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 Mar

Safeguarding Adults and Children Training

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

Our SOVA / C Training has been sourced by Residential Care Homes and other community professionals.

Extra Hands Safeguarding Adults / Children Training gives staff understanding of the background of safeguarding adults and children and defines adult and child abuse.

Attendees will learn how to recognise some signs of abuse and what to do in cases of suspected abuse.

Topics covered include:
• Legislation, policy documents and schemes
• Who is at risk?
• The six safeguarding principles
• Types of abuse
• Disclosure
• Adult and Child abuse statistics

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

1:30pm
25th Mar

End

4:30pm
25th Mar

Venue

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

Cost

£50

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


26th Mar

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

Includes:

  • Hazards, employer/employee responsibilities & workplace regulations, reporting (RIDDOR etc)
  • The importance of food safety and hygiene in the preparation and handling of food, to ensure that all food handlers control food safety risk (inc. Awareness of the 'Danger Zones' & “High Risk” foods and to understand the need for appropriate and adequate cleaning, disinfecting, refuge collection and pest control)
  • 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.

Also mapped to Standards 13 & 15


Price Information

£45 +vat per person

Start

1:00pm
26th Mar

End

5:00pm
26th Mar

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
01603611107

Website
www.traininginhealthcare.co.uk


26th Mar

Medication Training

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

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

Extra Hands are involved in the Norfolk Medication Working Party and our training reflects Norfolk County Council’s policy. This training equips staff with the knowledge and skills to confidently support Service Users with their medication on a daily basis.

Attendees will gain an understanding of the level of support required to keep the person as independent as possible and have a general knowledge of the effect some medications may have on the Service User.

Topics covered include:
• Legislation
• Confidentiality
• Types of medication
• Storage
• Routes of Medication
• Side Effect / Reactions
• Hygiene
• Reporting and Recording
• MAR Charts / Sheets
• Eye / Ear Drops
• Competency of administration

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 Mar

End

12:30pm
26th Mar

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 570611


26th Mar

Mental Capacity Act Training

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

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

Extra Hands Mental Capacity Act Training gives staff an understanding of how to deal with many mental health issues.

Attendees will be given the knowledge of how to recognise when they may need to make decisions and how to do this, on the behalf of a person who may not be able to do so themselves. For example, what to eat, what to wear, when to take medication and using equipment when they are being moved.

Topics covered include:
• Mental Capacity Act 2005
• The Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards 2009.
• Advanced Decisions.
• Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy service.
• Court of Protection

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

1:30pm
26th Mar

End

4:30pm
26th Mar

Venue

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

Cost

£50

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


26th Mar

Safeguarding

Level 2 Safeguarding Adults; mapped to Care Certificate Standard 10 and the mandatory training & updates required by the care sector:

  • To help all staff and volunteers to understand and recognise abuse and to know what to do when concerns arise
  • To enable participants to understand that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility.
  • The importance of creating a safe and supportive environment at work ;
  • The referral process regarding Safeguarding Adults in Norfolk and the NSAB.

Also mapping to Standard 11 Safeguarding Children (level 1 equivalent)


Price Information

£45 +vat per person

Start

9:00am
26th Mar

End

12:30pm
26th Mar

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
01603611107


27th Mar

Basic Life Support and First Aid

To understand the role of the first-aider including reference to:

  • The need for recording incidents and actions
  • Use of available equipment (“ideal” content suggestions)
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Administering first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (incl. seizures)
  • Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation : chest compressions and rescue breaths
  • Administering first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock (including anaphylaxis)
  • Appropriate first aid for minor injuries (incl. small cuts, grazes & bruises, minor burns & scalds, small splinters)

This course is mapped to ‘Standard 12 Basic Life Support’ of the Care Certificate standards and follows the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines.

Practical elements include use of Resuscitation manikins and choking vest.

Also including demonstration of AED.


Price Information

£45 +vat per person

Start

1:30pm
27th Mar

End

5:00pm
27th Mar

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
01603611107

Website
www.traininginhealthcare.co.uk


27th Mar

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
27th Mar

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


27th Mar

Moving and Handling and Falls Prevention

-To include

  • legislation, risk assessment, back care, principles of safe moving & assisting (to include ‘transfers’).
  • considering individual risk factors and how we can significantly reduce the risk of falling for clients whilst still promoting choice and independence.
  • covering the requirements of Standard 13 PLUS the mandatory training/annual updates required by CQC

 


Price Information

£45 +vat per person

Start

9:00am
27th Mar

End

1:00pm
27th Mar

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
01603611107

Website
www.traininginhealthcare.co.uk


27th Mar

Palliative Care Training

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

Our Palliative Care training programme helps staff to understand the basic principles of palliative and end of life care and to be able to focus on how to recognise a person’s needs so that each visit can be tailored to individual.

Staff are given an awareness of the range of support services available, how to appreciate the impact of pain and symptom management for people with a life limiting illness and those around them.

Attendees will learn how to support people with grief / loss and their bereavement and the boundaries of the carer / limitations of what we can do.

Topics covered include:
• End of Life / Palliative Care
• The Multi Disciplinary Team
• Supporting Spiritual and Cultural needs
• Supportive Care
• Advance Decision & Care Planning
• Communication
• Understanding Pain
• Pain management & control
• Stages of grief

This is interactive training held over two, 2 ½ hour sessions, attendees are given training manuals to take away and a certificate of attendance issued.


Price Information

Over Two afternoon sessions

Start

2:00pm
27th Mar

End

4:30pm
3rd Apr

Venue

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

Cost

£85

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


27th Mar

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
27th Mar

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 970914

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

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


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