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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

16 Dec
Monitoring and Understanding Diabetes
The course will cover: • Understanding diabetes • Treatments and importance of achieving/maintaining good glycaemic control • Understanding food in relation to diabetes • Signs, symptoms and treatment for hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia • Diabetes related complications and prevention including foot care • Recognizing Abnormalities • The role of the carer • Blood glucose monitoring • Health and Safety aspects DELEGATES WILL BE ASSESSED ON THE DAY BY BOTH WRITTEN AND PRACTICAL METHODS FOLLOWED BY SUPPORT VISIT AND FINAL COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT IN THE WORK PLACE.
13 Jan
Makaton Training: Stages 1-3
• To teach early stages of Makaton signing system • Stages 1-3 guaranteed with other stages if possible depending on participants abilities • An introduction to Makaton symbols to be given • An introduction to Makaton’s place in the signing world to be given • Opportunities to practise and use signs in everyday speech will be given • Finger spelling alphabet to be taught • There will be an opportunity to purchase resources, but these are for the participants own interest and not needed for the day
14 Jan
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults from Abuse – Raising Awareness
• Understand the principles of making safeguarding personal • Understand what Safeguarding is, and your role in Safeguarding Adults • Recognise an adult at risk of abuse, and take action as appropriate to your role • Understand the procedures for making a safeguarding alert • Understand Dignity and Respect when working with individuals • Have knowledge of policy, procedures and legislation that supports Adult Safeguarding activities