Induction Care Standards & Specialised Training Courses for Health, Social Care and Commercial Businesses

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Induction Care Standards Courses



Dementia Awareness




Suitability & Detail:
This course is designed to provide people in Health and Social Care with information to gain a better understanding of the condition Dementia.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • What Dementia is and what it is not
  • Description of common types of Dementia
  • The effect of Dementia on the brain and behaviour
  • How to interpret and respond to the need behind client behaviour challenging a care worker
  • How memory works and what happens to memory in Dementia
  • Understanding the importance of effective communication and recognise some barriers and ways to overcome these
  • How person centered care can help manage the effects of Dementia
  • Everyone's responsibilities to protect and safeguard individuals and recognise the limits and boundaries of your role
  • Applying principles of Mental Capacity Act to your work

Course Review:


"Excellent, interesting and motivating Dementia training, presented well with clear instructions. I care for my Nan who has Vascular Dementia and the training made me more informed about the disease and I will be using what you have given me today to help me care for my Nan. Thank you."

Christina Stock - Avante Staff Bank, Kent


DIGNITY in CARE




Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for all levels of staff, and no prior knowledge is assumed or required. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Care Act 2014 and enables staff to ensure the Wellbeing of all those that they care for.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • The pieces of relevant legislation and the various principles they put forward
  • The 10 dignity "do's" and the ways in which you can meet them, as well as how discrimination can impact on dignity and how to prevent it
  • The 8 dignity factors together with the 3Ps, and how to fulfil each factor through positive actions and attitudes
  • Fundamental Standards CQC Regulation 10 – Dignity & Respect
  • The ways in which all areas of care, e.g. Care Homes, A&E, and End of Life, may be at risk of undignified care, and what you can do to ensure dignity is upheld


Equality and Diversity




Suitability & Detail:
This session involves delegates to explore their own meaning of how they approach Equality and Diversity and then gain a better understanding of how these words play an important role in the work of Health and Social Care. The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Race Relations Act 1976, Sex Discrimination Act 1975, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Humans Rights Act 1998 and other appropriate legislation.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • What does Equality and Diversity mean?
  • Understanding of Equality, diversity and discrimination issues in the workplace and its legal context
  • Knowledge of what discrimination, stereotyping and prejudice mean and how these can form barriers to equality
  • Understanding the importance of person centered care in ensuring non-discriminatory practice
  • Delegates will learn using a variety of exercises to reinforce their learning for Equality and Diversity


Fire Prevention and Control Awareness




Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for all levels of staff, and no prior knowledge is assumed or required. The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997 And other appropriate legislation.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • To enable staff to be more aware of fire safety
  • To give staff the skills, knowledge and confidence to be able to safely deal with the situation in the event of a fire
  • To enable staff to recognise fire hazards and how to prevent a fire from occurring
  • Describe the principles of fire
  • List practical safety measures
  • State what to do in the event of fire
  • Respond safely to the occurrence of fire within their organisation workplace
  • Communicate effectively with the Emergency Services


Emergency First Aid




Suitability & Detail:
This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and other appropriate legislation. This course is intended for all levels of staff, and no prior knowledge is assumed or required. Emphasis will be given to administering first aid in the delegate's day to day working environment.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
Full Day

Course Aims:
  • To increase awareness of First Aid techniques & your role and responsibilities
  • Discuss what your responsibilities are as a person delivering First Aid
  • Demonstrate the correct techniques for : Primary Assessment, Recovery Position, CPR and bandaging
  • Recovery Position including a practical putting someone into Recovery Position
  • Principles of Resuscitation - discussion and safely using an AED (Automated external defibrillator) device
  • Disorders of Respiration - Choking including a Practical with a Choking Manikin
  • Disorders of Circulation - Shock, Heart attack, Anaphylaxis
  • Wounds & Bleeding/Foreign Objects - practical of bandaging
  • Disorders of Unconsciousness
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Bones, Joint & Muscle Injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Asthma
  • CPR and Recovery Position Competency Testing

Course Review:


"First Aid training was enjoyable and motivating it was very professional and well presented. I have been on a lot of First Aid training sessions before and Kennedy Page Training has made it the most interesting and enjoyable and I have learnt a lot more than I have at other sessions by other companies."

April Woollard - Avante Community, Faversham, Kent


Medical Support Update




Suitability & Detail:
This course covers as above but only recovery position competency assessment and may be suitable for health care staff working in the community giving short duration care calls where Policies and Procedures of their organisation requires the staff to contact 999 but knowledge is required for maintaining a person's airway and awareness of recognition of disorders.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours



Food Hygiene - Nutrition & Hydration with Infection Control




Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for all levels of staff, and no prior knowledge is assumed or required. Staff will learn the importance of Nutrition and Hydration for the people they are caring for and the importance of Infection control measures and their responsibilities in managing them not only in the workplace but also at home. Designed to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Act 1990 and any other appropriate legislation.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • To increase learners knowledge of good food hygiene practices
  • To motivate learners to put into practice good food hygiene in the workplace and home
  • To be able to name the current food hygiene laws
  • Understand what causes food safety hazards and contamination
  • Discuss food-borne illnesses
  • Identify good food hygiene practices in the kitchen
  • Recognise the need for a balanced diet with good dietary nutrition and hydration
  • Recognise and demonstrate why it is important that all staff practice good food hygiene in the work place and home
  • To understand the causes and spread of infection and processes used for infection prevention and control
  • Identify types of micro organisms
  • Know the main types of infections to which people are prone to get and how to prevent
  • Appreciate the contribution of standard (universal) precautions & protective equipment to good hygiene
  • Have a basic knowledge of Legislation relating to hygiene


Health and Safety Awareness including COSHH




Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for all levels of staff, and no prior knowledge is assumed or required. Designed to meet the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, COSHH Regulations 2002 and any other appropriate legislation.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • To improve the Health & Safety knowledge and awareness of all trainees, what does it mean?
  • To enable trainees to apply relevant Health & Safety legislation and their organisation's Policies & Procedures to practical situations
  • To raise awareness of the Care Quality Commission outcomes 10 and 11 - Safety, Suitability and availability of premises and equipment
  • Be aware of what the duties of the employer and employees are with regard to:- The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Have an understanding of H&S Regulations
  • Understand the 5 steps to risk assessment
  • Record and Report an accident in the workplace and appreciate the importance of reporting a near miss
  • Gain an understanding of COSHH regulations


Manual Handling for Clinical Staff Induction




Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for all clinical levels of staff caring for people and assisting with their mobility requirements, And no prior knowledge is assumed or required. Designed to meet the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and any other appropriate legislation. Delegates will have the knowledge they need to reduce the chance of incurring an injury in the workplace. Practical time extended to practice in training a variety of safe practices of manoeuvres.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
Full Day

Course Aims:
  • To enhance knowledge and understanding of Moving and Handling principles and practices
  • Understand their obligations and that of their employers with regards to Moving and Handling and working within Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant regulations
  • Understand the consequences of poor Moving and Handling practices
  • Describe the actions to be taken in the event of a Moving and Handling manoeuvre being required at their place of work
  • Demonstrate the correct manoeuvre for the use on a range of different Moving and Handling situations
  • Gain an understanding of COSHH regulations

Course Review:


"Nice instructions, good information, good practical advice for Manual Handling training update"

Karen Barnes - Care worker, Avante Community, Faversham, Kent


Manual Handling Essentials for Clinical Staff




Suitability & Detail:
As above but less time for practical manoeuvres so essentials for what the organisation requires only.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours



Manual Handling for Non-Clinical Staff




Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for all non-clinical levels of staff to ensure safe practice in their specific workplace duties and Awareness of what equipment is available to reduce the risk of injury while working in their department. No prior knowledge is Assumed or required. Designed to meet the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and Any other appropriate legislation. Delegates will have the knowledge they need to reduce the chance of incurring an injury in the workplace.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • To enhance knowledge and understanding of Moving and Handling principles and practices
  • Understand their obligations and that of their employers with regards to Moving and Handling and working within Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant regulations
  • Understand the consequences of poor Moving and Handling practices
  • Describe the actions to be taken in the event of a Moving and Handling manoeuvre being required at their place of work
  • Demonstrate the correct manoeuvre for the use on a range of different Moving and Handling situations in their various job roles and departments


Medication




Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for staff that are involved with the safe administration and documentation of medication administered to their clients/residents. Course is designed to meet the requirements for Handling of Medicines Safely in Social Care as per the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. New staff may gain more from a full day of training as a practical can be incorporated to practice documenting using a medication administration record (MAR chart).

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
Full Day or 3 hours for staff involved with administering medication

Course Aims:
  • Principles of safe and appropriate handling of medicines
  • Legislation and guidance in relation to Safe handling of medicines. Who is accountable and responsible?
  • Obtaining supplies of medicines
  • Procedures for safe administering and confidentiality of information
  • Documenting correctly using a Medication Administration Record
  • Storage of medicines
  • Reducing and eliminating errors in administering medication

Course Review:


"Attended Medication training and Mary is a superb trainer and her depth of knowledge is outstanding, very valuable training to ensure I administer medication correctly."

Tracey-Anne Ryan - Comfort Keepers, Worthing


Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (MCA/DOLs)




Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for all levels of staff, and no prior knowledge is assumed or required.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • To increase learners knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DOLS) 2008
  • To motivate learners to put into practice the Mental Capacity Act while caring
  • Understand what is Mental Capacity
  • Be able to name the 5 core principles within the Mental Capacity Act
  • Recognise and demonstrate why it is important that capacity is assessed
  • Understand the role of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA)
  • Understand about the Code of Practice for both Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguarding


Principles of Care (Personal Care)




Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for all levels of staff, and no prior knowledge is assumed or required.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • Understanding what assistance (or supervision) may be required with bathing, showering, or washing (including bed bath)
  • How much assistance may be required with dressing and undressing
  • The assistance required with shaving, hair care and grooming
  • How to care for dentures and mouth care for the customer
  • The limited nail care we are able to provide in the community
  • The assistance required for toileting. Whether assistance is required with incontinence pads, catheters, convenes or a sheath catheter
  • Fitting and use of appliances such as splint and calipers or corsets. Different types of prosthesis
  • The checks and care required for hearing aids
  • Other assistance that may be required for necessary daily living


Safeguarding of Adults at Risk (SAAR)
training is Accredited by the Safeguarding Board for Brighton and Hove City Council





Suitability & Detail:
This course is intended for all levels of staff, and no prior knowledge is assumed or required.

All Kennedy Page Training Courses will have a question paper at the end of training for a delegate to show their learning, understanding and comprehension of the topic for the training they have received. Pass rate is usually 75% but this can be tailored to each organisation's requirements.


Duration:
3 Hours

Course Aims:
  • Codes of Practice
  • Who might abuse?
  • Where might abuse occur?
  • Who is at Risk and how do we safeguard those at Risk?
  • What are the Categories of Abuse?
  • What are the Indicators of Abuse?
  • How do I report? What is Whistleblowing?
  • Standards of quality and safety

Course Review:


"Safeguarding Adults training was very good and the content of the course was extremely valuable, very well presented and trainer very knowledgeable, this training will enable me to do my job well."

K. Jacobs - Avante Community, Faversham, Kent

Get in Touch

If you are interested in any of our training courses, would like further information or need to discuss training courses that would meet your organisation's specific business needs, please either phone or email Kennedy Page Training Consultancy. Our training courses are available for businesses in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey & Kent.

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