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.

9th Jul

Diabetic Foot Screening

DUET diabetes provides interactive diabetes education and training to staff at all levels in the care sector, and all our workshops are delivered by an experienced Diabetes Specialist Nurse. Our workshops are for up to 12 attendees in order to maintain an interactive learning environment.

The Diabetic Foot Screening workshop is for all practitioners, from carers to trained professionals, who are involved in assessing the feet of people with diabetes. Using NICE guidance as a framework the workshop aims to equip the learner with the knowledge and skills to competently examine and assess the diabetic foot for potential and actual problems, It covers:

  • The definition of a foot ulcer
  • When foot screening should be performed
  • Who can undertake a diabetic foot assessment
  • The factors contributing to someone developing a foot ulcer
  • The method and steps to take when assessing the diabetic foot
  • Local and national diabetic foot risk algorithms
  • How to apply the correct risk score
  • Suitable footwear for people with diabetes
  • The causes of neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease (PVD)
  • Practical demonstration on how to test for neuropathy and PVD
  • The Ipswich Touch Test
  • The process of referral for the person with diabetes at each level of risk

 


Price Information

The cost is per person and includes a delegate pack, certificate and a copy of the post workshop Evaluation Report.
Full payment must be made in advance (by BACS or cheque).
Complimentary refreshments are provided and free parking is available.

Start

10:00am
9th Jul

End

1:00pm
9th Jul

Venue

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

Cost

£45

Booking Details

Provider Name
DUET diabetes Ltd

Contact Name
Lynne Reedman

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
07443659985

Website
https://www.duetdiabetes.co.uk/diabetic-foot-screening


9th Jul

Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

Aim; Provide the skills to deliver basic first aid to a suitable level for most businesses.
Objectives:

  • Understand Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • To be able to assess and manage a first aid incident
  • To be able to manage an unconscious casualty
  • To be able to manage a casualty who is not breathing normally
  • To be able to manage a casualty who is choking
  • To be able to manage a casualty who has a bleeding injury
  • To be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • To be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury

Duration: 1 day course


Price Information

Price includes certification fees, 1 days training, course book, first aid kit & lunch/refreshments

Start

9:00am
9th Jul

End

4:00pm
9th Jul

Venue

8 Thorpe Road,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 1RY

Cost

£116.4

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


12th Jul

Harm Free Care

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

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


Price Information

Per Person

Start

9:30am
12th Jul

End

12:30pm
12th Jul

Venue

Units 13/14 Heacham Hall Ind Units,
Hall Close,
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


12th Jul

Train the Trainer Safeguarding Adults Awareness - Swaffham

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
12th Jul

End

4:30pm

Venue

Green Britain Centre,
Turbine Way,
Swaffham,
Norfolk,
PE37 7HT

Booking Details

Provider Name
NSAB

Contact Name
-

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
-

Website
http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/NOO5A/

Flyer
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16th Jul

Diabetic Foot Screening (Beccles)

The care workforce are in a fantastic position to inspect and implement (or assist with) everyday footcare for people living with diabetes, as well as potentially spot foot problems which can then be promptly dealt with. If appropriately trained, they can also carry out a diabetic foot assessment for people unable to attend an annual diabetic review at their surgery.

The Diabetic Foot Screening workshop is for all practitioners, from carers to trained professionals, who are involved in assessing the feet of people with diabetes. Using NICE guidance as a framework the workshop aims to equip the learner with the knowledge and skills to competently examine and assess the diabetic foot for potential and actual problems; the person performing the assessment is not required to make a clinical judgement. It covers:

  • The definition of a foot ulcer
  • When foot screening should be performed
  • Who can undertake a diabetic foot assessment
  • The factors contributing to someone developing a foot ulcer
  • The method and steps to take when assessing the diabetic foot
  • Local and national diabetic foot risk algorithms
  • How to apply the correct risk score
  • Suitable footwear for people with diabetes
  • The causes of neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease (PVD)
  • Practical demonstration on how to test for neuropathy and PVD
  • The Ipswich Touch Test
  • The process of referral for the person with diabetes at each level of risk

 


Price Information

The cost is per person and includes a delegate pack, certificate and a copy of the post workshop Evaluation Report.
Full payment must be made in advance (by BACS or cheque).

Complimentary refreshments are provided and free parking is available (see map) at The Quay which is 5 minutes walk away (please see the map). Delegates are asked not to use the staff car park as parking is limited on site. There is also pay and display parking in the town centre, which is 10 minutes walk away.

Start

1:30pm
16th Jul

End

4:30pm
16th Jul

Venue

Beccles House, 1 Common Lane North,
Beccles,
Suffolk,
NR34 9BN

Cost

£45

Booking Details

Provider Name
DUET diabetes Ltd

Contact Name
Lynne Reedman

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01799 584178

Website
https://www.duetdiabetes.co.uk/diabetic-foot-screening


16th Jul

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (update) and the Mental Health Act

Aiming to increase understanding in respect of the impending changes to these essential pieces of legislation which relate to all health, social and voluntary care provisions:

  • To refresh both Acts (ADRTs, LPAs, Deputies, OPG, Sections, CTOs, 117s etc.) and to understand the legislation and changes effective from 20 March 2018.
  • Staff responsibilities & accountabilities in relation the law.
  • Key principles of the MCA and MHA; When and how to test for capacity and when to refer; when to refer for authorisation for Liberty Safeguards.
  • Correct documentation in relation to choice, capacity, restrictions, Duty of Care
  • The practicalities of applying this legislation in the workplace.

 


Price Information

£49 +vat per person

Start

9:00am
16th Jul

End

1:00pm
16th Jul

Venue

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

Booking Details

Provider Name
Training and Assessment in Healthcare Ltd

Contact Name
Tracey Buchan

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 611107

Website
www.traininginhealthcare.co.uk


16th Jul

Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act - Update training

This course aims to refresh knowledge on both Acts (including ADRTs, LPAs, Deputies, OPG, Sections, CTOs, 117s etc.) and includes:

  • Understanding the legislation and the changes
  • Staff responsibilities & accountabilities in relation the law
  • The key principles of the MCA and MHA, including their differing implications
  • When and how to test for capacity and when to refer on using the correct pathway(s)
  • When to refer for authorisation for Liberty Safeguards

plus:

  • Proposed updates following the law commission consultation/Parliamentary review
  • The importance of documentation in relation to: choice, capacity, restrictions and Duty of Care
  • Discussion and reflection regarding the practicalities of applying this legislation in the workplace.

 


Price Information

£49 +vat per person

Start

9:00am
16th Jul

End

1:00pm
16th Jul

Venue

The White Horse ,
The Street,
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


16th Jul

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 training

Start

9:30am
16th Jul

End

4:30pm
17th Jul

Venue

Suite B Abbeyfarm 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


17th Jul

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
17th Jul

End

4:00pm
17th Jul

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


19th Jul

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
19th Jul

End

12:30pm

Venue

The Kings Centre,
30 Queen Anne's Rd,
Great Yarmouth,
NR31 0LE

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
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