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15 courses found

Code: PCC/20/450 Independence and Wellbeing Team (IWT) Overview Session

Course overview:
This 1¾ hour session gives a complete overview of the work of the IWT
in helping the residents of Portsmouth keep well, stay independent and active in the community. The session covers our team purpose, approach, ways of working and client group(s).

 

Target Audience: 

All staff, volunteers and community organisations and members working with people who are living independently within their community or those who have the capacity to regain the ability to do so.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 March 2021 13:00 - 14:30 Conference Room B (2nd Floor) Map

Code: PCC/20/332 Lite Making Every Contact Count Healthy Conversation Skills for Social Workers & ISA's (Virtual Online) (EVENT FULL)

Lite Making Every Contact Count Healthy Conversation Skills

MECC Lite encourages conversations to empower others towards healthier lifestyle choices taking into account the wider social determinants that influence health and wellbeing. Everyone who comes into contact with members of the public has the opportunity to have MECC conversations.

Who is the training suitable for?


Everyone who comes into contact with members of the public as part of their role paid or voluntary has the opportunity to have MECC conversations. MECC Lite is a condensed accredited version of MECC Healthy Conversation Skills Training.

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 17 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map
2 03 March 2021 09:15 - 13:00 Endeavour Training Room Map

Code: PCC/20/459 Cultural Awareness (Cancelled)

Course overview:

Cultural awareness is essential for anybody working with the diverse community in Portsmouth. This course provides an overview of ethnic minority demographics within Portsmouth and an introduction to larger communities and their culture.

Participants will gain insight into people from other cultures enhancing their self-awareness and develop their confidence in working with people from different backgrounds. The course also explores some of the barriers ethnic minority communities face when accessing services, ideas on how to overcome these and aspects of mental health and wellbeing within different cultures.

Target audience:

Front line staff, volunteers and community leaders working with diverse communities within Portsmouth

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 March 2021 09:30 - 15:00 Ground Floor Meeting Room 4 Map

Code: PCC/20/430 Food Safety Awareness (Cancelled)

Course overview
This course provides training to a safe level for those who perform low risk tasks such as clearing tables, maintaining stores, delivering meals on wheels and preparing occasional snacks.

Target audience:
Anyone who is required to prepare or serve food as part of their role

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 March 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Conference Room B (2nd Floor) Map

Code: PCC/21/46 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 11 March 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/21/47 Handling of People Course for informal carers and non-agency staff (personal assistants) - pm

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 11 March 2021 13:00 - 16:00 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/21/175 Managing Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace (EVENT FULL)

This virutal course is for anyone who manages or supervises staff or has responsibility for workplace wellbeing: To enable them to learn how to recognise when a staff member is struggling with mental health and how they can support them professionally.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 March 2021 09:30 - 12:45 Zoom Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/176 Managing Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace (EVENT FULL)

This virutal course is for anyone who manages or supervises staff or has responsibility for workplace wellbeing: To enable them to learn how to recognise when a staff member is struggling with mental health and how they can support them professionally.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 May 2021 13:00 - 16:45 Zoom Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/272 Basic Life Support (First Aid) AM

This course is for social care staff who are working towards the Care Certificate and do not require a full EFAW or FAW qualification. It is also appropriate for NHS staff who require a knowledge of basic life support.

Please note this course will not meet full HSE or OFSTED requirements.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 June 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: PCC/21/273 Basic Life Support (First Aid) PM

This course is for social care staff who are working towards the Care Certificate and do not require a full EFAW or FAW qualification. It is also appropriate for NHS staff who require a knowledge of basic life support.

Please note this course will not meet full HSE or OFSTED requirements.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 June 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Nelson Training Room Map