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Drug and Alcohol Awareness

DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS

Duration: 80 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This online Drug & Alcohol Awareness E-Learning course is aimed at managers and staff in all industries who play a role in reducing drug, alcohol and substance misuse in the UK.

CPD  Approved

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Safeguarding Children

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN

Duration: 75 Minutes
£35 + VAT

Safeguarding is a term that describes the work and processes undertaken to minimise and manage the risks involved to vulnerable children. During this training video you will hear many facts, figures and details surrounding the risk to children, the types of abuse suffered, how to recognise the signs of abuse and key safeguarding legislations put in place to minimise the abuse of children.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Safeguarding Adults

SAFEGUARDING ADULTS

Duration: 75 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with, adults in need of care and support, either as a paid professional or a volunteer. You and the organisation you work for must take appropriate measures for the protection of adults in your care, while still ensuring they are supported and empowered. This course can bring you one step closer to being able to do this.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Fire Marshall for Care Homes

FIRE MARSHAL FOR CARE HOMES

Duration: 220 Minutes
£35 + VAT

The main outcome of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out the functions of a fire marshal. - Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses. This course is a variation on the Fire Marshal course that contains information that is specific to employees of care and residential homes.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards & CPD  Approved CPD Units 5

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Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes

BASIC FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS FOR CARE HOMES

Duration: 60 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course explains, in brief, why fires occur and what actions you must take to help prevent them starting and the actions you must take when they do. By completing this course you will be making your workplace a safer environment. This course is a variation on the Basic Fire Awareness course that contains information that is specific to employees of care and residential homes.

RoSPA, Gatehouse Awards and CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Mental Health Awareness

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Duration: 25 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course explains the difference between mental health and mental illness. It covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for or what to expect if you are working with someone with one of these conditions. As well as providing some practical advice on how you can work effectively with those affected by these conditions.

CPD  Approved CPD units 1

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Equality, Diversity and Discrimination

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & DISCRIMINATION

Duration: 70 Minutes
£35 + VAT

In this course we're going to be discussing two topics, 'equality' and diversity' and how they relate to one another. Understanding this will help us to identify and address issues of unfairness and discrimination in the workplace.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Nutrition and Hydration

NUTRITION & HYDRATION

Duration: 65 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration in care environments, the basic elements of nutrition and eating a healthy balanced diet, identify the reasons why vulnerable people might suffer with dehydration and the tools you can use to identify people that are at risk of malnutrition and the steps you can take to deal with this condition.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Principles of Communication

PRINCIPLES OF COMMUNICATION

Duration: 75 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course covers some of the different ways of communication, how to identify barriers to communication and how to reduce these, making sure the person you are communicating with understands what you are communicating, how to get help with communication issues and much more.

CPD  Approved CPD units 3

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Level 2 Food Safety - Manufacturing

POSITIVE HANDLING IN SCHOOLS

Duration: 100 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will start by looking at some examples and statistics which highlight the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour, it will then go on to explain how you can identify the stages of aggression and provide some tips on how you could de-escalate a pupil before they lash out. It also looks at where the law stands on this subject and finally best practice in theory if you ever do need to restrain a pupil.

CPD  Approved CPD units 3

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Epilepsy Awareness

EPILEPSY AWARENESS

Duration: 30 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will give you an overview of epilepsy. It lists the methods of diagnosis, what a seizure is and how the brain can be affected. It will introduce some possible seizure triggers and describe what to do when someone has a seizure. It will also discuss some of the treatments offered to people with epilepsy and provide practical advice on what you can do if you witness someone having a seizure.

CPD  Approved CPD units 1

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Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5

ACHIEVING FOOD HYGIENE RATING LEVEL 5

Duration: 50 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course is intended to give you an overview of how the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme works, what the scoring criteria are and how these are assessed by the inspectors, the appeals process, the Safer Food Better Business management system, E-Coli and concludes with some practical advice for ensuring your premises gets the best score possible.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Sharps Awareness

SHARPS AWARENESS

Duration: 55 Minutes
£25 + VAT

In this course you'll learn about the prevalence and different types of 'sharps litter' that can be found in the UK. It then covers the primary and secondary risks from sharps including some of the common blood borne viruses. It also covers the responsibilities of employers, the equipment needed and the effectiveness of PPE. Finally, it'll cover how to report discarded sharps and the correct procedures to follow if you're unlucky enough to receive a sharps injury.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Stroke Awareness

STROKE AWARENESS

Duration: 55 Minutes
£25 + VAT

Strokes are the fourth single leading cause of death in the UK, as well as a leading cause of disability. Being aware of the causes and symptoms will help you act fast in a situation where you suspect someone is having a stroke and provide them with the best chance of receiving the treatment they need and minimising the long term impact of the condition. This course will cover the types of strokes, the symptoms, and risk factors. It will also cover the treatment options and the longer term impact of the condition.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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AUTISM AWARENESS

Duration: 30 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will provide you with an understanding of what autism is and how it affects a child's daily life. It will touch on what factors contribute towards a child developing autism as well as some of the typical behaviours associated with it and how to can provide effective support for those with the condition. It also discusses what happens during the diagnosis process, some of the intervention methods that can help manage the condition and suggests some simple adaptations you can make to improve a child with autism's day to day life.

CPD  Approved CPD units 1

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HEALTH & SAFETY IN A CARE SETTING

Duration: 80 Minutes
£25 + VAT

Care Homes are different to other workplaces as they are homes as well as places of work. They should be places where the residents are respected, and where everyone’s health and safety is managed effectively. To achieve this, everyone involved must understand their responsibilities. This course discusses the legislation that applies to care homes along with developing safe systems of work. It also covers what to do in some common situations you might encounter as well as some emergency situations. It concludes by discussing some aspects of the work environment and staff welfare. 

CPD  Approved 

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Paediatric First Aid

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

Duration: 125 Minutes
£35 + VAT

The aim of this course is to equip you with the theoretical knowledge, skills and confidence you need to deal with paediatric first aid situations. It covers all of the key topics including: emergency planning, assessing a situation, basic Life Support, CPR, shock, fractures, bleeding and a range of other minor illness and injuries. Please be aware that having a theoretical knowledge on its own is not enough to be considered competent in paediatric first aid and practical demonstration in some areas is required to complete this training. Please contact us to arrange this.

CPD  Approved CPD units 3

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Infection Control

INFECTION CONTROL

Duration: 60 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control. It then goes into detail about the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more...

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

INTRODUCTION TO SAFE HANDLING OF MEDICINES

Duration: 60 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.

CPD Approved CPD units 2

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Anti Bribery and Corruption

PREVENT DUTY

Duration: 65 Minutes
£35 + VAT

This course starts with an overview of the Government's Prevent strategy, and then looks at some of the reasons people become extremists. It goes on to cover the objectives of the Prevent strategy, how to base your actions on a risk based approach, what to do if you are concerned and much more.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Dementia Awareness

DEMENTIA AWARENESS

Duration: 25 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be living with dementia. 

CPD  Approved CPD units 1

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

UNDERSTANDING YOUR ROLE IN CARE

Duration: 40 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person centred care, understanding code of practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at work.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

MENTAL CAPACITY ACT & DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY SAFEGUARDS

Duration: 75 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

DUTY OF CARE

Duration: 50 Minutes
£25 + VAT

A duty of care is the requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, must put the interests of service users first. This course will give you an introduction to the concept of duty of care, cover how duty of care affects your work, what to do if you come across a duty of care dilemma and where to go for support or advice along with some practical examples of duty of care situations.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

END OF LIFE CARE

Duration: 25 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will provide you with information about what to expect, how to handle some of the emotions associated with this time, and working with the other professionals involved in end of life care.

CPD  Approved CPD units 1

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

DIGNITY & PRIVACY

Duration: 50 Minutes
£25 + VAT

The course will start by defining dignity and privacy within the healthcare sector, and will explain how the two are quite often linked. It will then go on to give you a range of useful professional tips about setting up the right working relationship with your service users, and discuss some of the issues that can arise when dignity and privacy are not respected.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

YOUR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Duration: 35 Minutes
£25 + VAT

The course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure continued improvement, communication, feedback and much more.

CPD  Approved CPD units 1

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

PERSON-CENTRED CARE

Duration: 45 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will give you an understanding of person centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting. It starts by explaining what we mean by person centred care and where this term originated. It then goes on to analyse the values represented by person centred care and explains why care should be as much as possible tailored to each service user. Finally it will give you an overview of care plans, daily reports, the importance of obtaining consent and much more.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

HANDLING INFORMATION IN A CARE SETTING

Duration: 20 Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course provides an introduction to the concept of handling information in care settings. At the end of the course you will understand the need for secure handling of information and you will know how to access support if you have any questions regarding access to information. The course will cover the important role confidentiality plays in developing trusting relationships with the people in your care and it will define key terms such as 'need to know' and 'consent'.

CPD  Approved CPD units 1

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

DIABETES AWARENESS

Duration: 45 Minutes
£25 + VAT

Diabetes is a serious lifelong health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood is too high. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications. This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and will provide an overview of the condition, the common symptoms that might indicate someone has diabetes, methods of diagnosis, some possible treatments and common complications that can affect those with the condition. 

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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Supervising Food Safety - Level 3

LEARNING DISABILITY AWARENESS

Duration: 50Minutes
£25 + VAT

This course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person centred approach to care will get the best results and look at how management must perform, and at the needs of the individual. I will also discuss overcoming the stigma attached to learning disabilities and much more.

CPD  Approved CPD units 2

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