New, free courses for PAs at our Care Academy

Take a look at all the free workshops for PAs in care at our Care Academy.

Free training for disabled people employing a personal assistant and their personal assistants (PAs).

New for 2019 – Self help via online learning plus new employer and PA induction training.

This free training is available for disabled people employing a personal assistant and their personal assistants.

If you are a newly-employed, or existing personal assistant, we will help you improve your skills in a way that is specific to your role.

Our courses are also available to external agencies. Please contact us for prices.

The Care Certificate is aimed at health and social care workers, both those already in employment, and those starting a new job. By attending the following workshops marked by an asterisk (*), you could complete all the knowledge based elements of the Care Certificate.

All workshops take place at The Disability Resource Centre, Poynters House, Poynters Road, Dunstable, LU5 4TP.

Care Academy workshops leading to the Care Certificate

Here are the dates and times for the workshops this Autumn:

Workshop

Date

Time

Introduction to working in Health and Social Care (Personal Assistants)

Every Friday

10:00 – 12:00

Moving and Handling

3/9/2019

09:30 – 13:30

Introduction to Care Academy

6/9/2019

13:00 – 15:00

*Understand your role

13/9/2019

09:30 – 12:30

*Handling Information

13/9/2019

13:00 – 16:00

Moving and Handling

17/9/2019

09:30 – 13:30

*Health and Safety

20/9/2019

09:30 – 12:30

*Infection Prevention and Control

20/9/2019

13:00 – 16:00

Employers Support Group

26/9/2019

13:00 – 15:00

PAs Support Group

26/9/2019

13:00 – 15:00

*Learning Disability Awareness

27/9/2019

09:30 – 12:30

*Your Personal Development

27/9/2019

13:00 – 16:00

*Duty of Care

4/10/2019

09:30 – 12:30

*Fluids and Nutrition

4/10/2019

13:00 – 16:00

*Safeguarding

11/10/2019

09:30 – 12:30

*Communication

11/10/2019

13:00 – 16:00

*Privacy and Dignity

18/10/2019

09:30 – 12:30

*Work in a Person Centred Way

18/10/2019

13:00 – 16:00

Moving and Handling

22/10/2019

09:30 – 13:30

Deaf Awareness

24/10/2019

09:30 – 12:30

Introduction to British Sign Language (session 1)

24/10/2019

13:00 – 16:00

Employer Support Group

31/10/2019

13:00 – 15:00

PA Support Group

31/10/2019

13:00 – 15:00

Introduction to British Sign Language (sessions 2 and 3)

31/10/2019

09:30 -16:00

*Emergency First Aid

8/11/2019

09:30 – 16:30

*Mental Health Awareness

15/11/2019

09:30 – 12:30

*Dementia Awareness

15/11/2019

13:00 – 16:00

Direct Payment Awareness

22/11/2019

09:30 – 12:30

*Equality & Diversity

22/11/2019

13:00 – 16:00

Employers Support Group

28/11/2019

13:00 – 15:00

PA Support Group

28/11/2019

13:00 – 15:00

Food Safety

29/11/2019

09:30 – 16:30

Moving and Handling

5/11/2019

09:30 – 13:30

Moving and Handling

19/11/2019

09:30 – 13:30

*The Care Certificate is aimed at health and social care workers, both those already in employment, and those starting a new job. By attending the following workshops marked by an asterisk (*), you could complete all the knowledge based elements of the Care Certificate.

The training is mapped to the Care Certificate to ensure that it meets the industry standards and results in the highest quality of care. The Care Certificate provides really important and worthwhile training to help in your role, and promote your career development. It forms the building blocks to further progression to a Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care.


If you are interested in becoming a Personal Assistant (PA), we have drop in sessions on Fridays from 10am – 12 noon for you to find out about becoming a personal assistant in care.


  

Call 01582 470970 or email us for full details.

Event details

Where

Poynters House, Poynters Road, Dunstable, LU5 4TP

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