eLEARNING COURSES

One-on-one Online Training

eLEARNING HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

ONLINE COURSES:

Autism Awareness

Approved by CPD This course will provide you with an understanding of what autism is and how it affects a child's daily life. It will touch on what factors contribute towards a child developing autism as well as some of the typical behaviours associated with it and how to can provide effective support for those with the condition. It also discusses what happens during the diagnosis process, some of the intervention methods that can help manage the condition and suggests some simple adaptations you can make to improve a child with autism's day to day life.

£25pp

Dementia Awareness

Approved by CPD This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways.

 

It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour.

 

The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be living with dementia.

£25pp

Diabetes Awareness

Approved by CPD Diabetes is a serious lifelong health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood is too high. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications.

 

This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and will provide an overview of the condition, the common symptoms that might indicate someone has diabetes, methods of diagnosis, some possible treatments and common complications that can affect those with the condition.

£25pp

Dignity and Privacy

Approved by CPD The course will start by defining dignity and privacy within the healthcare sector, and will explain how the two are quite often linked.

 

It will then go on to give you a range of useful professional tips about setting up the right working relationship with your service users, and discuss some of the issues that can arise when dignity and privacy are not respected.

£25pp

Duty of Care

Approved by CPD A duty of care is the requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, must put the interests of service users first.

 

This course will give you an introduction to the concept of duty of care, cover how duty of care affects your work, what to do if you come across a duty of care dilemma and where to go for support or advice along with some practical examples of duty of care situations.

£25pp

End of Life Care

Approved by CPD This course will provide you with information about what to expect, how to handle some of the emotions associated with this time, and working with the other professionals involved in end of life care.

£25pp

Epilepsy Awareness

Approved by CPD This course will give you an overview of epilepsy. It lists the methods of diagnosis, what a seizure is and how the brain can be affected. It will introduce some possible seizure triggers and describe what to do when someone has a seizure.

 

It will also discuss some of the treatments offered to people with epilepsy and provide practical advice on what you can do if you witness someone having a seizure.

£25pp

Handling Information in a Care Setting

Approved by CPD This course provides an introduction to the concept of handling information in care settings. At the end of the course you will understand the need for secure handling of information and you will know how to access support if you have any questions regarding access to information.

 

The course will cover the important role confidentiality plays in developing trusting relationships with the people in your care and it will define key terms such as 'need to know' and 'consent'.

£25pp

Infection Control

Approved by CPD This course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control.

 

It then goes into detail about the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more...

£25pp

Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

Approved by CPD This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more...

£25pp

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards

Approved by CPD This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act.This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.

£25pp

Mental Health Awareness

Approved by CPD This course explains the difference between mental health and mental illness. It covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for or what to expect if you are working with someone with one of these conditions. As well as providing some practical advice on how you can work effectively with those affected by these conditions.

£25pp

Nutrition and Hydration

Approved by CPD This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration in care environments, the basic elements of nutrition and eating a healthy balanced diet, identify the reasons why vulnerable people might suffer with dehydration and the tools you can use to identify people that are at risk of malnutrition and the steps you can take to deal with this condition.

£25pp

Personal Centred Care

Approved by CPD This course will give you an understanding of person centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting. It starts by explaining what we mean by person centred care and where this term originated. It then goes on to analyse the values represented by person centred care and explains why care should be as much as possible tailored to each service user. Finally it will give you an overview of care plans, daily reports, the importance of obtaining consent and much more.

£25pp

Prevent Duty of Care

Approved by CPD This course starts with an overview of the Government's Prevent strategy, and then looks at some of the reasons people become extremists.

 

It goes on to cover the objectives of the Prevent strategy, how to base your actions on a risk based approach, what to do if you are concerned and much more.

£35pp

Safeguarding Adults

Approved by CPD Safeguarding is a term that describes the work and processes undertaken to minimise and manage the risks involved to vulnerable children. During this training video you will hear many facts, figures and details surrounding the risk to children, the types of abuse suffered, how to recognise the signs of abuse and key safeguarding legislation put in place to minimise the abuse of children.

£35pp

Sharpes Awareness

Approved by CPD In this course you'll learn about the prevalence and different types of 'sharps litter' that can be found in the UK. It then covers the primary and secondary risks from sharps including some of the common blood borne viruses. It also covers the responsibilities of employers, the equipment needed and the effectiveness of PPE. Finally, it'll cover how to report discarded sharps and the correct procedures to follow if you're unlucky enough to receive a sharps injury.

£25pp

Stroke Awareness

Strokes are the fourth single leading cause of death in the UK, as well as a leading cause of disability. Being aware of the causes and symptoms will help you act fast in a situation where you suspect someone is having a stroke and provide them with the best chance of receiving the treatment they need and minimising the long term impact of the condition. This course will cover the types of strokes, the symptoms, and risk factors. It will also cover the treatment options and the longer term impact of the condition.

£25pp

Understanding Your Role in Care

Approved by CPD This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person centred care, understanding code of practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at work.

£25pp

Your Personal Development

Approved by CPD The course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure continued improvement, communication, feedback and much more.

£25pp

07841 023522
01305 771654
Office:-
Dorset Health & Safety Ltd
3 Stoke Road
Weymouth
Dorset
DT4 9JF
Training Centre:-
The Portway Centre,
1 Old Sarum Park,
Old Sarum,
Salisbury,
SP4 6EB
Our scheduled courses in Salisbury are easily accessible from:
 
Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Somerset UK.
 
We can also deliver courses in both UK and Europe; please call or email us to arrange a date and location to suit your requirements.

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