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Code: SGC/19/1024 Basic Clinical Skills (Cancelled)

This half day workshop is aimed at adult social care staff in South Gloucestershire, working in domiciliary, residential and day care services (statutory sector AND IVP sector agencies) The course 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 by the facilitator Claire Boyd, North Bristol Trust. Please note this training is held at Southmead Hospital (Learning & Research building in the Science Quarter).

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1 01 June 2020 09:00 - 13:00 Southmead Hospital Map

Code: SGC/20/180 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Essentials for Care Workers (Cancelled)

This assessed training course provides Care Workers with the essential skills and knowledge to apply and comply with the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 when carrying out their role. The MCA applies to every health and social care worker who is involved in the care, treatment or support of people who are unable to make all or some decisions themselves. Care Quality Commission Inspectors are increasingly asking care workers to explain their responsibilities under the MCA. The MCA provides legal protection from liability for carrying out care and treatment of people who lack capacity to consent, provided that care workers: Understand the principles of the MCA Have carried out a capacity assessment and reasonably believe that the person lacks capacity Reasonably believe the action they have taken is in the best interests of the person. How the training course works: Attend a workshop Submit brief evidence of how you have applied your learning in the workplace Receive feedback on your work which is shared with your employer Once you have achieved the required standard for compliance and good practice in line with the MCA code of practice you will be awarded a Mental Capacity Essentials Training Certificate.

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1 02 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0987 Covid-19: What's Changed Legally? How to ensure human rights are protected in adult social care practice

THIS EVENT WILL BE DELIVERED USING MICROSOFT TEAMS.

This 2-hour webinar is designed for adult social care practitioners and managers as a direct result of the current Covid-19 outbreak. 

The British Institute of Human Rights deliver this session. It will focus on:
- Information on human rights and the Human Rights Act.
- The Coronavirus Act and the changes to legislation such as the Care Act (Easements), the Ethical Framework, the Mental Health Act/Mental Capacity Act interface, and SEND legislation.

The session will also include information on specific rights in the context of coronavirus such as those on the prohibition on inhuman and degrading treatment (Article 3) and private and family life, including choice, control, wellbeing (Article 8).

There will be practice guidance in relation to:
* Individuals with/without Covid 19 and with or without mental capacity in relation to Coronavirus Act requirements, in care settings who refuse to self-isolate and place others (and to some extent themselves) at risk. This represents a particularly complex balance between the MCA and the HRA.

* Difficult decisions around people’s ability to remain in contact with family members, particularly at end of life, and how we can advocate for this / support with technology etc

* Balancing providers’ abilities to deliver services (reduced capacity) with peoples’ needs, and how to make decisions about what is essential and non-essential care.

* Using the Ethical Framework and the Human Rights Act as a tool to discuss decision making processes with other (health) professionals - particularly around access to life saving treatment.

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1 03 June 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/20/0513 Mental Health Awareness

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A community based course to increase awareness and challenge stigma about mental health that participants can draw upon in their day-to-day lives and work.

The views of people with ‘lived’ experience of emotional or mental health issues are central to informing the course content as well as up to date research evidence. This course is currently free to everyone.

The course is suitable for anyone including staff and volunteers from a variety of settings working with Adults, and/or Children and Families, who wish to learn more about mental health. It consists of a mixture of factual presentation, small group work and large group discussion within agreed ground rules of confidentiality and respecting each other’s points of view. There are extensive handouts available

The trainer Suzanne Pearson is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and CBT therapist with experience of working in the NHS and voluntary sector. She is a qualified adult trainer with extensive experience of delivering high quality mental health training to a range of participants and organisations. She is a Mental Health First Aid instructor (Standard and Youth courses) and an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) trainer.

This course is currently free to everyone.

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1 04 June 2020 09:15 - 13:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/0542 Motivational Interviewing: Refresh and Practice Development (a.m.)

THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED VIA MS TEAMS

An interactive 3-hour workshop facilitated by Phil Harris to enable adult care practitioners who completed the initial 1-day Motivational Interviewing course to refresh their knowledge, skills and confidence and to help them consolidate their learning with this approach.

This follow-up course will give participants an opportunity to review their prior learning and how they have applied these approaches in context of the 3 C’s model. This will include reflective practice and bringing a case study to the session based on the Motivational Interviewing Case Formulation supplied at the end of the one day training. Based on this we will identify further areas of development and rehearse the critical skills in a peer-review context.

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1 04 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/20/0543 Motivational Interviewing: Refresh and Practice Development (p.m.) (Cancelled)

An interactive 3-hour workshop facilitated by Phil Harris to enable adult care practitioners who completed the initial 1-day Motivational Interviewing course to refresh their knowledge, skills and confidence and to help them consolidate their learning with this approach.

This follow-up course will give participants an opportunity to review their prior learning and how they have applied these approaches in context of the 3 C’s model. This will include reflective practice and bringing a case study to the session based on the Motivational Interviewing Case Formulation supplied at the end of the one day training. Based on this we will identify further areas of development and rehearse the critical skills in a peer-review context.

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1 04 June 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/1034 Administration of Medication (Cancelled)

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 05 June 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0572 Defensible Decision-Making (EVENT FULL)

CURRENTLY DELIVERED AS A HALF-DAY WEBINAR

This workshop is for South Gloucestershire Council Adult Care practitioners ONLY
. Its key purpose is to equip staff with the knowledge, skills and confidence to make judgements and clearly record the rationale for decisions that are robust, supported by the relevant evidence and defensible when scrutinised by others. Practitioners need to assess people’s needs and their desired outcomes and then make decisions that keep that person and their carers at the heart of the assessment and support planning process. In all aspects of their work they have to find ways to balance a number of competing pressures including arranging person-centred care and support that meets Care Act and Mental Capacity Act requirements, whilst also managing risk and safeguarding issues effectively, using the organisation’s recording policy and using resources effectively.

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1 08 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/20/188 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Training Programme - Module 2: Complex Best Interest Decisions (Cancelled)

Please note you have to do this training programme in order.
South Gloucestershire Council has launched a new interactive training programme that gives Health and Social Care Workers the skills, knowledge, confidence and practice to apply and comply with the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The programme is made up of interactive learning workshops. The new skills and knowledge gained from the workshops are then applied in the workplace and you will send us evidence. You'll be given feedback as you acheive the required good practice and compliance standard of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The programme is designed for Care Provider managers, Social Worker and Occupational Therapy staff and managers, nurses and all other professionals working in health and social care. You can select from a series of modules as relevant to your job which are listed below.

How the programme works -
You attend a module workshop
You then submit evidence of what you have learned in the workplace (usually within six weeks)
You receive feedback which may be shared with your employer.

Once you have achieved the required standard for compliance and good practice in line with the MCA code of practice you will be awarded a certificate for that module.

Continuing Professional Development
This programme can be used by Social Workers as a basis for Accredited Learning under the South Gloucestershire Council/ University of the West of England Integrated Professional Development Programme

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 09 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/161 Supporting People with Dementia using Positive Approaches (Cancelled)

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 £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 09 June 2020 09:30 - 15:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map