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Code: SGC/22/0793 Supporting People with Dementia using Positive Approaches

This training session is appropriate for everyone who works in social care settings who interact, communicate with and support people who have dementia.

This day is an updated version of the course entitled, ‘Connecting with People with Dementia.’ The facilitators believe people who have completed the previous course would benefit from attending this course too, as it has been adapted to incorporate Positive Approaches to CareTM. The core principle of PACTM is that as carers, we need to change our approach in order to understand how it feels to be living with the challenges and learn techniques to support people in a person centred way.

The day introduces Positive Approaches to CareTM and will enable participants to develop their understanding and skills in order to provide person centred support to people who have dementia.

The standard charge for this course is £95 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 31 August 2022 09:30 - 15:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0662 Administration of Medication (EVENT FULL)

Seminar Room 2
L & R Building, Southmead Hospital


This half day course follows CQC requirements on the administration of medication. It includes trainer presentation, discussion, and a short multiple-choice assessment at the end to check the information has been retained by participants. Relevant handouts/paperwork will be provided. This course is aimed at any adult social care staff in South Gloucestershire, working in domiciliary, residential and day care services (statutory sector AND IVP sector agencies).

This session is £50 for non SGC staff

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1 06 September 2022 09:00 - 12:00 Southmead Hospital Learning Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0563 Recognising Adult Abuse for Community Groups (Volunteers only)

Please note this session is for Community Group Volunteers only, if you work in a Social Care organisation or charity, please book on Raising Safeguarding Concerns training.

The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adult Board oversees the Joint Policy & Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of individuals that support adults at risk are aware of key issues of Safeguarding Adults.

This bitesize session will introduce volunteers that support community groups within South Gloucestershire to identify what safeguarding adults is, how to recognise an adult at risk and what to do if abuse is disclosed or suspected.

This session can also be delivered ‘in house’ to your group either virtually via Zoom or Face to Face as Covid restrictions allow. For more information about this or help with booking please email hrlearninganddevelopment@southglos.gov.uk  

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1 20 September 2022 18:30 - 20:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0702 Understanding Self Harm (EVENT FULL)

This blended half day course has been developed in direct response to the Covid situation, and is designed specifically for online delivery to smaller groups of participants. It covers what self-harm is, and why people might hurt themselves, as well as providing space to think about what a helpful response to someone who has hurt themselves might be. It has a strong emphasis on bringing the voices of people who use self-harm to the virtual room, and provides space and time for reflection. This course has been developed to either stand alone or complement others in a series of events, and utilises a range of tools to offer a participative online training experience.

Worksheets, handouts and copies of the presentation will be available to complement learning.

Our expertise: Self-Injury Support has 30 years’ experience in delivering high quality self-harm education to a wide variety of settings and participants. Our approach is participative and reflective, and is focussed on bringing the voice of people who use self-harm into the room, building empathy and confidence for supporters.

The standard charge for this course is £47.50. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 20 September 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/1126 Reablement - Maximising Independence and Wellbeing (AM)

Reablement - Maximising Independence and Wellbeing

This half-day training workshop is for adult social care staff who are involved in commissioning reablement for adults. The session will provide an opportunity to develop and refresh your understanding of how reablement fits within the wider context of adult social care as a key intervention to: promote independence, wellbeing and positive outcomes for adults and reduce the need for long term care and support. Writing effective ‘Conversation 2 Reablement Plans’ will be a key focus during the training.

Before you attend the session, you might find it useful to:

• have a look at some of the information about reablement on the SCIE website Click Here

• and watch some of their videos including this one Click Here - video

The training workshop will be participatory and delivered virtually using MS Teams -9.15pm log on for 9.30pm start – 12.30pm close

Click here to join the training session


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1 27 September 2022 09:15 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/1160 Administration of Medication (EVENT FULL)

Clinical Skills Lab
L & R Building, Southmead Hospital


This half day course follows CQC requirements on the administration of medication. It includes trainer presentation, discussion, and a short multiple-choice assessment at the end to check the information has been retained by participants. Relevant handouts/paperwork will be provided. This course is aimed at any adult social care staff in South Gloucestershire, working in domiciliary, residential and day care services (statutory sector AND IVP sector agencies).

This session is £50 for non SGC staff

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1 28 September 2022 13:00 - 16:00 Southmead Hospital Learning Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0491 Being Person Centred within 3 Conversations (SGC staff only) (EVENT FULL)

This training is for Internal social care staff (OT, OTA, SW, SWA), care managers and for attendees wishing to do more in-depth study of the origins of Person Centred practice and how this fits with the SGC 3Conversations model.

‘If at all possible it would be good to have access to the handout during the session – ideally a hard copy where you can make notes’.

Content

• Discuss and share ideas and experiences of person-centred practice from our practice – how does it differ from other approaches?
• Engage with and discuss where these ideas originated and the philosophy behind them. We will look at social care and also education and the development of client centred counselling. Why have they been prevalent at different times?
• Become familiar with South Glos’ version of the 3 Conversations Approach and exchange ideas about it, and also how it can be used creatively to best support people in very different circumstances with different levels of need.
• Become familiar with a range of published person-centred thinking tools which can be used within the 3 conversations framework.
• Throughout the day we will identify personal attitudes, professional values and particular practice skills which support person-centred practice. What does it mean to ‘be’ person-centred?
• We will practice positive communication skills which are identified, including person-centred recording of ‘conversations’.

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1 28 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/1127 Reablement - Maximising Independence and Wellbeing (AM)

Reablement - Maximising Independence and Wellbeing

This half-day training workshop is for adult social care staff who are involved in commissioning reablement for adults. The session will provide an opportunity to develop and refresh your understanding of how reablement fits within the wider context of adult social care as a key intervention to: promote independence, wellbeing and positive outcomes for adults and reduce the need for long term care and support. Writing effective ‘Conversation 2 Reablement Plans’ will be a key focus during the training.

Before you attend the session, you might find it useful to:

• have a look at some of the information about reablement on the SCIE website Click Here

• and watch some of their videos including this one Click Here - video

The training workshop will be participatory and delivered virtually using MS Teams -9.15pm log on for 9.30pm start – 12.30pm close

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE SESSION

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1 28 September 2022 09:15 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/1086 Professional Curiosity Workshop - 'The What?, Why?, & How?' (EVENT FULL)

This course is suitable for Social Care Practitioners in both Adult & Children’s Services


Professional Curiosity Workshop – 1 day - The ‘WHAT ?, WHY ?, & HOW ?’


The ability and confidence to demonstrate Professional Curiosity, Professional Courage, and Professional Challenge together are essential to success when working alone as a single agency professional or as a member of a multi-agency team when working to safeguard and protect.

This workshop provides an opportunity for delegates to work together in scenario-based development and application of knowledge and skills. Those attending will be encouraged to fully participate in work and discussions on an individual, class, and small group basis. Trainer led debriefing and facilitation will allow delegates to explore the ‘What, Why, & How’ of professional practice in this area.

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1 29 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0988 Epilepsy Refresher (EVENT FULL)

This half-day course is suitable for those who have previously attended the Epilepsy Awareness Training Day within the last 2 years AND only if they are responsible for administering rescue meds.

(The 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 03 October 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map