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Safeguarding Adult (SOVA)

Key concepts covered include: Explain what is meant by the term ‘an adult at risk’ List the forms abuse may take Recognise signs and symptoms of abuse Understand how to respond appropriately to disclosures of abuse Understand the legislation and guidance concerning safeguarding adults at risk. Course Description based on the compliance requirements placed on …

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Risk Assessment

Key concepts covered include: State the legal obligations of themselves and their employers with regard to health and safety Recognise a range of hazards and the harms that could be caused by them in their working environment Identify a hierarchy of hazard controls that could be put in place to minimise hazards Use the risk …

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Prevention of Falls

Key concepts covered include: Define what is meant by falls in the work place Explain the costs associated with falls in the work place Describe key legislation relating to fall in the work place Demonstrate hazard analysis and risk assessment in relation to falls List methods of falls management and prevention. Course Description based on …

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Person Centered Care

Key concepts covered include: Understand the legislation and standards governing person centred care Understand the meaning and importance of person centred care Explain the importance of privacy and dignity Describe how to promote choice and independence Explain how to improve care delivered to ensure person centred care. Course Description based on the compliance requirements placed …

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Nutrition Fluids

Key concepts covered include: Understand the principles of hydration, nutrition and food safety Support individuals to have access to fluids in accordance with their care plan Support individuals to have access to food and nutrition in accordance with their care plan. Course Description based on the compliance requirements placed on Choices Training by the Food …

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Mental Health Awareness

Key concepts covered include: Understand how common mental health problems are in the UK Understand the different mental health problems Understand the principle of parity of esteem in relation to mental health Know where to find additional information and support for people who have mental health problems Understand how health and social care staff can …

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Mental Capacity ACT / DOLs

Key concepts covered include: List the functions of the Mental Capacity Describe the groups that will be affected by the legislation Explain what is meant by the term ‘best interests’ Explain the role of Lasting Power of Attorneys Describe the function of the Court of Protection Explain the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Course Description based …

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Medication Awareness

Key concepts covered include: Understand the legislation that affects the administration of medicines Describe how medication should be stored and recorded Understand the different types of medication and how they work Follow protocols and policies when receiving, storing and recording medicines Describe common adverse reactions to medication Understand the differences in protocols between various healthcare …

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Infection Control

Key concepts covered include: State their obligations and that of their employers with regard to infection control Understand the consequences of poor infection control practice State the actions to be taken in relation to the infection control requirements put in place at their place of work Identify the correct actions with regard to a range …

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Health & Safety Awareness

Key concepts covered include: State the legal obligations of themselves and their employers with regard to health and safety Recognise a range of hazards in their working environment Recognise a range of harms that could be caused by hazards in their working environment Explain the importance of following hazard controls that have been put in …

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GDPR Awareness

Key concepts covered include: Explain the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Describe what organisations should have done to comply with GDPR Explain the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) in the GDPR Explain how the GDPR affects the private individual and their data protection rights. Course Description based on the compliance …

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Food Hygiene

Key concepts covered include: Describe the legal requirement with regard to food hygiene and safety Explain the results of poor food hygiene practices at work and at home Recognise the causes of food poisoning Recognise food poisoning symptoms Understand the importance of good personal hygiene Understand the importance of correct food handling and preparation at …

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Fire Safety / Fire Marshall

Key concepts covered include: List their obligations and that of their employer with regard to fire safety Describe actions to be taken in the event of a fire occurring at work Identify the correct fire extinguisher for use on a range of different fires Describe how fires occur and spread Describe how they can reduce …

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Equality Diversity

Key concepts covered include: Equality and diversity at work Key anti-discrimination legislation The impact of discrimination on individuals and the community Their legal rights and responsibilities The benefits a diverse workforce can bring to healthcare organisations. Course Description based on the compliance requirements placed on Choices Training by Equality & Diversity Legislation. The requirements placed …

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Epilepsy Awareness

Key concepts covered include: Understand what epilepsy is and its prevalence in the UK Know the cause of epilepsy, the symptoms and how it is diagnosed Know what a seizure is and the main types Understand how epilepsy is treated Have an awareness of the common epilepsy drugs and their side effects Understand the importance …

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End of Life

Key concepts covered include: Describe the key principles of palliative care and end of life care Describe the principles of good practice within the process of advance care planning Explain the purpose of assessment in end of life care Explain what is included in a holistic assessment Describe the core steps in the assessment of …

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Effective Communication

Key concepts covered include: Describe the importance of effective communication at work Explain how to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals Explain how to promote effective communication Describe the principles and practices relating to confidentiality Explain the importance of handling information correctly. Course Description based on the compliance requirements placed …

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Diabetes Awareness Trainer

Key concepts covered include: Understand what diabetes is and its prevalence in the UK Know the cause of diabetes, the symptoms and how it is diagnosed Know what the main types of diabetes are Understand how diabetes is treated and how it can be prevented Have an awareness of complications that can be caused through …

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Dementia Awareness

Key concepts covered include: Understand how to improve care delivered to people with dementia Understand how to support relationships of people with dementia List reasons for behaviour we may find difficult List the different types of dementia Understand what it may be like to have dementia. Course Description based on the compliance requirements placed on …

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COSHH Awareness

Key concepts covered include: Understand legal obligations regarding chemicals and substances State consequences of poor chemicals and substances controls Work safely with chemicals and substances within their working environment Identify problems associated with chemicals used in their home environment. Course Description Based on the compliance requirements placed on Choices Training by the Health & Safety …

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