Courses and workshops

We publicise a range of courses and workshops of interest to the local care sector. Please browse or use the search facility below.

If you are running a course or workshop you would like publicised, or have spare spaces on some training you are holding, please submit it using the tab on the left.

8th Sep

Care Worker Induction (4 day)

Sep 8, 15, 22, 29

Day 1
Food Safety Awareness
First Aid Awareness

Day 2
Health & Safety, Risk Assessment and Fire Awareness
Introduction to Infection Control, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA)

Day 3
Moving and handling induction

Day 4
Supporting Medication in a Social Care Setting
Person-Centred Dementia Awareness

(order of days may vary)

Customers are welcome to pick and chose the elements they attend in response to their needs.


Price Information

£200 + vat per delegate

Start

9:00am
8th Sep

End

4:00pm
29th Sep

Venue

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

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 343534


19th Sep

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 signs and symptoms and how to sometimes make decisions for people who are not 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 Health
  • Statistics
  • Mental Health Conditions
  • Mental Capacity Act 2007
  • The Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards 2009

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

Start

1:30pm
19th Sep

End

4:30pm
19th Sep

Venue

Extra Hands Units 13/14 Heacham Hall Ind Units,
Hall Close,
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

Website
http://www.extrahandshomecarenorfolk.co.uk/training/


19th Sep

Safeguarding Adults / 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.

Start

9:30am
19th Sep

End

12:30pm
19th Sep

Venue

Extra Hands Units 13 / 14 Heacham Hall Ind Units,
Hall Close,
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

Website
http://www.extrahandshomecarenorfolk.co.uk/training/


19th Sep

Strengths-based approach workshop - Dereham

Aimed at care managers and in-house trainers, this free one-day workshop will enable participants to cascade training to front-line care staff who will:

  • be more confident using a strengths-based, person centred approach
  • be more aware of how to enable people to maintain / regain their independence following an illness or injury
  • have an increased understanding of outcome focussed care
  • be able to signpost to community resources to help maintain independence and improve wellbeing
  • be familiar with technology to help reduce isolation
The training will include a follow up session in March / April 2018 (dates and locations to be confirmed) which will provide an opportunity to discuss how participants have implemented a strengths-based approach, share good practice and explore ideas for further activity.


Price Information

FREE

Start

9:30am
19th Sep

End

4:00pm

Venue

Dereham FC. Aldiss Park, Norwich Road,
Dereham,
NR20 3PX

Booking Details

Provider Name
N&SCS;

Contact Name
Sarah Steele

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 629211


21st Sep

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.

Start

9:30am
21st Sep

End

12:30pm
21st Sep

Venue

Extra Hands, Units 13 / 14 Heacham Hall Ind Units,
Hall Close,
Heacham,
Norfolk ,
PE31 7JT

Cost

£75

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611

Website
http://www.extrahandshomecarenorfolk.co.uk/training/


21st Sep

Strengths-based approach workshop - Great Yarmouth

Aimed at care managers and in-house trainers, this free one-day workshop will enable participants to cascade training to front-line care staff who will:

  • be more confident using a strengths-based, person centred approach
  • be more aware of how to enable people to maintain / regain their independence following an illness or injury
  • have an increased understanding of outcome focussed care
  • be able to signpost to community resources to help maintain independence and improve wellbeing
  • be familiar with technology to help reduce isolation
The training will include a follow up session in March / April 2018 (dates and locations to be confirmed) which will provide an opportunity to discuss how participants have implemented a strengths-based approach, share good practice and explore ideas for further activity.

Start

9:30am
21st Sep

End

4:00pm

Venue

The Kings Centre,
30 Queen Anne's Rd,
Great Yarmouth,
NR31 0LE

Booking Details

Provider Name
N&SCS;

Contact Name
Sarah Steele

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 629211


22nd Sep

Diabetes Update for Registered Nurses

DUET diabetes provides interactive diabetes education and training to staff at all levels in the care sector, and all our workshops are delivered by an experienced Diabetes Specialist Nurse. Our workshops are for up to 12 attendees in order to maintain an interactive learning environment.

The Diabetes Update for Registered Nurses workshop is relevant for trained nurses who provide care for adults with diabetes in the care environment (i.e. care homes, domiciliary care and day care). It lasts approximately 4.5 hours (with a refreshments break) and covers:

  • TREND Competency Framework for Diabetes Nursing
  • Signs and symptoms of diabetes
  • Causes of diabetes
  • Complications of diabetes and how to prevent them
  • Oral and injectable therapies - including hands on time with a range of injectable devices
  • Legal requirements for the use of safety needles
  • Signs and symptoms of hypoglycaemia (hypo) & how to manage a hypo
  • Causes of hyperglycaemia and how to treat high blood sugars
  • Management of the person with diabetes during inter-current illness
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and how to prevent DKA
  • Current advice around managing insulin use in end of life care
  • Assessment and management of the diabetic foot
Please be aware that competency of injection technique is not assessed
Learners are requested to arrive 15 minutes before the workshop is due to start.


Price Information

The cost is per person and includes a delegate pack, certificate of attendance and a copy of the post workshop Evaluation Report. Full payment must be made in advance (by BACS or cheque).

Complimentary refreshments are provided and free parking is available.

Start

12:45pm
22nd Sep

End

5:15pm
22nd Sep

Venue

Christ Church Moreton Hall,
Lawson Place,
Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk,
IP32 7EW

Cost

£65

Booking Details

Provider Name
DUET diabetes Ltd

Contact Name
Lynne Reedman

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01799 584178


22nd Sep

Infection Control Training

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

Our Infection Prevention and Control Training has been sourced by Residential Care Homes and other community professionals.

Extra Hands Infection Control training equips staff with the knowledge of how to identify risks associated with infection, define and recognise what infection is and when it may be present.

Attendees will learn how to prevent the spread of infection and safe practices.

Other topics included in this training:

  • Legislation that governs infection
  • Identifying risks
  • Defining infection
  • Recognising when infection is present
  • Types of infection
  • Understanding policies and procedures

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

Start

1:30pm
22nd Sep

End

4:00pm
22nd Sep

Venue

Extra Hands Training Suite, Suite B,
Abbey Farm Commercial Park, Southwell Road,
Horsham St Faith, Norwich,
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

Website
http://www.extrahandshomecarenorfolk.co.uk/training/


22nd Sep

Moving & Handling induction

Course Aims
Training is based on The Handling of People 6th Edition.
To meet the statutory needs of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. To provide sufficient knowledge and training for the delegate to carry out manual handling tasks safely, confidently and avoid injury to both him/herself and others. The course will also include a suitable risk assessment format. We also offer a site visit to your place of work to carry out a risk assessment on the ground should you require it.

Suitable For
For staff members who move patients as part of their duties.

Certification
All delegates will receive a Norvic certificate of attendance

Content
Posture and Ergonomics
Basic biomechanics
Assisting movement to correct position in a chair plus sit to stand
Unconscious casualty from a chair

Equipment available at our Bowthorpe site:
• Slide sheets • Standaid • Rotastand • Hoist and slings • Handling belts • Handling sling • Turntables


Price Information

£80 plus VAT per delegate

Start

9:00am
22nd Sep

End

4:00pm
22nd Sep

Venue

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

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 343534


22nd Sep

Moving and Handling Refresher (1/2 day)

Course Aims
Care Quality Commission require all those who move patients as part of their duties, and have already undergone induction training in the subject, to attend an annual moving and handling refresher session.

Suitable For
For staff members who have attended a moving and handling induction session and who move patients as part of their duties.

Pre-requisite This is aimed at those who have been trained in moving and handling. The course is not intended for those needing to train in handling for the first time.

Certification
All delegates will receive a Norvic certificate of attendance

Syllabus
Posture and Ergonomics
Basic biomechanics
Assisting movement to correct position in a chair plus sit to stand
Unconscious casualty from a chair

Equipment available at our Bowthorpe site:
• Slide sheets • Standaid • Rotastand • Hoist and slings • Handling belts • Handling sling • Turntables


Price Information

£45 + vat per delegate

Start

9:00am
22nd Sep

End

12:30pm
22nd Sep

Venue

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

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 343534


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