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Ann Holland Care Training Services is here to assist you with both long-term or respite solutions, providing excellent and professionally trained staff for live-in or live-out care.

Care Training 

Train the trainer/Mentor in house - this is one of the most popular courses we offer. This can be specific to moving and handling, basic life support, safeguarding, medication administration as well as many other topics. We also offer mentoring courses for seniors and observation courses for those who are undertaking the role of mentor or coach to new staff undertaking the care certificate. This course can be 2 - 4 days dependent on topics to be covered

 

The Care Certificate - includes most of the units below. This is the standard that all new workers to the health and social care sector are required to complete as part of their induction. This along with moving and handling which is specific to the individual needs of the organisation can be taken over 5 days of 6 hours per day in the class room and to complete the certificate observations of competency whilst working are signed off by the manager over the next 12 weeks. A 1 day mentoring course for team leaders can also be offered for those working alongside new staff

The role of the Healthcare Support Worker and Adult Social Care Worker – this course gives the care worker an overview of what may be expected of care and support workers. This is the first unit of The Care Certificate and can be adapted for those moving on to the mentoring or supervisors role.

 

Basic life support – this course covers the requirements of standard 12 of the care Certificate and has the
practical elements of recovery position, CPR and defibrillation. The course including defibrillation is 3
hours and without defibrillation is 2 hours.

 

First aid at work – As a requirement of legislation this course is over 18 hours (3 days) and is
externally assessed.

 

Emergency first aid at work – this course is externally monitored and covers all topics required by
legislation and is aimed at the injuries and situations of illness within your specific establishment.
This course is 6 hours.

 

Moving and Handling (For care workers and nurses) - An essential part of the work that all involved
in care and support must have on a regular basis. Please note I do not undertake moving and handling courses in East Sussex. Please contact East Sussex Adult Social Care for moving and handling training courses

 

Moving and Handling (For ancillary staff) – many establishments forget the ancillary staff also carry
out moving objects around the establishment such as vacuum cleaners and lunch trolleys. This
course is designed to ensure that those not directly involved in care and support also are compliant
with legislation and is specific to their role. Basic course is 4 hours and the annual update is 1 ½ hrs. Please note I do not undertake moving and handling courses in East Sussex. Please contact East Sussex Adult Social Care for moving and handling training courses

 

Moving and Handling (for emergency situations) – this course covers the use of emergency sleds and
or evacuation chairs. Due to the nature of this course it will be held on your premises and two
trainers are required for safety reasons. The course is a minimum of 3 hours and should only be
undertaken by experienced staff. Please note I do not undertake moving and handling courses in East Sussex. Please contact East Sussex Adult Social Care for moving and handling training courses

 

Safeguarding of adults at risk – 3 – 4hr course covering all of the types of abuse which can happen
and how to respond to disclosures. This also includes historical child abuse and is standards 11 and 12 of the Care Certificate

 

Dementia awareness – This course gives a more in-depth knowledge of the issues surrounding
dementia and other cognitive conditions a service user may have as the second step of learning
when staff have completed the introduction in the Care certificate standard 9.

 

We offer a wide range of other courses to see our full list please click here: