Other

Alongside core complex care training, we can offer CSTF-aligned mandatory training and care certificate training that meets the industry standard for health and social care sectors, promotes consistent, evidence-based knowledge in subjects such as data security and information governance, Equality, diversity, and human rights, Safeguarding adults and children, and is delivered in a way that meets UK legal requirements. Our Autism and learning disabilities courses cover the importance of understanding autism and learning disabilities, the objectives of the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training, Autism awareness and acceptance, Communication strategies, Sensory processing and environmental considerations, de-escalation strategies, and breakaway maneuvers and releases (physical intervention) positive behavior support, person-centered approaches, and ongoing training and competency assessments.

Other Skills Training Courses

Communication and Behaviour Awareness

The attendees will be able to give detail of:

  • the principles of effective communication
  • the link between communication and behaviours that challenge 
  • how the communication needs of individuals can be met to mitigate Behaviours that challenge

Infection Control Awareness

The attendees will be able to give detail of:

  • the law, policies and procedures surrounding infection control
  • what infections are and how infections spread
  • how to prevent the spread of infection
  • general and hand hygiene
  • their roles and responsibilities in maintaining infection control.

Adult/Child and Young Person (CYP)/infant BLS and first aid

The attendees will be able to demonstrate correct resuscitation following the correct guidelines and demonstrate first aid on the manikin:

  • how to recognise the deteriorating adult, CYP, infant and newborn (course dependant)
  • how to administer first aid
  • how to perform effective compressions during CPR (following the UK Resuscitation Council guidelines and algorithms)
  • safe and proper use of an AED
  • post BLS care

Medication Awareness

The attendees will be able to give detail of:

  • the legislation, policy, and procedures relevant to the safe administration of medicines
  • the common types of medication and their uses
  • the techniques and procedures for the preparation and safe administration of medicines.
  • How to complete accurate documentation

Documentation and Record Keeping

The attendees will be able to give detail of:

  • best practices concerning documentation and record-keeping
  • the types of records they are required to complete
  • how and why the documentation needs to be completed
  • the legislation that underpins documentation, record keeping, and information management.

RIDDOR, COSHH

Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR), Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations

The attendees will be able to identify and give detail of:

  • the legislation behind RIDDOR & COSHH
  • which substances are hazardous to health and understand the risks of exposure
  • COSHH regulations and what they mean
  • the principles of good practice
  • how and when to report health and safety risks
  • types of accidents and illnesses that may occur in the workplace and how to report them.

Safeguarding – Generic Awareness

The attendees will be able to give detail of:

  • what safeguarding is and why it is needed
  • the legislation that underpins safeguarding
  • the factors indicating that a Child and Young Person (CYP) or vulnerable adult may be at risk of, or has been abused
  • how to raise a safeguarding concern
  • how to respond to a disclosure from CYP and vulnerable adults.
  • Steps for preventing radicalisation

MCA, DoLs

The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Awareness

The attendees will be able to give detail of:

  • the meaning of capacity and its implications
  • the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) legislation
  • how best to support individuals in making decisions.
  • How to complete accurate documentation

Pressure Area Care/Tissue Viability Awareness

The attendees will gain an understanding and give detail of:

  • the anatomy and physiology of the skin
  • what can impact the skin integrity of an individual
  • the care, management, and prevention of skin breakdown
  • the role of the healthcare worker in the maintenance of the skin integrity of an individual, including how to recognise when skin is compromised

Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) Awareness

The attendees will understand and clearly define:

  • the Anatomy and physiology of the spine and spinal cord
  • AD and its causes, signs, and symptoms
  • how to respond when an individual has an episode of AD
  • when and how to administer rescue medication to an individual with AD.
  • How to complete accurate documentation

Spinal Cord Injury

The attendees will be able to give detail of:

  • the anatomy and physiology of the spine and central nervous system
  • the different types of spinal cord injuries, and their effects on bodily functions (bladder and bowel)
  • recognition of the signs and symptoms of Autonomic Dysreflexia and how to respond
  • how spinal cord injuries affect children

End of Life

The attendees will be able to give detail of:

  • the common symptoms associated with an individual who is at the end of their life
  • the interventions that may be needed
  • the ethical issues and dilemmas that may arise
  • ReSPECT
  • the role of the healthcare worker in maintaining dignity in death
  • what to do when and individual dies

Saturation Monitoring and Observation

The attendees will be able to give detail of:

  • the skills required to perform peripheral oxygen saturation (SPO2) measurements safely
  • SPO2 readings and what they mean
  • the importance of regular site rotation
  • the factors affecting accurate SPO2 readings 
  • when and how to respond to low readings

Recognising Deterioration

The attendees will be able to recognise and give detail of:

  • the possible causes and symptoms of deterioration
  • what assessments to undertake to determine the severity of the deterioration
  • the importance of early recognition and appropriate escalation.
  • when and how to escalate concerns