Training courses and online booking

We organise training on various subjects with regards to care for Gwynedd Council workers and agencies that have service level agreements / contracts with the Council.

This is a list of training courses available:

Accredited Training - Level 2 Award in Dementia Awareness

Language: English

Date, Location and Time:

  • 12/10/2018 - Caernarfon - 09:30 - 16:00
  • 14/12/2018 – Caernarfon –09.30-  16.00

Aims and Objectives:

This qualification provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills around supporting individuals with dementia. The qualification is important for supporting social care workers in developing their knowledge, skills and understanding of people who have dementia.

Following the training there is an opportunity to register for the level 2 award in awareness of dementia and you will have to complete knowledge workbooks on the following units;

001- Dementia awareness

002- Person centred approaches to the care and support of individuals with dementia

003- Understand the factors that can influence communication and interaction with individuals who have dementia

004-Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Accredited Training - Level 3 Award in Dementia Awareness

Language: English

Date and Location: 27/11/2018 - Caernarfon

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

For: Managers, Deputy Managers and Senior Care Staff Only

Aims and Objectives:

This qualification provides the knowledge of the neurology of dementia to support the understanding of how individuals may experience dementia. It also covers the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion that are fundamental to person centred care practice.

Following the training there is an opportunity to register for the level 3 Award in awareness of dementia and you will have to complete knowledge workbooks on the following units;

101 - Understand the process and experience of dementia.

102 - Understand the administration of medication to individuals with dementia using a person centred approach.
103 - Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia.
104 - Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Accredited Training - Level 2 Award in End of Life Care

Aims and Objectives:

This award is for people working with those reaching the end of their lives and provides the learner with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills around supporting individuals with end of life care.
The learner will need to complete the knowledge workbook as well as creating a pamphlet for the one unit that makes up the award.

To register for this award fill in our online form

Active Support 1 - Introduction

Language: Bi-lingual

Time: 09:30 - 16:30 

Location and Dates:          

  • 26/03/2018         Caernarfon
  • 11/05/2018         Caernarfon
  • 06/07/2018         Penrhyndeudraeth  - COURSE FULL
  • 29/08/2018         Penrhyndudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 07/09/2018         Caernarfon - COURSE FULL
  • 09/11/2018         Caernarfon

 

Who for: Staff supporting people with learning disabilities

Aims and objectives: 

Active support changes the style of support working with a person rather than doing for.  It promotes independence and supports people to take an active part in their own lives.  In order to provide effective support, staff training is needed on how to present the right type of support.  Knowledge and understanding of the theory of active support and understanding the importance of active support.

Trainer: Andrew Guy

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Active Support 2 - for managers (progression from Active Support 1)

Language: Bi-lingual

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Date and Location:

  • 27/04/2018         Caernarfon
  • 15/06/2018         Penrhyndeudraeth
  • 05/10/2018         Penrhyndeudraeth

 

Who for: Managers, supervisors, senior carers and practice leaders

Aims and Objectives: 

In order to provide effective support workers they need practical training from those who lead them.  This training needs to be provided by leaders present in the service.  This training helps leaders to build confidence in giving constructive feedback and show good active support, as well as being eligible to observe staff to develop skills.

Trainer: Andrew Guy

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Autistic Awareness

Language: Bi-lingual

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Dates and Location:         

  • 26/04/2018         Caernarfon - COURSE FULL
  • 19/10/2018         Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL

Who for: Support workers working with people on the autism spectrum

Aims and Objectives:
Raise awareness of autism and help support workers on the best ways of supporting people, increasing understanding of communication, sensory issues and behaviours that cause concern.

Trainer: Andrew Guy

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Deaf Awareness and Communication Training

Language: English

Date: 20/09/18

Location: Ystafell Enlli, Caernarfon

Time:09:30-12:30

Aims and Objectives:

  • Create a greater awareness of different types of hearing impairment and the effect on individuals.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Dementia and the Environment: Pat Pope All About Dementia

Language: English

Location and dates:


  • 19/06/2018 - Caernarfon
  • 04/12/2018 - Caernarfon

Time: 10:00 - 15:30

How change to the environment can improve care:

This course looks ideas for practical design of dementia environments, how on a small budget the environment can be modified. We will examine how care homes/day centres across the UK are adapting their environments to meet the need of people living with Dementia

  • The three main design principle
  • The features of dementia design
  • Sustainability
  • Problem solving in-house environment issues
  • Person centred approach to overall design

This course is ideal for any facility manager/owner who is planning renovation or new build. It also is essential for any managers/charge staff in understanding how design can reduce distressed behaviours.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Dementia Awareness (All About Dementia)

Language: English

Date and Location:

  • 14/03/2018 - Caernarfon

Time: 10:00-13:00

Aims and Objectives:

The “All About Dementia” awareness course covers the foundation knowledge for anyone involved in dementia care. Focusing on the practical issues of caring for a person with dementia, we look at the ‘retained’ versus the ‘lost’ abilities. Our foundation course is built around best practice with communication being key. Delegates will gain insight into the techniques to use for optimal care compliance. We look at Person Centred Care, and the unique differences between the stages of the dementia journey.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Deprivation of Liberty DOLS

For: Managing Authorities 

Dates and Location:

  • 28/02/2018 9.30 – 12.30 Ystafell Prysor, Penrhyndeudraeth Cymraeg / Welsh
  • 28/02/2018 13.30 – 16.30 Ystafell Prysor, Penrhyndeudraeth Saesneg / English
  • 05/03/2018 9.30 – 12.30 Ystafell Prysor, Penrhyndeudraeth Cymraeg /Welsh
  • 05/03/2018 13.30 – 16.30 Ystafell Prysor, Penrhyndeudraeth Saesneg / English

This session aims to:

  • To understand what deprivation of liberty is.
  • To be able to identify people whom we support who may be deprived of their liberty.
  • To understand roles and responsibilities.
  • To understand the process of authorising a Dols locally. 

Also:

  • Provide an introduction to the legal framework.
  • How is deprivation likely to occur and in what circumstances /settings.
  • How should we respond.
  • Assessment process in Gwynedd.
  • Discussion on forms, meetings and timescales. 

Trainer: Kevin Griffith

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Diabetes Awareness

Language: Welsh

Location: Caernarfon

Date and Time: 17/09/18 - 14:00 - 16:00 - COURSE FULL

Aims and Objectives:

  •  An overview 

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Dual Sensory Loss

Language: English

Date, Time and Location:

  • 04/10/18 - Penrhyndeudraeth - 09:30 - 15:30 - COURSE FULL
  • 04/03/19 - Caernarfon - 09:30 - 15:30

Aims and Objectives:

To enable delegates to understand:

  • The incidence of deaf-blindness
  • Types and causes of deaf-blindness
  • The effects of deaf-blindness on the individual

On completion of this course candidates will:

  • Have a basic understanding of deaf-blindness and of communication with people who have a dual sensory loss
  • Have a basic understanding of Guiding deaf-blind people

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Dysphagia Awareness

Language: English

Date: 01/06/18

Time: 10:00 - 14:00

Location: Caernarfon

Aims and Objectives: 

Raise awareness of the condition.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Emergency First Aid

Date and location:

  • 12/04/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - Welsh - COURSE FULL

  • 04/05/2018    Caernarfon - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - English - COURSE FULL

  • 07/06/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - Welsh - COURSE FULL

  • 13/06/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - Gwynedd Council Staff Only -  Welsh  - COURSE FULL

  • 29/06/2018   Caernarfon - English - COURSE FULL

  • 05/07/2018    Caernarfon - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - English  - COURSE FULL

  • 10/08/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - Welsh COURSE FULL

  • 06/09/2018    Caernarfon - English COURSE FULL

  • 13/09/2018    Caernarfon - Gwynedd Council Staff Only -English COURSE FULL

  • 18/10/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth -  Gwynedd Council Staff Only - Welsh COURSE FULL

  • 08/11/2018     Penrhyndeudraeth -  English COURSE FULL

  • 15/11/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - English COURSE FULL

  • 22/11/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - English - COURSE FULL

  • 13/12/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - Welsh

  • 17/01/2019    Caernarfon - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - English COURSE FULL

  • 15/02/2019    Penrhyndeudraeth - Gwynedd Council Staff Only - Welsh 

  • 21/02/2019    Caernarfon - English

  • 07/03/2019     Caernarfon - English

  • 14/03/2019    Caernarfon -  Gwynedd Council Staff Only - English

Time: 9.30 - 16.30

Aims and Objectives:

The course includes:

  • Communication & delegation in an emergency 
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • The respiratory system
  • Care of the airway
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Control of bleeding
  • Treatment of burns & scalds
  • Dealing with other common medical conditions

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Enablement Awareness

Course Language: English

Date and Location:

  • 22/03/2018 - Penrhyndeudraeth

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Aims and Objectives:

After attending the sessions participants will

  • Have a better understanding of the difference between care and enablement
  • Have the necessary knowledge and practical skills for a move from "care" to "enablement".

Gwynedd Council staff only.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Epilepsy Awareness

Date & Time: 

04/07/2018 - 13:30 - 16:30 - Coed y Brenin - English

17/10/2018 - 09:30 - 12:30 - Caernarfon - Welsh

Objectives

  • To provide information about the condition and about the different kind of seizures

Trainer: Sheila Shepley

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

General Medicines Management Training (Partnership only)

Language: English

Date / Location:

  • 23/02/2018 – Penrhyndeudraeth

Time: 13:30 -16:30 - COURSE FULL

Aims and objectives:

  • Correct administration of medication
  • Correct audit trail
  • Person Centred Care with privacy and dignity

Trainer: BCUHB

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (Partnership only)

Course Language: English with option to do group work and discussions in Welsh

Date and Location:

  • 18/07/2018 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL
  • 07/02/2019 - Penrhyndeudraeth

Time: 09:15 - 16:30

Aims and Objectives:
The aim of this course is to ensure that all staff members, especially new ones, will develop a basic understanding of health and safety at work and earn a level 2 qualification as evidence of this. The course will then provide opportunities for learners to develop key skills that will ensure their safety, their colleague’s safety and users within the workplace.

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Accidents and ill health
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Health and Safety Law
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazardous substances
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare
  • Fire prevention
  • First aid
  • Work equipment and electricity
  • Occupational health and noise
  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Manual handling

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

HABC Level 2 Award in Food Safety (Partnership only)

Course Language:  English (With option for group discussion in Welsh)  

Date and Location:              

  • 26/02/2018 - Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 05/07/18 - Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 13/02/19 - Caernarfon 

Time: 09.15 – 16.30


Aims and Objectives
:
Provides basic information for all involved in preparing or providing food to others.

Topics covered include:

  • Microbiological hazards (bacteria)
  • Spoilage and preservation
  • Food poisoning and its control
  • Contamination hazards and controls
  • Food handlers and personal hygiene
  • Food premises and equipment
  • Food pests and control
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • HACCPC from purchase to service
  • Food safety and law enforcement

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Infection Control

Date and location:

  • 27/7/2018 – 9:30 – 12:30 – Caernarfon – English
  • 27/7/2018 – 13:00 – 16:00 – Caernarfon – English
  • 20/2/2019 – 9:30 – 12:30 – Caernarfon – English
  • 20/2/2019 – 13:00 – 16:00 – Caernarfon – English

Aims and Objectives:

The training sessions are suitable for staff providing care for clients of all ages in community environments including:

  • Nursing and Residential Homes
  • People's own homes
  • Day care centres / workshops
  • Sheltered accommodation

The training will be provided by the Health Protection Nurses and will cover:

  • General Principles of Infection Control

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Induction to care for NEW Staff (Gwynedd Council only)  

Time and Location:

  • 06/06/2018  - Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 05/09/2018  - Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 07/11/2018  - Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 23/01/2019  - Penrhyndeudraeth
  • 06/03/2019  - Penrhyndeudraeth

Time: 09:00-16:00

To book a place on this course fill in ouronline form.

Mental Health Awareness - for managers

Language:  English

Date:  17 September, 2018

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Penrhyndeudraeth

This is a full day course that enables Managers to play their part in building a culture that recognises and supports the mental wellbeing of their team.  In doing so, it can assist in creating a more positive, resilient workforce, increasing productivity and reducing sickness absence.

It gives staff the practical understanding, specific tools and confidence to go back to their workplace and create a working environment that better supports mental wellbeing.

The main topics are:

  • How to spot the signs and anticipate the triggers of mental illness
  • How to overcome the internal barriers that can prevent people from doing something to assist
  • How to talk to someone who may be experiencing mental health problems
  • Understanding the limits of staff responsibility and when they need to seek help
  • Where staff can get help
  • How staff can safeguard their own mental wellbeing, including an introduction to mindfulness

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Mental Health Awareness - for frontline staff

Language: Welsh

Date: 23 July, 2018

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Caernarfon

Basic awareness for frontline staff of mental health.

This is a full day course that gives staff the practical understanding, specific tools and confidence to go back to their workplace and create a working environment that better supports mental wellbeing. 

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Mental Health First Aid

Date and Location: 

  • 19 - 20/07/2018  – Caernarfon, Welsh FULL
  • 22 - 23/11/2018 - Caernarfon, English


Time:
  09:30 – 16:30 


Aims and Objectives:

Mental health first aid (MHFA) is the initial help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained. Participants learn an approach to help them in a mental health crisis situation to remain calm and confident.  They will also learn how to respond in the most appropriate way.  These actions will make a difference and determine how quickly a person gets help or recovers. The aims of MHFA are:

  • to preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others
  • to provide help to prevent the mental health problem developing into a more serious state
  • to promote the recovery of good mental health
  • to provide comfort to a person experiencing a mental health problem.

MHFA does not teach people to be therapists.  However, it does teach people:

  • how to recognise the symptoms of mental health problems
  • how to provide initial help
  • how to guide a person towards appropriate professional help

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Meeting the Challenges of Parkinsons

Language: English

Date: 15.08.2018  COURSE FULL

Location: Caernarfon

Time: 13:30 16:30

Aims and Objectives:

  • Parkinson's Disease - an overview
  • Parkinson's Disease Society video
  • The Challenges of Parkinson's - Workshop
  • Communication and Cognitive Challenge of Parkinson's
  • Addressing the Challenges of Caring - Case Studies 
  • Using the Parkinson's Disease Society as a resource

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Motor Neurone Disease Awareness

Language: English

Location: Caernarfon

Date & Time:

15/11/2018 - 09:30 - 12:30

Aims and Objectives:

  • Give participants an understanding of Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron, its causes, types and treatments
  • To raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron and its impact on people’s lives
  • To give an understanding of the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron and how they can effect individuals
  • To provide information on the Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron Society.  

Trainer: MS Society

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Paediatric First Aid

Language:  Welsh

Date:  Contact us for details

 

Aims and Objectives:

 This course is designed for people who look after children of all ages, particularly children under 8 years of age.

  • Coping with Emergency in the Childcare Environment
  • The Priorities of Treatment
  • Resuscitation: Adult, Child, Infant
  • Unconsciousness: Adult, Child, Infant
  • Choking: Adult, Child, Infant
  • Croup
  • Drowning
  • Control of bleeding & Treatment of minor injuries, with emphasis on children & infants
  • Treatment of burns & scalds
  • Electric shock
  • Poisoning including Smoke Inhalation
  • Eye injuries
  • Treatment of fractures, with emphasis on children & infants

General Paediatric Medical conditions: Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Personal Care

Date and Location:

  • 01/03/2018 - Penrhyndeudraeth 

Time: 10:00 – 16:00 

Language: English

Trainer: Personal Care Consultants  

Aim: This course is a practical one day training event which covers all aspects of personalcare

Objectives:

  • Principles of Care - Dignity, Choice, Respect, Privacy, Individuality
  • Observation - Signs to look out for when providing personal care e.g signs and symptoms of pressure sores, dehydration and cancerous growths, etc
  • Practical Demonstration and Practice - the use of realistic care scenarios and written information based upon good practice associated with a bed bath, bedside wash, shaving, mouth care, foot and nail care, perineal care, continence care andcatheter care

Gwynedd Council staff only.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Positive Behaviour Support (P.B.S)

Language: Bi-lingual

Time: 09:30 - 16:30 

Location and dates:

  • 18/05/2018         Caernarfon - COURSE FULL
  • 20/07/2018        Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 14/09/2018         Caernarfon  - COURSE FULL       
  • 16/11/2018         Caernarfon

Who for: Managers and Staff who support people with learning disabilities 

 Aims and Objectives:

  • Understand why, when and how behavior occurs and what purpose they serve to the person.
  • Understand how a service can develop a positive behavior approach within their workplace and ensure that people who receive the service have a good quality of life, regardless of their possible behavior
  • The training focuses on proactive interventions rather than reactive.

Trainer: Andrew Guy

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Preventing Distressed Reactions - All About Dementia

Language: English

Date / Location & Time:

  • 23/05/2018 - Penrhyndeudraeth - 10:30 - 13:00 & 13:30 - 16:00 - COURSE FULL
  • 10/07/2018 - Caernarfon - 10:30 - 13:00 & 13:30 - 16:00  - COURSE FULL
  • 09/10/2018 - Caernarfon - 10:30 - 13:00 & 13:30 - 16:00

Aims and Objectives: 

“All About Dementia” offers a bespoke course to suit domiciliary and residential care staff, on the prevention of distressed reactions and how to interpret behaviour as a form of communication. The course examines how elders with dementia become distressed and how escalation can be prevented. Prevention is a team effort, and requires cultural change by the provider. This workshop walks the delegates through the process of observation, understanding, brainstorming and planning prevention:

  • Listening, observation and Interpretation skills
  • Kitwood’s Flower of Needs in Dementia
  • Assembling the prevention team
  • Forensic examination of the behaviour
  • Communication with all staff or family required to enact the plan
  • Evaluation of progress of the plan
  • Accepting failure as a key ingredient to success
  • Following up once plan of prevention is working

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

QCF Level 2 Health and Social Care

To register for this award fill in our online form

QCF Level 3 Health and Social Care

To register for this award fill in our online form

QCF Level 5 Management Health and Social

To register for this award fill in our online form

QCF Level 3 Children and Young People

To register for this award fill in our online form

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 –    Awareness Workshop

Language: English

Date & location: 19/01/2018 - Penrhyndeudraeth

Time: 09:15 - 12:30

Who for: Registered Managers, Assistant Managers, Senior Managers within Provider Services in Adults and Children’s Services

Aims and objectives

The Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 provides a revised, streamlined framework for the regulation and inspection of social care services in Wales.

The session will cover:

Key changes:

  • Establishment of Social Care Wales
  • Key duties
  • Enhanced role of Responsible Individual
  • Links to Well-being
  • Roles and Responsibilities

What’s it all about? 

  • Regulation of social care
  • Regulation of the social care workforce
  • Reform of inspection of local authority social services functions including links to other Legislation

Trainer  Vicky Allen

To book a place on this course fill in our online form                          

Safeguarding for Professionals

You must have attended POVA L2 or the All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness Training before attending this training.

Who for:  Social workers, nurses, managers and deputy managers from all Adult provider services, including partnership agencies, housing managers, and all other relevant professionals who may take part in safeguarding enquiries or investigations.

Language: English

Dates and Location:

  • 01.05.2018   Penrhyndeudraeth
  • 19.09.2018   Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 21.11.2018   Penrhyndeudraeth - COURSE FULL
  • 05.02.2019   Penrhyndeudraeth

Time:  09:30 - 16:30

Aims and Objectives:

  • Increased understanding of part 7 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 relating to safeguarding adults
  • Increased confidence to carry out your professional roles and responsibilities to Safeguard Adults at Risk
  • Putting the principles into action  – human rights, supporting well-being, outcomes , respect, participation, person centred working
  • Understanding of
    - Prevention and Safeguarding in communities
    - Social model of disability
    - the Mental Capacity Act and Safeguarding
    (capacity, consent and advocacy support)
    - Multi-agency safeguarding work – Safeguarding Boards and Safeguarding in practice
  • Knowledge of best practice
    - enquiries and safe enquiry
    - Risk assessment, safety planning and outcomes planning
  • Understanding of other relevant legislation
    - Data protection and information sharing
    - Over-riding duties to investigate
    - APSO’s (Adult Protection and Support Order)

To book a place on this course fill in our online form

Safeguarding- All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness Training

Date and Location:

  • 21/03/2018 – Caernarfon – Welsh (Gwynedd Council Staff Only)  - COURSE FULL
  • 10/04/2018   Penrhyndeudraeth - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - Welsh - COURSE FULL

  • 09/05/2018   Caernarfon - English - COURSE FULL

  • 08/06/2018     Caernarfon - Welsh - COURSE FULL

  • 12/06/2018   Penrhyndeudraeth - Welsh  - COURSE FULL

  • 11/07/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - English - COURSE FULL

  • 14/08/2018    Caernarfon - Welsh  - COURSE FULL

  • 07/09/2018     Penrhyndeudraeth - Saesneg - COURSE FULL

  • 20/09/2018    Penrhyndeudraeth - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - Saesneg - COURSE FULL

  • 16/10/2018    Caernarfon - Saesneg  - COURSE FULL

  • 09/11/2018     Penrhyndeudraeth - Welsh - COURSE FULL

  • 20/11/2018     Penrhyndeudraeth - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - Welsh

  • 11/12/2018     Caernarfon - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - Welsh

  • 22/01/2019     Penrhyndeudraeth - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - English - COURSE FULL

  • 19/02/2019     Caernarfon - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - Welsh

  • 08/03/2019     Caernarfon -  English

  • 19/03/2019     Penrhyndeudraeth - (Gwynedd Council Staff Only) - English

Time:   09.30 – 16.30

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the training, participants will:

Know own role in relation to safeguarding adults, children and young people from harm, abuse and neglect;

Understand how individuals are protected from harm, abuse and neglect; and

Know how to recognise different types of harm, abuse and neglect.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

If there is a topic of interest to you that we have not covered in one of our courses please contact us, we may be able to arrange. E-mail CaisHyfforddiant@gwynedd.llyw.cymru

Step up to Management

The programme gives social care and health workers the knowledge and understanding needed to make the transition into a management role.

More Information

To register for this award fill in our online form

Stroke Awareness

Course Language: Welsh

Date: 08/10/18 - COURSE FULL

Time: 09:30 - 16:30 

Location: Caernarfon

Aims and Objectives:

This is a flexible course aimed at providing a good basic but broad understanding of stroke illness and its impact on both sufferers and their families.

The nature of the training is based on the belief that people learn best by taking part in activities, discussion and shared experience. 

The day is suitable for both new and experienced carers and aims to affirm and consolidate existing knowledge and skills as well as introducing further information.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Substance Misuse Awareness & Child Protection

Course Language: English

Aims and Objectives:

  • To gain a basic understanding of drugs, particularly what they look like, how they are taken and the effects on a person.
  • Substance misuse and child protection.
  • The overview of addiction, brain mechanisms and behaviour.

Trainers: Amber Page & Barry Starmer, Substance Misuse Service (SMS)

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Supervision for Social Care Managers

Language: English

Date & Location: 28+29/06/2018 - Penrhyndeudraeth

Time: 9.30 – 16.30

Aims and Objectives:

This training will equip supervisors and managers with the key skills and knowledge to create a positive, supportive environment for the Supervision process. 

You will learn:

  • How to create a conductive environment for supervision
  • To understand how different Supervisees learn and tailor your communication to motivate each individual
  • An easy to use model for Supervision
  • Constructive communication for effective Supervision… and so much more

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

The Jewels in Dementia Care - Pat Pope All About Dementia

Language: English

Location and dates:

  • 25/05/2018 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL
  • 06/07/2018 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL
  • 24/07/2018 - Caernarfon - COURSE FULL
  • 12/09/2018 - Caernarfon
  • 06/11/2018 - Caernarfon
  • 04/12/2018 - Caernarfon
  • 16/01/2019 - Caernarfon

Time: 10:00 - 15:30

We explain the stages of Alzheimer’s disease by using the analogy of Six Precious Jewels: easy to remember, dignified terminology and a practical tool for best practice care. What can you expect of each of the Jewels? What are their needs? How can you best help fulfil those needs? 

  • Communication techniques and moving from one Jewel stage to the next
  • Recreational Activities for Each Jewel
  • Ways to encourage good hydration and adequate nutrition for each Jewel
  • Staff Approaches to Distressed Reactions within each Jewel
  • Medication administration solutions for each Jewel

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

Visual Impairment: Raising Awareness

Language: English

Date:  15/08/2018

Location: Caernarfon 

Time: 09:30 - 12:30 - COURSE FULL

   

Aims and Objectives:

  • Partial sighteness and blindness
  • The eyes and how they work 
  • Causes of sight loss
  • Types of visual impairment
  • Support for people with a visual impairment

The course aims to improve both subject knowledge and also the delegates' confidence in applying the knowledge in the workplace.

To book a place on this course fill in our online form.

 

Also......

If there is a topic of interest to you that we have not covered in one of our courses please contact us and we may be able to arrange. E-mail: CaisHyfforddiant@gwynedd.llyw.cymru 
 
Please note

  • we must have the name of the attendee or the request will not be processed  
  • if COURSE FULL appears next to the date please email us at  CaisHyfforddiant@gwynedd.llyw.cymru we might be able to arrange further courses.

 

Further information

 

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