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.

25th Oct

Experiential Dementia Training - Day 2: Dementia – Distressed Behaviour/Communication

Dementia – Distressed Behaviour/Communication

What to say when someone says…. What to do when someone does.…

Designed to be booked individually or alongside Day 1 ‘Dementia the wider picture’, but can be booked separately if desired.


Price Information

Price: £57 per day or attend both days for a reduced price of £100.

Start

9:00am
25th Oct

End

4:00pm

Venue

The Willow Centre,
Cringleford,
Norwich,
NR4 7JJ

Cost

£57

Booking Details

Provider Name
CareRite

Contact Name
Claire Gilbert

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
07584 047996

Flyer
Click here to download flyer


25th Oct

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
25th Oct

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
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26th Oct

Harm Free Care Training

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
• Diabetic Footcare

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
26th Oct

End

12:30pm
26th Oct

Venue

Units 13/14 Heacham Hall Ind Units,
Hunstanton Road,
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


29th Oct

Mouth Matters - Oral Healthcare

Norfolk’s Oral Health Educators offer a fully-funded service which can be delivered at no cost to your setting. They deliver interventions covering the importance of good oral hygiene, but they can link to other areas of interest where diet, especially sugar, has an impact. This service is FREE.

They are also delivering a number of free sessions this autumn.

Full details are on the flyer.


Price Information

FREE

Start

9:30am
29th Oct

End

11:00am

Venue

The Close, 53 Lynn Road,
Snettisham,
PE31 7PT

Booking Details

Provider Name
NCH&C

Contact Name
Donna Secker

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
07831 881 500

Flyer
Click here to download flyer


29th Oct

Mouth Matters - Oral Healthcare

Norfolk’s Oral Health Educators offer a fully-funded service which can be delivered at no cost to your setting. They deliver interventions covering the importance of good oral hygiene, but they can link to other areas of interest where diet, especially sugar, has an impact. This service is FREE.

They are also delivering a number of free sessions this autumn.

Full details are on the flyer.


Price Information

FREE

Start

11:30am
29th Oct

End

1:00pm

Venue

The Close, 53 Lynn Road,
Snettisham,
PE31 7PT

Booking Details

Provider Name
NCH&C

Contact Name
Donna Secker

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
07831 881 500

Flyer
Click here to download flyer


29th Oct

Moving and Handling Train the Trainer

Repeated again due to popular demand and fantastic feedback! - High quality training offering cost-effective LOCAL training – at a fantastic, well-equipped venue - and the opportunity to develop senior care staff to support your staff teams working across the health and social care sector.
Attendees will receive a comprehensive Resource Pack following completion.
Day 2* (Tues 30th October) includes Assisted sit-stand-sit; Appropriate use of handling belts, wheelchairs and commodes, Mechanical standaids and Hoists (standing, fixed overhead, gantry), Profiling bed and Vendlet bed system


Price Information

£595 +vat per person

Start

9:00am
29th Oct

End

5:00pm
31st Oct

Venue

n-able,
Burton Road,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR6 6AX

Booking Details

Provider Name
Training and Assessment in Healthcare Ltd

Contact Name
Tracey

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603611107

Website
www.traininginhealthcare.co.uk


29th Oct

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
29th Oct

End

4:30pm
30th Oct

Venue

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

Cost

£150

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


30th Oct

Mouth Matters - Oral Healthcare

Norfolk’s Oral Health Educators offer a fully-funded service which can be delivered at no cost to your setting. They deliver interventions covering the importance of good oral hygiene, but they can link to other areas of interest where diet, especially sugar, has an impact. This service is FREE.

They are also delivering a number of free sessions this autumn.

Full details are on the flyer.


Price Information

FREE

Start

9:30am
30th Oct

End

11:00am

Venue

The Close, 53 Lynn Road,
Snettisham,
PE31 7PT

Booking Details

Provider Name
NCH&C

Contact Name
Donna Secker

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
07831 881 500

Flyer
Click here to download flyer


30th Oct

Mouth Matters - Oral Healthcare

Norfolk’s Oral Health Educators offer a fully-funded service which can be delivered at no cost to your setting. They deliver interventions covering the importance of good oral hygiene, but they can link to other areas of interest where diet, especially sugar, has an impact. This service is FREE.

They are also delivering a number of free sessions this autumn.

Full details are on the flyer.


Price Information

FREE

Start

11:30am
30th Oct

End

1:00pm

Venue

The Close, 53 Lynn Road,
Snettisham,
PE31 7PT

Booking Details

Provider Name
NCH&C

Contact Name
Donna Secker

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
07831 881 500

Flyer
Click here to download flyer


31st Oct

Conflict Resolution and Breakaway Training

Each session comprises a combination of communication and physical breakaway skills:

• Theory – Components in communication, how these break down and the common behavioural patterns of those who are irritated or agitated. These include both verbal and non-verbal warning and danger signs.
• Physical – involves learning stance distance and movement paired with a concise set of skills to break free from wrist grabs, clothes grabs, hair pulls and strangle holds.

After the course, clients have found that delegates are proactively and confidently using communication skills to manage conflict

Benefits of Training:
• Problem solving: Delegates will know how to recognise, manage and defuse conflict effectively and proactively.
• Improved confidence: Their new knowledge and industry best practice techniques will empower delegates and improve their confidence around managing conflict.
• Increased productivity: Morale and productivity will increase naturally as your staff will feel invested in and that their working environment is safe.


Price Information

Conflict Resolution and Breakaway Training full day £79 +VAT.

If you do not require both you can attend the Conflict Resolution morning session or Breakaway session in the afternoon, these courses are sold individually at £59 +VAT.

Start

9:00am
31st Oct

End

5:00pm
31st Oct

Venue

Unit 5 Three Rivers Business Centre ,
Felixstowe Road,
Ipswich,
Suffolk,
IP10 0BF

Booking Details

Provider Name
IKON Academy

Contact Name
Becka Brestner-Hood

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01473 927062

Website
https://www.ikontraining.co.uk/open-courses/

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


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