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Training

We provide a range of training courses and workshops. Please contact us if you would like a copy of our 2018 Training Calendar.

Basic Counselling Skills

An interactive course aimed at acquiring an understanding and awareness of the benefits of using basic counselling skills to improve communication.

Duration: 1 day

 

Carers Awareness Training

Aimed at GPs, care staff, social workers and other professionals this course considers the impact of caring on family members.

Too often Family Carers get overlooked and are not involved in the care plan of the person they care for. This can result in Carers reaching crisis point, or a care package beaking down with the Carer unable to continue providing care.

This course will enable professionals to address family care needs when delivering a service to the cared for, offering holistic support.

Duration: 1 day

 

Dementia Care and Carers

This course explores the different types of dementia and how it affects the person. Carers learn how to better cope with difficult situations and how to care for a person with dementia who has lost cognitive communications skills. Carers also explore end of life care and support networks available to them.

Duration: 1 day

 

Mental Health Awareness Training

This course aims to provide an awareness of what determines Mental Health Distress and an understanding of how the mental health system within our local community is set up. It also explores the experience of living with mental illness.

Duration: 1 day

 

Stress and Anger Management

This training course helps to identify the psychological symptoms of stress and how to develop strategies that enable us to better cope with stress.

Duration: 1 day

 

Lifting and Handling

Many Carers have long term problems with their backs through inappropriate lifting of their cared for. This training demonstrates how to lift a person accurately taking the strain from the back and how to lift frail people without hurting them.

Duration: 1 day

 

Preparing for the Future

This training explores:

Living wills

Lasting power of attorney

Advanced directives 

Wishes of the person and their family

Caring at end of life

Support networks for families

Duration: 1 day

 

First Aid

This offers Carers the chance to deal with common first aid, signs to look out for if a person is suffering a Stroke, Heart attack or epilepsy and how to deal with choking and deliver life saving resuscitation.

Duration: 1 day

Service times: 

Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

Contact by telephone: 

01708 961111

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