This course is aimed at those working with individuals to whom the Mental Capacity Act 2005 may apply and explores key concepts around the MCA and the new LPS system.
About this course
This 3 hour course is focused on those working in the healthcare setting and teaches delegates about the role and responsibility of personal care. Delegates will be also be taught the fundamentals of pressure sore care, with a focus on industry standard prevention methods. They will also learn about the specific factors which can lead to the development of pressure sores, how to identify infection, and ways in which they can be treated.
What does Personal Pressure Care cover?
This training course explores the role and responsibilities of a carer in relation to a vulnerable service user, with a focus on the recognition, management and prevention of pressure sores. The course also covers the roles and responsibility of the carer when toileting a service user, teaches an understanding of incontinence and control, and outlines the importance of personal hygiene procedures.
Who is our Personal Pressure Care for?
This course is suitable for social workers and care workers that work with and support vulnerable or elderly people with limited mobility, or anyone looking to improve upon their own methods of personal care. It is also beneficial training for those who work within health or care sectors where the development of pressure sores is a significant concern.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Attendees will be able to:
- Understand the role of the carer when toileting a service user
- Understand incontinence and its control
- Describe the importance of personal hygiene procedures
- Descibe the main structures and functions of skin
- Understand pressure sores and how they can be avoided
Frequently asked questions
Our PMVA training is based on a person-centred approach to conflict and difficult behaviour using the Able 6-Stage Target Model and is a fully accredited course with the British Institute of Learning Disabilities Association of Certified Trainers (BILD – ACT) and the Institute of Conflict Management (ICM)
This course covers the physical and emotional aspects of safeguarding children, the legal context, and appropriate responses and reporting.
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