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Code: PCC/22/356 Dementia- Rights, Risks and activities in the care of people (Virtual Online)

Rights, Risks and activities in the care of people with dementia delivered by Dementia trainer Buz Loveday

This one-day course split over two consecutive days provides guidance on ways of working to uphold the rights of people with dementia and support them to be meaningfully occupied, while managing risk to ensure maximum benefits

Delegates must attend part 1 & 2 to complete the course

Who should attend?
Anyone with an understanding of dementia and person-centred care who is involved in the care or support of people with dementia in any setting

This course is a virtual course run via Zoom or Teams - joining instructions will be sent to via diary invite a week before the course date.


Please note, this course will have regular breaks for participants so please ensure you take yourself away from the screen. The course is aimed to be interactive.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Meeting Map
2 24 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Zoom Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/1065 Handling of People Course for informal carers and non-agency staff (personal assistants)

1. Theory
• Posture Awareness: Anatomy and physiology of the back to explain occurrence of back pain and significance of the 5 principles of handling to maintain spine in line (posture, head, elbows, knees, feet)
• Information about the manual handling legislation, manual handling risk assessment processes and documentation
• The definition of core, controversial, condemned techniques

2. Practical
• Demonstrations and practice of handling techniques


1. The morning session (09.30 - 12.30) will provide basic handling skills to transfer a person from one seated position to another seated position and to get a person off the floor.
The theory will be covered and then the following techniques, involving minimal assistance will be demonstrated, with opportunity to practice:

a. Transferring from one seated position to another
• Independently with verbal prompting
• Physical assistance with a variety of standing aids for example Rotundas and Stedys.

b. Getting off the floor
• Independently with verbal prompting
• Using the Mangar Elk (inflatable cushion

2. Those requiring more complex handling skills can stay for the afternoon session (13.00 - 16.00); this will include techniques to reposition in bed and using hoists

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Mountbatten Gallery Map