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Code: PCC/21/190 First Aid at Work Requalification (2 days) (EVENT FULL)

The First Aid at Work Requalification (FAWR) is suitable only for those delgates who have an in date First Aid at Work qualification and it is approaching expiry.

Please only book on this course if your certificate is due to expire with 3-4 months of the date of this course.

If your certificate has expired and it is less than one month since your expiry date please contact the course administrator to discuss your options.

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1 16 September 2021 09:15 - 17:00 Nelson Training Room Map
2 17 September 2021 09:15 - 17:00 Nelson Training Room Map

Code: PCC/21/557 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

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/21/16 Positive Behaviour Support (EVENT FULL) (Cancelled)

This is a one-day course to provide an awareness of strategies and interventions to positively support people within their daily lives.

Who should attend?
This course is suitable for any staff working with people with learning disabilities and vulnerabilities.

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1 21 September 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Collingwood Training Room Map

Code: PCC/21/546 Handling of People Refresher (theory and practice) (EVENT FULL)

Who Should Complete it?

Experienced care staff working for PCC or the private sector wanting a refresher course in the moving and handling of people

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1 22 September 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/21/353 Safeguarding Adults - detailed: (For managers/ senior staff in care homes, nursing homes & supported living in PCC, SCAT-PP, public, independent, private & voluntary organisations)

Delegates must attend both sessions to complete the course - please add both dates into your calendar.

 

A two session course to enable managers in the public, voluntary, private and independent sector to fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities effectively, and to work with their partners in the statutory sector to achieve, wherever possible, the outcomes service users wish to achieve for themselves.


Who should attend?
Anyone who works in a managerial or senior capacity in a health or social care provider setting (e.g. residential homes, day centres, supported living, domiciliary care etc.). Participants should already have a good understanding of the basics of Safeguarding Adults as this is not an awareness session.

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

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 September 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map
2 23 September 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/230 ASC SystmOne - Induction - Part 1

This course will provide an introduction to SystmOne for staff in Adult Social Care at PCC and related services.

Part 1 is intended for all new SystmOne users.
The session is delivered as a guided series of practical exercises using a training database that mirrors the live system, and will provide an overview of SystmOne for social care, suitable for all users.

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1 23 September 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/231 ASC SystmOne - Induction - Part 2

This course will provide an introduction to SystmOne for staff in Adult Social Care at PCC and related services.

Part 2 is intended for all new staff who need to Social workers, ISAs, Managers.
The session is delivered as a guided series of practical exercises using a training database that mirrors the live system, and will provide an overview of SystmOne for social care, suitable for all users.

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1 23 September 2021 13:30 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Meeting Map

Code: PCC/21/600 Handling of People - Hoist workshop

This course includes theory and practice in relation to the use of hoists to transfer people

Who Should Attend?

Having completed the Handling of People Induction programme, new staff whose role directly or indirectly involves the handling of people may attend this course to give more knowledge and experience.


Existing staff may also attend this course as part of their refresher programme - please reflect on handling experiences over the previous 6 months that may be problem solved during the session.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room) Map

Code: PCC/21/360 Lite Making Every Contact Count (MECC) Conversation Skills ASC (Virtual Online)

Lite Making Every Contact Count (MECC) Conversation Skills

 

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is a Royal Society of Public Health accredited course and is about supporting you to make the most of every opportunity you have with the people you come into contact with every day to make a change.

The Making Every Contact Counts approach helps to ensure you are able to make a difference to the clients you work with by encouraging and supporting them to change behaviours that may be damaging to their health and wellbeing.

Who is the training suitable for?

Social Workers and ISA's that have completed their Strength Based Training are encouraged to attend MECC. In 'usual times' MECC would consist of two sessions delivered face to face, however, due to the pandemic this can't take place. In response to this MECC Lite is being delivered in one session and has been adapted to be delivered virtually. The session is three hours long and is very interactive.

This course is a virtual course run via Zoom or Teams - please add the date into your calendar, joining instructions will be sent to you a week before the course date.



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1 23 September 2021 10:00 - 13:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map

Code: PCC/21/135 Team Leading Essentials

As the late Steve Jobs said, 'Great things in business are never done by one person, they are done by a team of people'. With increasing challenges and change in local government, this five hour virtual workshop on Microsoft Teams is for anyone who leads a team of people and will examine some big ideas and essential skills.

Following the workshop, atendees will be directed to the extensive library of reading and digital study materials on this subject available on Knowledge Hub.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2021 10:00 - 14:00 Virtual Learning Platform Map