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Training to Celebrate World Asthma Day

posted Apr 21, 2017, 7:33 AM by Rebecca Barker

Liverpool Social Care Partnership is hold training to celebrate World Asthma Day 2017, Below if information about the training and booking form provided should you wish to attend.
  • In the UK, around 5.4 million people are currently receiving treatment for asthma.  
  • That's the equivalent of 1 in every 12 adults and 1 in every 11 children.
  • Asthma in adults is more common in women than men.
  • UK still has some of the highest rates in Europe
  • On average 3 people a day die from asthma.

According to World Health Organisation estimates, 300 million people suffer from asthma and it’s the most common chronic disease among children. WHO also notes that asthma affects people in all countries around the world regardless of development although most deaths occur in lower income countries.

World Asthma Day is an annual event organised by the Global Initiative for Asthma with a goal to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. In light of this LSCP has collaborated on the development of a half-day programme, which will enable staff to gain further insight into Asthma.

 

This course is designed for all staff working within the Social Care Sector. On completion of the training staff will be enabled to:

  • Describe what asthma is
  • Identify and recognise the symptoms of asthma
  • Understand the treatment for asthma
  • Know what to do if a person has an asthma attack and recognise when emergency       action is necessary
  • Make appropriate records of asthma attacks
  • Describe how you can support an individual with their condition

The event will take place on Friday 5th May 2017

Time -   09:30AM - 12:45M

Venue - Lowlands, 13 Hayman’s Green, West Derby, Liverpool. L12 7JG 

Costs -  LSCP Members: Free

            Non-Members: £16.50


I have attached a flyer about the course and a booking form for you to complete, to this blog post, if you are interested.

Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact LSCP the number below.
 

To reserve a place on this training please complete the Booking Form and return to LSCP.


The LSCP Team



Liverpool Social Care Partnership CIC
West Derby Community Association, Lowlands, 13 Haymans Green, West Derby, L12 7JG
(0151) 270 1703    www.lscpinfo.co.uk


'Career in Care' Recruitment Event - May 2017

posted Apr 21, 2017, 2:42 AM by Rebecca Barker   [ updated Apr 21, 2017, 3:13 AM ]

LSCP is working in partnership with Jobcentre Plus to organise and hold one of our fantastic 'Career in Care' Recruitment Events.

The event is being held on Friday 5th May 2017 at West Derby JCP and will be open to the public from 10am - 3pm with a short lunch break between sessions.

The day is designed to positively promote the social care sector, the varied and rewarding career opportunities, in addition to recruiting prospective employees into the sector.

It will also provide the chance for people to talk to employer about the work that they do, the services they provide and the vacancies on offer.

If you are interested in attending the event or are a employer would like to participate, please contact Rebecca via rebecca@lscpinfo.co.uk, or the contact details below, to request a booking form or to arrange a time slot for you to attend.

The LSCP Team

Liverpool Social Care Partnership CIC
West Derby Community Association, Lowlands, 13 Haymans Green, West Derby, L12 7JG
(0151) 270 1703    www.lscpinfo.co.uk

Awareness of Dissociative Disorders

posted Feb 22, 2017, 5:29 AM by Rebecca Barker

LSCP is hosting this awareness course, which is aimed at all staff working in a social care environment.  A general understanding of the issues associated with Dissociative Disorders will be established.

Have you ever been so stressed about something you manage to get from point A to point B without even noticing a single thing you’ve walked past? Or been so nervous in an interview you had a strange sense you were watching yourself speak like your life was a movie?

These are dissociative states, where the mind and body don’t feel entirely connected, and we all experience them now and then.  It’s even normal after a stressful life change like losing a loved one or a divorce to have this experience quite frequently for some weeks.

 

For people with a dissociative disorder, however, this sense of being disconnected from and uncertain of who they are is ongoing and long-term, often from childhood and up to 3% of the general population have one of the key dissociative disorders.

 

It causes them substantial stress and makes everyday life, such as work, social life, relationships and family life, more of a challenge. It is not always obvious that someone has a dissociative disorder, as some forms can be used to hide stress and the individual in question can appear highly functioning.


Date   - Friday 3rd March 2017 

Time  - 9:30AM - 12:45PM

Venue - West Derby Community Association, 'Lowlands' 13 Haymans Green, West Derby, Liverpool, L12 7JG.

 

Please ensure that you reserve your places early, as we are sure that demand will be high.

 

For fully subscribed LSCP members (201​6) the training cost ​is £38.00 and for non-members, a fee of £50.00​  per person.

 

There is a booking form attached to the bottom of this blog post, which gives further details. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to call on the number below.


Liverpool Social Care Partnership CIC
West Derby Community Association, Lowlands, 13 Haymans Green, West Derby, L12 7JG
(0151) 270 1703    www.lscpinfo.co.uk

Training to celebrate Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Week of Action

posted Feb 3, 2017, 2:35 AM by Rebecca Barker

Hi All,

To mark OCD Week of Action 2017, LSCP is hosting this awareness course, which is aimed at all staff working in a social care environment.  A general understanding of the issues associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), will be explored.

 

Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a serious anxiety-related condition where a person experiences frequent intrusive and unwelcome obsessional thoughts, often followed by repetitive compulsions, impulses or urges.

The illness affects as many as 12 in every 1000 people (1.2% of the population) from young children to adults, regardless of gender or social or cultural background. In fact, it can be so debilitating and disabling that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has actually ranked OCD in the top ten of the most disabling illnesses of any kind, in terms of lost earnings and diminished quality of life.

Based on current estimates for the UK population, there are potentially around 741,504 people living with OCD at any one time.  

This course has been developed and mapped to:

The Government document - No Health without Mental Health
Skills for Care - The Common Core Principles to support good mental health and wellbeing in adult social care
NICE guidelines for OCD to improve the understanding of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,

We will explore the individual’s experience of living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and how to support them. The course will also challenge the myths and stereotypes surrounding the condition.  It will be delivered using a range of methods and resources including: Group discussions,  small group activities, case studies, scenarios and film:


Date -  Wednesday 22nd February 2017 - 9:30PM – 12:45PM     

                   

The Venue :   Liverpool Social Care Partnership CIC, West Derby Community Association, Lowlands, 13 Hayman’s Green, West Derby, L12 7JG.

 

Cost – LSCP Members (2016/17 membership paid)                     Free

          Non-member                                                             £16.50 pp

 

Course content

  • What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?
  • Obsessions and Compulsions
  • The causes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 
  • Understanding Anxiety 
  • The types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 
  • Who is affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?
  • Treatments for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

 

Please note that there is a limit of 3 free places per organisation that LSCP members can book, should you require more, we can place those names on a reserve list and contact you if we have the capacity to accommodate them.

 

If a delegate does not attend a course, and we have not been previously informed by email, the employer of that individual will still be invoiced for the applicable amount.

 

The costs includes learning materials, handouts, slides and certificates will be sent on receipt of payment. Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be served during the day, lunch however will not.

 

I have attached flyers which give further details of the courses, in addition to a booking form, should you wish to reserve places to this post.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to call us on the number below.


Thank you!


The LSCP Team


Liverpool Social Care Partnership CIC
West Derby Community Association,
Lowlands
13 Haymans Green
West Derby
L12 7JG
(0151) 270 1703

Introduction to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

posted Feb 2, 2017, 6:49 AM by Rebecca Barker

Hello!

LSCP is hosting this awareness course, which is aimed at all staff working in a social care environment.  A general understanding of the issues associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), will be explored.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder which can affect people who have been involved in, or witnessed a dangerous event.

The way in which Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects people varies, and includes signs such as experiencing flashbacks to the event, dreaming about the event, emotional confusion, guilt, anxiety and tension.

  •  It is estimated that up to 3 in a 100 people may develop PTSD at some stage in life.  
  • In England 3 in 100 adults screened positive for PTSD

This training course provides learners with the skills and knowledge to provide support to people who experience the disorder and identify with the possible causes and affects.

 

Date -  Tuesday 21st February 2017 - 9:30PM – 12:45PM     

                   

The Venue :   Liverpool Social Care Partnership CIC, West Derby Community Association, Lowlands, 13 Hayman’s Green, West Derby, L12 7JG.

 

Cost – LSCP Members (2016/17 membership paid)     £38.00pp

          Non-member                                             £50.00 pp

  

The course has been developed using the most up-to-date guidance from Skills for Care/Health. in addition to: 

  • NICE guideline [CG26] 
  • QCF Unit 13 Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - PTSD (T/506/2904)

Please note that If a delegate does not attend a course, and we have not been previously informed by email, the employer of that individual will still be invoiced for the applicable amount.

 

The costs includes learning materials, handouts, slides and certificates will be sent on receipt of payment. Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be served during the day, lunch however will not.

 

I have attached flyers which give further details of the courses, in addition to a booking form, should you wish to reserve places.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to call us on the number below.


Thank you


The LSCP Team

 

Liverpool Social Care Partnership CIC
West Derby Community Association,
Lowlands
13 Haymans Green
West Derby
L12 7JG
(0151) 270 1703

 

FREE Dignity Action Day Training

posted Jan 12, 2017, 9:00 AM by Rebecca Barker

Dignity Action Day is fast approaching, LSCP are holding a FREE Embedding Dignity training session to celebrate!

To celebrate Dignity Day 2017, the team at Liverpool Social Care Partnership are delighted
to offer a free half day Dignity in Care Training Session which will be available on Wednesday 1st February 2017.


Learning outcomes

        • Have a better understanding of Dignity and the implications of it
        • Recognise the impact in people’s lives, the consequences of the lack of Dignity and how to act on it
        • Change behaviours and practices to uphold Dignity (Dignity Champions)


If you would like to book a place on this training please complete the booking form
attached to this blog post and return to training@lscpinfo.co.uk

                                                                                                                                                

Continue reading for more on Dignity Action Day


What is Dignity Action Day?

The Dignity in Care campaign began in November 2006, with the aim to inspire health & social care staff and local people to place dignity and compassion at the heart of care services, and in their communities.

Ten years later the Dignity in Care campaign has over 74,000 Dignity Champions all making a difference in peoples’ lives. The first Dignity Action Day took place on 25 February 2010 and nobody could have foreseen what a truly memorable day it would turn out to be. The idea really caught the imagination and the hearts of the staff, inspiring many hundreds of them to demonstrate what being treated with dignity means to the more vulnerable members of our society.

Dignity Action Day is set to take place again on Wednesday 1st February.

It is not necessarily a day for the ‘grand gesture’ but more about taking the time to do something, however small, for people who too often feel isolated and of little value to society.

Dignity Action Day is the kick off to a month of activities that will highlight what people do to promote dignity..

As someone either working on the frontline of health & social care, or closely involved in a voluntary capacity, or who believes in the importance of dignity, you are in a position, through your own actions, to champion dignity as being fundamental to a person’s experience.

Dignity in Care asks you to please dedicate a day in February supporting Dignity Action Day.


If you would like to become a Dignity Champion, please see the attached Dignity Action Day 2017 Pack and DigniTea Event poster.

Thank you

The LSCP Team.


Workforce Development Funding - Milestone 4

posted Jan 11, 2017, 6:33 AM by Rebecca Barker

Hello!


We would like to remind everyone that milestone 4 is due on the 31st January 2017.  


Please ensure that your National Minimum Data Set is up to date and that all your unit evidence has been checked to ensure that they contain all relevant information needed


A chart has been provided below to support your checking procedure.

 

Evidence item required

Check/s needed

Notes/examples

Employee

name

  • Surname as registered with Awarding Body
  • Spelled correctly and consistently
  • Must be legible.
  • First name and surname in correct cells of summary sheet

e.g.  Joan Smith changes name to Joan Jones but Awarding Body still has Joan Smith

e.g. Askwith or Asquith?

e.g.Is it Andrew or Andrea? Consider  printing name

e.g.  is he Norman Russell or Russell Norman?

ULN

  • Must be present and have 10 digits
  • Must be different from the registration no.
  • Must always be the same on all claims for the individual learner

Claims will be rejected if ULN incorrect e.g. duplicate with another candidate.

ULN can be written on evidence, e.g. if copy certificate does not contain ULN.

ULN must be on each piece of evidence

Employee’s Candidate Registration No.

  • Must be unique and correct to individual.
  • Is different to ULN

Claims will be rejected if Reg. No. incorrect, e.g. duplicate with another candidate

Unit codes

  • Must be from Skills for Care Acceptable Units list
  • Can be handwritten on certificates, against title of unit/s

Not RITS code

Not ‘Unit 1’, ‘Unit 2’ etc.

Check unit has not already been claimed, e.g. for a prior qualification, or in previous year. A unit can only be funded once.

Unit title

  • Matches unit code
  • Title must be in full as on Skills for Care Acceptable Units list

e.g. ‘DEM 205 - Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia’

(not ‘Communication and interaction in dementia’.)

60 credit limit per candidate year

  • Claims for learner in one funding year must total 60 or less

Level 5 Diploma units may need claiming over two WDF years.

 

IV/IQA signature and date

  • Both signature and date must be present.
  • Units must be signed off in WDF year
  • Year must contain day, month and year

2015 units are not eligible for 2016-17 year – see ARC website.

 

 

 

Handwritten dates must be legible


Please can you ensure that your claims are e-mailed before the due date of the 31st Jan, to be certain that your evidence is sent to Skills for Care in time.

 

If you are encountering any difficulties and think you will not be able to send your units, please do not hesitate to contact us on the number below.


We look forward to hearing from you shortly.


Mikaela Williams-Brown
Workforce Development Manager


Awareness of Asperger's Syndrome Training

posted Nov 11, 2016, 4:04 AM by Rebecca Barker

Asperger's Syndrome (AS) is a condition, which was first identified over 50 years ago by Hans Asperger, a Viennese paediatrician. 


The condition is characterised by difficulties with Social Interaction, Social Communication and Flexibility of Thinking or Imagination. In addition, there may be sensory, motor and organisational difficulties. However, those with AS are usually of average or above average intelligence. 


Aspergers is:

  • A Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) that falls within the autistic spectrum.
  • A life-long condition, which affects about 1 in 200 people, more commonly in men than women.

Furthermore, AS is one of several previously separate sub-types of autism that were folded into the single diagnosis autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with the publication of the DSM-5 diagnostic manual in 2013.


To assist those who work to support individuals with this condition, LSCP has developed the following training, ‘Awareness of Aspergers Syndrome’ .

This training fulfils recommendations underlined by the CQC and will provide delegates with a fuller understanding in order to accordingly respond to, and care for, those with Asperger's. 

Outline of Programme

  • Understand what Asperger's is and its relation to the autism scale.
  • Examine the relevant legal and policy framework.
  • Explore characteristics and how they can be presented.
  • Discuss strategies of how to achieve and promote effective communication.

 This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:

Scenarios, Case studies, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.


This course has been developed and mapped to:

·         The Autism Act 2009

·         ‘Fulfilling and Rewarding Lives 2010’. 

 

It will also provide evidence for people who are completing the Qualification Credit Framework Health & Social Care Diplomas and can be cross referenced to Skills for Care, Autism Skills and Knowledge list, for workers in generic social care and health settings.

 

The cost is as follows:

  • LSCP Members  - £38 per place        
  • Non-LSCP Members -  £50 per place  

There is a flyer about the session below, in addition to a booking form for you to complete, if you are interested.

 

Should you require any further information, please feel free to call us on the number below.

Equality and Diversity Training

posted Nov 10, 2016, 8:23 AM by Rebecca Barker

The words equality and diversity are often used but what do they actually mean? Equality focuses on the law and people's rights, and diversity looks at how we can accept and celebrate our differences.

Equality laws exist to identify, tackle and eradicate unlawful discrimination, to help us improve our workplace cultures and behaviours. This can often be quite a challenge, so the first step is to increase our knowledge, understanding and skills in this area.

This course addresses all six forms of discrimination and all nine of the protected characteristics contained in the Equality Act 2010, and these are central to this training. This course will help candidates understand fair and balanced approaches to delivering health or social care in ways that properly reflect diversity and equality.


Additionally, it will help workers deliver care and support in an equal and non-discriminatory way. They will learn about the meaning of diversity, equality and discrimination and how it can occur in the workplace. The training will also cover legislation that is in place to stop discrimination and help promote dignity and good practice.

 

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:

Scenarios, Case studies, group discussions, small group activities and film clips.


This course has been developed and mapped to:

  • Equality Act 2010
  • Skills for Care Common Core Strategic Equality & Diversity principles

 It will also provide evidence for people who are completing the Qualification Credit Framework Health & Social Care Diplomas

 

The cost is as follows:

  • £15 per person
There is a flyer about the session, in addition to a booking form to complete, if you are interested and return.

Should you require any other information, please feel free to contact us on the number below.

Thank you

The LSCP Team

Autumn 2016 Newsletter Now Available

posted Sep 23, 2016, 2:37 AM by Rebecca Barker

Hi all,

Our Autumn 2016 Newsletter is now available for viewing.

In this issue there are articles regarding Skills for Care's new framework around Learning Disabilities, End of Life Care and how that improving choice and quality of services for patients coming to the end of their life is everyone’s business, CQC's new care review around diabetes 'My Diabetes, My Care' and how social care cuts are effecting the elderly.

Also included are LSCP news/updates, upcoming events and training available.


Enjoy Reading,

The LSCP Team

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