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Care Sector LoCASE Grants
07 Aug
Low Carbon Across the South East (LoCASE) is an EU funded project set up to help businesses tackle and adapt to climate change. LoCASE aims to reduce costs by cutting emissions and to promote the opportunities of the low carbon market. To help achieve this goal, grants of up to £20,000 are available to small and medium businesses in the South East. Please see flyer attached for information and contact details
Free Sepsis Awareness training event in October
30 Jul
Dear Colleagues, Please see attached an advertisement for a free sepsis awareness event in Southend, promoted by our colleagues at NHS Castle Point & Rochford CCG All booking details are within the attachment
Care Certificate Seminar - Helping you assess with confidence 2nd July 2018
27 Jun
Dear Colleagues, If you have responsibility for assessing the Care Certificate, but not sure how you can do this effectively, then this seminar is for you. It is designed to answer all the questions you may have about assessment, providing you with all the confidence and skills you need. We know that time away from the workplace is precious so we are packing lots of information, guidance and activities into this practical half day seminar; as well as knowledge and tools that you can take back to your workplace and start using straightaway. The assessment of the Care Certificate should be a rigorous process and as an assessor of it you should be confident that what the learner has done is enough to meet the Care Certificate standards. This seminar will arm you with the tools you need to do this.now live on the website and ready for delegates to book on to. The links are below in case you need them. Home page; https://events.skillsforcare.org.uk/skillsforcare/399/home Direct booking link; https://events.skillsforcare.org.uk/skillsforcare/399/register If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact: CarolineTheodorou Locality Manager - (Eastern) Skills for Care M: 07442508024 Caroline.Theodorou@skillsforcare.org.uk
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Training & Events

27 Feb
Dementia Pathway: Foundation - Introduction to Dementia
This course has been developed and mapped to current occupational standards, qualification frameworks and the following documents and resources: Dementia Core Skills: Education and Training Framework Living Well with Dementia – Department of Health and Social Care This course is a minimum standard for all Care Providers to have when caring for People with Dementia Content: • An overview of Dementia • The impact of a diagnosis • How Dementia can affect a person’s health and wellbeing • Person centred approaches to living well with Dementia • Validation vs reality principles • Effective communication • Challenging discriminatory practice • Facilities and services currently available • Signposting to relevant organisations
11 Mar
Understanding People on the Autism Spectrum
• Gain an increased understanding of the autism spectrum • Understand that autism affects people in different ways. • Gain an improved understanding of theories relating to autism. • Awareness of the practical strategies used to support people on the autism spectrum. • Learn how to work more effectively to support people on the autism spectrum
16 Mar
Dementia Pathway: Level 1 - Dementia in Practice
• Revisit key messages from Introduction to Dementia Session • Experiencing sensory and communication changes • Supporting wellbeing, including fluids and nutrition • Developing meaningful activities • Meeting individuals needs including personal appearance and hygiene • Recognising and responding to individuals cultural, spiritual and sexual needs • Evidencing positive outcomes