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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Mental Health

This course has been developed to improve the understanding of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, the individual’s experience of living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and how to support someone who has a diagnosis. The course will also challenge the myths and stereotypes surrounding the condition. 

This course is aimed at anyone working with or supporting individuals who have a diagnosis of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Group discussions, small group activities, case studies, scenarios and film: A day in the life of OCD
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Government document - No Health without Mental Health
Skills for Care - The Common Core Principles to support good mental health and wellbeing in adult social care

and the following QCF unit:
Understand Mental Health Problems

Occupational Competency Assessor Moving and Positioning 3 Day Programme

Subject category: Competency Assessor

This programme has been developed to support organisations to build internal capacity for the observation, assessment and development of their own staff.

Skills for Care have produced guidance, titled ‘Ongoing learning and development for adult social care’ which recommend training refresher frequency and the requirement for competency assessment between learning engagements. With the effective implementation of competency assessors, organisations can evidence that they have achieved the recommendations of best practice.

The role of the competency assessor supports organisations to achieve their workforce development strategy; training costs can be reduced as there will be less requirement for training to be repeated when organisations can clearly evidence that their workforce is highly competent, well supported and developed though good quality, internal competency assessments.

Organisations often want to evidence how learning engagements have had a positive impact on practice. The role of the competency assessor can ensure that good practice is taking place across the business and is continuously developing through their observation, mentoring and feedback.

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:

  • Group discussions
  • Small group activities
  • Scenario based activities
  • DVD clip
  • Spine anatomical model
  • Hoist
  • Slide sheets
  • Handling belts
  • Transfer boards and a range of service specific equipment if required

This course has been developed and mapped to:

  • Skills for Care – Ongoing learning and development in adult social care
  • The National Skills Academy – The Leadership Qualities Framework

and the following QCF units:

  • Assess occupational competence in the work environment
  • Move and position individuals in accordance with their plan of care

 

Related course you may be interested in:

Safe Handling of Medication Occupational Competency Assessor 3 Day Programme



Occupational Competency Assessor Safe Handling of Medication 3 Day Programme

Subject category: Competency Assessor

This programme has been developed to support organisations to build internal capacity for the observation, assessment and development of their own staff.

Skills for Care have produced a document ‘Ongoing Learning and Development’ within which they recommend training refresher frequency and the requirement for competency assessment between learning engagements. With the effective implementation of competency assessors, organisations can evidence that they have achieved the recommendations of best practice.

The role of the competency assessor supports organisations to achieve their workforce development strategy; training costs can be reduced as there will be less requirement for training to be repeated when organisations can clearly evidence that their workforce is highly competent, well supported and developed though good quality, internal competency assessments.

Organisations often want to evidence how learning engagements have had a positive impact on practice. The role of the competency assessor can ensure that good practice is taking place across the business and is continuously developing through their observation, mentoring and feedback.

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:

  • Group discussions
  • small group activities
  • scenario based activities
  • MAR charts and a range medication props.


This course has been developed and mapped to:

  • Skills for Care – Ongoing learning and development in adult social care
  • The National Skills Academy – The Leadership Qualities Framework
  • Human Medicines Regulations 2012
  • Guidance from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society


and the following QCF units:

  • Assess occupational competence in the work environment
  • Support use of Medication in Social Care Settings

 

Related course you may be interested in:

Moving and Positioning Occupational Competency Assessor 3 Day Programme



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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.

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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’ 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.

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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.

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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.

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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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