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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

September 2017

CQC Regulation 14: Meeting Nutritional & Hydration Needs

Course will be run at 5 venues between 15 September - 08 December 2017

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]

Recruitment & Retention - Winter Measures Preparation

27 September 2017

DO YOU have recruitment and retention plans and resources in place ready for this winter?   'One of the key factors behind the lower excess mortality in 2016/2017 winter was a fall in the number of deaths among the elderly. This was mainly due to the most prevalent strain of the flu virus impacting younger people rather older people, who are more at risk'.    Workplace ... [more]

October 2017

CQC Regulation 14: Meeting Nutritional & Hydration Needs

Course will be run at 5 venues between 15 September - 08 December 2017

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]

FREE Falls Awareness Session 4th October for Home Care Workers

04 October 2017

A session for Domiciliary Care services to look at the reasons why people are prone to falls, who is most at risk and how we can reduce the risk of falls. The day includes a 1hr training from the Olive Branch on fire safety awareness as well as further useful information from other agencies to support people in their own homes and help keep them safe. Content of the session will include; ... [more]

Recruitment and Retention solutions with Investors in People

06 October 2017

We have teamed up with Investors in People to provide you with a practical management tool for your organisation. We would like to invite you to come and join us at our Engaging with Investors in People workshop on Friday 6th October 2017 from 9:30am to 12:30pm at the Kingston Centre, Fairway, Stafford, ST16 3TW. The objective of the workshop is to provide you with an overview of the Investors ... [more]

Working Constructively with Conflict and Resistance

10 October 2017

Working Constructively with Conflict and Resistance - 'Practical solutions to important work issues' byJan Burns MBE and Liz Heaven Conflict is a normal part of any healthy relationship. Learning how to deal effectively with conflict-rather than avoiding it-is crucial for effective leaders and managers. Well-managed conflict can be constructive and can provide an opportunity to strengthen the ... [more]

Continence Promotion and Bowel Dysfunction Session for All Workers

10 October 2017

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), Essence of Care ( ... [more]

Invitation - Discusson of future Registered Manager Development Sessions (FULL)

11 October 2017

Invitation(Full) Discussion of future Registered Manager Development Sessions “Safe and Settled” have been delivering a highly regarded series of management development events for social care leaders and mangers in Staffordshire for some years. We want to continue that support as effectively as possible.    It has been proposed that we create a series of linked ... [more]

Tender Workshop

13 October 2017

Care Market Development Team, Staffordshire County Council works in partnership with training provider, Baswich Business Services Limited.   Tendering Workshop   Course Objectives To understand the tendering process Strategies for responding to tenders How to write a compelling tender What does an evaluator look for? Understanding required policies & ... [more]

November 2017

CQC Regulation 14: Meeting Nutritional & Hydration Needs

Course will be run at 5 venues between 15 September - 08 December 2017

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]

Diabetes Awareness and the Administration of insulin

16 November 2017

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]

Catheterisation Update for NURSES

21 November 2017

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 (2012), Essence of ... [more]

Free Training - Ostomy Care (Stoma Care) for Nurses

24 November 2017

This FREE session is for qualified nurses and gives the practitioner up to date information relating to the principles in Ostomy Care. The content will include some basic information on anatomy and physiology relating to surgical procedures around bowel resection. It will incorporate lifestyle 'top tips' for ostomy management and troubleshooting guides for ostomy care. A practical session on the ... [more]

FREE - Ostomy Care (Stoma Care) for Care Workers

24 November 2017

Hello Gale Tew, This FREE session is for carers who require up to date information relating to the principles in stoma care. The content will include brief description of the anatomy and physiology relating this to bowel surgical procedures. It will incorporate lifestyle 'top tips' for stoma management and troubleshooting guides for ostomy care. A practical session on the application for ... [more]

December 2018

CQC Regulation 14: Meeting Nutritional & Hydration Needs

Course will be run at 5 venues between 15 September - 08 December 2017

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]

January 2018

Diabetes Awareness and the Administration of insulin

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]

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