Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd

COVID-19 Specific Training

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


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Infection Prevention & Control Training for care homes

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: How to work safely in care homes

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


Infection Prevention & Control Training for care homes

Free ‘train the trainer’ sessions from Norfolk & Waveney CCG are for anyone in a care home who has responsibility and the capabilities to deliver the infection prevention and control training to your staff. Some of you will have already had training, face to face by the swabbing team, but you can still attend the online training if you wish.

The team delivering the training want to ensure they are providing you with an opportunity to have access to a training tool which can support you and your staff in best practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

To find out dates and book a session email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

You will then be sent an electronic invite with joining instructions. The training will be via Microsoft Teams and downloading the app onto your laptop or phone does not take long - you can see the video on the phone, albeit not so well.

The training materials

For the training materials around Infection Prevention and Control for Care Homes and COVID-19 visit the Knowledge Anglia website and see the Infection Prevention and Control section:

https://www.knowledgeanglia.nhs.uk/KMS/SouthNorfolk/Home/ProvidersServices/CareProviders.aspx


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)


PPE Guidance: How to work safely in care homes - 17/04/20

Advice to those working in care homes on how to work safely during this period of sustained transmission of COVID-19.

The guidance includes:

  • a flowchart for care workers providing care to residents to identify whether there is a need for personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • PPE recommendations for care home staff
  • frequently asked questions on the use of PPE in care homes
  • examples which help to identify the correct use of PPE when undertaking activities that require physical contact or activities which do not require physical contact but are carried out in close proximity to residents

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/880094/PHE_11651_COVID-19_How_to_work_safely_in_care_homes.pdf


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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