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Academy Courses

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Bespoke Courses 

These are courses that we will tailor to meet your specific organisational needs and deliver at a date, time and venue to suit you.

 

Anaphylaxis (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This course will help you understand what Anaphylaxis is, including knowing the causes,
recognising the signs and symptoms, and managing and administering appropriate treatment for all.
This course will be delivered in line with the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2015 guidelines.

 

Autism Spectrum Conditions

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

A one-day course aimed at raising the level of understanding of issues related to Autism Spectrum Conditions.

Basic Patient Moving & Handling Training

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This course is aimed at staff who will only need to carry out minimal amount of Moving and Handling of people and will include theoretical aspects as well as practical participation of Manual Handling tasks.

 

Breakaway Training (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Physical Intervention Room, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2.5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

To implement successful Breakaway skills in line with The General Services Association (GSA)
curriculum, whereby the GSA develop and disseminate best practice in the management of
violence and aggression, primarily in Health, Social Care and Educational settings

Community Stop Smoking Practitioner Training

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: 1.5 days

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

A workshop for front-line clinical staff, Community Stop Smoking Practitioner Training
gives the tools and knowledge to deliver up to date smoking cessation advice to clients.
After attending you will be registered with the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing Team and
ready to work with clients in your clinical setting.

Complex Patient Moving & Handling Training

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This is a course for those expected to Move and Handle people as part of their work role.
This course will include theoretical aspects as well as practical participation of
Manual Handling tasks.

 

Connect 5: Session 3

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 Days

Cost: £50.00+VAT per Delegate

Coming Soon!

The Connect 5 programme is an accessible, evidence based training that is relevant to anyone who works with people at any level. It aims to provide participants with skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about health and wellbeing in their routine practice so that they can be more effective in helping people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2, and complete Session 2 to be eligible to attend Session 3.

Diabetes Awareness

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 2 Hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This course is aimed at Care Workers who have clients with Diabetes and would like to
increase their knowledge.

 

Dysphagia Training

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £30.00+VAT per Delegate

This ½ day course will be useful if you support people who have learning disabilities and associated medical conditions (e.g. complex physical needs, epilepsy and dementia) and have difficulties eating and drinking.

End of Life Planning for people with Learning Disabilities

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

A practical one day course full of discussion and practice around the subject of End of Life Care Planning.

Flu Update

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 1 Hour

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

A course for Registered Practitioners who will be administering Flu Vaccinations,
either for the first time, or as an update.

 

Infection Prevention and Control - Achieve Excellence

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: Various

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Achieve Infection Prevention and Control excellence within your organisation with this
comprehensive audit and follow up action plan, setting you on the path to the
eradication of poor practice.

Infection Prevention and Control Training - Discover Excellence

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Discover excellence in Infection Prevention and Control with this educational training
session aimed at staff of all levels and experience. This session will show how
Infection Prevention and Control should underpin all practice in healthcare settings.

Infection Prevention and Control Training - Sustain Excellence

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: Various

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Sustain excellence in Infection Prevention and Control with a comprehensive audit,
follow up action plan, training session for staff of all levels plus a 3 month follow up
to ensure your organisation is sustaining Infection Prevention and Control Excellence.

Learning Disabilities and Dementia Training

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This one day course will increase your awareness about Learning Disabilities and Dementia.

Learning Disabilities and Personality Disorder

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6.5 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This one day course is tailored to staff supporting people that have a learning disability and have difficulties with their relationships (e.g. to make and maintain friendships, have conflicts with their staff team), to manage their emotions, with a relative lack of capacity to withstand life challenges impacting on their sense of self.

Medicines Management (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This half day course is for those involved in the administration of medicines and includes
national guidance, best practice, accountability, drug errors and how to prevent them,
as well as basic drug calculations.

Medicines via PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Delivered at a venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 1 - 2 Hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This course is for Practitioners who are already trained in the general care of a
PEG and Medicines Mangement.

 

Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This one day workshop is aimed at those with little, or no formal training or experience in supporting people with learning disabilities who have Mental Health issues.

Physical Intervention

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Physical Intervention Room, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 days: 9am-5pm

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

A two day course designed for environments where a minimum of four staff are available
at all times should restraint be required. The course has a Pass, Fail or Defer outcome and
attendees will be marked on their competence in safely restraining a patient, attitudes
towards patients and patient care and their ability to work as part of a team.
This course is governed by the General Services Association (GSA).

 

Scheduled Courses

 

Adult & Paediatric Basic Life Support

Next Course: 28 August 2018, 09:00 - 11:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2.5 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This course is designed for non-medically trained personnel and will be delivered in line
with the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2015 guidelines.

 

Adult & Paediatric Clinical Responders

Next Course: 28 August 2018, 12:30 - 15:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This course covers all aspects of Basic Life Support, as well as Anaphylaxis and is designed for all Doctors, Inpatient Nurses and Health Care Assistants, Community Nurses, Community Mental Health Nurses and Health Care Assistants. This course will be delivered in line with the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2015 guidelines.

 

Safeguarding Children Level 1 Training

Next Course: 3 September 2018, 09:00 - 11:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This course is aimed at those who are not routinely coming into contact with
children / young people and their carers, to raise staff awareness as to their responsibilities
in protecting children.

 

Safeguarding Children Level 2 Training

Next Course: 4 September 2018, 13:00 - 17:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This is a course designed for all staff who have contact with children, young people and their
carers, giving attendees the ability to notice concerns that might make a child vulnerable
to abuse or is potentially already being abused.

 

The Care Certificate 2 Day Course

Next Course: 10 - 11 September 2018

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 12 hours over 2 days

Cost: £160.00+VAT per Delegate

This is the first two days of a five day course that provides much of the underpinning
knowledge towards the 15 standards of The Care Certificate. The Care Certificate is required
in both Health and Social Care and replaces the Common Induction Standards
for Residential Care Home staff.

 

Breakaway Training

Next Course: 11 September 2018, 09:00 - 11:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Physical Intervention Room, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2.5 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

To implement successful Breakaway skills in line with The General Services Association (GSA)
curriculum, whereby the GSA develop and disseminate best practice in the management of
violence and aggression, primarily in Health, Social Care and Educational settings.

 

Dementia Awareness

Next Course: 12 September 2018, 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

This one day course aims for participants to be able to 'stand in the shoes' of someone
with Dementia and gain an insight into their lives, as well as understanding the
definition and prevalence of Dementia and the impact on daily living.

 

Mental Health Awareness

Next Course: 13 September 2018, 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

This one day course has been designed to provide a broad range of knowledge relating
to Mental Health.

 

Learning Disability Awareness

Next Course: 14 September 2018, 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

This one day course has been designed to provide a broad range of basic knowledge
relating to the context of supporting individuals with Learning Disabilities.

 

Medicines Management

Next Course: 18 September 2018, 09:30 - 13:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This half day course is for those involved in the administration of medicines and includes
national guidance, best practice, accountability, drug errors and how to prevent them,
as well as basic drug calculations.

 

DASH (Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence) Framework

Next Course: 20 September 2018, 09:00 - 14:40

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6.5 Hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

Accredited by the university of Brighton, this course will enable participants to use the DASH Risk Assessment Model to identify
standard, medium and high risk cases of Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment.

 

Introduction to Venepuncture

Next Course: 20 September 2018, 09:30 - 16:00

Location: Livewell SW Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6.5 hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

This one-day course is for those who have no experience of venepuncture and includes
theory during the morning session and a practical session on a simulated
arm during the afternoon.

 

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Next Course: 28 September 2018, 09:00 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7.5 hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

Drug and alcohol use is very common in society, and features in a lot of presentations
in health settings. Understanding drug and alcohol effects, risks, and the contributory factors to
developing dependence is very useful in decision making that helps people improve their health.

Safeguarding Children Level 2 Refresher Training

Next Course: 1 October 2018, 09:00 - 13:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This course is for those who have attended the Full Safeguarding Children Level 2
course and are due their 3 yearly update.

 

RAPID (Recognising Acute Physical Illness & Deterioration)

Next Course: 12 October 2018, 09:00 - 15:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

This course is designed to help attendees recognise patients who are deteriorating or
‘at risk’ and initiate treatment. This course will be delivered in line with the Resuscitation
Council (UK) 2015 guidelines.

 

Mental Health Act Training

Next Course: 18 October 2018, 09:00 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7.5 hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

This whole day course aims to provide all attendees with an understanding of the scope
of the Mental Health Act, its statutory requirements and the practicalities of working
with patient’s subject to the Act.

 

Introduction to Ear Care

Next Course: 25 October 2018, 09:30 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

Training for Nurses and Assistant Practitioners with no experience in
Ear Irrigation / Instrumentation. The training is based on the guidelines published by the
Rotherham Primary Ear Care Centre.

 

Ear Care Update

Next Course: 12 November 2018, 09:30 - 10:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 3.5 Hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

An update course for those who have previously attended the Introduction to Ear Care course,
based on the guidelines published by the Rotherham Primary Ear Care Centre.

 

Mental Capacity Act & DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) Training

Next Course: 15 November 2018, 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £80.00+VAT per Delegate

This course aims to provide an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act including
deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

 

SHEALD Training

Next Course: 22 November 2018, 09:00 - 17:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £40.00+VAT per Delegate

This course looks at how to work with learning disabled clients who present a risk of sexually harmful behaviour.

Wellbeing Courses

 

Mental Health First Aid

Next Course: 21 August 2018, 09:30 - 22 August 2018, 17:00

Location: Moments Café, PL1 1RJ

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £50.00+VAT per Delegate

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a two-day intensive, interactive and practical training
course which provides participants with information, tools and techniques to support
individuals who might be experiencing mental or emotional distress.

Healthy Eating Workshop

Next Course: 24 August 2018, 13:30 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2.5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

These days there is a lot of confusion around what is a Healthy Diet!
Giving people the correct knowledge is crucial when promoting healthy eating.
Learning something new can often be the moment someone decides to make a change.
Our fun, interactive healthy eating workshops cover a range of subjects designed
to motivate, energise and educate people towards making small changes

Mental Health First Aid Youth

Next Course: 28 August 2018, 09:30 - 29 August 2018, 17:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Mount Gould Hospital, PL4 7QD

Duration of Course: 2 Days

Cost: £50.00+VAT per Delegate

This course is designed specifically for those individuals that teach, work,
live with or care for young people aged 8-18 years and provides information,
tools & techniques to promote a young person's mental & emotional
wellbeing and guidance to support a young person who might be experiencing
mental & emotional distress.

Mental Health First Aid is an evidence based intervention that can be delivered in
a wide variety of settings, where first aid is given to an individual experiencing distress
until appropriate help and treatment is received or the crisis resolves.

Mini-MECC (Making Every Contact Count)

Next Course: 6 September 2018, 13:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This accredited training develops your skills and confidence in supporting people
to improve their own health and wellbeing. 

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Next Course: 11 September 2018, 09:30 - 12 September 2018, 17:00

Location: Moments Café, PL1 1RJ

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £50.00+VAT per Delegate

ASIST is a two-day interactive course that enables participants to become more
confident and able to identify risk and intervene to prevent immediate risk of suicide.

Wellbeing Champion Training

Next Course: 13 September 2018, 09:30 - 15:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

A Wellbeing Champion is an employee who promotes the health and wellbeing
of the people in your organisation; and is supported by the organisation to do that.

Walk Leader Workshop

Next Course: 19 September 2018, 13:00 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

The group walk leader workshop is a 3 ½ hour session for those who are interested
in leading group walks in their place of work, organisation or social group.

Connect 5: Session 1

Next Course: 2 October 2018, 13:00 - 17:00

Location: Local Care Centre - Mount Gould, PL4 7PY

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £20.83+VAT per Delegate

The Connect 5 programme is an accessible, evidence based training that is relevant
to anyone who works with people at any level. It aims to provide participants with
skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about
health and wellbeing in their routine practice so that they can be more effective
in helping people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience
and mental wellbeing through positive changes

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2, and complete
Session 2 to be eligible to attend Session 3.

Mental Health First Aid for Armed Forces Community

Next Course: 3 October 2018, 09:30 - 4 October 2018, 17:00

Location: Whitleigh Hub, PL5 4DD

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £50.00+VAT per Delegate

This 2 day intensive, interactive and practical course provides an overview of common
mental health problems as well as information, tools and techniques to enable you to
support veterans and families of both serving and veteran Armed Forces personnel
who may be experiencing mental or emotional distress.

Walk Leader Training

Next Course: 16 October 2018, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

The volunteer Walk Leader course is a one-day course for anyone willing and able
to lead walks in the community. It is a day of practical advice and includes practice
in leading walks and information on keeping people motivated.

Enhancing Motivation to Change

Next Course: 26 October 2018, 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6.5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Enhancing Motivation to Change is a 1 day course that will build individuals' ability
to 'promote health seeking behaviour' in others, supporting other Health promotion work.

Making Every Contact Count (formerly Brief Advice for Healthier Lifestyles)

Next Course: 1 November 2018, 13:00 - 8 November 2018, 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 x 3 hour sessions

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This accredited training develops your skills and confidence in supporting people
to improve their own health and wellbeing. 

Alcohol Reduction (Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice)

Next Course: 13 December 2018, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: William Sutton Village Hall, PL6 5LY

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) is an interactive and practical course
that will build individuals’ confidence and understanding about how to raise and respond
to alcohol issues in an effective way.

Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing

Next Course: 15 January 2019, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This course is an interactive and practical session to help you to develop your
confidence and have a better understanding of mental health and wellbeing,
how it can be improved and protected using the Five Ways to Mental Health & Wellbeing,
and how and where to get the right support

SafeTALK

Next Course: 11 March 2019, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: Whitleigh Hub, PL5 4DD

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £20.83+VAT per Delegate

SafeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 16,
regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.