Awareness Sessions

Anaphylaxis 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 with Anaphylaxis.

Course Overview: This course covers the management of anaphylaxis and the use of auto-injectors for the initial treatment of anaphylaxis.

Course Aims:

• To provide attendees with the knowledge and skills to recognise the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and to be able to support individuals with an auto-injector

• To provide practice in the use of auto-injectors and basic life support should this be needed

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Autism 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 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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Continence Awareness and Promotion

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working health and social care who may support individuals with continence issues.

Course Overview: This course is developed for care staff and volunteers to raise awareness of the causes of incontinence, the use of continence aids and promotion of good practice.

Course Aims:

• To discuss types of incontinence

• To describe the urinary system

• Understand stress incontinence

• Recognise treatments for incontinence

• Identify continence management

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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 indviduals 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 individulas 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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Drug & Alcohol Awareness

Duration: Full day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff working in health and social care who support individuals with drug and alcohol misuse issues.

Course Overview: This course is developed for care staff and volunteers to raise awareness of drug and alcohol misuse issues and are adequately informed and enabled to work effectively with service users with dependencies.

Course Aims:

• Discuss substance misuse, and addiction

• Examines how compulsive misuse of substances harms psychologically the service user including legal and illegal substances

• Further learners understanding of both psychological and physical dependency and all other commonalities associated with addictions

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Dysphagia 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 with Dysphagia.

Course Overview: This course provides attendees with the knowledge required to assess and care for service users with dysphagia.

Course Aims:

• To provide knowledge of what dysphagia is and how it is assessed

• To provide knowledge to underpin the care of patients with dysphagia

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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 individuals 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 Disability Awareness

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care who support individuals with a learning disability.

Course Overview: The session will provide a broad overview of learning disabilities and 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 who support individuals with a Mental Health issue.

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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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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Sepsis 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 with Sepsis.

Course Overview: This course provides the knowledge required to increase awareness of sepsis and in turn increase vigilance of sepsis in health and social care settings.

Course Aims:

• To discuss the signs, symptoms and indicators for sepsis

• To discuss those at risk and how risk can be minimised

• Through the use of case studies, identify actions which should be taken in a variety of settings should sepsis be suspected

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Stroke 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 who have had a Stroke.

Course Overview: This course provides both underpinning knowledge of stroke, causes and symptoms and also practical techniques to deliver person centred support for someone who has experienced a stroke.

Course Aims:

• Stroke overview, myths and facts

• To discuss the types and forms of stroke

• To discuss signs, symptoms and effects of stroke

• How to recognise a stoke

• How to support someone who has experienced a stroke

• How to achieve person centred stroke care

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Syringe Driver Awareness

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff working health and social care who support individuals with injections.

Course Overview: This course provides delegates with an  increased knowledge to be able to work effectively, efficiently and safely with the McKinley T34 syringe driver.

Course Aims:

• To identify the indications for using a syringe driver

• To discuss the legal and professional considerations around syringe driver use

• To review the procedure for setting up a McKinley T34 syringe driver including site selection

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Understanding Acquired Brain Injuries

Duration: Full day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working health and social care who may support individuals with acquired brain injuries.

Course Overview: This course provides both underpinning knowledge of acquired brain injuries, causes and symptoms and also practical techniques to deliver person centred support for someone who has experienced a brain injury.

Course Aims:

• Ensure learners understand Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) can affect any aspect of someone's functioning

• Mechanisms, classifications and causes of brain injury

• To give learners a solid foundation knowledge of brain injury and its effects

• Examine normal anatomy and physiology of the brain in a simple, clear, easy to understand way

• Demonstrate understand of possible consequences of ABI

• Discuss structures of damaged/ injured brain'

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Understanding Eating Disorders

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working health and social care who may support individuals with eating disorders.

Course Overview: This course will focus on understanding and supporting some of the 700,000 people in the UK affected by different types of eating disorders.

Course Aims:

• What are eating disorders

• Examine and explain the most common eating disorders.

• When does an eating disorders become a mental health issue

• Substance abuse and eating disorders

• Explain the possible effects of eating disorders

• Warning signs and what to look out for

• Discuss treatments currently available

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