Core and Mandatory

Welcome to our listing of the ‘core and mandatory’ training courses that we provide. All of our courses follow the ‘Skills for Care’ recommended guidelines and are mapped to the Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOE’s) and CQC Fundamental Standards.

For all of the courses the content can be adapted to include your organisations core values, mission, and policies and procedures, and we can also include examples of documents that you use to make the training completely relevant to your organisation and the expectations in place.

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Assisting and Moving People

Our course offers face-to-face practical and theory based training for all front line workers involved in assisting and moving people. Our course will help prevent and minimise risk of injury, and protect the dignity of the individuals being assisted.

Basic Life Support and First Aid Training

We provide a range of ‘basic life support and first aid training’ services, from a half day ‘awareness’ practical session to a full 3 day accredited level 3 course.

Care Certificate

Our Care Certificate training prepares all ‘new to care’ workers with the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors. It is made up of the joint-agreed 15 minimum standards that should be covered for all ‘new to care’ workers and should form part of a robust induction programme. The Care Certificate was developed jointly by Skills for Care,  Health Education England and  Skills for Health.

Communication

**We do not currently provide this course as a standalone course available for booking. All of the Core learning outcomes are embedded into all of our courses. However, if you would like to discuss potential availability, please do get in touch**

Dignity

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topic of dignity and the importance of encouraging and respecting a persons views, choices and decisions. Our course will help prevent the risk of a person being treated in any way that is degrading or harmful.

Equality and Diversity

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topics of equality, diversity and inclusion. Our course will aid front line workers in identifying and respecting the things that make people different, and how care and support must be specific to meet each persons needs, wishes and preferences.

Fire Safety

Our course offers face-to-face training on the topic of fire safety, suitable for anybody in any workplace. Our course will help improve the knowledge and understanding required to act safely in the event of a fire in the workplace.

Food Hygiene

Our course offers face-to-face training for all workers involved in the hygienic storage, preparation and handling of food. Our course will help meet food safety requirements needed to help reduce risks of hazards and contaminations.

Health and Safety Awareness

Our course offers face-to-face training on the topic of health and safety awareness in the workplace. Our course is designed to help protect people at work and those who are affected by work activities.

Infection Prevention and Control

Our course offers face-to-face training on the topic of infection prevention and control in the workplace. Our course is designed to help workers understand their own – and others- roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections.

Medication Management

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topic of medication management. Our course will help front line workers understand legislation, policy and procedures relevant to administration of medication, and provide training for administering and monitoring medication safely.

Mental Capacity and Liberty Safeguards

Our course offers face-to-face training on the topic of mental capacity and liberty safeguards. Our course is designed to help workers understand the meaning of mental capacity in relation to how care is provided.

Moving and Handling Objects

Our course offers face-to-face practical and theory based training for all front line workers involved in moving and handling objects. Our course will help workers move and handle equipment safely and prevent and minimise risk of injury.

Nutrition and Hydration

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topic of nutrition and hydration. Our course will help front line workers support individuals to have access to fluids, food and nutrition in accordance with their plan of care.

Oral Health

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topic of oral health. Our course will help front line workers understand the importance of oral health and the potential effect on an individuals general health, wellbeing and dignity, as well as know how to delivery daily mouth care.

Person-centred Care

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topics of person-centred care and dignity, and the importance of encouraging and respecting a persons views, choices and decisions. Our course will help prevent the risk of a person being treated in any way that is degrading or harmful.

Positive Behaviour Support and Non-restrictive Practice

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topic of positive behaviour support and non-restrictive practice. Our course will help workers identify and manage conflict and behaviour that challenges, learning a range of communication methods and techniques that can be used to support an individual.

Recording and Reporting

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topic of recording and reporting. Our course will help workers understand the need for the accurate and secure handling of information, and learn how to handle information appropriately.

Safeguarding Adults

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topic of safeguarding adults. Our course will help workers know how to recognise and respond to types of abuse and help reduce the likelihood of abuse.

Safeguarding Children

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers on the topic of safeguarding children. Our course will help workers know how to safeguard children, recognise and respond to types of abuse, and help reduce the likelihood of abuse.

Specific Conditions

Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers to help understand the needs and experiences of individuals with specific conditions. Our course will help workers understand the importance of promoting positive health and well-being of individuals with specific conditions, as well as help support those individuals.