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'The Journey of a Child Through Care' - Training

posted Oct 30, 2017, 9:21 AM by Rebecca Barker

Unicef stated in its Millennium Report ‘The State of the World’s Children’ that although huge advances have been made globally in recognising and responding to the needs and the rights of children during the twentieth centre, there is still a significant population of children who grow up in unacceptable conditions and do not reach their potential

Professor Eileen Munro in her Review of Child Protection in England (2011) emphasises the importance of early intervention. By ensuring earlier identification and support we can help to prevent an escalation of concerns.

In light of this LSCP is hosting this half-day session ‘The Journey of a Child Through Care’. This will be appropriate for any individual working with children and young people in either education, early years or social care, who are looked after outside of the family.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the session learners will be able to:

  • Describe and apply the legislation, theories, basic concepts, principles, codes of practice, policies and procedures relevant to their working practice
  • Recognise their own occupational competence and reflect on what is good care practice and how they are responsible for their own development
  • Examine those individuals who are involved in the  decision-making process
  • Review our Practice in supporting children

The session aims to help workers understand the needs and experiences of infants, children and young people in care and the importance of listening and acting on their wishes and feelings. .

Aims of the course

  • Understand the child’s experiences on their journey through care and importance of the voice of child being central to decision making.
  • Understanding of issues that may impact on the child’s journey.
  • Raised awareness of issues faced by practitioners and carers.
Date  Thursday 23rd November 2017
Time  9.30am – 12.45 pm
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​7​), this training session ​is £38.50 per person and for non-members, the charge is £50​.00​ per person.

To download a flyer, which give further details of the courses, please click here and to download a booking form, should you wish to reserve places please click here.

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

Best Wishes,


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 Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia (FTLD)

posted Oct 3, 2017, 3:15 AM by Rebecca Barker   [ updated Oct 4, 2017, 1:57 AM ]

Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia (FTLD):

  • Is the second most common form of early onset degenerative dementia after Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Affects men and women equally
  • Onset is usually between the ages of 45 and 65
  • Symptoms progress inexorably.
  • Disorder is strongly familial
  • Affects around 16,000 people in the UK

LSCP is hosting a training awareness session, which is aimed at all staff working in a social care environment.  A general understanding of the issues associated with FTLD will be explored.

Learning outcomes include:

·        Understand the clinical definition of FTLD

·        Examine who it affects

·        Explore the signs/symptoms and  the causes of FTLD

·        Examine the diagnostic procedure

·        Understand the behavioural variant of FTLD

·        Understand the language variants of FTLD

·        Explore overlapping motor disorder

 

Date -  Wednesday 25th October 2017 - 9:30PM – 12:45PM     

                   

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

 

Cost – LSCP Members (2017/18 membership paid)     £38.50pp

            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 [CG42]
  • SCIE Quick Reference Guide: Dementia - Supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care
  • NHS Dementia Revealed Tool Kit

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.


To download a flyer, which give further details of the courses, please click here and to download a booking form, should you wish to reserve places please click here.

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

Best Wishes,


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

Celebrating World Mental Health Day - Mental Health Awareness Training

posted Sep 29, 2017, 6:59 AM by Rebecca Barker

One in four adults and one in ten children are likely to have a mental health problem in any given year. This can have a profound impact on the lives of tens of millions of people in the UK, and can affect their ability to sustain relationships, work, or just get through the day.


To raise awareness of this, World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.  

To celebrate this day, 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 Mental Health will be established

Date   - October 10th 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​7) the training ​is FREE and for non-members, a fee of £16.50​  per person.

 

To download a flyer, which give further details of the courses, please click here and to download a booking form, should you wish to reserve places please click here

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

Best Wishes,


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

 

Effective Recording Skills - Training for Care Staff

posted Sep 28, 2017, 8:15 AM by Rebecca Barker

Hello!

I thought that the following information may be of value to you.

Effective recording is an essential part of service delivery in social care. Every individual, who works with vulnerable people, should be clear about the principles and purpose of record keeping. 

This one-day course provides participants with the principles of good practice and is delivered in line with policies and legislation.

It is important to appreciate effective 
recording maintains a history for the person, and should highlight any issues or developmental needs, and provides continuity when key workers change.  

Points covered in this course will include developing skills of recording, understanding how to 
analyse patterns of behaviour, as well as being able to observe, conceptualise and make action plans.

Course objectives:
  • Develop confidence and skills to enable participants to record accurately.
  • Understand that it is essential to distinguish between ‘facts’ and ‘professional judgements’,  hypotheses, non – factual information and conclusions based on observation and assessment.

  • Provide clarity about the purpose ofrecording and for whom it is being written, working from the principle of ‘openrecording’, which would enable people to see and contribute to their records wherever appropriate and possible.
  • Assist participants when structuring records and address how to focus on key themes and issues. 
  •  Address key principles around information sharing both within and across agencies.
  • Help participants to understand the importance of recording in terms of analysing patterns of behaviour, improvements, problems and needs.

By the end of the course, participants must be able to understand:

  • The purpose and function of recording
  • Why recording needs to be executed in a professional and systematic way
  • How effective recording benefits the worker, the service and the service user
  • The importance of using evidence and being able to reference it when recording   
  • The potential consequences of poor recording
  • The importance of using simple English
  • What is meant by ‘objective’ recording; dealing with our own:
                 -Bias
                 -Prejudice
                 -Assumptions
                 -Stereotyping etc
  • Distinguishing between fact and opinion

  • The use of non-judgmental and anti-discriminatory language

  • How jargon and abbreviations can alienate people

Please note that tea, coffee and light refreshments will be served during the day, lunch however will not.


To download a flyer, which give further details of the courses including Venue and Course Costs, please click here and to download a booking form, should you wish to reserve places, please click here

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

Best Wishes,

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

 

Summer 2017 Newsletter, Now Available!

posted Sep 26, 2017, 7:33 AM by Rebecca Barker   [ updated Sep 26, 2017, 7:33 AM ]

Our September 2017 Newsletter is now available for viewing and reading 

In this issue there are articles regarding CQC, State of Care 2014 -2017 report, The Importance of Activities in Care Homes, Quality Matters Commitment launched by CQC and Partners, information from Skills for Care on the Size and Structure of the ASC Workforce and a CQC report on the importance of Mental Health Care in England.

Also included are Liverpool Social Care Partnerships news and updates, upcoming events and training, information on the Liverpool Registered Managers Network, Workforce Development Funding Milestones and quotes from those who attended our Pre-employment training for Social Care last year (2016/17)

To view and/or download the newsletter please click here

Best Wishes,

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

Liverpool Registered Managers Network - Sept Meeting, Agenda Changes

posted Sep 6, 2017, 1:38 AM by Rebecca Barker

Just a reminder regarding the next Registered Manager Network Meeting and to let you know that it will continue the meeting until 12.30pm to accommodate the DoH Consultation ‘Building Trust’


Registered Manager Network - Meeting Agenda



Date

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Time

10am – 12.30pm

Venue

LSCP, West Derby Community Association, Lowlands, 13 Hayman’s Green, West Derby, L12 7JG

Facilitator

Mikaela Williams-Brown, LSCP

Chair

Claire Dallas, MIBA Health

 

  • Introductions & Key Notes from last meeting
                                               
  • Guest Speaker - CQC - Catherine Challinor,  Inspection Manager,                Liverpool South & Wirral

  • Guest Speaker  - Merseyside Fire & Rescue – Fire Safety  - Sarah Wyatt,    Hub Manager, Belle Vale, Community Fire Station

  • Jon Kerr, Skills for Care –  ‘Building Trust’ Department of Health Consultation looking at Hospital Admissions from Social Care environment and Discharges from hospital to social care environment 

Next Meeting

Date

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Time

10 - 12

Venue

LSCP, West Derby Community Association, Lowlands, 13 Haymans Green, West Derby, L12 7JG


If you have any questions about this meeting please contact us via the details below.

Best Wishes

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

Liverpool Registered Managers Network - September Meeting

posted Aug 25, 2017, 4:50 AM by Rebecca Barker

The agenda is now available for our next Liverpool Registered Managers Network meeting, this is being held on Wednesday 13th September 2017  at the following address Lowlands, 13 Haymans Green, West Derby, Liverpool, L12 7JG

Should you wish to attend please can you complete a booking form, returning it to rebecca@lscpinfo.co.uk

The agenda is available to download by clicking HERE and a booking form is available to download by clicking HERE

Best Wishes

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

Nutrition and Hydration Training

posted Aug 22, 2017, 6:23 AM by Rebecca Barker

The following information may be of value to you.

CQC REGULATION 14(4)(a) says

That the health & social care workforce should  know

  • how to support people's good health including the level of support needed, timing of meals, and the provision of appropriate and sufficient quantities of food and drink.
  • how to determine whether specialist nutritional advice is required and how to access and follow it.

Additionally, all staff working in health or social care settings should be able to recognise when a person is not eating or drinking properly and should be aware of food safety. 


It will address mealtime issues workers may face and how to resolve them. It will cover vitamin content of food and the responsibilities of our workforce  for maintaining the individual’s fluid intake.

 

It provides staff with the skills and knowledge to ensure that service users receive the appropriate level of hydration and nutrition. It also covers the importance of food safety and explains the 4 C’s.


This course has been mapped to the Care Certificate standards and the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) for health.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session candidates should be able to:

  • Understand Nutrition/Hydration Principle​s
    ​ 
  • Identify signs and symptoms of malnutrition/ dehydration
    ​ 
  • Analyse how malnutrition/ dehydration affects the body
  • Understand what causes malnutrition/ dehydration
    ​ 
  • ​R​
    eview Screening tools
    ​ 
  • Explain Food/Fluid Intake Monitoring procedures
  • Understand ways of facilitating and supporting eating
  • Define Factors affecting food intake & choice
  • Understand the use of the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (M.U.S.T.
    ​)
  • Examine promoting healthy eating

 The training will take place on Monday 4th September 2017 - 9:30PM – 12:45PM     

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

Cost – LSCP Members (2017 membership paid)                  £38.00
           N​on-member                                                         £50.00

Please note that tea, coffee and light refreshments will be served during the day, lunch however will not.

To download a flyer, which give further details of the courses, please click here and to download a booking form, should you wish to reserve places, please click here

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

Best Wishes,


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

Free CPR Training in Collaboration with the British Heart Foundation

posted Aug 21, 2017, 1:10 AM by Rebecca Barker

Liverpool Social Care Partnership, in collaboration with the British Heart Foundation, are offering 150 FREE places (25 per session) to learn CPR, this is a lifesaving skill.

Survival rates from out of hospital cardiac arrest remain stubbornly low in the UK, with fewer than one in ten people surviving. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) estimate that up to 5,000 more lives could be saved every year if CPR was taught more widely. In fact, when someone suffers a cardiac arrest, their chance of survival can double if a bystander immediately performs CPR.

All individuals who attend this training will be able to;

  •          Recognise a heart attack and cardiac arrest
  •          Help an unconscious person
  •          Perform CPR
  •          Help someone choking
  •          Respond to serious bleeding

The training will include Adult C.P.R, Child C.P.R. information about defibrillator usage and the recovery position and an opportunity to ask questions. All participants will receive a certificate after successfully completing the session, the certificate will remain valid for 2 years.

A CPR Q&A can be found here: https://www.bhf.org.uk/heart-health/how-to-save-a-life/what-is-cpr

The following dates and times are available to choose from should you wish to attend a training session

Wednesday 30th August 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm or 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Friday 15th September 2017 10:00am – 12:00pm or 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Tuesday 3rd October 2017   10:00am – 12:00pm or 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Venue: West Derby Community Association, Lowlands, 13 Haymans Green, West Derby, Liverpool L12 7JG

Please forward nominations to training@lscpinfo.co.uk

 Please note bookings will be made on a first come first serve basis and will be limited to 2 places, per session, per organisation

To download a information flyer about the training please click HERE and to download a booking for please click HERE

Awareness of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

posted Aug 1, 2017, 3:17 AM by Rebecca Barker

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 well-being 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 -  Tuesday 8th August 2017          Time - 9.30am - 12.45pm     

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

 

Cost – LSCP Members (2017/18 membership paid)      £38.00

            Non-member                                                 £50.00    

 

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.

 

Attached is a flyer which give further details of the course, 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.


To view the flyer please click here or to download a booking form please click here


Best Wishes,


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

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