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.

10th Sep

Signalong Phase 1 Course - 5 sessions

The Signalong Phase 1 Foundation course is a 15-hour accredited course and suitable for those supporting Signalong users. Learners will learn how to apply signing in their own environment with an emphasis on the practical application of signing. This covers all vocabulary in the Signalong Phase 1 manual (at least 360 signs).

Mondays - 10th, 17th, 24th September, 1st and 8th October 2018. Each session will be from 10.00am to 3.30pm.

Leaners need to attend all five sessions.


Price Information

£85.00 per learner plus £19 for a Signalong Phase 1 manual.

Start

10:00am
10th Sep

End

3:30pm
8th Oct

Venue

221 St Leonards Road,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 4JN

Cost

£85

Booking Details

Provider Name
The Hamlet

Contact Name
Tanya Hubbard

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 765405

Website
https://thehamletcharity.org.uk/our-services/training-and-development/signalong-training/


17th Sep

Train the Trainer - Moving and Assisting

Due to very positive, enthusiastic feedback and further demand we continue to offer this is a high quality and robust course - offering care providers cost-effective training and the opportunity to develop senior care staff to support your staff teams working across the health and social care sector.

3-day programme or 1-day update - Norwich venue

To include use of hoists (tracking & mobile), profiling bed, Vendlet bed, standaids, wheelchairs and more; A fantastic opportunity to have access to and learn how to use a wide range of equipment and aids for safe moving & assisting.

This really is a Train the Trainer course with a difference!

Attendance of either course will include access to and use of a wide range of practical moving & handling equipment, aids and Assistive Technology.


Price Information

£595 +vat per person

Start

9:00am
17th Sep

End

5:00pm
19th Sep

Venue

1 Burton Road Business Park,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR6 6AX

Booking Details

Provider Name
Training and Assessment in Healthcare Ltd

Contact Name
Tracey

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 611107

Website
www.traininginhealthcare.co.uk


18th Sep

MHE Accredited Adult Mental Health First Aid

This course is a Mental Health England accredited Adult Mental Health First Aid training course which is suitable for anybody wanting to learn more about mental health and how to support somebody who is suffering from a mental health issue. The course is led by an instructor who has a wealth of experience in Mental Health and working within the health & social care sector, who has been trained by Mental Health England to deliver this course.

At the end of the session delegates will feel confident in their knowledge of mental health and supporting others with mental health issues and will qualify as Adult Mental Health First Aiders.

Course content includes:

Session 1:
Why mental health first aid? 
The mental health first aid action plan 
What is mental health?
Impact of mental health issues, stigma & Discrimination
What is depression?
Symptoms of depression
Risk factors for depression
Depression in the Workplace

Session 2:
Suicide figures
Alcohol, drugs & mental health
First aid for suicidal crisis
Non-judgemental listening skills
First aid for depression
Treatment & resources for depression
Self-care

Session 3:
What is an anxiety disorder?
First aid for anxiety disorders
Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
Alcohol, Drugs & Anxiety disorders
Treatment/Resources for anxiety disorders
Cognitive distortions & CBT
Personality disorders 
Eating disorders 
Self-harm

Session 4:
What is psychosis? 
Risk factors for psychosis
Alcohol, drugs & psychosis
Schizophrenia 
Bipolar disorder
Warning signs of developing psychosis
Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
Treatment & resources for psychosis
Recovery & building resources 
Action planning for using MHFA
 


Price Information

This cost is per person. We also offer this course as an in-house training course.

Start

9:00am
18th Sep

End

4:30pm
19th Sep

Venue

4 Manor Farm Barns ,
Fox Road, Framingham Pigot,
Norwich ,
Norfolk,
NR14 7PZ

Cost

£170

Booking Details

Provider Name
Anglian Training

Contact Name
Kelsea Vinall

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01508 447311

Website
www.angliantraining.co.uk

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


18th Sep

Safeguarding Knowhow for Provider Managers

***LIMITED AVAILABILITY***

A two-day session to enable managers in the private and independent sector to fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities effectively and work with their partners in the statutory sector to achieve, wherever possible, the outcomes service users wish to achieve for themselves. Learning outcomes:

  • By the end of this session participants should:
  • Understand their role in safeguarding adults. 
  • Have updated their knowledge of safeguarding legislation, guidance and local procedures. 
  • Have refreshed their knowledge and understanding of the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • Know how to share and gather information in order to contribute to a safeguarding enquiry. 
  • Know how to communicate with a service user to enable them to express the outcomes they wish to achieve to keep themselves safe.
  • Know how to make a safeguarding referral and how to contribute to the safeguarding process.
  • Know how to contribute to and comply with a safeguarding plan.
  • Understand the rules that govern information sharing, consent and confidentiality. 
  • Know how to deal with allegations against staff and when to refer to the SADDs team. 
  • Understand the safer recruitment agenda, when DBS checks are required and how to ask questions about motivation to work with vulnerable adults.
  • Know how to deal with complaints from family members.

 


Price Information

£100.00 including VAT per person for employees of private, voluntary and independent sector care providers. If you book 3 places at the same time (either on the same session, or on different sessions) then the third place is FREE!

Start

9:30am
18th Sep

End

4:30pm
19th Sep

Venue

Bowthorpe Training & Development Centre, Barnard Road,
Bowthorpe,
Norwich,
NR5 9JB

Cost

£100

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970 914

Website
http://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/safeguarding-knowhow-for-managers.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


20th Sep

Developing Safeguarding Practice (used to be called 'Refresher')

A half day session to enable participants to discuss and develop their safeguarding knowledge and skills in a supportive learning environment. Participants should have previously attended the Safeguarding Awareness course. Learning outcomes:

By the end of this session participants should:

  • Understand the updated knowledge about safeguarding legislation and guidance.
  • Have discussed the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda and know what it means for their practice.
  • Have developed skills and knowledge in safeguarding practice.
  • Have worked with a case study from referral to conclusion of the safeguarding process and understand their role.

For more information and to check available spaces visit the St Thomsas Training website.

Employees of external organisations in the county of Norfolk should complete the booking form and send it to St Thomas Training by email or post.


Price Information

Free to employees of Norfolk County Council, and to unpaid volunteers from any organisation in the county of Norfolk. £25.00 including VAT per person for paid employees of private, voluntary and independent sector care providers. If you book 3 places at the same time (either on the same session, or on different sessions) then the third place is FREE!

Start

9:30am
20th Sep

End

12:30pm

Venue

The White Horse Inn, The Street,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£25

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970 914

Website
http://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/developing-safeguarding-practice.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


20th Sep

Safeguarding Awareness

A half-day training session to enable staff and volunteers to recognise safeguarding concerns and to know what to do when concerns arise.

Learning outcomes: By the end of this session participants should:

  • Understand what safeguarding is and your role in safeguarding adults.
  • Recognise an adult potentially in need of safeguarding and take action.
  • Understand the procedures for making a safeguarding alert.
  • Understand dignity and respect when working with individuals.
  • Understand the importance of the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda in your role.
  • Have knowledge of policy, procedures and legislation that supports safeguarding adults activity.

For more information and to check available spaces visit the website.

Employees of external organisations in the county of Norfolk should complete the booking form and send it to St Thomas Training by email or post.


Price Information

Free to employees of Norfolk County Council, and to unpaid volunteers from any organisation in the county of Norfolk. £25.00 including VAT per person for paid employees of private, voluntary and independent sector care providers. If you book 3 places at the same time (either on the same session, or on different sessions) then the third place is FREE!

Start

1:30pm
20th Sep

End

4:30pm
20th Sep

Venue

The White Horse Inn, The Street,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£25

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970 914

Website
http://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/safeguarding-awareness.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


20th Sep

Safeguarding Awareness

A half-day training session to enable staff and volunteers to recognise safeguarding concerns and to know what to do when concerns arise.

Learning outcomes: By the end of this session participants should:

  • Understand what safeguarding is and your role in safeguarding adults.
  • Recognise an adult potentially in need of safeguarding and take action.
  • Understand the procedures for making a safeguarding alert.
  • Understand dignity and respect when working with individuals.
  • Understand the importance of the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda in your role.

Have knowledge of policy, procedures and legislation that supports safeguarding adults activity.

For more information and to check available spaces visit the website.

Employees of external organisations in the county of Norfolk should complete the booking form and send it to St Thomas Training by email or post.


Price Information

Free to employees of Norfolk County Council, and to unpaid volunteers from any organisation in the county of Norfolk. £25.00 including VAT per person for paid employees of private, voluntary and independent sector care providers. If you book 3 places at the same time (either on the same session, or on different sessions) then the third place is FREE!

Start

1:30pm
20th Sep

End

4:30pm

Venue

The White Horse Inn, The Street,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£25

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970 914

Website
http://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/safeguarding-awareness.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


21st Sep

Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Course Title; Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering or Manufacturing
Aim; This qualification provides basic food safety and hygiene, why these are necessary and how to put these basic precautions in to place. This is the benchmark, entry level qualification for all food handlers.
Objectives;

  • Understand the main Food safety hazards (what can harm the consumer?)
  • How to safely store and handle food, to prevent contamination
  • Understand the different chill temperature controls
  • Understand the basic concepts of cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • Define cleaning and disinfection, why it is such an important issue and how it is achieved.
  • How to identify, prevent and control pests
  • Understand the basic principles of the design and construction of food premises and equipment
  • State key legal requirements

For more information on this course please call Mitchell on 01603 473732 or email Mitchell@redcatpartnership.co.uk


Price Information

The course fee is £88+VAT which includes one day training including lunch, a course book and an exam.

Start

9:00am
21st Sep

End

4:00pm
21st Sep

Venue

8 Thorpe Road,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 1RY

Cost

£105.6

Booking Details

Provider Name
The RedCat Partnership Ltd

Contact Name
Mitchell Vale

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 473732

Website
www.redcatpartnership.co.uk


21st Sep

Medicines Management in Care Homes

The training course is designed to equip staff with the knowledge and skills they need to ensure the safe handling and administration of medicines. Our medicines management expertise will ensure that you are fully up-to-date with current guidelines and best practice across all areas of medicines management.

Our training courses are comprehensive, and suitable for staff from all care homes including those registered to accommodate people with dementia and learning difficulties. As well as nursing and residential care home staff, the courses are also suitable for all care agency staff.

Course topics include:

  • Regulations and the law
  • Medication journey
  • Record keeping
  • Safe administration and storage


Learning materials have been developed with reference to:

  • NICE guidelines
  • CQC Standards for care homes
  • Care Certificate
  • Guidelines set by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

The course is designed to be interactive. There will be a mix of presentation, group tasks and discussions. All attendees will be given a workbook to take away with them, and a Certificate of Attendance.


Price Information

Each course costs £56 per person

Start

1:30pm
21st Sep

End

5:00pm
21st Sep

Venue

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

Cost

£56

Booking Details

Provider Name
AGEM CSU - Medicines Optimisation Team

Contact Name
Sandra Parnell-Cook

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01553 666986


21st Sep

Mental Health Disorders

Due to changes in ways of working for Mental Health services we are focusing on partnership working and continuing to raise awareness of mental health conditions.
This course aims to provide staff with an awareness of mental health to be able to recognise signs & symptoms, to gain confidence and knowledge in communication, intervention and helping techniques.


Price Information

£49 +vat per person

Start

9:00am
21st Sep

End

1:00pm
21st Sep

Venue

The White Horse ,
The Street,
Trowse, Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR14 8ST

Booking Details

Provider Name
Training and Assessment in Healthcare Ltd

Contact Name
Tracey

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 611107

Website
www.traininginhealthcare.co.uk


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