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        Personal Care

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        Certificate not issued
        Depending on experience
        Mandatory training to work in care

        1 day course covering:

        An introduction to working in Care

        Codes of Practice, Dignity and Respect, The Holistic Approach.

        • Personal Hygiene
        • Washing and Dressing
        • CVA patients
        • Patients in Pain
        • Contracted Patients
        • Catheter Care and Potential Complications
        • Continence
        • Foot Care
        • Denture Care and Oral Hygiene
        • Fluid Balance
        • Positional Changes
        • Pressure Damage
        • Pressure Damage Prevention
        • Documentation
        • Ethical and Legal Responsibilities
        • Behaviour
        • Confidentiality
        • Uniform

        Mandatory

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        Certificates not issued

        1 day course covering:

        • Food Hygiene
        • Safeguarding Adults and Children including abuse awareness
        • Infection Control
        • First Aid and CPR
        • Information Governance (Caldicott Standards and Data Protection)
        • Lone Worker
        • Complaints Handling

        Mandatory

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        Certificates not issued

        1 day course covering:

        • Moving and Handling Theory and Practical
        • Introduction to Administration of Medication
        • Health and Safety - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (CoSHH)
        • Reporting of Injuries
        • Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Regulations (Riddor)
        • Fire Safety
        • Accident and Risk Incident Reporting
        • Culture and Diversity
        • Confidentiality

        Violence and Aggression & PMVA

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        Certificates not issued
        Mandatory training to work in General hospitals

        Half day course covering:

        • Violence and Aggression
        • Conflict Resolution
        • Mental Health Workshop
        • Mental Health Act
        • Eyesight Observation
        • Arms Length Observation
        • Intermittent Observation
        • General Observations
        • General Risk Assessment
        • Incident Reporting
        • Use of Alarms
        • Warning signs that may escalate in to Violent Situations
        • An Overview of Trust Policies and Procedures.

        Essence of Care

        1 day course covering:

        Modules

        • General Social Care Council - Codes of Practice
        • Dignity & Respect
        • The Holistic Approach
        • Personal Hygiene
        • Washing & Dressing
        • CVA patients
        • Patients in Pain
        • Contracted Patients
        • Catheter Care & Potential Complications
        • Continence
        • Denture Care & Oral
        • Fluid Balance
        • Positional Changes
        • Pressure Damage
        • Pressure Damage Prevention
        • Behaviour / Professionalism
        • Routine & Structure
        • Documentation
        • Ethical & Legal Responsibilities
        • Confidentiality
        • Foot Care
        • Dysphagia
        • Uniform Care

        Mandatory

        1 day course covering

        Modules

        • Food Hygiene
        • Nutrition & Safety
        • Dementia Care
        • Safe Guarding Adults And Children (Level 1&2)
        • Information Governance (Caldicott And Data Protection)
        • Lone Working
        • Complaints Handling
        • Conflict Resolution
        • Epilepsy Awareness
        • Infection Prevention & Control (Clostridium, Difficile, MRSA, ESBL, Pseudomonas)
        • Basic First Aid
        • Moving And Handling Of People & Inanimate Objects (Theory & Practical)
        • Basic Administration Of Medication
        • Health And Safety
        • Counter Fraud
        • RIDDOR
        • Control Of Substances Hazardous To Health (COSHH)
        • Fire Safety
        • Accident And Risk Incident Reporting
        • Equality And Diversity & Prevention Of Radicalisation
        • Confidentiality
        • Violence And Aggression
        • Dysphagia

        Prevention Management of Violence & Aggression (PMVA) GSA Approved

        5 day course covering:

        Modules

        • Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
        • Assault Cycle
        • Ligatures
        • Professionalism
        • Wrist Grabs
        • Clothing Grabs
        • Communication & Correct Vocabulary
        • De-Escalation (Verbal & Non Verbal)
        • Types of Aggression
        • Hair Pulls
        • Strangles
        • Ground Assaults & Rape Scenarios
        • Key Grabs
        • Bear Hugs
        • Bites
        • Punches & Kicks (Duck & Cover)
        • Friendly Come Along's
        • Figure of Four
        • Forearm Hold
        • Fist Hold
        • Thumb in Palm
        • Finger & Thumb
        • 2 Patients Fighting
        • Entanglement
        • Documentation Competency
        • Wraps & Approaches
        • Seated Restrains & De-Escalation
        • Seclusion Exits
        • Supine Restraint (Upper Lower & Beanbag)
        • Prone Restraint (Upper & Lower)
        • Role of the Head Person (Supine & Prone)
        • Risks to Restraint
        • Sections of the Mental Health Act
        • Use of Force & The Law
        • NICE Guidelines
        • De-Breifing & Closing the Loop
        • Sections of the Mental Health Act
        • Observations

        Immediate Life Support (ILS)

        1 day course covering:

        Modules

        • Airway Management & Ventilation
        • ALS Algorithm
        • Causes & Prevention of Cardiac Arrest
        • Choking (Adult & Paediatric)
        • Initial Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation
        • NEWS Scoring
        • Observations
        • Recognition of the Deteriorating Patient
        • SBAR
        • The ABCDE Approach
        • The Chain of Survival
        • Post Resuscitation Care