(These are the compulsory training courses that all Health and Social Care Workers must undertake and maintain).

Manual Handling (Theory and Practice)
This one day course covers the practical aspects of moving and handling people safely. It is recommended that all staff are updated at least annually in moving and handling people. The most common form of injury caused by incorrect manual handling is spinal injury. Carers who move or need to handle people as part of their daily tasks are the most at-risk group when it comes to back injury. We are more likely to injure ourselves than people in any other profession.

Basic First Aid
This course enables to candidate to effectively deal safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency situation arise in the work place. It also gives training regarding importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedure.

Fire Safety
This course provides you with the knowledge and skills of dealing with fire and the precautions which needs to be taken. It goes on to explore the awareness of different types of extinguishers and the different types of fires.

Food Hygiene
Training in basic food hygiene must now be given to all “food handlers”. This includes all kitchen staff, care assistants who help to serve food at meal times and any other member of staff likely to come into contact with food. Being care specific, our food hygiene training enables candidates to identify with key issues ad apply them in care settings.

Medication Administration
This course will give healthcare workers an opportunity to explore issues surrounding drug and medication administration and raise an awareness of common side effects. The topic is put across logically, in bite size pieces, so that candidates understand, learn, reflect, and apply best medication.

Health & Safety
The importance of health and safety training for all staff can not be underestimated. This training explains legal duties of all staff under the Health and Safety at Work Act. This course provides basic knowledge about how to stay and healthy at work. The course is both engaging and stimulating to allow the candidate being trained to absorb the information and put it into practice.

Infection Control
This training provides a thoroughly comprehensive introduction to the issues surrounding infection control and highlights the kinds of working practices essential for preventing the spread of infection in the care environment.

POVA (Protection of Vulnerable Adults)
This course aims to develop an understanding of the different forms of abuse and introduce the notion of self neglect and neglect by others. It goes on to explore improving awareness of the signs and symptoms of both abuse and neglect, to aid in its recognition and identifies what to do if abuse or neglect is suspected.

 

Mandatory course