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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 specialist care 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.

Care planning

Course description
Involving people in decisions about their care is intrinsic to the principles of the MCA and should be evident in every care and support plan. This course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to create both a task based and person-centred care plan to ensure that the service user can be supported to best meet their health and wellbeing needs in a whole-life way. Learn more

Catheter care

Course description
Good catheter care involves good hygiene, observation, infection control, monitoring well-being and prevention of issues associated with catheterisation. This course provides the knowledge of urinary catheterisation and the associated risks and their roles and responsibilities. Learn more

Bereavement and Loss

Course description
We will all experience bereavement, loss, and grief in our lifetimes. Those working in health and social care maybe more so than most.

This course provides you with a greater understanding of the process of loss, grief and bereavement and be able to process in their own lives and that of their service users.

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Managing challenging behaviour

Course description
As any qualified experienced care worker will tell you that you have to understand things from the patients’ point of view to identify the reason for their exaggerated behaviour. This course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to effectively manage challenging situations and support adults showing challenging behaviour. Learn more

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Course description
The primary purpose of the Mental Capacity Act is to promote and safeguard decision-making within a legal framework. The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards is the procedure prescribed in law when it is necessary to deprive a resident or patient who lacks capacity to consent to their care and treatment of their liberty in order to keep them safe from harm.

This course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to care and health staff to support, protect and empower people who may lack capacity.

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Mental health awareness

Course description
One in four people experience mental ill-health each year, and we estimate that there are over half a million jobs in adult social care services that support people with a mental health condition.

Adult social care staff need to have the right values, skills, and knowledge to promote good mental health and wellbeing with the people that they support.

This course provides you with a greater awareness of the many facets of health and wellbeing whether in a personal, professional, or voluntary capacity, which can be applied in a variety of contexts.

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Pressure sore prevention

Course description
This course provides you with detailed knowledge of pressure ulcer management, including identifying the main causes of pressure ulcers, as well as the most effective means of preventing them and, if necessary, treating them. Learn more

Safer handling of medication

Course description
Health and social care workers often manage medicines on behalf of people using their services. Providers must promote the safe and effective use of medicines. This includes handling and administering medicines. Failing to do this poses real risks to people who may be vulnerable.

This course will improve care workers’ confidence when dealing with residents and service users and their medication by considering best practice and current regulations and legislation.

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End-of-life care

Course description
End-of-life care (EoLC) refers to healthcare for a person with a terminal condition that has become advanced, progressive, and/or incurable. This course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to deliver effective and compassionate end-of-life care. Learn more

Continence care

Course description
People who experience urinary and faecal incontinence are dealing with a socially stigmatising condition. As health and social care professionals it is important to support people sensitively, enquire about symptoms in high-risk groups for example frail elderly, dementia sufferers, those with learning disabilities, and neurological disease. This course will ensure you have the relevant skills, training and experience to provide good person-centred continence support and care integrated with other professionals. Learn more

Epilepsy awareness

Course description
Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures. Seizures are bursts of electrical activity in the brain that temporarily affect how it works. They can cause a wide range of symptoms. Epilepsy can start at any age, but usually starts either in childhood or in people over 60. It’s often lifelong but can sometimes get slowly better over time.

This course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to act in the event of a person having a seizure.

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Diabetes awareness

Course description
Diabetes is a serious condition where blood glucose level is too high. It can happen when your body does not produce enough insulin, or when you can’t produce any at all. Diabetes requires strict monitoring and management which is usually done by the individual however it’s essential that those who spend time around them know how to help if ever needed.

This course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to provide that help if needed.

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Stroke awareness

Course description
A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen.

This course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to recognise the signs of a stroke and take the necessary action.

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