Category Archives: Courses

Dementia Training

We are so pleased to have been awarded Level 4 accreditation by OCN for our brand new Dementia training which is delivered over a 3 day period in the classroom plus extra study assignments outside the classroom.  This level of training is ideal for managers and supervisory staff as it gives plenty of opportunity for discussion and analysis with a view to improving practice within this very complex subject.  It gives participants chance for reflection and the opening to expand ideas as well as to learn latest practice – this is so important as often in a busy work schedule we just don’t get chance to this very important part …Read More

Moving and Handling (People Movers) Children

Just last week we delivered a bespoke moving and handling (people movers) course to a group of foster carers in the South East who support children and young people with disabilities (both physical and/or learning disabilities)   The course was received extremely well with the participants saying that this was the first course where the subject matter and the practical techniques shown were entirely relevant to them.  They also valued the opportunity to discuss case studies and to spend time considering alternate handling strategies   Example of comments:   “The training was first class and tailored well for my needs – the first time in 10 years of fostering I …Read More

Safety guidelines for sharps use in diabetes treatment

A group of medical professionals from 13 countries has agreed new global recommendations on ensuring the safety of patients and health-care workers relating to the use of needle injections for the treatment of diabetes. The recommendations, published by the Workshop on Injection Safety in Endocrinology (WISE) consensus group, were informed by the results of a four-month survey of sharps injuries among 634 nurses from 13 western European countries and Russia. This research an and other issues were discussed at the WISE event in October last year, which brought together a diverse group of 58 leaders in the field of diabetes safety from countries including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, …Read More

CIEH Train the Trainer (PTLLS)

We are pleased to announce that we are putting on a 5 day PTLLS course at our Rainham training centre from 19-23 November inclusive.  This is a very valuable course and mandatory for all trainers wishing to work with adults (please see below) CIEH Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) From 2010 all existing trainers and teachers working in the publicly-funded sector should hold a recognised teaching qualification – either a Certificate or Degree in Education or one of the new qualifications. The CIEH has worked with LLUK, and gained their endorsement for a new qualification – the Level 3 Award in Preparing …Read More

CIEH Level 3 Food Safety

If you are looking for an engaging quality CIEH Level 3 Award in Food Safety then look no further. Delivered in our modern training venue in Rainham Kent over the period 24 – 26 September 2012, this course includes a light lunch with refreshments being provided free of charge throughout the training. This three day course is competitively priced @ £275 & VAT; we believe you find that hard to beat anywhere in the South East. Call us to book your place as we expect high demand.  

CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

For all of us involved in health and social care there is a lot to take in – what should we do, what can we do to help our service users to stay safe and yet stay on the right side of the law in respect of health & safety (that dreaded word…!!)  The CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care is 1 day course designed by Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) which informs and gives guidance on the relevant issues within the workplace This course sets out to train participants in Legislation, Health, Safety, Welfare, Risk Assessment, and then goes on to …Read More

Anti psychotic drugs treating dementia

“…..Good quality dementia care is about ensuring people are able to live the best quality life possible, whatever stage of the condition they are at. Yet unfortunately this isn’t always the reality……… Currently one in five of the 800,000 people with dementia in the UK are prescribed anti psychotic drugs, but in two thirds of cases their prescription is inappropriate. Antipsychotics can lead to serious health problems and even death. They can increase dementia symptoms and lead to sedation, dehydration and increased risk of stroke, as well as dizziness and unsteadiness that can result in falls and injuries. In fact, it is estimated that five people with dementia die needlessly …Read More

Epilepsy – Train The Trainer course

Epilepsy Train The Trainer course Hi we are running an epilepsy train the trainer course on Tuesday 19 June 2012 in Northfleet, which is near Dartford; or Bluewater if you prefer your navigation to revolve around shopping. This course will teach trainers the skills and knowledge they need to effectively deliver the subject of epilepsy to their in house staff or to a group or audience of non employed staff. It includes all training material, lessons plans, PowerPoint slides and video media required to deliver an effective training day. In other words it will enable a trainer to be self sufficient in the delivery of epilepsy awareness. Charges are £250 …Read More