Staff Training

In-House

Training Course Course Content
Crisis Prevention & Intervention (Management of Actual or Potential Aggression) A training program to reflect behaviour management support that may be required by people using the service.
Good Life Folder Workshop Training on the creation and updating of Good Life Folders
Documentation Training Introduction of new forms and templates, how to complete the forms, process maps – “how to”, Report Writing
Adult Protection (Safeguarding) Training
  • Protecting & Supporting People using the Service
  • Abuse Awareness
  • Protection & Safeguarding
  • Reporting & Supporting
Safe Administration of Medication Management A Training Program in Medication for the Person Support Team.
Manual Handling Working Safely when Lifting, Moving and Handling.
Keyworker/Good Life
Programme
  • To train staff to identify their roles as keyworkers to support people to live self-determined lives.
  • To provide knowledge and understanding of social role valorisation.
Values Integration Training Reflecting on our Mission, Vision and Values throughout our Services

On-Site Training Provided By External Service

Training Course Course Content
Irish Sign Language
  • ISL 1 Level 3 (Beginners)
  • ISL 2 Level 4 (Pre-Intermediate)
  • ISL3 Level 5 (Intermediate) (Starting Soon)
Lloyds Pharmacy Training A Medication Training Program for the Person Support Team.
Discovery Training A training program on the Discovery Process.
General First Aid A training program in First Aid, incorporating CPR/AED, Choking, SAMPLE, PEEPS, RICE, Shock, DOTS, Primary/Secondary Survey, unconsciousness
Fire Safety Staff learn what to do in event of a fire.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Information on Suicide and what we can do if we are concerned about someone.
Introduction to Supported Self-Directed Living(SSDL) A program of introduction to self-direction and the Discovery Process.
Mental Health Awareness Training A workshop designed to enable staff to be more aware of their own and others mental health. Attitudes, stigmas, depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicide, psychosis and recovery will be explored.
Personal Development, Relationships and Sexuality Training The One Day Staff Awareness and Orientation Programme will ensure staff members have an increased awareness, understanding, knowledge, insight and practical and facilitation skills into the areas of personal development, relationships and sexuality. Delivery of this Programme will also ensure that staff members will be in a more informed position in terms of supporting other stakeholders involved in the information sharing process, including; service recipients, staff colleagues and family members/support workers.
Social Role Valorisation –
An introduction to the Theory and Principles of Social Role Valorisation
  • Interactive training, covering  the theory and key principles of SRV practice
  • Look at practical ways of supporting people using this individualised approach
  • Review and reflect on examples of how people we support can achieve the good things in life.
Autism Training
  • Autism Awareness
  • Communication
  • Behaviour support plans

Off-Site Training Provided By External Service

Training Course Course Content
Epilepsy Training Epilepsy Awareness training and training in administration of buccal midazolam.
Loss and Grief in Old Age This workshop considers what it may be like to come close to the inevitability of one’s own death, as well as to cope with bereavement in the later years of life.
PALs (Physical Activity Leaders) This workshop aims to empower those working in day and residential care settings to lead suitable physical activities with older people in their care.
Palliative Care Multi-disciplinary study day to include:

  • Palliative Care in people with Parkinson’s
  • End of Life care in ICU
  • Spiritual Care
  • New developments in Palliative Chemotherapy
  • The last days of life in hospital and home
  • Managing pain and other symptoms
  • Top tips for dealing with family distress
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