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Code: SGC/25/0031 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Training Programme - Mod 4: Planning Ahead


Please note you have to do this training programme in order.

For SGC staff only:
Additional learning resources here: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty (Sway resource)
Request to shadow a MCA assessment here: Peer Shadowing Network Yammer Group

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.

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.


The standard charge for this course is £49. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 January 2025 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0286 Managing Challenging Conversations & Conflict Training (Children's & Adults Social Care)

To improve professional confidence of social care practitioners in Managing Challenging Conversations & Conflict Training to assist in successfully employing professional curiosity in a social care context.

Charges apply for non-South Glos Council staff
Cost: £103.50

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 January 2025 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0409 UASC - Unaccompanied asylum seeking child training for South Glos foster carers

Better Understanding of Young Asylum Seekers and Refugees
The Training will be provided by members of 1625 independent peoples Asylum and Refugee Intensive support team who have been providing support for young asylum seekers for over 8 years commissioned by Bristol and South Glos Social services and have provided support for a number of young people in fostering placements. We recently provided training to 80 Social workers as well as working with a Team from the Children’s Commissioners around good practice for accommodation providers.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 January 2025 10:00 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0279 Direct Payments Training (SGC staff only)

IMPORTANT: To complete your registration for this session please complete the pre-course preparation outlined below.

By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer.

The meeting will open at 9.15am, so that you can join the meeting in time to check that the technology is working prior to a 9.30am prompt start.

Pre-course preparation - please see attached

The session will focus on Direct payments and the legal framework. We will consider the benefits of a direct payment for adults, carers, professionals and the Local Authority as well as the challenges that may be experienced. Some guest speakers will be available to talk to you in small groups:
- A direct payment recipient will tell you about how it helps her to live a good life
- Steffan Lewis from the South Glos DP monitoring team who will be able to answer any questions you have about the process.
- A representative from one of the Support Providers will tell you about how they can offer bespoke to support to an individual receiving a direct payment

Plus a video of one of your social work colleagues who will tell you why she thinks direct payments can promote an individual’s wellbeing.



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1 13 February 2025 09:30 - 13:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/25/0050 Resilience Labs Train the Trainer

Off The Record are delivering training for professionals looking for a greater understanding of the factors that contribute to resilience. The training is designed to explore the five different Resilience Lab sessions (Pressure Proof, Making Friends with Stress, Thinking Traps, Stronger and Reach Out) using the evidenced based tools and techniques and generate discussion on how these can be adapted within your setting. The training requires all participants to contribute and share their experience

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 March 2025 10:00 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 04 March 2025 10:00 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/25/0047 Autism Training (SGC Staff Only)

The training consists of two presentations that provide an introduction to the Autism Spectrum.

Part 1 looks at themes such as what Autism is, traits & behaviours associated with Autism, the social challenges that autistic people face day to day, coping mechanisms, and barriers to employment.


Part 2 briefly recaps the themes from part 1 and looks at themes such as the different types of Autism, skills and abilities commonly associated with Autism, mental health, the pros and cons of the two different models of disability, advice on how best to support autistic residents and colleagues you may work with, and famous people on the spectrum. Part 2 also features interactive elements such as a quiz.


Both presentations feature videos.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 March 2025 11:00 - 11:45 Badminton Road G12 Map
2 19 March 2025 11:00 - 11:45 Badminton Road G12 Map

Code: SGC/25/0034 CHC Training (SGC Adult Care Managers/Practitioners only)

ESSENTIAL READING:

National Framework for CHC – July 2022
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-framework-for-nhs-continuing-healthcare-and-nhs-funded-nursing-care

Decision Support Tool – July 2022
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhs-continuing-healthcare-decision-support-tool#full-publication-update-history

Recommend reading the MS Word version entitled NHS continuing healthcare decision support tool guidance (with referral form) which is the third one down the list.

ADVISED READING:

Checklist – July 2022
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhs-continuing-healthcare-checklist

Recommend reading the MS Word version entitled NHS continuing healthcare checklist guidance (with referral form) which is the third one down the list.

The e-learning training is on the NHS e-learning website and can be accessed by anybody with an NHS or gov.uk email address. It is split into a number of modules, each of which would take about two hours to complete.

  • Introduction, Aims & Continuing Healthcare Quiz
  • Previous updates to the 2018 Framework and new updates to the 2022 Framework
  • Definition - Back to basics
  • Principles & well managed needs
  • Brief overview of the interaction between hospital discharge and CHC
  • Understanding the Checklist
  • Eligibility criteria (inc. legal background & boundary between health and social care)
  • Primary Health Need / Key Characteristics
  • Quality assessments, accurate DSTs and compliant MDTs
  • Detailed evidencing for a robust rationale
Delivered by:
Beacon provides independent, expert representation for individuals and families at any stage of the NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment, resolution and care planning processes. We have an 18-year history of providing specialist CHC support services to individuals and the NHS.

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1 12 March 2025 09:30 - 16:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/24/0287 Managing Challenging Conversations & Conflict Training (Children's & Adults Social Care)

To improve professional confidence of social care practitioners in Managing Challenging Conversations & Conflict Training to assist in successfully employing professional curiosity in a social care context.

Charges apply for non-South Glos Council staff
Cost: £103.50

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 March 2025 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map