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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/19/018 ''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/18/228 Connecting with People who have Dementia

Delegates should attend Dementia Awareness before attending this course. This session is appropriate for everyone who works in social care and whose role requires them to interact and communicate with people who are living with dementia. We consider approaches and practices that will enable us to connect effectively with people who live 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 01 April 2019 09:30 - 15:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/481 Dementia Awareness - Supporting Older Adults (EVENT FULL)

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 10 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/109 Administration of Medication (EVENT FULL)

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 15 May 2019 09:30 - 13:00 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/19/405 Understanding Loss in End of Life Care - Module 1 (EVENT FULL)

This 1-day course will enable participants to understand loss and bereavement and its impacts on self and others, as well as exploring good practice in supporting people during the end of life process. You may also wish to attend Module 2 - Providing Care & Comfort at End 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 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/18/229 Connecting with People who have Dementia

Delegates should attend Dementia Awareness before attending this course. This session is appropriate for everyone who works in social care and whose role requires them to interact and communicate with people who are living with dementia. We consider approaches and practices that will enable us to connect effectively with people who live 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 04 June 2019 09:30 - 15:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map