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.

13th Mar

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

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

Book early as spaces are limited.

Designed to be booked as a two-day workshop alongside Day 2: Dementia - Distressed Behaviour / Communication but can be booked individually if required.


Price Information

Price: £57 per day or attend both days for a reduced price of £100. Book before 31st December and reserve 4 places for the price of 3.

Start

9:00am
13th Mar

End

4:00pm
13th Mar

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


15th Mar

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
15th Mar

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


20th Mar

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
20th Mar

End

4:30pm
20th Mar

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


22nd Mar

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

1:30pm
22nd Mar

End

5:00pm
22nd Mar

Venue

The Costessey Centre,
Longwater Lane,
Costessey,
Norfolk,
NR8 5AH

Cost

£50

Booking Details

Provider Name
AGEM CSU - Medicines Optimisation Team

Contact Name
Sandra Parnell-Cook

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01553 666986


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

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


29th Mar

Effective Supervision within the Care Sector

This course has been developed to support learners to become familiar with the skills and knowledge required to carry out effective supervisions, and gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of supervisory management. This course also helps to understand how supervisors can support staff teams to meet organisational aims and objectives.

Course content includes:
* Understanding the purpose and scope of supervision
* Legislation
* Policies & procedures
* Principles of supervision
* Supervision contract or agreement
* Performance indicators & measuring success
* Performance management cycle
* Managing change
* Professional boundaries
* Managing conflict
* Power relationships
* Constructive feedback
* Management theories and models of supervision.


Price Information

cost is per delegate

Start

9:30am
29th Mar

End

4:30pm
29th Mar

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
01508447311

Website
www.angliantraining.co.uk


4th Apr

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
4th Apr

End

4:30pm
4th Apr

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


4th Apr

Blood Glucose Monitoring and Glucometer Training, with competency assessment

The Blood Glucose Monitoring & Glucometer Training (with competency assessment) workshop is relevant senior carers and healthcare assistants who have attended a Diabetes Awareness workshop (or equivalent) within the last 12 months. It lasts 3 hours (with a refreshments break). It covers:

  • What a glucometer is and what it measures
  • When blood glucose monitoring is necessary
  • How to maintain a glucometer and the test strips used
  • How to do a blood glucose test
  • What to do if the blood sugar level is outside the documented range
  • What to do in the event of a needle stick injury

The workshop includes the theory, a demonstration and then all the learners will have “hands on” time with the devices. The educator will observe the practical session in order to confirm competency of each learner.

Learners are requested to arrive 15 minutes before the workshop is due to start.

 


Price Information

The cost is per person and includes a delegate pack, certificate of attendance 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

2:00pm
4th Apr

End

5:00pm
4th Apr

Venue

Christ Church Moreton Hall,
Lawson Place,
Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk,
IP32 7EW

Cost

£40

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/workshops


4th Apr

Diabetes Awareness Training followed by optional Blood Glucose Monitoring and Glucometer Training

The Diabetes Awareness Training workshop is relevant for carers/staff at all levels (including dining room staff and activity leaders for example) and lasts approximately 4 hours (with a refreshments break). It covers:

  • What diabetes is and the different types of diabetes
  • The signs and symptoms of diabetes
  • Monitoring – what checks are done to ensure that diabetes is well controlled
  • The long term effects (complications) of diabetes
  • How diabetes is treated
  • Management of high and low blood sugars
  • Sick day care
  • - Dietary management of diabetes
  • - Footcare

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.


Price Information

The cost is per person and includes a delegate pack, certificate of attendance 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

9:30am
4th Apr

End

1:30pm
4th Apr

Venue

Christ Church Moreton Hall,
Lawson Place,
Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk,
IP32 7EW

Cost

£50

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/openworkshops


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