Portfolio Category: Care

Nutrition and Wellbeing

This course gives staff knowledge and understanding of the importance of adequate and appropriate nutrition. Duration - 2 Hours Nutrition in the elderly Importance of nutrition What a balanced diet consists of Awareness of the causes of dehydration and malnutrition Available alternatives to supplement poor dietary intake Awareness of cultural differences in nutrition
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Moving and Handling Update

A refresher course on the safe moving and handling of people. Duration - 3 Hours Legislation Responsibilities Risk assessment Risks of moving and handling Structure of the spine and its functions Demonstrate using a range of manual handling aids Assessment of practical
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Mental Capacity Act including DOLS

This course equips staff with knowledge and understanding of the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DOLS) Duration - 2 Hours Understanding the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards What is capacity? Principles of assessment Carer liability Documenting your practice Advance decision What is deprivation…
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Manual Handling of People

This course equips care staff with knowledge and understanding of the safe process of moving people to prevent injury to all concerned whilst complying with legal requirements at all times. Duration - 6 Hours Legislation and local policies Risk assessment and tools Work related injuries Introduction to the spinal structure and functions Back care Biomechanics…
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