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Code: SGC/24/0191 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) - Module 2: Complex Best Interest Decisions

IF YOU ARE A SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE EMPLOYEE YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR IT DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST YOU ZOOM LICENSE. YOU WILL NEED TO FILL OUT THIS FORM IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY OBTAINED A ZOOM LICENSE.

Please check that you can access Zoom prior to the event. Licences can take up to an hour after being requested, zoom can be accessed via the web browser if you have not been able to request your license in time.


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 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.

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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1 27 November 2024 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/24/0216 Administration of Medication (EVENT FULL)

Clinical Skills Lab, Learning and Research 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 £49 for non SGC staff

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1 28 November 2024 09:00 - 12:00 Southmead Hospital Learning & Research Building Map

Code: SGC/24/0354 Coaching and mentoring group supervision (morning session)

These sessions are for members of the South Gloucestershire Council Coaching and Mentoring Service and is open to external coaches.

We ask that all members attend two sessions of group supervision per year. Please see full details below for more information.

Full details:

What is coaching supervision?

Coaching supervision is the practice of reflecting upon your work as a coach, usually with a trained supervisor in either a 1:1 or group basis. It is often emphasised as ‘SUPER-vision' providing you with an enhanced ability to see your work from multiple perspectives. If not viewed like this coach supervision could be misconstrued as a more managerial practice by someone with more power than yourself 'checking' that you are 'doing it right'. Far from this, the relationship is more of one of equals, where the supervisor and coach (supervisee) sit 'side by side' in a safe, non-judgemental space getting curious about the your work as a coach. Through this process you gain insight into yourself, the client and the work you do together. Regular coaching supervision will enable the coach to explore these areas and in doing so improve their coaching effectiveness and ensure best value for coachees. Coaching supervision is an essential part of a coach’s ongoing learning and development.

It is free for internal coaches and we will charge external coaches £100 per session or £300 for four.

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1 28 November 2024 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/24/0187 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Essentials for Care Workers (EVENT FULL)

Please note if you are a Social Worker you should book onto the Professional version of this course.



This 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.

Learning Outcome
1. Understand what mental capacity is and what might affect the mental capacity of the people you work with
2. Be able to identify the decisions you are responsible for in your workplace
3. Be able to apply the MCA principles to the decisions you are responsible for
4. Be able to carry out an assessment of capacity
5. Be able to act and decide in the person’s best interests where they lack capacity for a particular decision.

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1 28 November 2024 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0572 Social Care Learning and Development Welcome Session (SGC Staff Only)

This introduction to Learning & Development, which follows on from the Council Induction session, is a valuable part of the new starter's induction programme for all practitioners in Adults and Childrens Social Care. We focus on how Learning and Development can support you in your new role as well as progress your career at South Gloucestershire Council. The Children, Families and Adults we work with, need us to be the best we can be.... and that starts with our Continuous Professional Development (CPD).


Please note - if you are an existing member of staff, have not previously attended a council induction or the L&D welcome session, and think this session would be of benefit to you, you can request a place on this induction.

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1 29 November 2024 13:30 - 15:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0573 Welcome to South Glos Council – where you can make a difference (SGC Staff Only)

As a new employee of the council, it’s important that you get an understanding of how the council works, how your role contributes to the overall council plan, how decisions are made, what is expected of you and what you can expect from us.

This face-to-face induction offers a welcoming and interactive experience and includes a welcome from the Chief Executive or one of his Executive Directors, an overview of the council and it’s services with a guided tour (accessible version available), and the opportunity to meet other new starters.

Social Care staff must also book the afternoon Social Care Learning & Development Welcome session (Click here to book)where you will find out more about the learning and development and career progression offer available to you.

Please note - if you are an existing member of staff, have not previously attended a council induction, and think it would be of benefit to you, you can request a place on this induction.

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1 29 November 2024 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0567 Tips For Trauma Informed Practice


This inspiring session is delivered by 'Barnardo's Lived Experience Consultancy' and is open to staff in Childrens Social Care and Preventative Services.

The young people delivering this session will be using their lived experience to inspire us to be more trauma aware. They have known each other and the staff at Barnardo's over a number of years and so fully trust one another. This session is unique.

A previous attendee shared that it was probably the best Trauma Informed (TI) training that they had attended. They also loved the way they were asked to reflect on what they would do differently in their practice, in response to the top 7 tips to work in a TI way.

They left the session feeling confident that a lot of what they did was TI, but with a greater awareness and understanding of what people suffering from trauma go through/think about the professionals working with them as well.

This training is for everyone in social care; social work assistants, social workers, personal assistants, team managers, service managers.

Hearing from people with lived experience is so powerful, as we know. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the experts and be given the time and space to reflect on what changes you could make to your current practice to be the best TI practitioner that you can be.

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1 02 December 2024 10:30 - 15:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0330 Epilepsy Awareness

This one day programme is intended for any individuals from the Council and staff from all Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors working with people with Epilepsy.

Non-care staff need only attend the morning session of this course.

The course is a combination of interactive discussion, demonstration and practice with equipment and group work.

The standard charge for this course is £103.50 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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1 03 December 2024 09:30 - 16:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0236 Mental Capacity Act (MCA) - Mod 3: Deprivation & Detainment


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

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. You can select from a series of modules as relevant to your job which are listed below.


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 03 December 2024 09:30 - 13:00 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/24/0495 Safer Caring

This training will look at what we mean by safer caring and how to promote safe practices for those caring for children in their homes.

Please be aware that by booking onto this course you consent to your email address being shared with B&NES FPT, so that we can send a informaion & potentially Zoom invitations to you.

The duration of this session is likely to be 4 hours, but with an hour break in the middle and short breaks after each hour.  This will be confirmed nearer the time.

Venue:  Microsoft TEAMS (Virtual)

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1 03 December 2024 09:30 - 13:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map