Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd

COVID-19 Specific Training

Details of free training courses and online resources to help with the fight against COVID-19.


COVID-19 Recovery Planning and Reflection for Supervisors and Managers

COVID-19 took us all by surprise. We have had to assimilate what seemed a bombardment of guidance and adapt and implement change constantly. This short free virtual workshop will give you the opportunity to reflect upon the challenges that we have had to overcome as well as the positives that we have learned.

Workshop objectives:

By the end of the workshop, delegates will have:

  • had plenty of air time to share their covid-19 experiences
  • had the opportunity to learn from each other and share best practice
  • created a post-covid-19 action plan for 2021/2022

Who should attend?

Supervisors and managers working in the social care sector

Dates:

  • 22nd April 3:00pm – 4:30pm
  • 23rd April 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • 29th April 10:00am – 11:30am
  • 11th May 12:30pm – 2:00pm
  • 14th May 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • 21st May 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • 27th May 10:00am – 11:20am
  • 28th May 2:00pm – 3:30pm
  • 1st June 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • 3rd June 10:00am – 11:30am

To book, please email with you name and name of the company you work for: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Infection Prevention and Control for Home Care Providers

This bite-sized 90-minute programme is for domiciliary/home care services and will enable you to refresh your infection protection and control (IPC) knowledge in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Objectives:

By the end of the programme delegates will: 

  • Refresh IPC Standards within domiciliary/home care settings, including:

Hand hygiene

Cough etiquette

Use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Donning and doffing

Cleaning

Waste management

  • Have up-to-date knowledge of COVID-19

Symptoms

Who is a vulnerable person

Spread/transmission of infection

Understand the process for testing for COVID-19

Understand isolation

Social distancing

  • have had the opportunity to discuss the real IPC challenges within the domiciliary/home care setting
  • discuss and share interventions for improving IPC within your place of work
  • understand the importance of risk assessment: staff and service users
  • be able to access latest guidance
  • created a personal action plan for implementing back in the workplace 

Who should attend?
Anyone working in the domiciliary/home care sector who wishes to refresh their knowledge on COVID-19 IPC measures. 

Dates:

  • 30th April - 10:00am – 11:30am
  • 24th May - 10:00am – 11:30am
  • 4th June - 10:00am – 11:30am
  • 8th June - 2:00pm – 3:30pm
  • 11th June - 2:00pm – 3:30pm

To book, please email with you name and name of the company you work for: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Infection Prevention and Control for Residential Care Home Staff

This 90-minute programme is for residential care homes and will enable you to refresh your infection prevention nd control (IPC) knowledge in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Course objectives:

By the end of the programme delegates will: 

  • refresh IPC Standards within residential care home settings, including:

Hand hygiene
Cough etiquette
Use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
Donning and doffing
Cleaning
Waste management

  • have up-to-date knowledge of COVID-19

Symptoms
Who is a vulnerable person
Spread/transmission of infection
Understand the process for testing for COVID-19
Understand isolation
Social distancing

  • have had the opportunity to discuss the real IPC challenges within your care home
  • discuss and share interventions for improving IPC within your place of work
  • understand the importance of risk assessment: staff and service users
  • be able to access latest guidance
  • created a personal action plan for implementing back in the workplace 

Who should attend? 
Anyone working in the residential care home sector who wishes to refresh their knowledge on COVID-19 IPC measures. 

Dates: 

  • 30th April - 2:00pm – 3:30pm
  • 24th May - 12:00pm – 1:30pm  
  • 4th June - 2:00pm – 3:30pm
  • 11th June - 10:00am – 11:30am
  • 15th June - 10:00am – 11:30am 

To book, please email with you name and name of the company you work for: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


COVID-19: Psychological First Aid

SCIE Safeguarding adults with dementia during the COVID-19 crisis 

SCIE COVID-19 Infection prevention and control e-learning course (added 11/5/20)

Skills Platform: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) Coronavirus (COVID-19) programme

PHE COVID-19 and care home settings - training presentation

Coronavirus (COVID 19) Infection Prevention and Control (Infection Prevention Society)

PPE guidance: putting on and removing PPE – a guide for care homes (video)

PPE guidance: When to use a type IIR fluid resistant surgical face mass and when to use a FFP3 respirator

PPE guidance: Putting on personal protective equipment (PPE) in care homes

PPE guidance: Taking off personal protective equipment (PPE) in care homes

PPE guidance: Putting on and taking off personal protective equipment (PPE) for non-aerosol generating procedures (video)

Helping to prevent infection - a quick guide for managers and staff in care homes

Knowledge Anglia

'Leading in the context of COVID-19 and beyond' YouTube videos


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


COVID-19: Psychological First Aid

Explore the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and what you can do to help people cope. This free course will teach you the key principles of giving psychological first aid in emergencies.

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/psychological-first-aid-covid-19/1


SCIE Safeguarding adults with dementia during the COVID-19 crisis (28/5/20)

https://www.scie.org.uk/care-providers/coronavirus-covid-19/dementia/safeguarding


SCIE COVID-19 Infection prevention and control e-learning course (added 11/5/20)

A new video-based course for care providers in care homes and home care will teach you about the spread of infection and what you can do to protect both yourself and the people you care for.

https://www.scie.org.uk/e-learning/infection-control


Skills Platform: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness

Skills for Health are providing a free online resource for those working in the public sector, particularly key workers, to learn about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), symptoms, infection prevention, investigation, guidance and support.

https://www.skillsplatform.org/courses/7511-coronavirus-covid-19-awareness


Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) Coronavirus (COVID-19) programme

This programme contains e-learning courses relating to the prevention and treatment relating to the Coronavirus pandemic. In addition, useful links are included to other sources of information from the NHS and the UK Government.

https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/604722


COVID-19 and care home settings - presentation (added 02/04/20)

Public Health England have produced an ‘all-in-one COVID-19 overview’ slide pack for residential and nursing home settings. This may be used as a stand-alone training aid or for raising awareness as part of a team meeting. It covers the chronology of the UK COVID-19 pandemic, clinical features, transmission, infection control, vulnerable groups, PPE, waste management and advice for staff.

It is important to remember that advice on some topics is rapidly being revised. This is a useful overview for staff in care home settings with many applications for home care too.

COVID-19 and care home settings presentation


Coronavirus (COVID 19) Infection Prevention and Control (Infection Prevention Society)


COVID-19: putting on and removing PPE – a guide for care homes (video) (updated 27/04/20)


PPE guidance: When to use a type IIR fluid resistant surgical face mask and when to use a FFP3 respirator


PPE guidance: Putting on personal protective equipment (PPE) in Care Homes (added 23/04/20)


PPE guidance: Taking off personal protective equipment (PPE) in Care Homes (added 23/04/20)


PPE guidance: Putting on and taking off personal protective equipment (PPE) for non-aerosol generating procedures (video)

This video shows how to safely don (put on) and doff (take off) the personal protective equipment (PPE) for non-aerosol generating procedures (AGPs), specific to COVID-19. This guidance outlines infection control for health and social care settings involving possible cases of COVID-19.


Helping to prevent infection - a quick guide for managers and staff in care homes


SCIE

The SCIE Coronavirus hub has links to the Government COVID-19 advice documents

https://www.scie.org.uk/care-providers/coronavirus-covid-19


Knowledge Anglia

The Knowledge Anglia website has links to the Government COVID-19 advice documents

https://www.knowledgeanglia.nhs.uk/


'Leading in the context of COVID-19 and beyond' YouTube videos

A series of YouTube videos from Norfolk Community Health & Care.

Building and Maintaining Trust: https://youtu.be/r28HMtZCMoA [17 mins 52 secs]
Learning and Looking Forward: https://youtu.be/0Ny4nUwXRqA [13 mins 23 secs]
Coaching: https://youtu.be/t8KXcDef0TM [15 mins 18 secs]
Leader Cascade Support: https://youtu.be/7mPu5a5NMYY [14 mins 11 secs]
Self-Leadership: https://youtu.be/0oA2qRrmkCA [13 mins 40 secs]
The ‘F Word’ – Feedback: https://youtu.be/_5L73fi1Rqo [22 mins 10 secs]

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