New Directions Training

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Sectors: Social Care

QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to health and safety in the workplace • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification is specifically designed for people who work with patients in a health and social care setting and develops their awareness of health and safety issues that may arise in this environment. It covers the importance […]


Personal Safety and Behaviour Management (PSBM) Level 1

The personal safety and behaviour management (PSBM) programme is an ideal course for organisations operating in a medium risk environment. Underpinned by values and principles that fit within a culture and ethos of positive customer service it will support your personal safety and behaviour management needs by training staff with a gradual and graded range of skills in addition to related theory. Level 1 : This will be a generic course covering basic theory with a select amount of breakaway techniques specific to grabs from front, sides and rear. Course information sheet:  PSBM Level 1 


Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Level 2

Overview Every social care employee should receive training in the Protection of Vulnerable Adults in order to understand how and why people abuse others, how to recognise signs and symptoms and how to report any incident Outline programme The training programme covers the following topics; What is POVA?  Who is a vulnerable adult?  Definition of abuse  Types of abuse  Signs and Symptoms  Whistle Blowing  Reporting alleged abuse Other information Designed for: All employees Course duration: Half day/One day programme New Directions Certificate Issued POVA […]


Dementia Awareness Training

Overview Dementia is a complex disease and has a dramatic impact on the individual, family and friends Outline Programme The qualification covers the following topics: Introduction Defining dementia The importance of diagnosis Common types of dementia and their causes Common signs and symptoms of dementia Working with family and friends Protecting the individual from harm Maintaining general health and well-being Positive and effective communication Medication and complimentary therapies Roles, responsibilities and boundaries, relevant legislation and guidance Qualification […]


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