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Mandatory Training

Whether you are new to the job role or require Continous Professional Development, we provide all the training required to provide you and your staff with the skills needed to help you advance in your chosen career.

CPR Training

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation of adults and children incorporating chest compressions and life saver breaths.  Using BVM (Ambu-bag) and AED (defibrillator).  This course also covers choking and severe allergic reaction and application of Epi-Pen.

Delivery: Demonstration

Assessment:  Assessment Sheet and Practical

Duration:  1 1/2 hours

Moving and Assisting

To give an overview and ensure understanding of current legislation To look at the anatomy of the spine and good back care Demonstrate one correct technique for supporting to move a person Delivery: Presentation Assessment:  Group practical activities and short answer paper Duration:  2 hours

Delivery: Lecture and presentation

Assessment:  Group practical and short answer paper

Duration:  2 hours

Health & Safety

To equip care workers with the skills and knowledge to understand the general and specific health and safety requirements of working in a health or social care environment.

The course focuses specifically on a number of key areas which include:

  • Legislation relating to health and safety in the workplace

  • Personal and employer responsibilities for ensuring the health and safety of service users

  • Organisational policies and procedures

  • Application of organisational policies and procedures

  • Risk assessment

  • Legal and operational aspects of the health and Safety at Work Act 1974 with reference to its application in the workplace

  • Practical issues that need to be addressed if health and safety in the workplace is to be maintained

  • How fire starts and spreads

  • Main risks relating to the spread of infection

  • Requirements for manual handling as defined in the 1992 Regulations

  • Ways to reduce the risk of injury from manual handling operations

 

Delivery: Lecture and presentation

Assessment: written and oral questions.

Duration:  2 hours

Infection Pevention and Control

Understand the definition of infection and colonisation.  Appreciate the need to wash your hands regularly.  Recognise colour coding of laundry and waste disposal systems.  Understand the need for PPE.  Understand the methods of decontamination.  Understand direct and indirect contamination

Delivery: Lecture and presentation

Assessment:  Group practical and short answer paper

Duration:  2 hours

Food Safety

To equip care workers with the skills and knowledge to understand the key issues relating to the causes, recognition and control of contaminated and unfit food.

Food Hazards, Rules and Laws

The key features of food poisoning, including the:

  • Signs and spread of food poisoning

  • Prevention of food poisoning

  • Common causes of food poisoning outbreaks

  • Main features of the Food Safety Act (1990)

  • Other major laws relating to food safety

Keeping Food Safe

  • Chilled storage

  • Freezing

  • Thawing

  • Cooking

  • Cooling

Effective hygiene:

  • Personal hygiene

  • Protective clothing

  • Cleaning

  • Disinfection

Delivery: Lecture and presentation

Assessment:  Written and oral questions

Duration:  2 hours

Fire Awareness

The course encourages the student to take personal action and develop and enhance their knowledge and skills.

  • To equip care workers with the skills to understand the key issues relating to the causes, recognition and control of fire.

  • Understanding and Preventing Fire.

  • Dealing with Fire.

By the end of this course learners should be able to:

  1. Know the main theory relating to fire, its causes and how it spreads

  2. Explain the range and purpose of fire safety signs and extinguishing equipment

  3. Identify the range of methods to prevent fire

  4. Know how to recognise and respond to fire

  5. Explain the principles of safe evacuation

Assessment: This unit is assessed through written and oral questions.

Equality and Diversity

Raise awareness of the differences and similarities that exist between people.  To explore some of the underlying reasons for human behaviour that can result in people being treated differently.  To learn the underlying concepts of “equality and diversity” including “stereotype”, “prejudice” and “discrimination”.  To provide the basic information about UK anti-discrimination law. 

 

To understand your rights and responsibilities under the law and employers’ policies.  To enable you to treat people with dignity and respect.  Explore some of the ways people think differently and understand how this can contribute to the perpetuation of stereotypes and prejudices.  Identify ways to challenge the way we think about valuing diversity in employment.

Delivery: Lecture

Assessment:  Group discussion

Duration:  2-5 hours over one or two sessions

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