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.

6th Feb

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
6th Feb

End

12:30pm

Venue

Trowse,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£25

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970914

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

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


6th Feb

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 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
6th Feb

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
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6th Feb

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
6th Feb

End

4:30pm

Venue

Trowse,
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


7th Feb

Prevent

This workshop is to raise awareness of Prevent (WRAP). The workshop will enable you to recognise when a person or child may be being targeted and groomed for radicalisation by people who support extremist ideologies and to know how to refer them for supportive intervention. Prevent is an important element of our safeguarding responsibilities. The workshop is delivered by a Home Office approved trainer.

This training is mandatory for all frontline staff in contact with children and adults at risk of harm.

This training will enable you to:

  • •Understand how people can be influenced or radicalised
  • Be aware of vulnerability factors which may indicate a person is being targeted and groomed for radicalisation
  • Know how to share concerns about people vulnerable to radicalisation and how to refer for supportive intervention

 

Start

10:00am
7th Feb

End

11:30am
7th Feb

Venue

County Hall Sewell Room,
Martineau Lane,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 2SQ

Booking Details

Provider Name
HR Learning and Development

Contact Name
Michelle Tuttle

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 222909

Flyer
Click here to download flyer


7th Feb

Prevent

This workshop is to raise awareness of Prevent (WRAP). The workshop will enable you to recognise when a person or child may be being targeted and groomed for radicalisation by people who support extremist ideologies and to know how to refer them for supportive intervention. Prevent is an important element of our safeguarding responsibilities. The workshop is delivered by a Home Office approved trainer.
This training is mandatory for all frontline staff in contact with children and adults at risk of harm
This training will enable you to:
• Understand how people can be influenced or radicalised
• Be aware of vulnerability factors which may indicate a person is being targeted and groomed for radicalisation
• Know how to share concerns about people vulnerable to radicalisation and how to refer for supportive intervention

Start

1:30pm
7th Feb

End

3:00pm
7th Feb

Venue

County Hall Sewell Room,
Martineau Lane,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 2SQ

Booking Details

Provider Name
HR Learning and Development

Contact Name
Michelle Tuttle

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 222909

Flyer
Click here to download flyer


11th Feb

Basic HR and Legislation for Care Managers and Seniors

This course is ideal for any Managers or those who are responsible for others within their workplace, who would like to build upon their knowledge of HR & Legislation in order to have confidence in dealing with matters that may arise lawfully. This course is not designed to go through all that there is to know around these subjects, but to make them understandable and applicable to the care sector.

Content will include:
* Recruitment including advertising, questions at interview, application forms, DBS checks and references
* Contract requirements & staff handbooks
* Making changes to contracts of employment
* Notice periods & employee rights
* Different retention strategies
* Absence from work (Sickness, holiday, maternity / paternity)
* Medical conditions & reasonable adjustments
* Discrimination and how to ensure that your organisation is not discriminating
* Training
* PPE & Equipment
* Substance misuse
* Social media
* Working time directives & breaks
* Accidents at work and corporate manslaughter
* Disciplinary processes
* Dismissal including unfair, wrongful & constructive
* External organisations.


Price Information

Cost is per person.

Start

9:30am
11th Feb

End

4:30pm
11th Feb

Venue

The Nest, ,
Holt Road, ,
Norwich ,
Norfolk,
NR103AQ

Cost

£70

Booking Details

Provider Name
Anglian Training

Contact Name
Kelsea Vinall

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01508 447311

Website
www.angliantraining.co.uk


12th Feb

Signalong Phase 1 Course

Signalong is a key word sign-supported communication system based on British sign language which is used to help adults and children with impaired communication to understand and express their needs, choices and desires.

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).


Price Information

£85.00 course fee plus an additional £19.00 for a Phase 1 manual.

Start

6:00pm
12th Feb

End

9:00pm
12th Mar

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
01603765405

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


13th Feb

HABC Emergency First Aid at Work

This 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course is relevant to anybody wanting to learn life saving skills.

Course content will include:

  • What is first aid?
  • Roles & responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Legislation
  • First Aid kits
  • Consent
  • Dealing with an unresponsive breathing casualty
  • Recovery position
  • Secondary survey
  • Dealing with an unresponsive non breathing casualty
  • CPR
  • AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • DRSABCD
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Nose bleeds
  • Sprains, strains & fractures
  • Seizures
  • Diabetic emergency
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack & angina
  • Accident recording

 


Price Information

cost is per delegate

Start

9:00am
13th Feb

End

4:00pm
13th Feb

Venue

The Nest,
Holt Road,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR10 3AQ

Cost

£70

Booking Details

Provider Name
Anglian Training

Contact Name
Kelsea Vinall

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01508 447311

Website
www.angliantraining.co.uk


13th Feb

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
13th Feb

End

1:00pm
13th Feb

Venue

Yours Business Networks,
18 Tuesday Market Place,
King's Lynn,
Norfolk,
PE30 1JW

Cost

£50

Booking Details

Provider Name
AGEM CSU - Medicines Optimisation Team

Contact Name
Sandra Parnell-Cook

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01553 666986


22nd Feb

Safe Administration of Medication

This course is ideal for anybody who administers medication. Course content will include:

* Law, policies, guidance & best practice
* Roles & responsibilities
* Common groups of medication
* Levels of support
* Assessed needs
* Safe storage, handling and disposal of medication
* Record keeping & MAR charts
* Administration
* Possible problems including side effects
* Reporting mistakes & competence


Price Information

cost is per delegate

Start

9:30am
22nd Feb

End

3:00pm
22nd Feb

Venue

The Therapy Centre,
5 Hurricane Way ,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR66EZ

Cost

£65

Booking Details

Provider Name
Anglian Training

Contact Name
Kelsea Vinall

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01508 447311

Website
www.angliantraining.co.uk


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