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.

7th Sep

Single Handed Care Workshop - Free

By the end of the session delegates will be able to:

  • Identify which customers are appropriate for single assist care.
  • Refer customers to County Moving and Handling Team for review.
  • Recommend single assist techniques for supporting a person from sitting to standing.
  • Recommend single assist techniques for supporting a person to move and turn in bed.
  • Recommend single assist techniques for application of slings.
  • Recommends single assist techniques with the use of hoists.
  • Recommend single assist techniques when using small pieces moving and handling equipment.

 


Price Information

FREE

Start

10:00am
7th Sep

End

4:00pm

Venue

Unit 3, Caley Close, Sweetbriar Industrial Estate,
Norwich,
NR3 2BU

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norfolk County Council

Contact Name
Mel Sturman

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
-


10th Sep

Care Skills and Professional Practice (formerly 'Role of the Care Worker')

Mapped to & supporting the Care Certificate Induction Standards 1-9 & 14

A comprehensive introduction/induction for staff new (or returning) to the care or support worker role: to help understand their role and responsibilities within this specific work environment, to achieve a high standard of care delivery for the individual(s) they support. Including:

  • Core values, communication and confidentiality
  • Duty of Care: responsibility, accountability
  • Professional Boundaries
  • The value of equality and of providing inclusive support
  • The application of policies & procedures and correct record keeping
  • Promoting good nutrition and hydration to maintain health and wellbeing
  • Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability
  • Handling Information
  • The importance of person centred working, teamwork, home working, considering the effect of the care environment on the client group.


This session can be accessed as a 'stand alone' course, or as part of our comprehensive 3-day Induction and Mandatory training programme at a discounted rate (please see 11 & 12 September dates)


Price Information

£90 + vat per person

Start

9:00am
10th Sep

End

4:30pm
10th 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


10th Sep

Introduction to Makaton

Makaton for Parents and Carers training is recommended for parents, family members, carers and workers who need to use Makaton at home and in their work. The Complete Makaton Workshop is made up of 4 modules. On this introductory course, the first two modules are delivered – with an option to sign up to complete the final 2 modules if desired.

Course Topics
Course topics include:

  • Learning the signs and symbols for stages 1 – 2 of the Core Vocabulary and some of the Additional Vocabulary
  • Hints and tips for effective signing
  • How to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work
  • Finding out how Makaton fits in with other signed systems
  • More information
  • Delivered by Matthew Rowland, an experienced practitioner, and Makaton Regional Tutor.

 


Price Information

Book 5 places and a £60 discount is automatically applied

Start

6:30pm
10th Sep

End

9:00pm
17th Sep

Venue

Stowmarket Community Hub,
Crown St,
Stowmarket,
Suffolk,
IP14 1HY

Cost

£60

Booking Details

Provider Name
Makaton Regional Tutor

Contact Name
CourseBeetle

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
07812022883

Website
https://bookwhen.com/coursebeetle-makaton/e/ev-sj86-20180910183000

Flyer
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10th 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

9:30am
10th Sep

End

1:00pm
10th Sep

Venue

Yours Business Networks,
18 Tuesday Market Place,
Kings Lynn,
Norfolk,
PE30 1JW

Cost

£56

Booking Details

Provider Name
AGEM CSU - Medicines Optimisation Team

Contact Name
Sandra Parnell-Cook

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01553 666986


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/


10th Sep

Social Care Worker 2 Day (Induction Training)

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

Extra Hands Social Care Worker Training equips staff with the knowledge and understanding of the role of the worker, communicating effectively, empowering Service User’s and their independence and employment related matters.

Attendees will gain an understanding of the needs of individuals and different Service User groups.

Topics covered include:
• Understanding the effects of the service setting on service provision
• Principles of Care
• Code of Conduct
• Care plans
• Confidentiality
• Continuity and reliability of the service
• Care & Respect – death and dying
• Risk Assessing
• Dementia Awareness
• Abuse & Neglect
• Health & Safety in a Care Setting

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

Two full days in office 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Refreshments will be provided through the day, however lunch is not provided


Price Information

Per Person - two full days

Start

9:30am
10th Sep

End

4:30pm
11th Sep

Venue

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

Cost

£150

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


11th Sep

HABC Emergency First Aid at Work

We are offering a Highfield Awarding body for Compliance accredited Emergency First Aid at Work training course which is ideal for anybody wishing to learn more about first aid.

The course content will include:
* Incident Management
* Dealing with Shock
* Dealing with an unconscious casualty
* CPR
* Minor injuries
* AED

Start

9:00am
11th Sep

End

4:00pm
11th Sep

Venue

4 Manor Farm Barns,
fox road,
framingham pigot,
Norwich,
NR14 7PZ

Cost

£65

Booking Details

Provider Name
serenity training

Contact Name
kelsea vinall

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01508447311

Website
www.serenitytraining.co.uk


11th Sep

HABC Emergency First Aid at Work

This course is a Highfield Awarding body for compliance accredited training course and content includes:

  • DRABC
  • RECOVERY POSITION
  • SEIZURE
  • CPR
  • AED
  • CHOKING
  • EXTERNAL BLEEDING
  • SHOCK
  • CUTS & GRAZES
  • BURNS & SCALDS
  • SPLINTERS
  • ACCIDENT REPORTING

 

Start

9:00am
11th Sep

End

4:00pm
11th Sep

Venue

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

Cost

£65

Booking Details

Provider Name
Anglian Training

Contact Name
Kelsea Vinall

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01508 447311

Website
angliantraining.co.uk


11th Sep

Health and Safety, Food Safety, Infection control and Fire Safety

Mapped to the Care Certificate Standards 13 & 14 and annual/biennial mandatory training requirements/updates.

  • Principles of Health & Safety at Work Legislation and reporting (COSHH, RIDDOR etc) and responsibilities in the workplace.
  • The importance of food safety and hygiene in the preparation and handling of food, to ensure that all food handlers control food safety risk.
  • Infection Control legislation; causes/spread of infections; correct handwashing procedures, PPE, safe disposal of clinical waste; dealing with spillages & laundries.
  • Basic Fire Safety Awareness and principles of safe evacuation.

 


Price Information

£45 +vat per person

Start

1:00pm
11th Sep

End

5:00pm
11th 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


11th Sep

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

9:00am
11th Sep

End

4:30pm
11th Sep

Venue

The Costessey Centre,
Norwich,
NR8 5AH

Cost

£35

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norfolk Medicines Support Service - Norfolk County Council

Contact Name
Teresa Bunton

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 217633

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