Health Courses
Offering a number of specific topics which give candidates an understanding of the issues for persons with these conditions.
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A number of courses in specialist subjects, conditions which your staff will need to understand if they are to provide effective care: What is the condition, how does it occur, how might it mainifest itself? These courses provide the keys to understanding these conditions with which they might not be familiar. What the needs of these persons are and how to work with them.
Understanding Depression (Half day course)
  What is Depression
  The Effects of Depression
  Recognising the signs and symptoms of Depression
  Exploring how to work effectively with people who have Depression


An Introduction to Parkinson’s Disease (Half day course)
  Define Parkinson's Disease
  Understand the effects of Parkinson's Disease
  Recognise the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
  Support people with Parkinson's Disease
  Understand different treatments options
  Know the drug treatments and side effects
  Define the role of the carer


Schizophrenia (Half day course)
  Understanding the causes
  Recognise common symptoms
  Utilise appropriate communication techniques and coping mechanisms
  Appreciate how individual behaviours and perceptions of schizophrenia can impact on the individual
  Understand different treatments options
  Refer to other professionals where appropriate


Introduction to Dementia (Half day course)
  State the different types of dementia
  Recognise common symptoms
  Utilise appropriate communication techniques
  Apply basic strength-based approach to care


Understanding Bi Polar Disorder (Half day course)
  Understanding the causes
  Recognise common symptoms
  Utilise appropriate communication techniques and coping mechanisms
  Appreciate how individual behaviours and perceptions of Bi-polar Disorder can impact on the individual
  Refer to other professionals where appropriate


Understanding Self Harm (Half day course)
  Understanding the causes
  Recognise common symptoms
  Utilise appropriate communication techniques and coping mechanisms
  Appreciate how individual behaviours and perceptions of Self Harm can impact on the individual
  Refer to other professionals where appropriate


Dementia Care Training Accredited Level 2 (One day course)
  State the different types of dementia
  Recognise common symptoms
  Understand other factors which can cause confusion/memory problems
  Utilise appropriate communication techniques
  Appreciate how individual behaviours and perceptions of dementia can impact on the quality of care
  Apply basic strength-based approach to care
  Refer to other professionals where appropriate


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