Adults Social Care modules including: Dementia, Reablement, Safeguarding (level 1), MCA, DOLS, Common Induction Standards and more.

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This one day Webinar course from LGSS is suitable for Cambridgeshire-based social care Support Workers who will be administering medication in domiciliary care settings, day services, supported living services and extra-sheltered services based in Cambridgeshire.

Delegates would wish to:

•          Understand their responsibility to follow the Care Plan and ensure they are trained and competent to do the task

•          Understand the medication policy, the risk assessment and ‘The six rights’

•          Understand the appropriate storage of medicines including storage requirements,temperatures and the process of checking medicines in/out of the home

•          Understand how to safely administer medicines including recording using a MAR Chart.

•          Understand the importance of hygiene, when to wear gloves and a safe no touch technique

•          Understand what to do if a mistake is made

•          Understand different forms, uses and routes for medication administration

•          Understand the safe disposal of medication including record keeping

This course is only open to Employees from Cambridgeshire County Council’s Adult Support Services & employees from the social care Private, Voluntary & Independent sector in Cambridgeshire.

Fully funded for: Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care staff.

A charge of £55 per person applies to: Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations.

A cancellation fee may be applied to all delegates

This medication course from LGSS is suitable for social care front-line managers and will provide them with up to date information related to Medication Management in Cambridgeshire, following their attendance of a full medication course in the past year.

Delegates would wish to:

•          Understand their responsibility to follow the Care Plan and ensure they are trained and competent to do the task

•          Understand the medication policy, the risk assessment and ‘The six rights’

•          Understand the correct storage of medicines including storage requirements, temperatures and the process of checking medicines in/out of the home

•          Understand how to safely administer medicines including recording using a MAR Chart.

•          Understand the importance of hygiene, when to wear gloves and a safe no-touch technique

•          Understand what to do if a mistake is made

•          Understand different forms, uses and routes for medication administration

•          Understand the safe disposal of medication including record keeping


This ENED course from LGSS is suitable for Cambridgeshire-based social care frontline managers who have previously attended a full medication administration course and work in any care setting and who will be required to assess the competency of Support Workers to administer ear, nose, eye drops and inhaled medicines.

Delegates would wish to:

•             Understand how to support the service user prior to the administration of drops or inhaled medicines

•             Be able to describe the anatomy of the eye, ear, nose and respiratory system

•             Be able to state the correct positioning of the service user prior to the administration

•             Be able to discuss how to apply knowledge of infection control to the administration of these medications

•             Be able to explain the current ‘best practice’ of administration

•             Be able to discuss how to modify the administration to suit the service user’s individual needs

 

A cancellation fee may be applied to all delegates.

This webinar is designed for front line managers who are responsible for assessing the competency of their staff to administer medicines via enteral feeding tubes.  The webinar focusses on how to administer medicines via feeding tubes and how to assess staff competency, thus ensuring safe practice.  The webinar is provided through a partnership between LGSS and nhs pharmacist and doesn’t replace the general enteral feeding training which should be obtained through the supplier of the feeds.


By the end of the course you will:


•    Gain a broad appreciation of the reason for home enteral feeding


•    Gain awareness of the need for specialist training and where to find it


•    Gain awareness of the issues involved with medicines via enteral feeding tubes


•    Know of the competencies required when administering medicines to people with home enteral feeding


This one day Webinar course for Guyatt House only


Delegates would wish to:

•          Understand their responsibility to follow the Care Plan and ensure they are trained and competent to do the task

•          Understand the medication policy, the risk assessment and ‘The six rights’

•          Understand the appropriate storage of medicines including storage requirements,temperatures and the process of checking medicines in/out of the home

•          Understand how to safely administer medicines including recording using a MAR Chart.

•          Understand the importance of hygiene, when to wear gloves and a safe no touch technique

•          Understand what to do if a mistake is made

•          Understand different forms, uses and routes for medication administration

•          Understand the safe disposal of medication including record keeping



This three-hour course delivered by MSTeams from LGSS is suitable for all support staff including supported living, residential, respite, adult placement and day services who are directly involved in food preparation and cooking activities.

Delegates would wish to:• Understand the importance of food safety• Know of suitable food preparation methods that will ensure prevention of contamination, multiplication of bacteria and the spread of infection• Know of the consequences and deviation of good food hygiene practices• Understand ways in which good hygiene practices can be promoted

This course is open to Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care staff, Cambridge

The aim of this virtual course delivered on Skype is to improve or refresh knowledge of Technology Enabled Care (TEC) interventions. This training is suitable for anyone either delivering health and social care interventions and support planning in Cambridgeshire or for employees from private, voluntary or independent organisations.

 

What you can expect to learn

By the end of the course you will:

  • Further your understanding of TEC assessments
  • Gain more confidence in identifying appropriate potential solutions
  • Gain an understanding of how to refer to the service

 


This three-hour webinar course delivered via MSTeams from LGSS is suitable for all support staff including supported living, residential, respite, adult placement and day services who provide support to adults to eat and drink.

Delegates would wish to:

•          Gain a general understanding of food safety and hygiene in the preparation and handling of food

•          Understand the importance of good nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and wellbeing

•          Recognise signs and symptoms of poor nutrition and hydration

•          Understand how to promote adequate nutrition and hydration

This course is open to Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care staff, Cambridge & Peterborough Foundation Trust social care staff & employees from Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations in Cambridgeshire and Northhamptomshire who are delivering health and social care interventions. There is no charge for CCC employees and for CPFT Social Workers to attend this course, however you will be charged for late cancellation or non attendance.. There is a £40.00 charge for the wider CPFT workforce and the PVI sector in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire and for cancellation.

This three and a half hour Webinar course from LGSS is suitable for Cambridgeshire-based social care Support Workers who have previously attended a full medication administration course and who will be administering ENED (Ear, Nose & Eye Drops) & Inhaled Medicines in domiciliary care settings, day services, supported living services and extra-sheltered services based in Cambridgeshire.

Delegates would wish to:

•             Describe how to support the service user prior to the administration of drops or inhaled medicines

•             Describe the anatomy of the eye, ear, nose and respiratory system related to administration

•             State the correct positioning of the service user prior to the administration

•             Discuss how to apply knowledge of infection control to the administration of these medications

•             Explain the current ‘best practice’ of administration

•             Discuss how to modify the administration to suit the service user’s individual needs

This course is only open to Employees from Cambridgeshire County Council’s Adult Support Services & employees from the social care Private, Voluntary & Independent sector.

Fully funded for: Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care staff.

A charge of £40 per person applies to: Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations.

A cancellation fee may be applied to all delegates.

The Course

This two-day webinar from LGSS is aimed at Frontline Managers who work in Cambridgeshire-based residential social care settings. It covers the knowledge and skills needed to ensure the safe management and administration of medication and to undertake a medication competency assessment.

Other Information

This course is only open to Employees from Cambridgeshire County Council’s Adult Support Services & employees from the social care Private, Voluntary & Independent sector in Cambridgeshire.             

Fully funded for: Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care staff. A  charge of £110 per person applies to: Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations.                    

A cancellation fee may be applied to all delegates.

This full day course from Learning & Development is suitable for Cambridgeshire-based social care frontline managers who have previously attended a full medication administration course and work in any care setting and who will be required to assess the competency of Support Workers to administer ear, nose, eye drops and inhaled medicines.

Delegates will:

  • Understand how to support the service user prior to the administration of drops or inhaled medicines

  • Be able to describe the anatomy of the eye, ear, nose and respiratory system

  • Be able to state the correct positioning of the service user prior to the administration

  • Be able to discuss how to apply knowledge of infection control to the administration of these medications

  • Be able to explain the current ‘best practice’ of administration

  • Be able to discuss how to modify the administration to suit the service user’s individual needs

  • Have a knowledge of common respiratory diseases

  • Have a raised awareness of oxygen used in the home environment, including health and safety

  • Have an overview of the basic oxygen modalities (oxygen delivery devices)

  • Know how to support the service user in relation to relaxation, breathing, comfort, positioning, pacing and planning

    This course is only open to Employees from Cambridgeshire County Council’s Adult Support Services & employees from the social care Private, Voluntary & Independent sector in Cambridgeshire.

    Fully funded for: Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care staff.

    A charge of £55.00 per person applies to: Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations.

    A cancellation and non attendance fee may be applied to all delegates

This three-hour Webinar course from LGSS is suitable for Cambridgeshire-based social care Support Workers who have previously attended a full medication administration course and who will be producing and maintaining MAR (Medication Administration Record) Charts in domiciliary care settings, day services, supported living services and extra-sheltered services based in Cambridgeshire.

Delegates would wish to:

 

  • Use the Cambridgeshire County Council Medication in Domiciliary Policy

  • Be able to sign medicines in/out of the establishment safely

  • Be able to produce the Medication Administration Record in practice

  • Know about the Standard operating procedure for the safe production of a MAR Chart

  • Know about Homely remedies and their use in different settings

     

    This course is only open to Employees from Cambridgeshire County Council’s Adult Support Services & employees from the social care Private, Voluntary & Independent sector.

    Fully funded for: Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care staff.

    A charge of £40 per person applies to: Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations.

    A cancellation fee may be applied to all delegates

This two-day Webinar course from LGSS is aimed at Frontline Managers who work in Cambridgeshire-based social care settings. It covers the knowledge and skills needed to ensure the safe management and administration of medication and to undertake a medication competency assessment.

Delegates would wish to:

  • Be able to understand the responsibilities of all people involved in the process of administering medication safely

  • Be able to use The Cambridgeshire County Council Medicines in Domiciliary Settings Policy

  • Be able to assess medication risks using the Medication Risk Assessment document

  • Be able to produce a Medication Administration Record (MAR), When required (prn) and Variable Dose document

  • Be able to use an effective method of assessment for medication administration competency, using the Medication Competency Framework and Knowledge Workbook

     

    This course is only open to Employees from Cambridgeshire County Council’s Adult Support Services & employees from the social care Private, Voluntary & Independent sector in Cambridgeshire.

    Fully funded for: Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care staff.

    A charge of £110 per person applies to: Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations.

     

    A cancellation fee may be applied to all delegates

This one day Webinar course from LGSS is suitable for social care front-line managers and will provide them with up to date information related to Medication Management in Cambridgeshire, following their attendance of a full medication course in the past year.

Delegates would wish to:

•          Understand their responsibility to follow the Care Plan and ensure they are trained and competent to do the task

•          Understand the medication policy, the risk assessment and ‘The six rights’

•          Understand the correct storage of medicines including storage requirements,temperatures and the process of checking medicines in/out of the home

•          Understand how to safely administer medicines including recording using a MAR Chart.

•          Understand the importance of hygiene, when to wear gloves and a safe no-touch technique

•          Understand what to do if a mistake is made

•          Understand different forms, uses and routes for medication administration

•          Understand the safe disposal of medication including record keeping

This course is only open to Employees Of Reablement Team

This one day Webinar course from LGSS is suitable for social care front-line managers and will provide them with up to date information related to Medication Management in Cambridgeshire, following their attendance of a full medication course in the past year.

Delegates would wish to:

•          Understand their responsibility to follow the Care Plan and ensure they are trained and competent to do the task

•          Understand the medication policy, the risk assessment and ‘The six rights’

•          Understand the correct storage of medicines including storage requirements,temperatures and the process of checking medicines in/out of the home

•          Understand how to safely administer medicines including recording using a MAR Chart.

•          Understand the importance of hygiene, when to wear gloves and a safe no-touch technique

•          Understand what to do if a mistake is made

•          Understand different forms, uses and routes for medication administration

•          Understand the safe disposal of medication including record keeping

This course is only open to Employees from Cambridgeshire County Council’s Adult Support Services & employees from the social care Private, Voluntary & Independent sector in Cambridgeshire.

 

Fully funded for: Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care staff.

A charge of £55 per person applies to: Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations.

This two hours Webinar course from LGSS is suitable for support workers working within adult social care support services in the public sector and/or the private, voluntary and independent (PVI) sectors in Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire who support people with Pressure Area Care

Delegates would wish to:

•          Know what is meant by the term pressure area

•          Have knowledge about the skin and its function

•          Know who is at risk

•          Be able to recognise a pressure ulcer

•          Know who to report concerns too

•          Know how to prevent a pressure ulcer forming

This course is open to support workers from Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care support services, Cambridge & Peterborough Foundation Trust social care support services and from the Private, Voluntary and Independent sector in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire who are delivering health and social care interventions.

There is no charge for CCC employees to attend this course. There is a £40.00 charge for support workers from CPFT, NCC and the PVI sector in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

A cancellation fee may be applied

This 3-part webinar is suitable for staff who work with adults with care and support needs. The course is designed to ensure that professionals have a clearer understanding of the circumstances in which adult safeguarding and domestic abuse overlap and know how to safely respond when applying the Making Safeguarding Personal approach.

This course is open to all staff within Cambridgeshire County Council. There will not be any charge for your attendance on this course.  However, a cancellation charge of £50 will apply if you cancel your place, within 15 working days of the course date, or if you fail to attend on the day as per our terms and conditions. 

NB: This course is not for PVI customers who should book onto the equivalent course run by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Board: http://www.safeguardingcambspeterborough.org.uk/

This 2-part webinar has been designed for all professional staff working with adults with care and support needs. It will provide an enhanced level of information on principles of Safeguarding Adults at Risk of abuse or neglect. The webinar will cover the significance of wellbeing for all individuals, risk assessment and management, professional duties and responsibilities. This includes the importance of responding and recording, and practical aspects to ensure the safeguarding process is a ‘personal’ experience for adults with care and support needs.

If you are an employee of Cambridgeshire County Council, LGSS, or Northamptonshire County Council, there will not be any charge for your attendance on this course. However, a cancellation charge of £50 will apply if you cancel your place, within 15 working days of the course date, or if you fail to attend on the day as per our terms and conditions. 

NB: This course is not for care provider services (PVI) who should book onto Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards - Advanced. It is only for Children's Social Care Teams based in CCC or NCC.

This informative and up to the minute 2-part webinar will provide professionals, working with children and young adults, the very latest guidance in practice development and implementation.

This is an opportunity to clarify any practice concerns relating to the Mental Capacity Act of 2005 and the evolving Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

If you are an employee of Cambridgeshire County Council, LGSS, or Northamptonshire County Council, there will not be any charge for your attendance on this course. However, a cancellation charge of £50 will apply if you cancel your place, within 15 working days of the course date, or if you fail to attend on the day as per our terms and conditions. 

NB: This course is not for care provider services (PVI) who should book onto Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards - Advanced. 

This informative and up to the minute 2-part webinar will provide professionals, working with adults, the very latest guidance in practice development and implementation.

This is an opportunity to clarify any practice concerns relating to the Mental Capacity Act of 2005 and the evolving Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

If you are an employee of Cambridgeshire County Council, LGSS, or Northamptonshire County Council, there will not be any charge for your attendance on this course. However, a cancellation charge of £50 will apply if you cancel your place, within 15 working days of the course date, or if you fail to attend on the day as per our terms and conditions. 

This four-hour webinar course from LGSS is suitable for support workers working within adult social care support services in the public sector and/or the private, voluntary and independent (PVI) sectors in Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire who support people with Continence, Catheter & Stoma Care

Delegates would wish to:

•          Understand what Continence is, the importance of maintaining Continence, the possible causes of Incontinence

•          Understand the basic anatomy of the bladder, the bowel and how they work

•          Understand how to promote Dignity and Respect Privacy when undergoing Continence Care, Catheter Care and Stoma Care

•          Understand the expected standards for Infection Prevention & Control

•          Understand how to use a range of Catheter Care and Stoma Care resources

This course is open to support workers from Cambridgeshire County Council Adult Social Care support services, Cambridge & Peterborough Foundation Trust social care support services and from the Private, Voluntary and Independent sector in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire who are delivering health and social care interventions. There is no charge for CCC employees to attend this course. There is a £40.00 charge for support workers from CPFT, NCC and the PVI sector in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire and late cancellation/non-attendance.


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