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Basic foundation of care in the early years

Sapphire Education
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Specialist care courses in the West Midlands

Every service user is unique and will present with their own challenges and specialist needs. Our FULLY FUNDED Basic Foundation of Care in the Early Years courses will help you or your staff to learn new skills in the West Midlands to meet the needs of a bigger range of service users.

Understanding your role

Course description
The ‘duty of care’ refers to the obligations placed on people to act towards others in a certain way, following specific standards. The term is sometimes used to cover both legal and professional duties that early years practitioners may have towards others, but there are distinctions between the two. 
 
All early years practitioners need to understand their duty of care within their work environments.  Learn more

Your personal development

Course description
The ‘duty of care’ refers to the obligations placed on people to act towards others in a certain way, following specific standards. The term is sometimes used to cover both legal and professional duties that social care practitioners may have towards others, but there are distinctions between the two.

All health and social care workers need to understand their duty of care within their work environments.

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Prevent and Duty of care

Course description
The ‘duty of care’ refers to the obligations placed on people to act towards others in a certain way, following specific standards. The term is sometimes used to cover both legal and professional duties that social care practitioners may have towards others, but there are distinctions between the two.

All health and social care workers need to understand their duty of care within their work environments.

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Equality and diversity

Course description
Promoting equality and respecting diversity are central to life today. To provide care and support that meets the needs of everyone you have to understand what these terms mean and take account of them in your work. Learn more

EYFS – The basics

Course description
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a term defined in Section 39 of the British government’s Childcare Act 2006. The EYFS comprises a set of Welfare Requirements and a set of Learning and Development Requirements, which must be followed by providers of care for children under five years old – the age of compulsory education in the United Kingdom. Learn more

Safeguarding children and young people

Course description
Everybody is responsible for the safeguarding of children. This course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to safeguard children by describing the common types of abuse, how to recognise them, and how to respond to your concerns. It also explains how to correctly report your concerns. Learn more

Paediatric first aid

Course description
This Paediatric First Aid course is essential for anyone who works or lives with children; you never know when an emergency may happen and when you will need to use first aid skills to remedy a potentially life-threatening situation. Learn more

Health and safety

Course description
Health and safety legislation, regulations and procedures intended to prevent accident or injury in workplaces or public environments.

All workers have a right to work in places where risks to their health and safety are adequately controlled. Health and safety is about preventing you from harm at work including illness. Your employer is responsible for health and safety; however, you also have a responsibility.

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Handling information

Course description
Early years settings collect and hold a significant amount of personal and sensitive information. This information must be treated as confidential and only shared with people who need to know. Health and social care workers must also be familiar with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Learn more

Infection prevention and control

Course description
Infection prevention and control in the workplace aims to prevent pathogens from being passed from one person to another. The foundation of good infection control is to assume that everyone is potentially infectious.

Basic infection control procedures include hand washing and keeping the workplace clean. This comprehensive infection prevention and control course provides all early years practitioners with practical knowledge and skills to effectively manage infections in the workplace.

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Food allergy awareness

Course description
Food allergies must be managed to keep the person with the allergy safe, this can only be achieved through avoiding exposure to the foods that cause the allergy. It is therefore vitally important that everyone who handles food understands how to read food labelling and is aware of ways to prevent cross contamination.

This course covers the 14 key allergens, what effects allergens may have on the body, the legalities around food labelling and ways to prevent cross contamination within your day-to-day practice.

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