Care Induction Training

Our induction training is delivered twice a month over 5 days. Day 5 includes City and Guilds Dementia Award Level 2. Employers can claim back WDF (Workforce Development Fund) to support the cost of completing this training. The course content includes:

The Care Certificate

  • Understand your role

  • Your personal development

  • Duty of care

  • Equality and diversity

  • Work in a person-centred way

  • Communication

  • Privacy and dignity

  • Fluids and nutrition

  • Awareness of Mental Health, Dementia, and Learning Disability

  • Safeguarding Adults

  • Safeguarding Children

  • Basic Life Support

  • Health and Safety

  • Handling Information

  • Infection prevention and control

 

First Aid

  • The Role of the First Aider

  • Primary Survey

  • Recovery Position

  • CPR

  • First Aid responsibilities for: Choking, Seizures, Shock, Bleeding, Stroke,
    Burns, Heart Attacks

 

Moving and Handling of People

  • Definition and background of Moving and Handling

  • Methods for safe moving and Handling

  • Law and Legislation

  • The Vertebral Column

  • The three Bio-mechanic principles

  • Potential work place hazards

  • Effective communication

  • Falling clients and stairs

  • Recording and reporting information

  • Practical Application of Moving and Handling Techniques

 

Medication

  • The importance of maintaining the service user’s privacy, dignity, independence and choice

  • Legislation surrounding medication administration

  • The various roles and responsibilities with regards medication administration

  • Categories of medication, as set out by the Medicine’s Act 1968

  • Variety of medications, their uses and side effects

  • Define ‘contra-indication’ and how it affects medication administration

  • How to deal with refusals and errors in medication administration

  • Features of medication administration records (MAR) and their requirements

  • How medication should be stored and disposed of safely

  • Identify what you should look for when checking a prescription

  • Safe administration of medication including eye drop/ear drop instillation

  • Infection control measures

 

Personal Care

  • Introduction to personal care

  • Infection Control

  • Hygiene

  • Assisting with continence needs

  • Practical discussion – Continence pads, Catheter care, Stoma care, Compression stockings

  • Pain Management

  • Assisting with eating and drinking

  • Skin care and pressure ulcer management

  • Expected/unexpected death

 

Dementia Awareness

  • What is Dementia

  • The most common types of Dementia and their causes

  • The key features of the theoretical models of Dementia

  • Person-centred approach to the care and support of individuals with Dementia

  • Understand factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals with Dementia

  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in Dementia care

For the latest dates and prices please call us on 01432 382018 or use the contact form.

Kemble Training

Sigeric Business Park 

Holme Lacy Road

Hereford HR2 6BQ

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