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Code: SGC/18/236 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 22 January 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/696 Providing Care & Comfort at End of Life- Module 2 (Cancelled)

Who should attend - All adult social care staff supporting service users/carers who have already attended Module 1 (Understanding Loss in End of Life - an Introduction) or equivalent introductory training in this area. The course is not suitable for people who have suffered a personal close bereavement within the last 12 months. This 1 day course is a follow-on workshop for staff working in a professional care role. It will enable participants to have an understanding of how to meet an individual's care needs and maintain comfort and dignity in the last few days of life. 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 22 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

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

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

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

Code: SGC/18/531 Dementia Awareness - Supporting Older Adults

This one day workshop 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 older people who are living with dementia. 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 28 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/812 Understanding Self Harm (EVENT FULL)

In this 1 day training, aimed at all supporters and allies of people who self-harm, you will be provided with the opportunity to: - Understand what self-harm is, and consider why someone might use this strategy as a way of coping with their experiences. - Explore some myths and the impact of stigma for people who self-harm - Hear about what people who hurt themselves have said about self-harm, and what they have found helpful in professional and personal responses - Explore some of the shared challenges faced by supporters of people who self-harm from a wide variety of settings - Gain knowledge and information in order to build confidence when supporting someone who self-harms, including harm minimisation and safer self-harm approaches - Consider your own wellbeing and emotional health needs in a supportive environment. 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 29 January 2019 09:30 - 14:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/519 Anxiety & Depression - Awareness (EVENT FULL)

This half day course is aimed at people working in a variety of settings and will provide information and greater understanding about anxiety and depression, including how these link to loneliness and isolation for people. The course will incorporate a number of evidence-based strategies and raise delegates' awareness about services that can help promote wellbeing. 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 05 February 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/106 Administration of Medication

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).

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1 06 February 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/013 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 14 February 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Badminton Road G13 Map

Code: SGC/19/024 "The Write Way" (EVENT FULL)

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 20 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/18/237 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 21 February 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Badminton Road G12 Map