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  • Assetiveness

    Assetiveness Course Overview:

    Some times it is hard to say "No". This assertiveness training course will provide skills and techniques to exert more control with confrontation, difficult conversations, bullying and negotiating.

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  • Attachment Disorders

    Attachment Disorders Course Overview:

    Within this training we look at how Attachment disorders form from unusual early experiences of neglect, abuse, abrupt separation from caregivers, frequent change or excessive numbers of caregivers, or lack of caregiver responsiveness to child resulting in a lack of basic trust and behavioural problems. We look at how to reaffirm relationships, gain back trust using a variety of behaviour management styles and therapeutic approaches.

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  • Behaviour Management

    Behaviour Management Course Overview:

    Behaviour Management Training is designed to look at presenting behaviours and understanding in what context these are occurring and why ( Behaviour is a form of language ). Strategies will centre on preventing behaviours from occurring, and on equipping staff with skills to empower individuals to manage their own behaviour through the use of motivational interviewing, and having a consistent understanding approach. Delegates will learn how to address disruptive behaviour safely and effectively, increasing the likelihood that individuals will choose more positive behaviours.

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  • Challenging Behaviour

    Challenging Behaviour Course Overview:

    This course gives an overview of factors which effect behaviour and how those factors can manifest themselves with clients and services users. The course also gives an insight into how our own personal standards and values can affect other people including our clients. There are also some useful coping strategies highlighted which help staff to support challenging people in their work environment

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  • Child protection and safeguarding

    Child protection and safeguarding Course Overview:

    Child protection and safeguarding is everyones responsibility.This course is specifically designed for anyone who comes into contact with children.

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  • Coaching for Performance/ Supervisors Course

    Coaching for Performance/ Supervisors Course Course Overview:

    Research has demonstrated that good supervision is associated with job satisfaction, commitment to the organisation and good retention. This course provides supervisors and team leaders the necessary skills to supervise and lead their teams whilst building positive relationships within the organisation.

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  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Course Overview:

    This course is an introduction to CBT which is a forward thinking talking therapy that focuses on how thoughts, beliefs and attitudes affect feelings and behaviour, and gives you tools and coping skills for dealing with different problems in a variety of situations.

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  • Confidence Building

    Confidence Building Course Overview:

    This confidence building course provides you with an immediate boost to your self-esteem. We'll work to overcome nerves, identify what may be holding you back, learn to deal with shyness and more.

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  • Communication in Healthcare

    Communication in Healthcare Course Overview:

    It is widely accepted that effective communication skills are important in ensuring that service users receive the highest quality of care. This course gives an overview of the many types of communication that we use and how to use them for the benefit of colleagues and clients. It allows those attending to reflect on their own communication skills and how they can be enhanced

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  • Conflict Resolution

    Conflict Resolution Course Overview:

    More than 40% of people who work within the social care industry will become a victim of Aggression & Violence in the course of their duties. Where such incidents are a foreseeable risk, employers are required by the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974 (as amended) to provide their employees with ‘safe systems’ to minimise the risk to themselves

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  • Dementia Awareness

    Dementia Awareness Course Overview:

    Dementia is becoming increasingly prevalent, both due to an ageing population and also improved recognition of this condition.

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  • De-escalation and Restrictive Physical Intervention/ Breakaway Techniques

    De-escalation and Restrictive Physical Intervention/ Breakaway Techniques Course Overview:

    This training provides learners, working in higher risk environments, with additional skills and knowledge to restrict and control the movement of an individual when necessary, to protect them from harm and to stop them harming others. The main focus of this course will be on de-escalation and using Restrictive Physical Intervention as a last resort, risk management and how to reduce the need for RPI.

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  • Dementia Excellence

    Dementia Excellence Course Overview:

    This 1 day course will provide you with a deeper knowledge in the subject of Dementia.The emphasis of this course is to help participants understand why people with dementia behave the way they do, and give practical steps to prevent deterioration and agitation to maintain the abilities and contented mood in the people you care for.

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  • Diabetes Management

    Diabetes Management Course Overview:

    There are currently more than 2.3 million people with diabetes in the UK and there are over half a million people with diabetes who have the condition and don’t know it. Delegates are introduced to medical, social, psychological and educational aspects of the condition and learn about its diagnosis, complications, treatment, lifestyle changes and the role of individuals within the diabetes 'team'.

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  • Dysphagia

    Dysphagia Course Overview:

    Some people with Dysphagia have problems swallowing certain foods or liquids while others cannot swallow at all. This course will provide you with further support in managing patients with swallowing issues.

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  • Equality & Diversity

    Equality & Diversity Course Overview:

    Our workforce and communities are becoming increasingly diverse. Organisations need to be pro-active in developing the culture and practices that enable people to become valued, respected and motivated for the benefit of all. Often in the workplace when we ask the question what is Equality & Diversity we receive a varied and mixed response causing confusion. This course is very much aimed at making things clear.

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  • Effective Report Writing and Record Keeping

    Effective Report Writing and Record Keeping Course Overview:

    This course provides an opportunity to understand the need for effective report writing and record keeping. Clear and comprehensive records are necessary to justify the need for treatment, to document the effectiveness of that treatment, and to have a legal record of events. Delegates will explore techniques on how best to achieve this. Professionals in all positions and settings must be concerned with documentation. After all, excellent record keeping does not guarantee good care, but poor record keeping poses an obstacle to clinical excellence (Kibbee & Lilly, 1989).

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  • Epilepsy Awareness

    Epilepsy Awareness Course Overview:

    Epilepsy is a neurological condition which presents in as many as 50 different types. It is diagnosed when someone has recurrent seizures (also known to many people as fits, grand mal, petit mal, absences). Over 440,000 people have epilepsy in the UK.

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  • Epilepsy & Administration of Rescue Treatments

    Epilepsy & Administration of Rescue Treatments Course Overview:

    Epilepsy is the most common neurological condition in the world. 1 in every 131 people in the UK have Epilepsy. This means that there are at least 456,000 people in the UK with Epilepsy. This course will explore different types of Epilepsy and enable people to competently manage Epilepsy should the need arise.

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  • Falls Prevention and Fracture Risk Awareness

    Falls Prevention and Fracture Risk Awareness Course Overview:

    Falls are a major cause of disability and the leading cause of mortality resulting from injury in people aged over 75 in the UK. One-third to one-half of people aged over 65 fall each year. Falling, therefore, has an impact on quality of life, health and healthcare costs. Delegates attending this course will explore the content below to aid their organisation in achieving high standards regarding falls prevention and fracture risk.

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  • Infection Control

    Infection Control Course Overview:

    Infection control means we are not completely at the mercy of infections and the diseases that infections cause because we can take certain actions the control them. The more we learn about infection – what it is and how it occurs – the more we know how to avoid it, overcome it and minimise its spread. In particular the course will enable the delegate to: : Understand key infection control issues : Encourage a ‘safe practice’ culture both for individuals and in the workplace

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  • Introduction to Autism and Aspergers Syndrome

    Introduction to Autism and Aspergers Syndrome Course Overview:

    This course gives an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s Syndrome. It will allow the delegates to understand the presentation of both, subsequent client needs and behaviour whilst maintaining good practice for supporting them

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  • Introduction to Safe Handling of Medication

    Introduction to Safe Handling of Medication Course Overview:

    Medicating is one aspect of care provision that can go seriously wrong, hence the need to get it right. This is a half-day workshop designed to explain the basics of medicines management in the care sector

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  • Makaton - Introduction

    Makaton - Introduction Course Overview:

    The workshop provides an introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information.

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  • Makaton Training - Beginners' Workshop for Parents and Carers

    Makaton Training - Beginners' Workshop for Parents and Carers Course Overview:

    The workshop provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information with practical activities through the 2 days.

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  • Medication Management

    Medication Management Course Overview:

    A one-day workshop covering the key principles and practices regarding managing medicines within the care sector. Medicating is one aspect of care provision that can go seriously wrong, hence the need to get it right. The topic is put across logically, in bite-size pieces, so that people understand, learn, reflect and apply best medication practices. These are invaluable resources for supervisors and managers etc. who want to manage medication standards

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  • Mental Health Awareness

    Mental Health Awareness Course Overview:

    Mental Health difficulties are a major reason for ill health in the UK. It is estimated that 1 in 4 of us will experience Mental Health difficulties at some point in our lives. People with Mental Health difficulties remain one of the most stigmatized groups within our society. People attending this course leave the programme with a good understanding of what Mental Health is, how to recognise the effects of Mental Health and support individuals/groups/families

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  • Adult Mental Health First Aid - Lite

    Adult Mental Health First Aid - Lite Course Overview:

    Our Adult MHFA Lite course is an introductory three hour mental health awareness course. By the end of the course you'll be able to: - Define mental health and some common mental health issues - Identify stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health issues - Relate to people's experiences and support people in distress - Look after your own mental health.

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  • Adult Mental Health First Aid

    Adult Mental Health First Aid Course Overview:

    Our quality assured MHFA instructors deliver training that has been designed to fit into four manageable chunks. These are: - Mental Health First Aid, mental health, and depression - Depression (cont.) and suicidal crisis - Anxiety, personality disorders, eating disorders and self harm - Psychosis, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

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  • Armed Forces Mental Health First Aid

    Armed Forces Mental Health First Aid Course Overview:

    Armed Forces MHFA is split up into four manageable chunks. These are: - What is mental health, and why Armed Forces MHFA? - Suicide and depression - Psychosis - Anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder.

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  • Youth Mental Health First Aid - Lite

    Youth Mental Health First Aid - Lite Course Overview:

    Youth MHFA Lite offers an introduction to young people’s mental health and to mental health issues. It is intended to introduce the Youth MHFA course.

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  • Youth Mental Health First Aid

    Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Overview:

    Our Youth MHFA course is an internationally recognised course designed specifically for those people that teach, work, live with or care for young people aged 8 to 18 years. Our Youth MHFA course is split into four manageable chunks. These are: - What is mental health? - Depression and anxiety - Suicide and psychosis - Self-harm and eating disorders. Within each section there is clear focus on the issues faced by young people today, including bullying/cyber bullying and substance misuse. The course also teaches the importance of promoting wellbeing and protective factors.

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  • Youth Mental Health First Aid for Schools and Colleges

    Youth Mental Health First Aid for Schools and Colleges Course Overview:

    Youth MHFA for Schools and Colleges has been designed especially with schools in mind. Based on the Youth MHFA course but targeted to meet the needs of educational environments, Youth MHFA Schools and Colleges will cover key topics around young people’s mental health and wellbeing, with a strong practical focus on how to support young people experiencing mental distress. Whilst the course is not a replacement for the two day Youth MHFA course, delegates will become Champions for better mental health in schools.

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  • Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

    Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Course Overview:

    This course helps delegates understand Mental Capacity and Deprivation of liberty safeguards and their implementation through the social care sector

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  • Person Centred Approaches

    Person Centred Approaches Course Overview:

    This training day gives you an introduction to person centred planning, person centred approaches and person centred support planning. This course will not give trainees the skills to actually produce a person centred plan or a person centred support plan (such as service designs and working policies), but will be an excellent starting point for these areas of work. It will also enable trainees to ascertain whether their skills and role are best suited to person centred planning or person centred support planning. This course is also suitable for families who wish to plan with their family member who has learning disabilities. This training day is co-delivered alongside an “expert by experience”, someone who has used Person Centred Planning in their own life.

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  • Person Centred Planning

    Person Centred Planning Course Overview:

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  • Person Centred Reviews

    Person Centred Reviews Course Overview:

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  • Professional Boundaries

    Professional Boundaries Course Overview:

    The objective of this training is for those attending to understand the meaning of Professional Boundaries and be able to identify and prevent poor boundaries. Within social care settings, it is often very difficult for staff to be able to keep professional integrity while meeting the needs of clients. This can often lead to frustration on both sides. This training enables staff to understand good practice in this field.

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  • Safeguarding Adults Training

    Safeguarding Adults Training Course Overview:

    Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. The course is suitable for anyone who works with or supports a vulnerable Adult.

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  • Supporting people with prescribed anti– embolism stockings and prescribed compression stockings

    Supporting people with prescribed anti– embolism stockings and prescribed compression stockings Course Overview:

    Anti-embolism stockings are commonly used after surgery to prevent blood clotting by gently compressing the leg. This increases blood flow and prevents the veins expanding which then stops pooling of the blood in the lower leg forming clots.

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  • Venepuncture

    Venepuncture Course Overview:

    To ensure all learners who perform venepuncture are provided with theoretical and evidence based skills training that will equip them to perform venepuncture safely and efficiently.

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  • Wound Management for Nurses

    Wound Management for Nurses Course Overview:

    This course is designed specifically for nurses in assessment and treatment in wound care to build your confidence and competence which will enable successful wound care treatment and planning for a person centred approach.

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