Regus House - Victory Way, Admiral Park Crossways

Dartford Kent. DA2 6QD. United Kingdom

+ 44 (0) 795 777 3016

info@hisgraceventuresltd.com

Mon - Fri 9.00 - 5.30

Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

Short Term Courses

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Common Induction Standards
Food Hygiene
Health & Safety
Community Support Work
Dementia Awareness
Epilepsy Awarenesss
Mental Capacity Act
Diabetes Awareness
Emergency First Aid
Infection Control
Moving & Positioning
Safeguarding Of Vulnerable Adults
Nutrition & Hydration
End of Life (Palliative) Care”]
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There are three levels to giving medication:

Level 1 – prompting and assisting
Level 2 – administering
Level 3 – administering in specialist areas after receiving further training

Candidates will understand the differences between prompting, assisting and administering. By the end of the course they will have reached level 2 and will have covered all of the following:

  • Consent
  • Drug formulation and routes of administration
  • Contra-indications
  • Covert medication
  • Medication errors
  • Management of medications
  • Application of medicines
  • Medication labelling
  • The five rights
  • Homely remedies
  • Reporting and recording procedures

The aim of the course is to give care workers a comprehensive induction in the core elements of their role. There are eight components spread over two full days.

Day 1 covers:

  • Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
  • Personal Development
  • Equality and Inclusion
  • Principles for Implementing Duty of care

Day 2 covers:

  • Communicate Effectively
  • Person Centred Support
  • Health and Safety in Adult Social Care Settings
  • Safeguarding

The candidate’s understanding is assessed at the end of each individual element.

This basic Food Hygiene course includes the following elements:

  • The principles of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points)
  • Protecting food against the risk of contamination
  • Foods most likely to be vehicles of food poisoning organisms
  • Effective cleaning and disinfection of premises and equipment
  • Personal hygiene of staff, which includes correct hand-washing and drying techniques
  • How thorough cooking or processing destroys any harmful bacteria
  • Food losses due to premature spoilage
  • The legal and moral obligation to provide safe food

This training course is mostly theoretical but includes practical elements including use of a UV light box to demonstrate hand hygiene.

The purpose of this course is to give participants knowledge on Health and Safety procedures, including Fire Safety. They will be able to identify a hazard and understand the difference between a hazard and a risk.

Course includes:

  • Legislation relating to Health & Safety
  • Safety – Potential risks to self and others
  • Equipment in the workplace
  • Understanding Risk Assessments
  • Ergonomics and how it affects the working environment
  • Prevention of fires
  • Procedures when fire has broken out
  • Procedures for COSHH Risk Assessments
  • Hazardous substances and the routes of entry
  • Security measures in the workplace

Participants will leave the course with a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities and how they affect others within the workplace.

This training course is meant for staff who wish to work in the community, supporting people to maintain their independence at home and giving them access to their local community.

Community support work can mean working with people in their own homes, outreach schemes and supported housing, and includes older people, and those with learning disabilities or mental health issues.

The aims of this course are to equip the worker with the tools they will need to provide support in a community setting. It focuses on the attributes required for the role, the skills required and the aims and philosophy of providing individualised support.

The course also covers the different types of work environment that may be encountered and lone working, the types of activities that may be undertaken by the worker; liaising with the multidisciplinary community team; working with vulnerable adults; and record keeping.

The United Kingdom has a high number of people with dementia. More than half of long-term care residents have dementia. Candidates trained specifically in dementia care have been shown to provide a better quality of life for people in residential and domiciliary care.

This three hour training session focuses on developing dementia care skills. The course aims to:

  • Identify the various types of dementia
  • Explore Person Centred Care
  • Show how to encourage independence
  • Show how communication is affected
  • Show how nutrition & exercise play their part
  • Demonstrate ways to keep people safe
  • Encourage changes in lifestyle
  • Provide strategies for coping with changed behaviour

Those involved in the training are also taught to be aware of some of the symptoms that are mistaken for early onset dementia. The course is also suitable for relatives involved in the care of family members.

This training course teaches candidates about seizures, in particular epileptic seizures. Candidates will learn how to recognise early warning symptoms and what action should be taken.

Candidates will learn:

  • Types of seizures
  • What to do if someone has an epileptic seizure
  • The beginning, middle and end of a seizure
  • What can provoke a seizure
  • Moods and behaviour
  • Memory Loss
  • When to call an ambulance
  • Living with epilepsy
  • The connection between Epilepsy and Learning Disability
  • SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy)

There is also the option of further training in epilepsy covering areas such as administering buccal midazolam.

This training course explains:

  • Why and how the Act came about
  • Who is affected by it
  • The five core principles
  • Symptoms which cause confusion
  • What help can be given to someone trying to make a decision
  • What is meant by Best Interests
  • The process of conclusion for capacity
  • All those that are affected by the MCA 2005
  • The court of protection and the public guardian
  • The Bournewood case
  • Advanced decisions
  • IMCAs and their role

The United Kingdom has over 2 million people diagnosed with diabetes and it’s estimated that a further 750,000 have it without being aware of it.

Candidates attending this course will gain knowledge of:

  • Types of diabetes
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Causes and risk factors
  • Myths around diabetes
  • Who is at risk
  • Treatment
  • How to live with diabetes

By the end of the session participants will know the differences between Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia and the actions that should be taken for each. They will be shown how to monitor blood glucose levels and learn the self-help actions that people diagnosed with diabetes can take.

The purpose of this course is to enable all participants take charge of a situation when a person is injured or becomes ill – until more appropriate assistance arrives.

The course is a combination of theoretical and practical elements. The course includes:

  • The role of the First Aider/ Appointed Person
  • Legislation – including Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Accident Recording and RIDDOR
  • First Aid Kits
  • Prioritising Casualties
  • Primary/Secondary Assessment
  • Resuscitation
  • Recovery Position
  • Basic Life Support
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Bleeding

It’s a 1 day course and candidates wishing to attend should be aware that the course has a practical element to it where they will be demonstrating the recovery position and CPR techniques.

Infection control is about preventing the spread of infectious diseases within the health care setting.

Participants will learn:

  • How their actions could spread or prevent infection
  • The routes of infection into the body
  • The mode of spread
  • Vulnerable groups
  • The consequences of cross contamination
  • Why and when personal protective equipment should be worn
  • Good practice guidelines
  • Hand-washing and drying techniques

The course also includes an exploration of the causes and symptoms of some common infectious diseases including scabies, Tuberculosis, MRSA and Clostridium Difficile.

This course utilises both practical and theoretical elements of Moving and Positioning and meets the requirements for mandatory training for all health and social care workers. The theoretical element includes:

  • Legislation
  • Anatomy & the Spine
  • Ergonomics
  • Risk Assessments
  • Unsafe Practices

A huge part of the course is focussed on practical demonstrations using a variety of handling aids including glide sheets, transfer boards and hoists. All participants are required to participate in the practical element of the course.

This training course is designed for those providing care services and will raise awareness of the importance of Safeguarding Vulnerable People. Participants completing this course will be in a better position to implement their company adult protection policy and the procedures they should follow.

On completion of the course, delegates will understand:

  • Definition of Safeguarding
  • Understanding what makes an adult vulnerable and open to abuse.
  • Different types of abuse
  • Recognising the signs of abuse
  • Symptoms relating to abuse
  • Dealing effectively with abuse
  • Legislation
  • Reporting and record keeping

The training is in line with the current legislation and guidelines and can be adapted to suit the particular client group.

This training course is necessary for all health and social care workers in order that they understand the importance of good nutrition and hydration for the people they support. The course includes:

  • Why good nutrition and hydration are essential
  • The Eatwell Plate
  • Fortifying Foods
  • Enhancing Nutritional care
  • Nutrition/Hydration Principles
  • Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool

This course has been prepared for health and social care staff who may have to deal with the death of a service user during the course of their duties, and also those who are supporting people who have been bereaved. The course includes the following elements:

  • Attitudes to Death
  • Reactions to Death
  • Expected Death
  • Sudden Death
  • Suicide
  • Preparing for Death
  • Death and the Body
  • Funerals
  • End of Life Pathway
  • Bereavement
  • Palliative Care
  • Training for Staff

This yearly mandatory course covers the following modules:

  • Mandatory Training Day
  • Basic Food Hygiene;
  • Managing Violence and Aggression in the Workplace;
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) and Infection Control (UKCSTF – Level 2) [BH-MV-SG-IC]
  • Health; Safety and Welfare in the Workplace;
  • COSHH and RIDDOR;
  • Lone Working and Fire Safety [H&S-FS]
  • Manual Handling, Loads and People including practice using a hoist; slings and slide sheet;
  • Customer Care including Complaints Handling and Equality;
  • Diversity and Human Rights (UKCSTF – Level 2) [MH-CUC-E&D]
  • Information Governance and Safeguarding Children (UKCSTF – Level 2) [IG-CP]
  • Adult Basic Life Support update including practice on manikins as recommended in the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines October 2015 [BLS]
  • Paediatric Basic Life Support update including practice on manikins as recommended in the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines October 2015 [PBLS]

This Health Care course is for beginners and it covers the following modules:

  • Mandatory Training Day
  • Basic Food Hygiene;
  • Managing Violence and Aggression in the Workplace;
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) and Infection Control (UKCSTF – Level 2) [BH-MV-SG-IC]
  • Health; Safety and Welfare in the Workplace;
  • COSHH and RIDDOR;
  • Lone Working and Fire Safety [H&S-FS]
  • Manual Handling, Loads and People including practice using a hoist; slings and slide sheet;
  • Customer Care including Complaints Handling and Equality;
  • Diversity and Human Rights (UKCSTF – Level 2) [MH-CUC-E&D]
  • Information Governance and Safeguarding Children (UKCSTF – Level 2) [IG-CP]
  • Adult Basic Life Support update including practice on manikins as recommended in the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines October 2015 [BLS]
  • Paediatric Basic Life Support update including practice on manikins as recommended in the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines October 2015 [PBLS]
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