Essential medication skills for domiciliary care assistants
Half day course designed to ensure domiciliary care assistants have all the necessary knowledge and skills to manage all aspects of medication management required to meet Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulatory requirements, whether for new staff or as a refresher. The training is delivered by qualified nurse trainers, and includes full competency assessments completed, so full evidence of competency can be demonstrated to CQC.
Medication skills for residential care homes
One day course designed for nursing or any care staff responsible for medication management. The course covers all aspects of medication management in a nursing or residential care home, including ordering, administration, record keeping, disposal and auditing. The training is delivered by qualified nurse trainers and includes full competency assessments completed, so full evidence of competency can be demonstrated to CQC.
Core medication knowledge for domiciliary care management
It is clear that medication management is one of the main areas where domiciliary care branches and providers find they are rated as inadequate. Therefore we are able to offer a half day course to owners and managers of domiciliary care providers, covering key areas of home care medication management, including documentation and auditing around medication that care staff will be managing day to day.
Range of training interventions ranging from half day to two days. Training interventions include specific training on:
- Depression & Anxiety
- Personality Disorders
- Eating Disorders
Each course will explore potential causes, signs and symptoms, treatments and living with the mental illness.
Basic mental health awareness course
In addition to which we are able to offer a one day basic mental health awareness course which explores the above mentioned range of mental health conditions, and gives management and staff teams a valuable insight into mental health conditions, signs and symptoms, treatments and how to work with recovery model and person centred approaches.
One day course which explores, different types of dementia, facts and myths of the condition, how to work successfully with changes in behaviours and how to work in a more person centred way with dementia and ways of working which promote independence of the individual sufferer for longer.
One day course covering roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections, legislation and policies relating to prevention and control of infections, delegates will be able to explain the systems and procedures relating to the prevention and control of infections, risk management, importance of good hygiene, what causes infection, how infections are transmitted, principles and steps of the decontamination process and good waste management principles.
Remember all courses can be adapted and tailored to your specific needs. Call or email to discuss and explore what we can do for you.
Person centred care & promoting independence
A thought provoking one day course which explores:
- What is person centred care for a range of vulnerable adult groups, including Mental Health, Learning Disability or Older Persons.
- How to document care and support in a person centred way.
- How to use recovery thinking and tools to promote independence.
- Ensuring teams work in a way which truly promotes independence.