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Course: Specific Conditions

(MS, Parkinson's, Huntington's)

 

Aimed at: All staff working in Social Care settings with adults

 

Duration: 6½ hours

 

Cost:

 

Please enquire nickym@firstcitytraining.co.uk to establish costings and availablity.

 

Content:

• Explanation of each condition

• Signs & symptoms

• Treatment Support

• MCA, DOLS & Advanced Decisions

• Risk Factors

• Palliative Support

 

NB.

For offsite training it is the bookers' responsibility to arrange a venue and ensure it is suitable for the training and has all the required equipment unless prior arrangements are made with the trainer.

Course: Stroke & Heart

Conditions

Aimed at: All staff working in Social Care settings with adults.

 

Duration: 6½ hours

 

Cost:

 

Please enquire nickym@firstcitytraining.co.uk to establish costings and availablity.

 

Content:

• Explanation of each condition

• Signs & symptoms

• Lifestyle choices

• Diet

• Treatment & Support

• Risk Factors

• Long term effects on health

• Person centred support

 

NB.

For offsite training it is the bookers' responsibility to arrange a venue and ensure it is suitable for the training and has all the required equipment unless prior arrangements are made with the trainer.

Course: Diabetes Awareness

Nutrition

Aimed at: All staff working with or need to have awareness of people with diabetes or who could develop diabetes or have dietary needs.

 

Duration: 4 hours

 

Cost:

 

Please enquire nickym@firstcitytraining.co.uk to establish costings and availablity.

 

Diabetes Awareness

 

• What is it?

• Type 1 & 2

• Causes

• Signs & Symptoms

• Hyper & Hypo Glycaemia

• Diagnostics & Treatment

• Associated Health Issues

• Keeping Well

• Diet

Nutrition

 

• Nutrition explained

• Healthy eating guidelines

• Balanced Diet

• Classification of nutrients

• What is a portion

• Adverse reactions

• Assisting clients to eat

• Malnutrition

• Fortification

NB.

For offsite training it is the bookers' responsibility to arrange a venue and ensure it is suitable for the training and has all the required equipment unless prior arrangements are made with the trainer.

Course: Mental Health

Awareness

 

Aimed at: All staff working in Social Care settings with adults

 

Duration: 6½ hours

 

Cost:

 

Please enquire nickym@firstcitytraining.co.uk to establish costings and availablity.

 

Content:

• Stereotyped attitudes

• Stigma

• Mood affective disorders

• Eating disorders

• Personality disorders

• Psychotic disorders

• Depression

• OCD

• Bipolar

• Support & treatment

• Factors impacting on mental health

• Mental Capacity & DOLS

• Mental Health Act

• Rights

 

N.B

For offsite training it is the bookers' responsibility to arrange a venue and ensure it is suitable for the training and has all the required equipment unless prior arrangements are made with the trainer.

Course: Epilepsy Awareness

With Administration of Buccal Midazolam

 

Aimed at: All staff working in Social Care settings with adults or children who have epilepsy

 

Duration:

4 hours for basic awareness course

6½ hours with administration of Buccal Midazolam

 

Cost:

 

Please enquire nickym@firstcitytraining.co.uk to establish costings and availablity.

 

Content:

• What is Epilepsy

• Who can be affected

• Trigger factors

• Seizures - Signs

• How to help

• When to call for help

• Status epilepticus

• Treatment & Rescue Medication

• Emergency First Aid

• Living with epilepsy elevant legal framework

 

N.B

For offsite training it is the bookers' responsibility to arrange a venue and ensure it is suitable for the training and has all the required equipment unless prior arrangements are made with the trainer.

Course: Learning Disability

& Understanding Behavior

 

Aimed at: All staff working in Social Care settings with adults or children

 

Duration: 6½ hours

 

Cost:

 

Please enquire nickym@firstcitytraining.co.uk to establish costings and availablity.

 

Content:

• What is a learning disability?

• Background

• Perceptions

• Learning disability umbrella

• Communication

• Person centred support

• Active support

• Inclusion

• Behaviour as a language

• How feelings affect behaviour

• Habitual behaviour

• Conflict spiral

• Levels of a crisis

• De-escalation & positive handling strategy

• Records

 

For offsite training it is the bookers' responsibility to arrange a venue and ensure it is suitable for the training and has all the required equipment unless prior arrangements are made with the trainer.

Course: Continence

Awareness

Aimed at: All staff working in Social Care settings with adults

 

Duration: 4 hours

 

Cost:

Please enquire nickym@firstcitytraining.co.uk to establish costings and availablity.

 

Content:

• Male & Female anatomy

• Types of incontinence

• Causes of incontinence

• Prostate

• Quality of life

• Treatment

• Pelvic floor

• What can urine tell you?

• Catheters & Stomas

• Planning care

 

For offsite training it is the bookers' responsibility to arrange a venue and ensure it is suitable for the training and has all the required equipment unless prior arrangements are made with the trainer.

Course: ASD

(Autistic Spectrum Disorder)

 

Aimed at: All staff working in Social Care settings with adults or children

 

Duration: 6½ hours

 

Cost:

Please enquire nickym@firstcitytraining.co.uk to establish costings and availablity.

 

Content:

• What is Autism?

• Why ASD?

• Common signs

• Facts & Figures

• Genetics

• Triad of impairments

• Hyper & Hypo sensitivity

• Support planning

 

NB.

For offsite training it is the bookers' responsibility to arrange a venue and ensure it is suitable for the training and has all the required equipment unless prior arrangements are made with the trainer.

Course: Dementia

Awareness

 

Aimed at: All staff working within an adult care setting.

 

Duration: 6½ hours

 

Cost:

Please enquire nickym@firstcitytraining.co.uk to establish costings and availablity.

 

Content:

• Understand what is meant by the term Dementia

• Types & Symptoms

• Causes of dementia

• Treatment

• Recognising pain & pain management

• The experience of dementia seeing beyond the condition

• Social Model of dementia

• Model of dementia

• Communication strategies

• Person Centred Support

• Behaviours explained & how to support the person

• Active participator

• Memory support

 

NB.

For offsite training it is the bookers' responsibility to arrange a venue and ensure it is suitable for the training and has all the required equipment unless prior arrangements are made with the trainer.

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