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Facilitate Change in Health and Social Care and Assessing needs in line with Domiciliary Care

Subject category: General Health and Social Care
This course has been developed to provide learners with the required knowledge in order for them to be able to recognise how past practice has had an impact on current changes occurring within the sector. These changes will have an impact on the services that are provided and how these services should be delivered within domiciliary care services. Change can be challenging for everyone and a positive approach to change is beneficial to all. Learners will gain skills to actively promote and facilitate change within the services that they work
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Group discussions, case studies of care plans, small group activities, research and DVD clips.
This has been developed and mapped to:
NICE Guideline – Home care: delivering personal care and practical support to older people living in their own homes
The National Skills Academy - The leadership Qualities Framework
and the following QCF unit:
Support individuals to be part of a community

Falls and Fragility

Subject category: General Health and Social Care
This course has been developed to raise awareness of falls and fragility and the impact these can have on an individual. Learners will develop an understanding of who is at risk of falling and the implications of a fall to a frail person, and we will explore how to support an individual to minimise their risk of falling.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Group discussions, small group activities, scenarios to risk assess and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
NICE Guidelines - Falls in older people: assessing risk and prevention
NICE Quality Standard- Falls in older people
College of Occupational Therapists- Occupational therapy in the prevention and management of falls in adults Practice guideline
The care Certificate – Standard 13 Health and safety
and the following QCF unit:
Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care

Fire Safety Awareness

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Health and Safety
This course has been developed to increase awareness of fire safety at work. Attendees will get the opportunity to discuss the fire safety concerns they have with regards to the individual environments in which they work.
Learners will gain an understanding of the fire triangle, the different classifications of fire, their own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to fire safety, the use of risk assessments in relation to Health and Safety and their own contribution to the risk assessment process. 
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Fire safety signs, group discussions, risk assessment templates, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 
The Government guidance – Fire safety risk assessment: Residential care Premises
The Care Certificate – Standard 13 – Health and Safety 
And the following QCF units:
Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care 


First Aid at Home

Subject category: Health and Safety
This course has been developed for learners to gain the knowledge and practical competences required to deal with the range of emergency first aid situations at home. Learners will be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations. They will gain an understanding of the importance of the stocking of equipment and record keeping.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
First Aid manikins, First Aid kit, scenarios, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 (as amended)
Resuscitation Council Guidelines
And the following QCF unit:
Emergency First Aid Skills

First Aid at Work (FAW) Three Day Level 3 Award

Subject category: Health and Safety
This course is for all staff members who have been designated as the First Aider at Work.  It supports learners to gain a qualification to the highest level of First Aid at Work, and which meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981.
This comprehensive three day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.
Assessment & Certification
Assessment of learning is ongoing throughout the course by the instructor through discussion, questioning, individual and group activities, practical work, observations and a multiple choice questions paper. 
This course is fully accredited and on successful completion, learners will receive a 3 year qualification from our awarding body.
To ensure this qualification is kept in date, a three yearly, two day refresher course will need to be undertaken to re-qualify.
It is a recommendation by the HSE and HSENI, that the learners consider an annual 3 hour refresher.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Practical activities, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 (as amended)
Resuscitation Council Guidelines 

The Care Certificate Standard 12


First Aid at Work Refresher (FAW) – Two Day Requalification – Level 3 Award

Subject category: Health and Safety
This course is for all staff members who are the designated First Aider at Work and who are required to keep this qualification ‘live’. This comprehensive two day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, which will support learners to refresh their knowledge and bring practice up to date. It supports learners to gain a qualification to the highest level of First Aid at Work, and which meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981.
The course may be taken up to three months before the First Aider’s certificate expiry date but cannot be taken any later than 28 days after the expiry date.  All successful learners will be issued with an accredited First Aid at Work Certificate, lasting for a period of 3 years, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualification.

Food Hygiene and Infection Control

Subject category: General Health and Social Care
This course has been developed to give learners an understanding of the basic principles of food hygiene and infection control. Learners will look at ways of minimising infection through the use of handling and preparing food safely and ensuring infection control measures are used when necessary. This course contributes to the knowledge required for Care Certificate Standard 8 and fully covers Standard 15.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
A-Z hygiene game, scenarios, case studies, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Certificate Standard 8 and 15
Food Safety Act 1990
Food Hygiene Regulations 2006
And the following QCF units:
Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
The principles of Infection Prevention and Control


Food Hygiene Awareness

Subject category: Health and Safety
This course has been developed as a basic level course for all staff who are involved in serving food and providing advice, guidance and prompts to the individuals they are supporting when purchasing, storing, preparing and cooking meals. 
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Fact or fiction game, group discussions, small group activities and individual assessments.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Certificate Standard 8
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Food Safety Act 1990
Food Standards Agency: Safer Food Better Business 
And the following QCF unit:
Meet Food Safety Requirements when Providing Food and Drink for Individuals
Support Individuals to Eat and Drink
Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care


Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Award

Subject category: Health and Safety
This Award is aimed at staff who are working within a variety of Health and Social Care environments from residential care to supported living services.  
Food safety is the responsibility of everyone who is involved in the storage, preparation, cooking, serving and handling of food. The topics covered in this award are regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.
This qualification is assessed with a 30 question, multiple choice questionnaire which is externally marked. Learners will need to achieve 20 or more correct answers to gain this qualification. 
Learners will need to bring with them on the day photographic identification which will be confirmed as seen by the trainer on the day.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Case studies, group discussions, small group activities and practical activities
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Food Safety Act 1990
Food Hygiene Regulations 2006
Food Standards Agency: Safer Food Better Business
And the following QCF units:
Meet Food Safety Requirements when Providing Food and Drink for Individuals
Support Individuals to Eat and Drink
Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care


Online Training Records

Online Training Records

Our web based learning management system will provide you with the tools you need to access your up to date training records at all times, to produce information on your staff’s training records for CQC and to notify you of when updates are required.

About our Learning Management System
Tailored Training Social and Housing care
Tailored Training

Whilst we have a wide range of programmes written and ready to go, and within any training you have in-house, we will incorporate your organisations policies, procedures and paperwork into our delivery as standard practice, we understand that sometimes you may still need a little something else, something that makes it even more specific to your organisation and your business objectives.

About our tailored training
Pilot
Pilot Schemes

For large organisations wanting to roll a programme out across the whole staff team, you may want to consider setting up a pilot programme prior to full implementation. We have worked with many customers on pilot projects to ensure programmes meet all required objectives and any change are made from lessons learned prior to full implementation.

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Value for Money
Value for money

‘Value’ to our customers has never been about the price;  it is always about the quality of the service they receive and the impact this has on their staff’s practice, their business performance and ultimately the quality of life for the people they support.

Getting value for money
Safeguarding
Safeguarding

All multi agencies have a responsibility to keep all vulnerable adults and children safe by working in partnership with each other and sharing relevant information which could reduce the risk of harm and abuse.

About safeguarding
Care Act
Care Act

The Care Act 2014, together with a range of regulations and statutory guidance, is the base upon which social care will develop over the next few decades. It enshrines the new statutory principle of individual wellbeing, the driving force behind the Act, and makes it the responsibility of local authorities to promote wellbeing when carrying out any of their care and support functions.

About the care act
Care Certificate
Care Certificate

The Care Certificate is an induction programme that will provide clear evidence to employers, patients and people who receive care and support, that the health or social care worker who is supporting them has been assessed against a specific set of standards and has demonstrated they have the skills, knowledge and behaviours to ensure that they provide compassionate and high quality care and support.

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