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.

4th Jul

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
4th Jul

End

4:30pm
4th Jul

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


8th Jul

Safeguarding Knowhow for Provider Managers

St Thomas Training is the official provider of training in Safeguarding Adults and Mental Capacity Act for Norfolk County Council and the Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board.

A two-day session to enable managers in the voluntary, private and independent sector to fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities effectively and work with their partners in the statutory sector to achieve, wherever possible, the outcomes service users wish to achieve for themselves.

TARGET GROUP

Managers and senior staff in independent, private and voluntary organisations. Delegates must have previously completed as a minimum safeguarding adults awareness training and Mental Capacity Act training to level one as a minimum.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

BY THE END OF THIS SESSION PARTICIPANTS SHOULD:

  • Understand their role as a manager/ senior staff member responsible for safeguarding adults
  • Have updated their knowledge of safeguarding legislation, guidance and local procedures in particular the nature of domestic abuse and the new offence of coercive control
  • Have refreshed their knowledge and understanding of the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Know how to share and gather information in order to contribute to a safeguarding enquiry
  • Have developed skills to communicate with a service user to enable them to express the outcomes they wish to achieve to keep themselves safe
  • Know how to make a safeguarding referral and how to contribute to the safeguarding process
  • Know how to contribute to and comply with a safeguarding plan
  • Understand the rules that govern information sharing, consent and confidentiality
  • Know how to deal with allegations against staff and when to refer to the MASH
  • Be able to apply and implement the safer recruitment agenda in your organisation; understand when DBS checks are required and how to ask questions about motivation to work with vulnerable adults
  • Know how to manage complaints from family members and how to ensure that the complaints process does not detract from any safeguarding concerns

Mon 8th & Tue 9th July 2019 - 9.30am start each day


Price Information

£100.00 including VAT per person for 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
8th Jul

End

4:30pm
9th Jul

Venue

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

Cost

£100

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-knowhow-for-managers.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


10th Jul

Learning Lessons from Safeguarding Adults Reviews

PLEASE NOTE - THE CONTENT OF THIS SESSION CHANGES COMPLETELY FROM YEAR TO YEAR, TO REFLECT NEW CASES AND DIFFERENT PRIORITIES. THE NEW YEAR STARTS ON 1ST APRIL. THE CONTENT OF THE SESSIONS FROM 1ST APRIL 2019 - 31ST MARCH 2020 WILL BE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT TO WHAT WAS COVERED BETWEEN 1ST APRIL 2018 AND 31ST MARCH 2019.

AIM

A one-day session to enable practitioners, in supportive, non blaming environment, to understand the key themes emerging from Safeguarding Adults Reviews. Delegates will also reflect on what the learning means for their practice with service users and their communication and joint working with staff for our partner agencies.

Safeguarding Adults Reviews are conducted when a service user has died or experienced serious harm and there are concerns about how agencies have worked together to safeguard the person. Often in these cases staff have worked diligently and with great care and concern for the service use but with the benefit of hindsight an SAR can shine a light on how staff may have been caught up in complex inter agency or family dynamics which made it difficult to accurately assess the risks to the service user or hear the service user's voice.

The course will consider our Norfolk SARs and learning emerging nationally throughout the year.

TARGET GROUP

Assistant practitioners, social workers, practice consultants, team managers, and optional for Heads of Service/Heads of Operations and Assistant Directors. Also other experienced staff in health & social care organisations throughout the county of Norfolk.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: BY THE END OF THIS SESSION PARTICIPANTS SHOULD:

  • understand the themes emerging from SARs and what it means for developing individual practice
  • have analysed a section of an anonymised SAR with a view to considering the multi agency context and the risks to the service user
  • understand the concept of static and dynamic risks and the protective / mitigating factors within a person’s life and how to balance them
  • have clarified best practice in information sharing and the multi agency dynamics which can operate to as a barrier to gathering information
  • know how to use supervision effectively to share and analyse risk
  • understand the inter relationship between the MCA and safeguarding work and how the assumption of capacity and the concept of ‘Lifestyle choice’ can detract from understanding the risk of harm
  • know how the ‘Rule of Optimism’ can operate when there are serious risks to service users and understand how to recognise this

HOW TO BOOK ON ONE OF THESE SESSIONS

Employees of organisations other than Norfolk County Council within the county of Norfolk should complete the booking form and send it to St Thomas Training by email or post. 


Price Information

Free to Norfolk County Council employees. £50.00 per person for employees of other organisations within the county of Norfolk and if you book 3 places at the same time then 1 of those places is free.

Start

9:30am
10th Jul

End

4:30pm

Venue

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

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970 914

Website
https://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/learning-lessons-from-safeguarding.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


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
• 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
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

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
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

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
12th Jul

End

5:00pm
12th Jul

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


15th Jul

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
15th Jul

End

4:30pm
16th 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


18th Jul

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
18th Jul

End

4:30pm
18th Jul

Venue

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

Cost

£110

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611


26th 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
• 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
26th Jul

End

12:30pm
26th Jul

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


26th 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
• 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
26th Jul

End

12:30pm
26th Jul

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


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