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Health and Medical Related Courses


We have an extensive range of health, nursing and medical related courses available, all designed to help you comply with regulations, maintain high standards of care for your service users and maintain a high standard of compliance to your own internal procedures.

All our courses are certified.

Our health and medical related courses are listed below.

Course Duration
Autism Awareness ~ ½ Day

Introduction to Autism, Asperger Syndrome, how to manage behaviours, communication, principles of care

Dementia awareness ~ ½ Day

Introduction to Dementia Care, Different types of Dementia including Alzheimer's, Psychological, How to Manage to Behaviours / Challenging Behaviour, Communication and Recording Signs and Symptoms, Dignity and Safe Guarding, including the effects it has on the person and their care.

Dying, Death, Bereavement ~ ½ Day

Preparing the care worker to deal with death loss and bereavement. How to care for someone who is terminally ill/dying in a sensitive, dignified and caring manner. Promoting the principles of care

Epilepsy Awareness ~ ½ Day

What is Epilepsy? Types of Epilepsy - Signs & Symptoms, How the person may feel before and after a seizure, What to do in the event of someone who is having a seizure, Importance of recording seizures, Policy

Food and Nutrition ~ ½ Day

The importance of fluids, Risk of Dehydration, Normal fluid requirements, Assisting & encouraging fluids, Recording fluid intake & output, Importance of a Healthy diet, What is a healthy diet? Special Diets, Dietary needs of different cultures, Diet Supplements, Why some people have difficulty eating, Making mealtimes a pleasure

Huntington's Disease, Eating & Drinking ~ ½ Day

The importance of preparing the service user prior to eating & drinking with reference to Personal Hygiene, Promoting Privacy: Dignity, Independence, Choice and Autonomy; Nutrition to promote health & well-being, Special considerations & Equipment, Recording & Reporting

Infection Control ~ ½ Day

Most commonly found infections including MRSA, C. Diff etc., Symptoms & Treatments, Control Measures / Management, P P E , Personal Hygiene, Waste Management, Control Teams / Support

Managing Continence ~ ½ Day

Introduction to Continence, What is it, Causes, Different Types, Managing Continence, Incorporating The Principles Of Care

Safe Handling, Administration and Disposal of Medication ~ ½ Day

Safe Storage, Disposing of Medicines, Record-keeping, PRN Medication, Minor Ailments, Controlled Drugs, Administration, Self-administration, Staff Training, Homely Remedies, Roles & Responsibilities, Policy & Procedures

Mental Capacity Act ~ ½ Day

What is it?, Who is it aimed at? How will it effect our service and Service User's? How do we implement it? Who's involved in the assessment and their roles?

Palliative care ~ ½ Day

Incorporating the Principles Of Care, Service User's/Patients Care Plan and any risk assessments, in line with your policy and procedure

Person Centred Planning ~ ½ Day

Service User Involvement - A Holistic Approach (Transition), Personal Needs, Physical Needs, Social, Emotional, Cultural, Spiritual, Food/Nutritional, Communication, Risks, Behaviour Management Support, including 7 Outcomes (adults) or 5 Outcomes (children)

Pressure Care ~ ½ Day

Roles & Responsibilities, What is a Pressure Sore? Who gets them? Why your service users' may be vulnerable to pressure ulcers/sores, Areas of the skin that are vulnerable to pressure damage, How to inspect the skin and recognise skin changes, How you can prevent, relieve or reduce pressure sores, Treatment and care of pressure ulcers/sores, Where you can find more advice and help.

Rectal Diazepam ~ ½ Day

For participants to gain an understanding of the legal framework surrounding administration of PRN medication, Mental Capacity Act, Participants to gain knowledge of their Local policy & procedure to safe and effective administration of Rectal Medication. Practical (simulation using manikin).



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