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Calendar

Below is a list of upcoming events and training courses for Staffordshire care workers. Please note that the following training courses are only available to those currently working within the social care sector and all nomination forms will need to be agreed by the manager of the worker applying for the training.

CareMatch does not endorse training providers and recommends all Care Managers follow the selection guidelines provided via Skills For Care: http://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Learning-development/Choosing-the-right-learning/Choosing-the-right-learning.aspx

January 2018

CQC Regulation 14: Meeting Nutritional & Hydration Needs

Course will be run at 2 venues between 15 September 2017 - 23 February 2018

A FREE training session delivered by your local dietetic team * Certificate provided for your portfolio*   CQC Regulation 14: Meeting Nutritional & Hydration Needs   What Care Workers Need to Know!     Content of Session     · How to tell if someone is underweight.   · How to tell if someone is at risk of malnutrition. ... [more]

Malnutrition and dysphagia full day workshop

Course will be run at 4 venues between 22 November 2017 - 28 February 2018

  Malnutrition and Dysphagia 1 Day Workshop for;             Care home managers             Catering leads             Cooks   Limited Places available at various venues.   Training links to CQC Regulation 14 - Meeting ... [more]

Loneliness and Isolation - Afternoon session

22 January 2018

Care Market Development Team are very pleased to announce a partnership running training courses with Caring for Care training. These face to face courses have been chosen to help improve the quality of front line care. Courses will be held at The Kingston Centre, Fairway, Stafford ST16 3TW and are priced at just £25 per person. To book please complete the booking form which can be ... [more]

End of Life Pathways - Morning Session

22 January 2018

CMDT are very pleased to announce a partnership running training courses with Caring for Care. These face to face courses have been chosen to help improve the quality of front line care. Courses will be held at The Kingston Centre, Fairway, Stafford ST16 3TW and are priced at just £25 per person.   To book please complete the booking form which can be downloaded by clicking below ... [more]

Diabetes Awareness and the Administration of insulin (FULL)

25 January 2018

A session for Nurses and care workers who support people with Diabetes.   At the end of the training session you will be able to:  -  Describe what diabetes is and how it affects the body  -  List the forms of diabetes and how they are managed  -  Explain the differences between hypo & hyper (glycaemia) and your role in spotting the extremes  - ... [more]

Managing your teams with Simplicity – Workshop

25 January 2018

Managing your teams with Simplicity – Workshop   Care Market Development Team, Staffordshire County Council works in partnership with training provider, Evergreen HR Limited.     Target Audience: Registered Managers, Deputies and Senior Workers who manage/supervise other workers.     As a result of this training, participants will:    ... [more]

Managing your teams with Simplicity – Workshop

25 January 2018

Managing your teams with Simplicity – Workshop   Care Market Development Team, Staffordshire County Council works in partnership with training provider, Evergreen HR Limited.   Target Audience: Registered Managers, Deputies and Senior Workers who manage/supervise other workers.   As a result of this training, participants will:   Recruitment As a result of this ... [more]

Discretionary Price Review for Care Hme Placements

Course will be run at 2 venues between 30 January - 01 February 2018

Please choose a suitable date, complete attached application form and return to op&pdcommissioning@staffordshire.gov.uk   Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements Tuesday 30th January 2018 10am-12pm Lichfield Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LU     Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements Thursday 1st February 2018 1:30pm- 3:30pm ... [more]

Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements

30 January - 01 February 2018

Meeting to be held for Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements   Please choose a suitable date, complete attached application form and return to op&pdcommissioning@staffordshire.gov.uk   Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements Tuesday 30th January 2018 10am-12pm Lichfield Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LU     Discretionary ... [more]

February 2018

CQC Regulation 14: Meeting Nutritional & Hydration Needs

Course will be run at 2 venues between 15 September 2017 - 23 February 2018

A FREE training session delivered by your local dietetic team * Certificate provided for your portfolio*   CQC Regulation 14: Meeting Nutritional & Hydration Needs   What Care Workers Need to Know!     Content of Session     · How to tell if someone is underweight.   · How to tell if someone is at risk of malnutrition. ... [more]

Malnutrition and dysphagia full day workshop

Course will be run at 4 venues between 22 November 2017 - 28 February 2018

  Malnutrition and Dysphagia 1 Day Workshop for;             Care home managers             Catering leads             Cooks   Limited Places available at various venues.   Training links to CQC Regulation 14 - Meeting ... [more]

Discretionary Price Review for Care Hme Placements

Course will be run at 2 venues between 30 January - 01 February 2018

Please choose a suitable date, complete attached application form and return to op&pdcommissioning@staffordshire.gov.uk   Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements Tuesday 30th January 2018 10am-12pm Lichfield Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LU     Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements Thursday 1st February 2018 1:30pm- 3:30pm ... [more]

Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements

30 January - 01 February 2018

Meeting to be held for Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements   Please choose a suitable date, complete attached application form and return to op&pdcommissioning@staffordshire.gov.uk   Discretionary Price Review for Care Home Placements Tuesday 30th January 2018 10am-12pm Lichfield Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LU     Discretionary ... [more]

DigniTEA Coffee afternoons

01 February 2018

  Stafford College DigniTEA Event In support of National Dignity Day Afternoon Tea (tea, coffee, cake) Light entertainment provided A chance to show your support for "Dignity in Care" Thursday, 1st February 2018, from 2.30pm Venue: Stafford College (Riverbank Restaurant) Raffle to raise funds for local charities Please reserve your places, tel: (01785) 275682, ... [more]

DigniTEA Coffee afternoons

02 February 2018

  DigniTEA Event In support of National Dignity Day Afternoon Tea (tea, coffee, cake) Light entertainment provided A chance to show your support for "Dignity in Care" Friday, 2nd February 2018, from 2pm Venue: Newcastle-under-Lyme College (Starbucks) Raffle to raise funds for local charities Please reserve your places, telephone: (01782) 254126, or email heather. ... [more]

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

07 February 2018

Care Market Development Team, Staffordshire County Council works in partnership with training provider, Baswich Business Services Limited.   Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning   Course Objectives •           What is business continuity and why do you need it? •       & ... [more]

Managers Quality Networking Forum - 28th Feb 2017

28 February 2018

Managers Quality Networking Forum - 28th February 2018 Venue: Staffordshire County Show Ground Time: 09:00am - 16:00pm (08:30 open for registration) A FREE event providing social care professionals, managers, owners, nurses etc a forum to gain updates on the latest social care issues and networking opportunities with likeminded peers and service related opportunities. Speakers ... [more]

March 2018

Managing your Teams with Simplicity Workshop

05 March 2018

Managing your teams with Simplicity - Workshop Due to high demand a further workshop has been commissioned. Care Market Development Team, Staffordshire County Council works in partnership with training provider, Evergreen HR Limited. Target Audience: Registered Managers, Deputies and Senior Workers who manage/supervise other workers in Adult Services. As a result of this training, ... [more]

Dementia and Continence Care

08 March 2018

  This 3 hr session is aimed at carers.       The session will include the symptoms of the condition and how this can then impact on bladder and bowel dysfunction.       The session will give you information on a range of ideas about how we can promote continence in individuals with dementia and appropriately manage incontinence in ... [more]

April 2018

Catheter Care Session for Residential and Nursing Homes

26 April 2018

This is an essential session for seniors and care workers who work within homes, it is a FREE half day session. This gives healthcare workers the insight into the reason for catheterisation. This session will be based on the RCN catheter Guidelines (2012), Essence of Care/Skills for Health tools (2010) and local SSOTP guidelines and include- Overview of the urinary tract system ... [more]

May 2018

Catheterisation Update for NURSES

24 May 2018

This FREE full day update is for qualified nurses who have had some experience of catheterisation previously.        It gives practitioner up to date information relating to the principles of catheterisation and on-going management of the person with a catheter which can then be applied to the clinical setting. This session will be based on the RCN catheter Guidelines ( ... [more]

June 2018

Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction Session

21 June 2018

  This is an essential course for all health & care professionals, nurses, team leads, senior carers and carer workers.    This FREE programme discusses local and national guidelines relating to good continence care. The course is based on the Good Continence Care DOH (2000), National Audit of Continence Care Royal College of Physicians (2010), NSF Older People (2001), ... [more]

July 2018

Dignity Awards

18 July 2018

Venue: Newcastle College Further details to follow. ... [more]

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