Health & Social Care Training Courses

Autism Awareness

Description

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people around them. According to the National Autistic Society, autism affects about 700,000 people in the United Kingdom, which equates to 1 in…

Full Info…


Dementia Awareness

Description

Dementia is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Dementia is a chronic progressive problem of cognition - which is failure of the brain’s functions. It affects people at different…

Full Info…


Diabetes Awareness

Description

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. Diabetes can develop in anyone at any…

Full Info…


Dignity and Privacy

Description

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 crucial attribute is privacy. The course will start by defining dignity and…

Full Info…


Duty of Care

Description

A duty of care is the requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, must put the interests of service users first. Working in the health and social care sector involves working with lots…

Full Info…


End of Life Care

Description

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…

Full Info…


Epilepsy Awareness

Description

When introducing epilepsy, we must first recognise that there are around 40 different types of seizures. Statistics show that one in five people will have a seizure at some time in their life although only some of these will be…

Full Info…


Fire Safety for care

Description

This course will provide employee's who pacifically work in care homes with a general understanding of basic fire awareness including what should be done in the event of a fire, how to prevent a fire occurring and a basic introduction…

Full Info…


Fire Marshal for care

Description

Fire Marshals are civilians trained to assist in emergency fire evacuation procedures in care homes. It is a legal obligation that workplaces must have a sufficient number of fire marshals to deal with fire emergencies. Who should take this course? Suitable for…

Full Info…


Handling Information in a Care Setting

Description

At the end of this course you will be able to understand the need for secure handling of information in social care settings and you will know how to access support for handling information in those settings. Who should take this…

Full Info…


Infection Control

Description

Every year at least 300,000 people develop a health care associated Infection. This has a huge impact on the patient, the staff and the institution it occurs in. Whereas if there is good infection prevention and control, patients will have…

Full Info…


Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage

Description

The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes. The…

Full Info…


Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

Description

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…

Full Info…


Learning Disability Awareness

Description

Learning disabilities, however they are acquired, are lifelong. They are neurological disabilities and as such affect how an individual understands and remembers information, how they learn and communicate. People can be born with learning disabilities or they may acquire them…

Full Info…


MCA and DOLS (Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards)

Description

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…

Full Info…


Mental Health Awareness

Description

People often equate the words mental health with mental illness and there are many definitions of what mental health actually is. Mental health issues can happen to anyone despite social background, intelligence, gender or other factors. This course explains the difference…

Full Info…


Nutrition and Hydration

Description

If you are part of a team responsible for people’s nutrition and hydration, it’s important that you understand the terms that are being used, the nutritional requirements of the service users and the possible consequences of getting it wrong. This course…

Full Info…


Person-Centred Care

Description

What do we mean by Person Centred Care, well the term originated in the 1940s and proposed taking a holistic view of service users in care settings, this means getting to know the person and then tailoring their care as…

Full Info…


Positive Handling in Schools

Description

Positive Handling is a very serious subject. Knowing when and how to act in a difficult situation can be the difference between a positive outcome and a potentially career ending prosecution. This course will start by looking at some examples…

Full Info…


Prevent Duty

Description

Intelligence indicates that further terrorist attacks in our country are ‘highly likely’. Experience tells us that the threat comes not just from foreign nationals, but from terrorists born and bred in Britain, It is therefore vital that our counter-terrorism strategy…

Full Info…


Principles of Communication

Description

When working in the adult social care sector, communicating is essential to develop your understanding of a service user's needs, so you can provide them with the support they require. This course covers some of the different ways of communication,…

Full Info…


Safeguarding Adults

Description

You and the organisation you work for must take appropriate and proportional measures necessary for the protection of adults in your care, while still ensuring they are supported and empowered to have control over how they want to live their…

Full Info…


Safeguarding Children

Description

Everyone, regardless of their age, gender, religion, ethnicity or background has the right to a healthy, happy life. Safeguarding is about minimizing and managing the risks to vulnerable individuals. Although most children are brought up in loving, nurturing environments and grow…

Full Info…


Stroke Awareness

Description

Strokes are the fourth single leading cause of death in the UK, as well as a leading cause of disability. Being aware of the causes and symptoms will help you act fast in a situation where you suspect someone is having…

Full Info…


Understanding your role in Care

Description

Social care is the provision of social work, personal care, protection or social support services, to children or adults in need or at risk, or adults with needs arising from illness, disability, old age or poverty. Choosing a job in health…

Full Info…


Your Personal Development

Description

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 even a legal requirement to continue to develop your skills and knowledge and it is…

Full Info…