These are all half day courses, suitable for staff who have previously undertaken comprehensive training sessions on each of the subjects.  A brief overview of each of the topics is covered.

Health & Safety

Legislation, Risk assessment, COSHH, Food Safety, Infection Control, Fire Safety, Accident Reporting, Lone Working

 

Safeguarding / Mental Capacity Act/ Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards / Dementia / Challenging Behaviour

Signs and Symptoms of Abuse, Recording and Reporting, Principles of MCA and DOLS, types of dementia, how to provide effective support, dealing with challenging behaviour

 

Manual Handling

Legislation, Back Care, Banned moves, Types of equipment, Practical session

 

Basic Life Support

Recovery position, CPR, Choking, Anaphylaxis, Practical session

 

Falls Awareness / Communication and Recording / Oral Hygiene

Fall risk factors, Impact of falls, understanding effective communication, Record-Keeping, Understanding oral health, Impact of poor oral hygiene

 

Incontinence / Catheter / Stoma / Pressure Sores

Understanding incontinence, good practice guidelines, what is catheter and stoma care, understanding how pressure sores develop, correct positioning