September training programme

Our courses continue to be held online via Microsoft Teams or Zoom.

Details of September sessions are below:

Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th September from 10am-11.30am
Infection control (held over 2 sessions)
Facilitated on Microsoft Teams by KB Training

  • The general principles of infection control
  • Covid19 precautions and management
  • How to achieve effective hand hygiene
  • The use of personal protective equipment
  • Selected conditions and their management.

Monday 14th September from 10am-noon
Bereavement awareness
Facilitated on Microsoft Teams by Meg Roper

  • Models of bereavement
  • The impact of bereavement.

Thursday 17th September from 1pm-3pm
Covid-19 risk assessment
Facilitated on Zoom by Delta Training & Consultants

  • Background to Covid-19 risk assessment
  • The 5 stages of the risk assessment

Thursday 24th September from 1pm-3pm
Health and safety awareness
Facilitated on Zoom by Delta Training & Consultants

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
  • Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
  • Know the procedures for responding to accidents in the workplace.

Monday 28th September from 1pm-3pm
Assertiveness
Facilitated on Microsoft Teams by Meg Roper

  • Distinguish between assertiveness and aggression
  • Practise techniques
  • Group dynamics.

Tuesday 29th September from 1pm-3pm
Dementia – informed practice level
Facilitated on Microsoft Teams by Meg Roper

  • Common signs and symptoms of dementia
  • Individual needs of the person with dementia
  • Awareness of the relevant legislation.

Wednesday 30th September from 10am-noon
Understanding brain injury
Facilitated on Zoom by Headway Borders

  • Acquired brain injuries (ABI) – what are they?
  • Symptoms and awareness of the hidden factors
  • Headway – what we do
  • Headway ABI ID card.

To reserve your place(s), download our booking form and email or post it back to us. Any questions, feel free to get in touch by email or phone 01896 802351.

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