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This Activities Assessment Theory Course learning outcomes include; Safely implement activities for elderly people as a coordinator and understand reminiscence, preconceptions and encouragement using a person centred approach within a care home or social care environment.
Key-points of Bedfordshire Chamber Training
This online course includes all of the 7 lessons above. It is designed to develop the trainees Activities Assessment Theory skills for health and safety compliance in the workplace, providing valuable real-world learning outcomes at a high speed. It's used by individuals, groups and businesses to train their workforce across industries including Charities & NGO, Care Homes & Domiciliary Care, among others.
Provided by Bedfordshire Chamber Training based in Luton & Bedfordshire, it's accessible at anytime online from an internet connected device at work or home, such as a computer, tablet or smart phone. Teams have access to a highly rated LMS and all successfully completing trainees achieve a Certificate of Completion.—
Most people, when confronted with the question, 'why activities?', respond with the same initial answer - that activities help to relieve boredom. We know it is a basic human need to interact in a meaningful manner with other people, particularly for people with care needs. This course provides the learner with the underpinning knowledge and evidence of their competence as an activity coordinator.
It is fun, easy to work through and can be completed at your own pace. The authors have supervised a team of activity coordinators for sixteen years. The course is an excellent opportunity to validate the role and comply with the CQC requirements of competence for “persons engaged in providing meaningful activities”.
(QCF units: ACT 201, ACT 202, ACT 204, ACT 206, ACT 208 and HSC 2023)
For those with the overall responsibility of planning and delivering meaningful activities for individuals, new and fresh ideas are an important part in the consistency of the service. In this course there is an emphasis on the concept of life themes as part of the planning and implementation process. The learner will understand all aspects of the role of the coordinator and the course provides both new and existing staff a benchmark of ability.There are 5 comprehensive modules which include: Getting started, Types of activities, Planning your group, Working with Individuals and further Developing your key skills.
Course Tags: activities, care, care home, reminiscence, residential, preconceptions, elderly, encouragement, communication, presentation, dementia, health and safety, care and support worker, social, vulnerable, person centred, life themes, ageing, age, level 3, cpd,
Understand Deprivation of Liberty (DoLS), Moving and Handling of people, prompting medication with Safeguarding Adults (PoVA), BLS, caldicott protocols, spillages, sharps and conflict resolution. Health and safety essentials; Fire and emergency, risk assessments and CoSHH.
Meal planning for vulnerable persons and their dietary requirements. Learn healthy eating with the 5 major food groups, the importance of allergies and food labelling using the Eatwell Plate and Food Triangle.
Understand the types of medication, contraindications, groups at risk and consent, as well as the management of prescriptions and the supplies of medicines in addition to storage, disposal of medication, as relevant to healthcare or social care industries.