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.

17th May

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
• Diabetic Footcare

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
17th May

End

12:30pm
17th May

Venue

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

Cost

£75

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


17th May

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
• Diabetic Footcare

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
17th May

End

12:30pm
17th May

Venue

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

Cost

£75

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


17th May

Medicines Management in Care Homes

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE TO WHAT WAS ORIGINALLY ADVERTISED.

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
17th May

End

1:00pm
17th May

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


20th May

Verification of Expected Adult Death

This course is suitable for all Registered Nurses in Nursing Homes/community settings who are required to take on this extended role:

-Aiming to provide the knowledge, skills, qualities and competencies necessary to correctly verify expected adult death; to be able to list the accepted clinical signs of death and correct procedures for care after death and identify the necessary documentation to be completed before, during and after.


Price Information

POA

Start

9:30am
20th May

End

1:30pm
20th May

Venue

Training and Assessment in Healthcare Ltd,
15 Hurricane Way,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR6 6EZ

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


21st May

Diabetic Foot Train the Trainer Session (Stalham)

The aim of this session is to equip local diabetes champions and key staff to:

  • Understand why people with diabetes are at increased risk of foot problems
  • Know how to carry out a foot assessment and complete the paperwork
  • Know who, when and where to refer
  • Return to work and train team members and colleagues in foot assessment

Sessions last approximately 2 hours. Refreshments are not provided.

To book send an email to Irene Karrouze.


Price Information

FREE

Start

2:00pm
21st May

End

4:00pm

Venue

Sydney House Care Home,
Brumstead Road,
Stalham,
NR12 9BJ

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norfolk & Waveney Diabetes Footcare Partnership

Contact Name
Irene Karrouze

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
-


23rd May

Diabetes Update for Registered Nurses

The Diabetes Update for Registered Nurses workshop is relevant for trained nurses who provide care for adults with diabetes. It is designed to increase knowledge and confidence by giving the learner a greater understanding of diabetes. The improved skills acquired will enable the practitioner to provide safe and appropriate advice and care to people with living with diabetes in line with current NICE guidance; with the ultimate aim being to make a positive difference to people living with diabetes and their quality of life.

As with all workshops run by DUET diabetes, this workshop will be delivered by an experienced Diabetes Specialist Nurse (who also works within the NHS) and provides a discussion based facilitated learning environment. ‘Hands on’ time with devices, interactive activities and ‘hypothetical scenario’ discussions are included. Useful for revalidation purposes too!

It lasts approximately 5.5 hours (with a refreshments break) and covers:
• TREND Diabetes Competency Framework
• nine care processes as defined by NICE
• signs and symptoms of diabetes
• causes of diabetes
• complications of diabetes and how to prevent them
• oral and injectable therapies and injectable devices (including hands on time with a range
of injectable devices)
• legal requirements for the use of safety needles
• signs and symptoms of hypoglycaemia (hypo) and how to manage a hypo
• causes of hyperglycaemia and how to treat high blood sugars
• the diabetic foot
• management of the person with diabetes during inter-current illness
• Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycaemic State (HHS) – definition,
signs & symptoms and how to prevent
• current advice around managing insulin use in end of life care

Please be aware that competency of injection technique is not assessed


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 parking is available nearby - for a map and details please visit our website or see attached map.

Start

9:30am
23rd May

End

3:00pm
23rd May

Venue

Room 2, Beccles House, 1 Common Lane North,
Beccles,
NR34 9BN

Cost

£58

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/open-workshop-durn


28th May

Social Carer Two Day Induction

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

Start

9:30am
28th May

End

4:30pm
29th May

Venue

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

Cost

£150

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


29th May

Train the Trainer Safeguarding Awareness - Dereham

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, PowerPoint presentations and a 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.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe what is meant by abuse and neglect and be able to recognise the indicators of abuse
  • Describe your organisation’s procedures for safeguarding adults and your role within them
  • Recognise your duty of care to adults at risk
  • Describe how to promote the adult at risk’s choice and control and understand the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda
  • Identify the principles of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and understand that adults with capacity can make decisions which may seem unwise
  • Describe what is meant by consent and the rules of information sharing
  • Identify how to ensure immediate safety of an adult at risk of harm
  • Identify how to inform the appropriate person in your organisation of a safeguarding adults concern
  • Describe how and where to record concerns about abuse and neglect
  • Describe how to use the ‘Whistleblowing’ policies and procedures

These reflect level one of the Bournemouth competencies for safeguarding adults which had been adopted by the Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board.

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

  • Deliver quality, interactive safeguarding adults awareness training to your 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 your staff and/or volunteers
  • Identify how to adapt the case studies and design your own training materials to best meet the needs of your organisation

 

 


Price Information

The total cost is £239 (including VAT).

Start

9:15am
29th May

End

4:30pm

Venue

Norfolk Room, Elizabeth House,
Breckland Council, Walpole Loke,
Dereham,
NR19 1EE

Cost

£239


31st May

Moving and Handling Training

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 delivered as a full day, with the aim to give staff a full understanding of the potential risks of injury to themselves and their Service Users, giving knowledge of how to eliminate unsafe practices and implement safe techniques.

Extra Hands Moving and Handling Training covers relevant legislation, along with risk assessments and the following:
• 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 full day course within the training suite 9.30am to 4.30pm. Refreshments are provided throughout the day; however the learner will need to provide their own lunch.

Sensible clothing and footwear should be worn due to practical elements; ladies may prefer to wear trousers.


Price Information

Per Person

Full Day Course

Start

9:30am
31st May

End

4:30pm
31st May

Venue

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

Cost

£110

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


5th Jun

Diabetic Foot Train the Trainer Session (King's Lynn)

The aim of this session is to equip local diabetes champions and key staff to:

  • Understand why people with diabetes are at increased risk of foot problems
  • Know how to carry out a foot assessment and complete the paperwork
  • Know who, when and where to refer
  • Return to work and train team members and colleagues in foot assessment

Sessions last approximately 2 hours. Refreshments are not provided.

To book send an email to Irene Karrouze.


Price Information

FREE

Start

11:30pm
5th Jun

End

1:30pm

Venue

Vancouver Room, St James Clinic,
Extons Road,
King's Lynn,
PE30 5NU

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norfolk & Waveney Diabetes Footcare Partnership

Contact Name
Irene Karrouze

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
-


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