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23rd Jul

Emergency First Aid At Work (1 Day)

Wells Community Hospital is an established training provider. We deliver courses that are innovative, informative and enjoyable. We take a modern approach to the delivery of our training which is predominately practical, avoiding the 'death by Powerpoint' methods sometimes found elsewhere.

Our highly experienced, qualified and competent trainers will deliver the highest quality of training. As a charitible trust we are able to offer competitively priced courses. You could save up to 50% in comparison to competitor prices, yet help provide support to your local community hospital.

Health & Safety Executive Approved Course TQUK Level 3 award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) – EFAW (1 day) This is a (6 hour) 1 Day Course and is suitable for people aged 16+ who work in low hazard environments (for example an office, shop or restaurant) or where Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidelines indicate staff should hold a certificate in emergency first aid at work. This regulated qualification is ideal for those already working or preparing to work within industry wishing to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982 and subsequent changes including the 2017 updates. <br />

The course duration is 1 day and topics covered include the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider, assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness and assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration. All successful students will be issued with an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, detailing their achievement. 

The HSE dictate, that to be valid in the workplace, learners must retake the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification before the expiry of 3 years from the date that the original qualification was achieved. If expired the HSE state that the full Emergency First Aid at Work qualification must be taken again to be valid in the workplace. All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements. The HSE strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses. The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate. On successful completion of this course, you will receive an emergency first aid at work certificate which is valid for three years. 

Start

9:00am
23rd Jul

End

5:00pm
23rd Jul

Venue

Wells Commmunity Hospital,
Mill Road ,
Wells-Next-The-Sea,
Norfolk,
NR231RF

Cost

£60

Booking Details

Provider Name
Wells Community Hospital Trust

Contact Name
Natasha Southerland

Email
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Telephone
01328 711 996

Website
www.wellshospital.org.uk

Booking form
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Flyer
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Information
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23rd Jul

Medication Training

Extra Hands provide comprehensive training for individuals and companies across Norfolk.

Our Medication Training has been sourced by Residential Care Homes and other community professionals.

Extra Hands are involved in the Norfolk Medication Working Party and our training reflects Norfolk County Council’s policy. This training equips staff with the knowledge and skills to confidently support Service Users with their medication on a daily basis.

Attendees will gain an understanding of the level of support required to keep the person as independent as possible and have a general knowledge of the effect some medications may have on the Service User.

Topics covered include:
• Legislation
• Confidentiality
• Types of medication
• Storage
• Routes of Medication
• Side Effect / Reactions
• Hygiene
• Reporting and Recording
• MAR Charts / Sheets
• Eye / Ear Drops
• Competency of administration

This is an interactive training session where attendees are given training manuals to take away and a certificate of attendance issued.

This is a three hour course.


Price Information

Per Person

Start

1:30pm
23rd Jul

End

4:30pm
23rd Jul

Venue

Suite B,
Abbey Farm Commercial Park, Southwell Road,
Horsham St Faith,
Norfolk,
NR10 3JU

Cost

£65

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


23rd Jul

Mental Capacity Act Training

Extra Hands provide comprehensive training for individuals and companies across Norfolk.

Our MCA Training has been sourced by Residential Care Homes and other community professionals.

Extra Hands Mental Capacity Act Training gives staff an understanding of how to deal with many mental health issues.

Attendees will be given the knowledge of how to recognise when they may need to make decisions and how to do this, on the behalf of a person who may not be able to do so themselves. For example, what to eat, what to wear, when to take medication and using equipment when they are being moved.

Topics covered include:
• Mental Capacity Act 2005
• The Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards 2009.
• Advanced Decisions.
• Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy service.
• Court of Protection

This is an interactive training session where attendees are given training manuals to take away and a certificate of attendance issued.

This is a three hour course.


Price Information

Per Person

Start

9:30am
23rd Jul

End

12:30pm
23rd Jul

Venue

Suite B,
Abbey Farm Commercial Park, Southwell Road,
Horsham St Faith,
Norfolk,
NR10 3JU

Cost

£50

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


24th Jul

First Aid

Extra Hands provide comprehensive training for individuals and companies across Norfolk.

Our First Aid Training has been sourced by Residential Care Homes and other community professionals.

Extra Hands First Aid Training gives staff an introduction to emergencies and first aid.

Attendees will learn what to do in emergency situations as those few minutes after calling the emergency services are vital in saving a person’s life.

Topics covered include:
• The aims of first aid
• How to promote recovery
• Priorities of treatment
• Emergency Action Plan
• Recovery position
• Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
• Effects of heat and cold
• Bleeding and burns
• Broken bones and shock
• Stroke
• Heart attack
• Diabetes

This is an interactive training session where attendees are given training manuals to take away and a certificate of attendance issued.

This is a three hour course.


Price Information

Per Person

Start

1:30pm
24th Jul

End

4:30pm
24th Jul

Venue

Suite B,
Abbey Farm Commercial Park, Southwell Road,
Horsham St Faith,
Norfolk,
NR10 3JU

Cost

£65

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


24th Jul

Medication training for homecare workers

Medication use according to the Norfolk Medication Policy for homecare workers (not suitable for Residential Care).

  • Medication Policy and Safety - Medication regulations; Religious and ethical beliefs; Levels of administration; Errors and near-misses.
  • Handling of Medicines - Routes of medicines supply; Ordering, storage and disposal of medication; Crushing and covert administration; High risk medicines.
  • MAR Charts - Understand the reasons for using a MAR chart; Complete a MAR chart accurately; Who to refer to when there is a problem.

 


Price Information

Course cost is non-refundable, but substitutions may be made.

Start

9:30am
24th Jul

End

4:30pm
24th Jul

Venue

The Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane,
Costessey,
Norwich,
NR8 5AH

Cost

£35

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norfolk Medicines Support Service - Norfolk County Council

Contact Name
Teresa Bunton

Email
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Telephone
01603 217633

Information
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24th Jul

Safeguarding Adults and Children

Extra Hands provide comprehensive training for individuals and companies across Norfolk.

Our SOVA / C Training has been sourced by Residential Care Homes and other community professionals.

Extra Hands Safeguarding Adults / Children Training gives staff understanding of the background of safeguarding adults and children and defines adult and child abuse.

Attendees will learn how to recognise some signs of abuse and what to do in cases of suspected abuse.

Topics covered include:
• Legislation, policy documents and schemes
• Who is at risk?
• The six safeguarding principles
• Types of abuse
• Disclosure
• Adult and Child abuse statistics

This is an interactive training session where attendees are given training manuals to take away and a certificate of attendance issued.

This is a three hour course.


Price Information

Per Person

Start

9:30am
24th Jul

End

12:30pm
24th Jul

Venue

Suite B,
Abbey Farm Commercial Park, Southwell Road,
Horsham St Faith,
Norfolk,
NR10 3JU

Cost

£50

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


24th Jul

The Lived Experience of Ageing and Dementia

This interactive training gives carers and healthcare professionals an insight into what it’s like to live in an ageing body.

Using the specially-developed GERT suit delegates explore how an older person, or someone living with dementia, experiences and responds to the world around them.

During the course delegates will:

  • experience some of the effects on their vision, hearing, mobility and coordination that the ageing body can bring
  • gain a better understanding of the impact of ageing on self-esteem
  • look at how we can promote wellbeing through effective communication

 


Price Information

You can pay online or request an invoice.

Start

10:00am
24th Jul

End

4:00pm

Venue

The NEAT Suite, UEA,
Norwich,

Cost

£125


26th Jul

Food Safety

Extra Hands provide comprehensive training for individuals and companies across Norfolk.

Our Food Safety Training has been sourced by Residential Care Homes and other community professionals.

Extra Hands food safety training gives staff an understanding of food hygiene practices, how to safely prepare foods and the importance of efficient hygiene.

Topics covered include:
• The Food Safety Act 1990
• High Risk Groups and Foods
• Causes of food poisoning
• Contamination Hazards including cross-contamination
• Effective Handwashing and cleaning
• Food storage and waste.

This is an interactive training session where attendees are given training manuals to take away and a certificate of attendance issued.

This is a two and a half hour course.


Price Information

Per Person

Start

2:00pm
26th Jul

End

4:30pm
26th Jul

Venue

Units 13/14 Heacham Hall Ind Units,
Hunstanton Road,
Heacham,
Norfolk,
PE31 7JT

Cost

£50

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


26th Jul

Harm Free Care

Extra Hands provide comprehensive training for individuals and companies across Norfolk.

Our course includes falls prevention, nutrition and hydration and pressure ulcers. It is important that staff encourage mobility wherever possible, keeping a person more active reduces muscle wasting and helps prevent falls.

Attendees will learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of malnutrition and dehydration, skin breakdown / pressure areas and whom to report concerns.

Topics covered include:
• Falls prevention
• Pressure ulcers
• Stages of pressure
• The Multi Disciplinary Team
• UTI and deep vein thrombosis
• Nutrition and Hydration
• Malnutrition (signs and symptoms)
• Particular needs and allergies

This is an interactive training session where attendees are given training manuals to take away and a certificate of attendance issued.


Price Information

Per Person

Start

9:30am
26th Jul

End

12:30pm
26th Jul

Venue

Suite B Abbeyfarm Commercial Park,
Southwell Road,
Horsham St Faith,
Norfolk,
NR10 3JU

Cost

£75

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


26th Jul

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (1/2 day)

Course Aims
To provide delegates with an understanding of who is covered by the term 'vulnerable adult' and the procedures and legislation that relate to safeguarding adults.

Suitable For
Anyone who comes into contact with vulnerable adults during the course of their work.

Certification
Delegates will receive a Norvic certificate of attendance.

Syllabus

  • Examples of abuse
  • signs of abuse
  • working through scenarios
  • personal factors that may lead to abuse
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • order of investigation into cases of abuse accusations, confidentiality and disclosure
  • what to do if you are aware of abuse.

 


Price Information

£45 + vat per delegate

Start

12:30pm
26th Jul

End

3:30pm

Venue

Norvic Training, Bowthorpe Hall,
Bowthorpe Hall Road,
Norwich,
NR5 9AA

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
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Telephone
01603 343534


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