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Training Course Update

Training Course Update

Recent training courses completed by our staff include Dementia, Moving and Assisting, Administration of Medication, Parkinson’s Awareness, First Aid and Diabetes Awareness.

Dementia training

This worldwide, scientifically and medically proven method of giving a person with a healthy brain and experience of what dementia might be like, allows delegates to enter the world of the person and understand which simple changes need to be made to their practice and environment to really improve lives of people with dementia.

You must take action to prevent or minimise the risk of injury.

Virtual Dementia Tour: completed on 11/12/2019. Attendees: Karen, Sandra, Shirley, Chrissy, Denise, Heidi

Virtual Dementia Tour: Completed on 20/02/2019. Attendees: Misty, Trish, Hayley

Moving and Assisting

Moving and handling is a key part of the working day for most employees; assisting clients in moving. Poor moving and handling practice can lead to:

  • back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, which can lead to inability to work
  • moving and handling accidents – which can injure both the person being moved and the employee
  • discomfort and a lack of dignity for the person being moved

Moving and Assisting: Completed on 16/07/2019. Attendees: Sara, Denise, Chrissy, Hayley

Moving and Assisting: Completed 18/11/19. Attendees: Heidi Treeby, Anne Marshall, Misty Cunningham. Kay Wilson, Karen Reeve

Administration of Medication

Adult social care services have a responsibility to ensure the proper and safe use of medicines, and that staff responsible for the management and administration of medication are suitably trained and competent.

Administration of Medication: Completed on 22/01/2019. Attendees: Karen, Chrissy, Sandra, Denise, Shirley

Parkinson’s Awareness

Understanding Parkinson’s better and provide top-quality care for people with the condition in full-time residential care, in the community or in short-term respite care.

Parkinson’s Awareness: Completed on 15/04/2019. Attendees: Misty, Karen, Sandra, Chrissy

First Aid

Basic First Aid: Completed 2/12/2019. Attendees: Deby Young, Chrissy Jones, Anne Marshall, Karen Reeve, Heidi Treeby, Hayley Tester

Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness: Completed 9/7/19. Attendees: Sara Harman, Christine Jones, Denise Dixon