Awareness Sessions

Autism Awareness

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care who may support individuals who are on the autistic spectrum.

Course Overview: This course explores autism and the current body of thinking and knowledge about Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Course Aims:

• How ASD is displayed and why

• Explore the range of abilities found within ASD

• Provide information, practical strategies and promote a positive understanding to enable people to work more effectively with people with ASD

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Dementia Awareness

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care who may support people with dementia.

Course Overview: This course will explore what we mean when we say someone has dementia. What are the differences between memory losses of old age and dementia? What is it like to have dementia? The course will challenge you to think more about how we can best care for and support people with dementia. How can we enable people to continue to use their remaining skills? What can we do if someone with dementia has to go into hospital or a care home?

Course Aims:

• What do we mean by ‘dementia’ & most common causes of dementia

• The individuality of the experience of dementia

• Understanding behaviour and emotional distress

• Cultural difference in dementia & communicating with people with dementia

• Caring for people with dementia as both formal and informal carer

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Diabetes Awareness

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care who may support people with Diabetes.

Course Overview: This course explores ‘What is diabetes’ and the basic anatomy and physiology of what happens to cause diabetes.

Course Aims:

• How big the problem is

• What is diabetes

• Types of diabetes

• Common indicators of diabetes

• Treatment of diabetes

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End of Life Care

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.

Course Overview: Social care is about supporting people in their daily lives with the choices they make. For some people that increasingly includes preparing for their death. This is a fact that every front line social care worker knows intuitively, but they may not always have the confidence to engage with the issues it raises.  This course will explore ways to support and enhance the quality of care provided to the individual approaching end of life, their families and as their Carers.

Course Aims:

• To look at providing high quality end of life care

• Terminology in End of Life Care

• Awareness of a care worker's role and response

• Changes in conditions and dealing with signs and symptoms

• Accessing support and multi-agency working

• Dealing with difficult situations and communication

• Recognising the final stages of dying

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Epilepsy Awareness

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care who may support people with Epilepsy.

Course Overview: To review the causes and effects and identify signs and symptoms of Epilepsy. They will also consider the risk factors and lifestyle issues associated with Epilepsy and plan effective levels of care for people.

Course Aims:

• Participants will review their knowledge of Epilepsy and improve their practice and quality of care as a result.

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Learning Disabilities Awareness

Duration:  ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.

Course Overview: The session will provide a broad overview of learning disabilities and a greater understanding of the issues surrounding these disabilities. It increase the confidence of staff, with practical advice and information on best practice for communicating with individuals with learning disabilities and their carers. The session will also cover disability legislation, barriers to inclusion within the community and why language matters.

Course Aims:

• Explore meaning of the term Learning Disability

• Examine some of the causes of Learning Disability

• Look at some of the specific physical and mental health needs of people with a Learning Disability

• Review of current social and legal context affecting ways of working with a Learning disability

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Mental Health and Mental Illness Awareness

Duration: Full day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.

Course Overview: To provide attendees with knowledge and understanding of both mental health and mental illness.

Course Aims:

• List a number of mental health disorders and their effects

• Describe ways of supporting an individual’s positive mental health

• Describe causes of mental illnesses

• Describe the basics of the Mental Health Act

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Other Training

Other training is available on request, this includes:

• Dysphasia Awareness

• Stroke Awareness

• Introduction to Acquired Brain Injury

• Drug and alcohol awareness

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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

Duration: ½ day course

 

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working health and social care who may support individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease.

Course Overview: This course explores Parkinson’s Disease and the current body of thinking and knowledge about Parkinson’s Disease. To enable staff to better care for peoples with Parkinson’s Disease.

Course Aims:

• Have an increased understanding of Parkinson’s and its many symptoms

• Be better equipped to be able to help somebody with Parkinson’s to manage their condition

• Able to identify care plan actions for your service users with Parkinson’s

• Understand the importance of people getting their Parkinson’s medication on time and the symptoms if medication is early or late

• Know where to access resources and further education

• Have the knowledge and strategies to help you better care for a service user with Parkinson’s

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Bespoke professional training courses for Health & Social Care organisations, which are both practical and enjoyable.