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Code: SGC/19/289 Epilepsy Refresher (Morning)

This half-day course is available to anyone who has previously attended the Epilepsy Awareness Training Day within the last 2 years. Joint Epilepsy Council recommends individuals named to administer rescue treatment to attend a refresher course within at least two years. Epilepsy Buccal Midazolam/ Rectal Diazepam instatus Epilepticus Refresher. The standard charge for this course is £40. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 18 March 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/238 Making Every Contact Count

Making Every Contact Count is an approach that uses the millions of day to day interactions that organisations and individuals have with people to support them in making positive changes to their physical and mental health and wellbeing. Rather than telling people what to do Making Every Contact Count is about recognising opportunities to talk to people about their wellbeing using the skills of asking and listening. Making Every Contact Count is not intended to add to busy workloads. The course signposts to appropriate VSCE organisations and their available training

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1 18 March 2019 14:00 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/588 Understanding Autistic Spectrum Conditions (Autism) - Level 1 Awareness (AM)

This half day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the autism spectrum. Recognising and understanding the key areas of difficulty experienced by individuals on the autism spectrum is vital to providing effective support. This course is aimed at staff working in agencies in the Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sector in South Gloucestershire who are directly or indirectly supporting individuals with autism and people who come into contact with adults with autism in their work. This course is delivered by The National Autistic Society and will be made up of tutor presentation, audio visual material, 'real life' example, discussion, group exercises and question and answer. You will be given a comprehensive set of notes. The standard charge for this course is £40. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 18 March 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/910 Epilepsy Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This one day programme is intended for any individuals from the Council and staff from all Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors working with people with Epilepsy. Non-care staff need only attend the morning session of this course. The course is a combination of interactive discussion, demonstration and practice with equipment and group work. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 19 March 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/018 ''Medicine in Mind'': Understanding psychiatric medicines and their use

''Medicine in Mind'' : Understanding psychiatric medicines and their use.

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1 25 March 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/587 Sensory Considerations (Autism)

This half-day course will provide an introduction to sensory differences in people with autism. Course overview: - The sensory world of people with autism and how it can affect individuals - Behaviour and sensory differences - The evidence base - Sensory strategies, support and environmental changes. Who should attend? This course is suitable for those wishing to increase their understanding of the potential sensory differences experienced by people with autism. A basic understanding of autism is required for this course. The standard charge for this course is £40. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 25 March 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/398 Epilepsy Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This one day programme is intended for any individuals from the Council and staff from all Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors working with people with Epilepsy. Non-care staff need only attend the morning session of this course. The course is a combination of interactive discussion, demonstration and practice with equipment and group work. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 29 April 2019 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/335 The Write Way

How will this course help me? Our course will take you through the practical steps of writing clear and concise records and writing sequential, powerful and rewarding reports ° whether they are briefing notes, chronologies, summaries, assessments, care plans, safeguarding investigation reports or court reports. We will show you how to tackle your writing with clarity and confidence. You will understand the importance of: ° defining your purpose; ° organising your evidence; ° thinking and structure; ° writing analytically; and ° presentation. We will also highlight the seven deadly sins of social care writing and recording and show you how to avoid them. The standard charge for this course is £70. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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1 16 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/379 Being Person Centred

Target Audience - all adult care workers supporting people in South Glos in: learning disability services, services for people living with dementia, older peoples’ services, mental health services. To help staff to understand the concept of person centredness and its implications for good practice. To help staff to develop skills in working in a person centred way, in a range of settings. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 20 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/485 Dementia Awareness - Supporting Adults with Learning Difficulties

This one day workshop is specifically focused on good practice in supporting Adults with Learning Difficulties who are living with dementia. It aims to raise awareness and knowledge of the causes and impact of dementia on individuals, and to highlight ways in which staff can work positively and effectively with Adults with Learning Difficulties. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 21 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map