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Training

All courses are facilitated by Surrey Independent Living Council (SILC) at their offices in Astolat, Coniers Way, Burpham, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7HL. Tea and coffee are provided. In order to reserve a place on any of the courses, please contact Bob Hall by emailing training@surreyilc.org.uk or by telephone 07514 093616.

The following is a list of all courses available from SILC:

    Featured Courses
  • Being a 'Good Boss' - Training for Employers
    Standard Courses
  • Safeguarding Adults and Children
  • Health and Safety Awareness for Personal Assistants
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Awareness of Behaviour that Challenges
  • Dementia and Dementia Care and Learning Disabilities
  • Effective Communication
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Further information about each featured course:

Being a 'Good Boss' - Training for Employers

TBC

Monday 2nd July

Wednesday 20th September

Tuesday 30th October

Tuesday 11th December 

 

Free courses for people employing a PA.

Starting at 10.00 a.m. and finishing at 3.00 p.m. 

 

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided throughout the day.

A sandwich lunch will also be provided.

To reserve a place on this course please contact:-

Bob Hall

email training@surreyilc.org.uk

tel. 07514093616  


Further information about each standard course, open to both PAs and people employing PAs:

Safeguarding Adults and Children

TBC

Wednesday 18th July,

Monday 8th October,

Monday 7th January 2019

This 1 day course will cover topics such as:

  • Role of the PA
  • Legislation and policy
  • Concept and definition of abuse
  • Categories of abuse
  • Signs and symptoms of abusive behaviour
  • How to respond and report allegations of abuse

Health and Safety Awareness for Personal Assistants

TBC

Tuesday 17th July,

Tuesday 9th October 

This 1 day course will cover topics such as:

  • Common hazards in the home/work
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Basic moving and handling principles
  • COSHH
  • Fire safety
  • Infection control
  • Stress
  • Personal safety

Emergency First Aid at Work

TBC

Monday 16th July,

Wednesday 19th September, 

Tuseday 8th January 2019

 

This 1 day course will cover topics such as:

  • What is 'First Aid'?
  • Assessing the scene
  • Allergic reaction
  • Heart attacks and strokes
  • Severe bleeding
  • CPR
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)

Awareness of Behaviour that Challenges

TBC

Tuesday 20th November 

This 1 day course will cover topics such as:

  • What is 'Challenging Behaviour'?
  • Who can present challenging behaviour?
  • Reasons for challenging behaviour
  • Appropriate responses and body language
  • Methods for managing challenging behaviours

Dementia and Dementia Care and Learning Disabilities

TBC

Monday 17th September,

Monday 19th November

This 1 day course will cover topics such as:

  • What does dementia mean?
  • Myths and stereotypes
  • The main causes of dementia
  • Person centred qualities and skills
  • Communication skills
  • Keeping people safe

Effective Communication

TBC

Thursday 30th August

Describe the importance of effective communication at work

  • Explain how to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals
  • Explain how to promote effective communication
  • Describe the principles and practices relating to confidentiality
  • Explain the importance of handling information correctly

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

TBC

Wednesday 8th August 

Gives a basic awareness of issues relating to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

  • The legal perspective (Equality Act 2010)
  • What equality is
  • What ‘rights’ mean
  • What ‘respect’ means
  • What ‘valuing’ means
  • What ‘power’ means
  • Empowerment
  • The Care Value Base
  • Human Rights Some related legislation
  • What ‘diversity’ is
  • What ‘prejudice’ is
  • Labelling and its effects



Disclaimer

SILC reserves the right to cancel any courses at their discretion. SILC will contact and advise any persons booked on to such cancelled courses as quickly as possible.

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