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.

11th Sep

Safeguarding

Mapped to Level 2 Safeguarding Adults; covering the requirements of the Care Certificate Standard 10 and the mandatory training/annual updates required by the care sector.
Also mapping to Standard 11 Safeguarding Children (level 1 equivalent)

  • To be able to identify ‘adults at risk’.
  • To learn the types of abuse and be able to recognise signs and indicators of abuse
  • To gain awareness of The Care Act & Mental Capacity Act
  • To understand the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment at work
  • To understand the importance of preservation of evidence/securing a crime scene
  • Professional accountabilities - reporting, raising concerns and disclosures
  • To gain awareness of the role of the Disclosure and Barring Service
  • To understand the referral process regarding Safeguarding Adults in Norfolk and the NSAB

This session can be accessed as a stand-alone course or as part of our comprehensive 3-day Induction and mandatory training programme 'package' at a discounted rate (see courses 10 & 12th September)
 


Price Information

£45 +vat per person

Start

9:00am
11th Sep

End

12:30pm
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

Train the Trainer Safeguarding Adults Awareness - Norwich

The aim of the session is to train staff to deliver safeguarding awareness training to staff and volunteers in their own organisation. Participants will be provided with a set of training materials that they can use back in the workplace including: handouts, exercises, quizzes, case studies, power point presentations and link to a safeguarding awareness film. The pack contents cover all the materials for a half day or full day awareness session and a ninety minute update session.

What will I be able to do as a result of attending the training for trainers?

  • Deliver quality, interactive safeguarding adults awareness training to their own staff group in an engaging way for either a half day or full day session.
  • Have participated in the group exercises and considered how to best deliver them to meet the needs of their staff and or volunteers
  • Identify how to adapt the case studies and design their own training materials to best meet the needs of their organisation

 


Price Information

Total cost £199 (+VAT); £99 for the trainers pack and £100 for the training for trainers day.

Start

9:15am
11th Sep

End

4:30pm

Venue

Cotman Housing Association, Bowthorpe Hall Road,,
Norwich,
NR5 9AD

Booking Details

Provider Name
NSAB

Contact Name
-

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
-

Website
http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/BSUK6/

Flyer
Click here to download flyer


12th Sep

Basic Life Support and First Aid

Mapped to Induction Standard 12 PLUS the mandatory training/annual updates required by CQC.

Contents include CPR, & rescue breaths; administering first aid for choking, bleeding, shock, burns & scalds, minor injuries. Practical elements using resuscitation models & choking vest and demonstration of AED (Defibrillator)


Price Information

£45 +vat per person

Start

1:30pm
12th Sep

End

5:00pm
12th 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


12th Sep

End of life care for people with dementia

This one-day workshop is aimed at health and social care staff and therapists who are likely to come into contact with people with dementia who are may be approaching the last year of life.

It aims to raise awareness of different types of dementia, communication issues and the needs of carers in the context of end of life care, helping you to build up a 'toolkit' of strategies.


Price Information

There is a charge of £30 per delegate payable on receipt of invoice from NCH&C. Please note; you will charged for non-attendance unless notice is received at least three weeks before the workshop date.

Start

9:30am
12th Sep

End

4:00pm
12th Sep

Venue

Seminar Room Dereham Hospital,
Northgate,
Dereham,
Norfolk,
NR19 2EX

Cost

£30

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust

Contact Name
Lesley-Ann Knox

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
07917228389

Website
http://pacenorfolk.co.uk


12th Sep

Experiential Dementia Training - Day 1: Dementia – The Wider Picture

*** Very limited places left***

Exploring the Brain, Different Types of Dementia, Recognising the Key Characteristics (including Signs and Symptoms)

Book early as spaces are limited.

Can be booked individually or alongside Day 2 which is held the following day: Day 2: Dementia - Distressed Behaviour / Communication ​


Price Information

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

Start

9:00am
12th Sep

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


12th Sep

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

*** Very limited places left***

Dementia – Distressed Behaviour/Communication

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

Can be booked individually or alongside Day 1 ‘Dementia the wider picture’ which is held the previous day.


Price Information

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

Start

9:00am
12th Sep

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


12th Sep

Moving and Handling Refresher

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

Our Moving and Handling Training has been sourced by Residential Care Homes and other community professionals.

This training is a refresher / update of the full day course.

The aim is to ensure staff are still aware of the potential risks of injury to themselves and their Service Users and to update them on any legislative changes.

Competency of staff knowledge on how to eliminate unsafe practices and implement safe techniques is reviewed and observed.

Extra Hands Moving and Handling Update / Refresher Training covers:
• Understanding relevant legislation
• Anatomy of the spine
• Causes of back pain
• Assessing and reducing risks
• Basic principles of biomechanics
• Ergonomics
• Unsafe lifting practices
• Small handling aids
• Hoist and sling practical work

This is an interactive training session with practical involvement. 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
12th Sep

End

12:30pm
12th Sep

Venue

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

Cost

£65

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


12th Sep

Moving and Handling and Falls Prevention

Providing the mandatory training/annual updates required by CQC;
To include legislation, risk assessment, back care, principles of safe moving, handling & assisting (to include ‘transfers’).

Falls Prevention:
-Considering individual falls risk factors and how we can significantly reduce the risk of falling for clients whilst still promoting choice and independence - including the value of health promotion and exercise, good nutrition, hydration, safe environment and regular reviews which could assist in preventing a fall.
-The importance of a Falls Risk Assessment and when this should be undertaken.

This session can be accessed as a stand-alone course or as part of our comprehensive 3-day Induction and mandatory training programme 'package' at a discounted rate (see courses 10 & 11th September)


Price Information

£45 +vat per person

Start

9:00am
12th Sep

End

1:00pm
12th 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


13th 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
13th 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


13th Sep

Mental Health First Aid

This two day course is the mental health equivalent of physical first aid training and provides delegates with the skills and confidence to recognize the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues and effectively guide a person towards the right support.

The course will introduce delegates to...

  • Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health
  • Depression and suicidal crisis
  • Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self harm
  • Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder


On completion of the course delegates will be able to:

1. Spot the early signs of a mental health issue
2. Feel confident helping someone experiencing a mental health issue
3. Provide help on a first aid basis
4. Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others
5. Help stop a mental health issue from getting worse
6. Help someone recover faster
7. Guide someone towards the right support
8. Reduce the stigma of mental health issues

MHFA won’t teach you to be a therapist – but just like physical first aid, it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis.
 


Price Information

includes hand book & materials, lunch and refreshments

Start

9:00am
13th Sep

End

4:00pm
14th Sep

Venue

8 Thorpe Road,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 1RY

Cost

£474

Booking Details

Provider Name
The RedCat Partnership Ltd

Contact Name
Mitchell Vale

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 473732

Website
http://www.redcatpartnership.co.uk


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