Challenging Behaviour in Adult Care

‘Challenging behaviour’ comes in many forms and varies dependent on situation and environment and also the personal feelings of the individuals involved.

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    Challenging Behaviour in Adult Care Overview:

    Our training in the subject of managing difficult behaviours and aggression all follow the Able 6-Stage Target Model which is based on the principles of positive behavioural support, pro-active and responsive strategies and de-escalation. It is a person centred approach suitable for both adult and child environments and adapts to fits all forms of environments and behaviours. The Able system is praised for its simple but effective principles, its person centred approach and its adaptable design.

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    The course is delivered over Varies

    Our group training is offered for 15 attendees per trainer

    This training is available to be delivered in a environment.

    What is covered:

    The course includes the use of clear communication, de-escalation techniques and problem solving with the individual to create win-win outcomes, as well as what to do when faced with danger. This half or full day course will enable participants to explore the issues that lead to challenging behaviour and is tailored to your environment and needs.

    Who is the course for?

    It is ideal for any care staff working in an adult care environment including care homes, nursing homes and adult social care. This Challenging Behaviour in Adult Care training is currently taught to staff around the country to assist those working with adults with dementia, mental health and/or substance misuse issues, clients with learning disabilities or autism.

    What will you achieve?

    This course will enable participants to explore the issues that lead to challenging behaviour and is tailored to your environment and needs.  Delegates will learn how to identify challenging behaviour, respond to rather than react to challenging behaviour through techniques including:

    • How to identify challenging behaviour.
    • The causes of challenging behaviour.
    • The different stressors that can contribute to challenging behaviour.
    • How challenging behaviour can escalate.
    • Behavioural analysis.
    • Behavioural planning.
    • Reinforcing and rewarding behaviour that is incompatible with challenging behaviour.
    • Appropriate use of praise and extinguishing behaviours.
    • Develop behavioural strategies
    • Implement pro-active reduction strategies
    • Make adjustments that may help to reduce the behaviour
    • Learn how their actions can impact on the behaviour

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      Why Choose Able?

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      • On-site training: To avoid disruption of your service onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and at times to suit you.

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