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Challenging Behaviour in Adult Care | Able Training Grantham
Challenging behaviour training adult care

Challenging Behaviour in Adult Care
Course Description

In-House Certification



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

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.

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. The Able system is praised for its simple but effective principles, its person centred approach and its adaptable design.

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. They will learn:

  • How to identify challenging behaviour.
  • The causes of challenging behaviour.
  • The different stressors that can contribute to challenging behaviour.
  • How challenging behaviour can escalate.

Delegates will learn how to respond to rather than react to challenging behaviour through techniques including:

  • Behavioural analysis.
  • Behavioural planning.
  • Reinforcing and rewarding behaviour that is incompatible with challenging behaviour.
  • Appropriate use of praise and extinguishing behaviours.

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.

It is ideal for any care staff working in an adult care environment including care homes, nursing homes and adult social care.

Contact us for more information on this Challenging Behaviour in Adult Care Training Course by completing the enquiry form on the right or using the buttons below.

Attendees will be able to

Identify challenging behaviour
Understand the causes of challenging behaviour
Make adjustments that may help to reduce the behaviour
Learn how their actions can impact on the behaviour
Develop behavioural strategies
Implement pro-active reduction strategies

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Benefits of using Able Training

We Come To You
We Come to You

Onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and times to suit you and each course can be tailored and adapted to meet the needs of your workplace.

Years Of Experience
Years of Experience

We have been training staff for many years now, which gives us a greater insight into what companies and staff require from their courses.

Varied Group Sizes
Varied Group Sizes

We offer courses for individuals and groups, and are able to adapt to suit the needs of your workplace or specific requirements.

Call us on 01476 848327 to find out more

What people say about us

Really interesting, I learned lots of new info with great psychological insights. Would love to do more training with this…

Charlotte, Teacher
Course: Conflict Management

The course was really interesting as a training teacher. I have seen first hand on placement how challenging some children…

Sian, Trainee Teacher
Course: Managing Aggression and Physical Intervention
Andy our trainer was fantastic. He was knowledgeable, informative and fun. He had a great sense of humour and made the course content really interesting.
Nicola Ward, Jay Fostering
Course: Foster Care Training
Excellent trainer - varied knowledge, answered q's in relevant and interesting way. Pace was great and repeated when he saw we needed. Psychology insights very interesting. Very approachable. - Mental health support worker
Lone Workers, York
Courses: Conflict Management, Physical Intervention

I think this training should be done by every new foster carer. I regret not receiving this training 10 years…

Kev, Foster Carer
Course: Managing Challenging Behaviour