Training for Care Homes, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities

Training in all the mandatory courses required for supporting adults tailored to suit care homes and anyone working with vulnerable adults and the elderly in the care sector.
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Attachment Awareness

An introductory training course that outlines a basic understanding of what attachment is, and how it may impact on the relationships and behaviour of children within a care setting environment.

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Autism Awareness Online

Our online training modules are developed by autistic people and autism specialists, and have been created to enhance your autism knowledge.

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Fire Safety Awareness

This half day course is aimed at all staff, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required. It is also is an ideal refresher course for all staff looking to refresh their knowledge.

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Module 1: Positive Behavioural Support & De-escalation

For low risk settings. Module 1 covers Positive Behavioural Support & De-escalation training for those that experience behaviour of concern but there is little or physical risk to staff or service users. It is also suitable for those who want to better support individuals to prevent behaviours from escalating.

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Module 2: Personal Safety & Breakaway

For low to medium risk settings Module 2 provides personal safety strategies, non-restrictive physical skills including responsive interventions to manage big emotions and breakaway training for those who experience hazardous behaviour that poses a physical risk to staff or service user. Staff need training in personal safety, breakaway or separation techniques but should not be required to use manual restraint. (this is the maximum level for lone workers)

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Module 3: Positive Handling & Restraint

For medium risk settings Module 3 provides training in restrictive and non-restrictive physical intervention skills including; positive handling, guiding/shepherding techniques, restraint or clinical holding. For those experience hazardous behaviours that poses physical risk to staff or service users, where non-restrictive breakaway skills may not always be adequate to manage the risk and restrictive physical skills or manual restraint may be required.

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Module 4: Advanced Safe Holding

For medium to high risk settings, Module 4 provides advanced physical skills training to manage high risk situations where the level of risk poses a significant physical risk to staff or service users, and restrictive physical skills or manual restraint are required regularly. The level of risk posed may require the need for higher level techniques including floor or safety pod holds, seclusion, or rapid tranquillisation.

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Module 5: Mechanical Restraint

For high risk settings that require mechanical restraint Module 5 provides training for those who have the need to use personal safety devices or mechanical restraints e.g soft cuffs.

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Prevention of Falls

This half day training course examines the factors that increase the likelihood of slips and falls, and explores preventative and precautionary steps to reduce the risk.

Training for Care Homes, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities

We offer courses for all areas of the adult social care sector from the mandatory training courses to specialist training in specific to mental health, learning disability and dementia care. Based on our person-centred approach our training will support you in complying with Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards. We are also regularly adding new courses to our ever growing list, so let us know how we can help. We make our mark within the sector by ensuring our courses and our trainers are engaging and informative. Our customers praise the interaction and expertise of our trainers but love the feedback from their staff that they really enjoyed the training.

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