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Thursday, August 9th, 2018

SWICDA Training Programme – Sep-Nov 2018


Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work PLUS (valid for 3 years)

18/09/18, 9.00-5.00, Solihull Care Ltd, 81-83 Warwick Rd, Olton, Solihull, B92 7HP, £55.00

The role of the first aider. Importance of preventing cross infection. The need for recording incidents and actions. Use of available equipment. Assessing the situation & act safely in an emergency. Administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. Administer first aid to a casualty who is: unconscious (including seizures)choking wounded or bleeding suffering from shock Provide appropriate first aid for Minor Injuries (small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds & small splinters)

Additional Subjects: Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering: heart attack, stroke, head injury, fractures, burns & scalds


Macmillan Cancer Awareness

Delivered by: Dr Sarah Onions, Macmillan GP and SRH Palliative Care Doctor, Medical Quality Lead

04/10/18, 9.30-12.30, Solihull Care Ltd, 81-83 Warwick Rd, Olton, Solihull, B92 7HP, £15.00

Cancer awareness and principles of palliative care Recognition of cancer and red flags

Case studies


Mental Capacity and DOLS

09/10/18, 9.30-1.30, Solihull Care Ltd, 81-83 Warwick Rd, Olton, Solihull, B92 7HP, £33.50

By the end of the session the learner will:

  • Understand legally valid consent
  • Understand the key concepts of the Act
  • Understand the 5 statutory principles
  • Understand the 2 stage assessment of capacity
  • Understand the meaning of “Best Interests” decisions
  • Understand the principles about the use of restraint
  • Understand the significance of advanced wishes/refusals
  • Understand how the Act fits with other legislation e.g. Mental Health Act 1983 and human rights legislation, and safeguarding
  • Be aware of the role of IMCA’s, Deputies and Attorneys
  • Have an awareness of Deprivation of Liberty safeguards and requesting procedures
  • Understand how deprivation of liberty may occur

Risk assessment for care staff includes lone working

23/10/18, 9.30-12.30, Solihull Care Ltd, 81-83 Warwick Rd, Olton, Solihull, B92 7HP, £33.50

By the end of the session the learner will:

  • Understand the key definitions of hazard and risk
  • Understand how a risk assessment is carried out using the 5 key steps
  • Understand calculation of risk
  • Understand the key concepts around removing risk and managing residual risk
  • Be aware or some risks associated with lone working, and how to reduce these
  • Understand the key concepts around the individual’s right to responsible risk taking, consent and Mental Capacity
  • Understand the key concepts of risk enablement
  • Be able to undertake a basic risk assessment in the care environment


Communication and understanding distressed behaviour that challenges

06/11/18, 9.30-1.30, Solihull Care Ltd, 81-83 Warwick Rd, Olton, Solihull, B92 7HP, £33.50

  • Understand what communication means and how it may occur
  • Understand some of the influences that may affect communication
  • Understand the concepts of personhood and human needs [Kitwood/Maslow]
  • Understand the links between feelings, purpose and behaviour
  • Understand what “behaviour that challenges” means
  • Understand legal and regulatory responsibilities in communication and understanding and responding to behaviour that challenges
  • Understand some of the general explanations for behaviour that challenges, and what triggers may exist
  • Understand the effect staff attitudes, abilities and behaviours may have on the behaviour of others
  • Understand positive behaviour support
  • Understand and identify the stages within the Continuum of Aggression
  • Understand the ABC approach to monitoring behaviour
  • Understand effective interventions and techniques in responding: low-arousal and de-escalation
  • Understand how to preserve personal safety

To book or for details of course aims/objectives, please contact Jo-Ann Webb on or telephone 0121 770 8915.