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Training

All courses are held 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:

    Standard Courses
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Health and Safety Awareness for Personal Assistants
  • Safeguarding Adults and Children
  • Autism Awareness
  • Dementia and Dementia Care and Learning Disabilities
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Principles of Person-Centred Care, Privacy and Dignity

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

Emergency First Aid at Work

Dates available:

Thursday 20th June 2019 Conference Room 1 (This room is upstaires so there is limited access),

Wednesday 21st August Boardroom, 

Monday 7th October 2019 Boardroom,

Tuesday 3rd December 2019 Boardroom

 

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)

Health and Safety Awareness for Personal Assistants

Dates available:

Monday 1st July 2019 Boardroom,

Tuesday 8th October 2019 Boardroom

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

Safeguarding Adults and Children

Dates Available:

Tuesday 2nd July 2019 Boardroom,

Wednesday 9th October 2019 Conference Room 1 (This is upstairs so there is limited access)

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

Autism Awareness

Dates available:

Monday 8th July 2019, Boardroom

Wednesday 27th November 2019, Boardroom

This 1 day course will cover topics such as: 

• What Autistic Spectrum Condition is
• How people with this condition are affected by day to day living
• An awareness of learning disability and mental health

Dementia and Dementia Care and Learning Disabilities

Dates available:

Tuesday 9th July 2019,

Thursday 28th November 2019

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

Health and Wellbeing

Dates available:

Thursday 22nd August 2019, Boardroom

Wednesday 4th December 2019, Boardroom

This 1 day course is limited to a maximum of 8 attendees and will cover topics such as:

• What ‘Resilience’ is and why it matters
• How to develop your own resilience
• How to recognise the signs that pressure is causing a problem
• Develop strategies to deal with in-the-moment pressure
• Develop strategies to deal with long-term pressure
• Develop a positive outlook

Principles of Person-Centred Care, Privacy and Dignity

Dates available:

Tuesday 21st January 2020 Boardroom,

This 1 day course will cover topics such as:

  • Introducing PAs to the values that underpin Person Centred Care
  • Exploring the values of individuality, rights, choice, privacy, independence, dignity, respect and partnership
  • Assisting PA's to develop their understanding of how the principles of care should be reflected



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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