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

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This two day course from LGSS Learning and Development is targeted at CPFT staff based in Cambridgeshire. 

It has been developed specifically for experienced trained professionals within adult social care and health who, as part of their role, are expected to co-ordinate Section 42 enquiries. 

It is also suitable for Managers responsible for supervising and supporting Safeguarding Adults Lead Practitioners.  

This course will enable staff to embed and consolidate their understanding of their roles and responsibilities relating to making enquiries.  It will endorse the use of best practice, using the Care Act Safeguarding principles and applying the ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ approach when co-ordinating the Section 42 Enquiry. 

This course is jointly facilitated by the Head of Adult Safeguarding/Advanced Practitioner in Adult Safeguarding and the Safeguarding Adults Training & Development Manager.

This extended half day course (4 hours) from LGSS Learning and Development Team is targeted at Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) and CPFT staff who have a Chairing or Business Support role with Safeguarding Adults Meetings.

If you are an employee of Cambridgeshire County Council, LGSS, CPFT (if attendance is S42 Safeguarding Adults related) or Northamptonshire County Council, there will be no charge for your attendance on this course.  However, a cancellation charge of £50 will apply if you cancel your place on the course within 15 working days of the course date or if you fail to attend this course. 

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 one day course from LGSS Learning and Development Team is suitable for all Cambridgeshire County Council staff who work with Adults and who wish to:

Be provided with an enhanced level of information on principles of Safeguarding Adults at Risk of abuse or neglect. The course will cover the importance of wellbeing for all individuals, risk assessment and management, professional duties and responsibilities, and practical aspects to make the safeguarding process a ‘personal’ experience for adults with care and support needs.

This course is only open to Cambridgeshire County Council Staff who have attended the Making Safeguarding Personal course in the past 2 years.

There is no charge for this course but a cancellation / non-attendance fee of £50 may be applied.

This two day course from LGSS Learning and Development Team is suitable for all Cambridgeshire County Council staff who work with Adults and who wish 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.

This course is open to all staff within Cambridgeshire, including Cambridgeshire County Council staff, who has attended the Making Safeguarding Personal course, or equivalent, in the past 2 years.

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

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

This two day course from LGSS Learning and Development Team is suitable for staff of all organisations within Cambridgeshire who work with Adults and who wish to:

Be aware of their own responsibilities within local and national policies and guidance when managing cases of suspected adult abuse, using the multi-disciplinary and Making Safeguarding Personal approach.

This course is only open to employees working in an organisation based in Cambridgeshire and who have attended the Making Safeguarding Personal course, run by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Board: http://www.safeguardingcambspeterborough.org.uk/  in the past 2 years.

£100 Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation / non-attendance.

This two day course from LGSS Learning and Development Team is targeted at Cambridgeshire County Council staff based in Cambridgeshire who are required to:

Understand how to oversee the coordination of responses to safeguarding concerns appropriately, and proportionately, with adults at risk of abuse or neglect ensuring that making safeguarding activities a personal experience for each individual.

It has been developed specifically for experienced trained professionals within adult social care and health who, as part of their role, are expected to co-ordinate Section 42 enquiries.  It is also suitable for Managers responsible for supervising and supporting Safeguarding Adults Lead Practitioners

This course is jointly facilitated by the Adult Social Care Principal Social Worker and the Safeguarding Adults Training & Development Manager.

This course is only open to professionals in CCC who will be taking responsibility for coordinating the response when safeguarding concerns are raised.

There is no charge for this course but a cancellation / non-attendance fee of £200 may be applied.

This course will give frontline care professionals an introduction or refresher on the basics of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. It will support frontline professionals to apply this legislation to their day to day caring roles.

Who it is for

The course is intended for all LGSS customers who assist people with day to day decisions across social care, health, private and voluntary sectors.

Other information

If you are an employee of Cambridgeshire County Council, LGSS, or Northamptonshire County Council, there will be no charge for your attendance on this course. However, a cancellation charge will apply if you cancel your place on the course within 15 working days of the course date or if you fail to attend this course.

£25 Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement.

This new and exciting course has been designed especially for the care provider and wider PVI sector and combines advanced information on both the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. The course will take attendees through the processes and procedures outlined in the MCA, in addition to enabling practitioners to identify a deprivation of liberty within specific settings, and give clear knowledge as to the professional responsibilities required in these circumstances.

Who it is for

The course is intended for all LGSS PVI customers who are involved in direct care and support at a senior level.  Also, those who may be required to complete or support assessments of capacity, (i.e. supported decision-making), and those involved in establishing best interests decisions, and/or writing care plans. Please note this is not for CCC practitioners, including social workers, adult support coordinators and clinical staff. 

Any frontline care staff should consider the MCA and DoLS introductory course, but can also access this course as part of their continued professional development.

Other information

If you are an employee of Cambridgeshire County Council, LGSS, or Northamptonshire County Council, there will be no charge for your attendance on this course. However, a cancellation charge will apply if you cancel your place on the course within 15 working days of the course date or if you fail to attend this course.

£50 advertised price, where not included in a Service Level Agreement.

This course is not for PVI customers who should book onto Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards - Advanced.

This informative and up to the minute workshop, 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.

Who it is for

The course is intended for all LGSS customer who are professionals working across CCC Children and Young Adults teams who are in decision making/commissioning roles only, and offers a bespoke training package relevant to your role and professional responsibilities.

Other information

If you are an employee of Cambridgeshire County Council, LGSS, or Northamptonshire County Council, there will be no charge for your attendance on this course or for cancellation.

This course is not for PVI customers who should book onto Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards - Advanced.

This, informative and up to the minute workshop, 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.

Who it is for

The course is intended for all LGSS customers who are professionals working across CCC & NCC who are in a decision making/commissioning roles only, including CCC staff seconded in CPFT, LDP, Adult Early Help, and offers a bespoke training package relevant to your role and professional responsibilities.

Other information

For Cambridgeshire County Council, LGSS or Northamptonshire County Council employees there will not be any charge for your attendance on this course or for cancellation.

Self enrolment
Reablement OCS
Conflict Management NASS
The course

This course is designed to refresh knowledge and ensure managers have up to date information to support the competency assessment of support staff in the workplace

Who it is for

The course is suitable for front line managers working within adult social care support services in the public sector and/or the private, voluntary and independent (PVI) sectors across health and social care in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

What you can expect to learn

During the course you will gain knowledge and be refreshed in all aspects of…

The Medicines Management in The Residential Setting (Adult Social care ) Medication Policy, to underpin all assistance with medication

  • The responsibilities of the line manager and support staff related to the safe administration of medication

  • How to obtain, store and transport medicines including controlled drugs, and be aware of key security

  • How to administer medicines safely including recording and record keeping

  • The Medication Risk Assessment Protocol and its use

  • The Medication Administration Record and supporting documents

  • How to practically assess medication administration competency using the Medication Competence tools

This half day training is for NASS staff carrying out assessment as advised on the NASS Training Matrix and has been developed to complement Section 14 of The Care Act in order to support Safeguarding Practitioners who may come into contact with vulnerable adults that may be experiencing domestic abuse. The training is focused on identifying and risk assessing domestic abuse in order to ensure appropriate support is in place to protect and safeguard those victims covering:

  • Understanding Domestic Abuse
  • Identifying Risk using the DASH Risk Assessment Model
  • Services available in Northamptonshire for Domestic Abuse Victims

[£40.00] Advertised price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation/non attendance

This full day course from CCC Welfare Benefits Advice Team is suitable for Cambridgeshire-based staff looking to develop their knowledge about benefits for those who have long-term disabilities or who are unable to work because of sickness and who wish to:

•             Understand how the benefit claim process works

•             Know how to spot potential entitlement

•             Be aware of the claiming assessment processes for Personal Independence Payment and Employment Support Allowance

•             Understand the process and time limits to challenge a benefit decision

There are no entry requirements for this course

[£55-00] Advertised price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation / non-attendance.

This three-hour course 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 & Peterborough Foundation Trust social care staff & employees from Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire who are delivering health and social care interventions.

There is no charge for CCC employees and for CPFT Social Workers to attend this course. There is a £40.00 charge for the wider CPFT workforce and the PVI sector in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

A cancellation fee may be applied

TEC First! (Formerly Assistive Technology) – Course Summary

This one-day face-to-face course from LGSS is suitable for anyone working or volunteering in health and social care in Cambridgeshire who wishes to improve their knowledge of “Technology Enabled Care” provision in Cambridgeshire. The day will include interactive activities and reflective group discussion to help you to think TEC First! (Formerly Think ATT!)

Delegates will:

-Further enhance assessment skills in the area of TEC and gain more confidence in identifying potential solutions;

-Gain an understanding of how to refer to the service;

-Be provided with the tools to assess for interventions with more confidence.

This course is open to: Anyone working in Cambridgeshire delivering health and social care interventions and support planning and in addition employees from Private, Voluntary and Independent Organisations who are delivering health and social care interventions in Cambridgeshire.

There is no charge for attending this course.

Self enrolment

This six-hour face to face course from LGSS, Nutricia and cpft.nhs.uk  is designed for frontline managers / those who have responsibility for assessing the competency of their staff who administer medication via an enteral feeding tube who wish to:

•             Know of relevant basic anatomy and physiology

•             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

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

(Support Workers requiring Level 3 specialist enteral feeding training should contact their Manager, in the first instance, who will contact Nutricia direct to arrange this.)

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

[£55-00] Advertised price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation / non attendance.

This full day course from CCC Welfare Benefits Advice Team is suitable for Cambridgehsire-based staff supporting older people, their relatives and carers who wish to:

•             Recognise the importance of benefits for this client group

•             Understand the basic rules of relevant benefits

•             Understand the interaction of different benefits

•             Understand how means-tested benefits are calculated and how disability benefits are assessed.

There are no entry requirements for this course

[£55-00] Advertised price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation / non-attendance

This half day course from LGSS Learning and Development Team is targeted at Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) and CPFT staff based in Cambridgeshire who are required to:

From July 2020, this course will be known as Safeguarding Adults: Meetings and Business Support. 

Coordinate the arrangements for safeguarding meetings, and attend and take the minutes of the meeting; and store and share the minutes appropriately.

This course is only open to CCC and CPFT who has attended the Making Safeguarding Personal course in the past 2 years.

There is no charge for this course but a cancellation / non-attendance fee of £25 may be applied.

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