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Dagenham
Essex- UK
RM9 4LD


Tel: 020 8596 9768 or 07875536680
 

 


Care Courses

Mandatory training and other developmental courses to meet the needs of a carer and requirements of Regulatory Bodies

Our close links with the Care Industry; and our professional commitment ensures that all our training development is designed to meet the needs of the most demanding and important professions in the country.

Course Hours Course Aims Group
Risk Assessment and Health and Safety for Care

10 Hrs

(Two days)

Introduces Risk Assessment and common areas of concern for Health and Safety in a care environment

Give your management team the skills they need!
Maximum of 15 students

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults

(POVA)
3 hours Raise awareness of adult abuse issues and provide tools for recognising and handling abuse Maximum of 15 students
Infection Control 6 Hours

Covers legislation, responsibilities PPE, routes of transmission of and recognition of infections.

Covers:MRSA, C Dif and HIV The application of universal precautions & disposal of sharps to meet the new standards

Maximum of 15 students
Infection Control Awaeness 3 Hours

Raise awareness on transmission  and recognition of infections including MRSA and HIV. Signs and symptoms of disease. The application of universal precautions & disposal of sharps

Maximum of 15 students
Food Safety for Carers 4 Hours (with a short break) Raise awareness of causes of food illnesses, basic principles in food safety, and how to improve food hygiene. Manage choking and anaphylaxis and awareness of special dietary needs and requirements Maximum of 15 students
Health and Safety for Carers 3 Hours Raise awareness of Health and Safety issues affecting care workers including legislation, fire, abuse, personal safety and hazard awareness Maximum of 15 students
Adult Abuse Awareness 3 Hours Raise awareness of adult abuse issues and provide tools for recognising and handling abuse Maximum of 15 students
Dementia Awareness 3 Hours Raise awareness of and recognise causes of dementia; and provide tools for recognising and handling Dementia and Acute Confusion issues Maximum of 15 students
Palliative Care Awareness 3 Hours Raise awareness on care for the terminally ill and the role of the care team Maximum of 15 students
Mental Health Awareness 3 Hours Raise awareness of common mental health conditions and main holding sections of the Mental Health Act Maximum of 15 students
Paediatric First Aid Certificate 12 Hours (2 days) To achieve lifesaving skills and knowledge to meet the requirements set by the Pre-school Learning Alliance Maximum of 12 students
Moving and Handling for Care Workers 6 Hours (1 day)

Covering basic safety awareness; the risks of manual handling; training, and practical assessment for care staff

Maximum of 12 students
Disability Awareness 6 Hours Raise awareness of Disability Legislation, provide knowledge on common disabling conditions and practical skills to support disabled people Maximum of 15 students
Principles in Care Planning and the role of the Key Worker 4 Hours (with short break) Introduce basic principles in care planning support staff development and introduce the role of the key worker to carers Maximum of 15 students
Handling and Administration of Medicines Awareness 3 Hours Introduce staff to legislation and safety in handling receiving and storing medicines Maximum of 15 students
Handling and Administration of Medicines 6 Hours Aimed at senior carers; an in-depth analysis of receiving storing administration and disposal of medicines Maximum of 15 students
Communications Workshop 3 Hours Introduction to communication skills developing  verbal skills including paralanguage, active listening and counseling skills. recognising non verbal communications, including body language and presentation Maximum of 15 students
Management of Chronic Conditions and Emergency Aid 3 Hours Awareness of common chronic conditions and emergency management of asthma, angina, heart attack, diabetes, epilepsy and sickle cell Maximum of 15 students
Equality and Diversity 3 Hours Raise awareness of legislation, diversity, prejudice, cultural awareness and stereotypes and meet training obligations Maximum of 15 students
Safety with Oxygen 3 Hours

Awareness of hazards with oxygen using masks and nasal canullae, safe storage and cylinder safety

Essential safety requirement if service users are on oxygen

 

Maximum of 15 students
Clinical Observations 3 Hours

Relevant Anatomy and Physiology Taking and recording Temperature, Breathing, Pulse, Blood pressure; Skin Assessment and Pupil Response

Maximum of 12 students
Infection Control 6 Hours

Covers legislation, responsibilities PPE, routes of transmission of and recognition of infections.

Covers: MRSA, C Dif and HIV The application of universal precautions & disposal of sharps to meet the new standards

Maximum of 15 Students

Care Assistant Training Courses

 

Course
Aims
Course Aims
Group
Certificate in Social Care 5 Days

A five day course covering skills essential care skills necessary to commence a career in social care. Mapped to meet best practice, current legislation, the needs of the Care Industry; Induction Standards and aspects of Knowledge Evidence for NVQ

  • Introduction to Social Care
  • Infection Control
  • Health and Safety for Carers
  • Food Safety for Carers
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA)
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid
  • Moving and Handling for Carers
Maximum of 12 Students
Foundation in Social Care 2 Days

A two day induction level course offering an insight and basic background to people

considering a career in Social Care covering:

  • Introduction to Social Care
  • Health and Safety for Carers
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA)
  • Principles in Moving and Handling

Assessment is through continuous assessment and written examination

 

Maximum of 12 Students
Higher Certificate in Social Care 10 Days

A ten day advanced course with more in depth coverage of essential care skills and other developmental skills necessary to support the client and promote independence. Covers Knowledge Evidence for NVQ

  • Introduction to Social Care
  • Infection Control
  • Health and Safety for Carers
  • Food Safety for Carers
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA)
  • Equality and Diversity
  • The Role of the Key Worker
  • Principles in Care Planning
  • Managing Chronic Conditions
  • Communications
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Dementia
  • Managing Challenging Behaviour
  • Handling and Administration of Medicines
  • First Aid
  • Moving and Handling for Carers
  • Disability Awareness
*Training providers, please note:

These courses accompanied by placement, support and active job search have achieved 50% job outcomes

Maximum of 12 Students

 

 

Charitable organisations only

Basic Life Support for Children and Adults 4 Hours

Basic Lifesaving skills for children and adults

This subsidised course is only available for charitable organisations

Maximum of 12 students

Restrictions apply

 

Our prices are inclusive with no hidden extras and are available on application

NB beware of comparable courses with seemingly low prices that do not include extra costs such as Certification, Registration and Training Manuals.

Email: enquiries@athenatraininguk.net



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