities to ensure workers safety. We will also take a detailed look at Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and Tetanus, together with a section on the Chain of Infection, helping you to understand how an infection gets passed on and the steps you can take to prevent this. 

 

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  • Sharps Awareness – £25

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Understanding your Role in Care Training 

Choosing a job in health and social care means you want to make a difference to other people’s lives by supporting and caring for them. To work in a professional manner and provide the best quality of care, you need to know the duties, responsibilities and boundaries of your job. 

This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person centred care, understanding code of practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at work.

 

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  • Understanding your Role in Care – £25

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Workplace Health & Safety Training 

By the end of this course you will have an understanding of Health and Safety legislation and you’ll be able to list common causes of accidents. 

You’ll also understand good practice in relation to electricity and the use of safe manual handling techniques, as well as good practice associated with the COSHH regulations. 

While this course covers lots of issues related to health and safety, it is vitally important for your safety and of those working with you that you all have an understanding of how to prevent accidents and injury. 

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  • Workplace Health & Safety – £35

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