Social Care Courses

The Autism Awareness course will provide you with an understanding of what autism is and how it affects a child’s daily life. It will touch on what factors contribute towards a child developing autism as well as some of the typical behaviours associated with it and how to provide adequate support for those with the condition.

Approved by CPD – Duration 30 mins* – €24.00

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FREE COURSE THERE IS NO REQUIREMENT TO LOGIN OR CREATE AN ACCOUNT

In a bid to support businesses reopening Phoenix STS have developed a Free Back to Work Induction Training Course Covid-19. Please ensure your employees confirm in writing they have completed this course before returning to work.

The Irish Government roadmap for reopening business and society sets out when various sectors of industry can reopen over the next number of weeks. People should continue to work from home where it is possible to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Basic Legionella Management course explaining the background to Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be prevented or controlled.

Approved by RoSPA – Duration 75 mins* – €38.00

The Dementia Awareness Course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. The course also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour.

Approved by CPD – Duration 25 mins* – €18.00

Diabetes is a serious lifelong health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood is too high. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications. This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and will provide an overview of the condition, the common symptoms that might indicate someone has diabetes, methods of diagnosis, some possible treatments and common complications that can affect those with the condition.

Approved by CPD – Duration 45 mins* – €18.00

The course will start by defining dignity and privacy within the healthcare sector and will explain how the two are quite often linked. It will then go on to give you a range of useful professional tips about setting up the right working relationship with your service users and discuss some of the issues that can arise when dignity and privacy are not respected.

Approved by CPD – Duration 50 mins* – €18.00

A duty of care is the requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, must put the interests of service users first. This course will give you an introduction to the concept of duty of care, cover how duty of care affects your work, what to do if you come across a duty of care dilemma and where to go for support or advice along with some practical examples of duty of care situations.

Approved by CPD – Duration 50 mins* – €24.00

The end of life care course will provide you with information about what to expect, how to handle some of the emotions associated with this time, and working with the other professionals involved in end of life care.

Approved by CPD – Duration 25 mins* – €24.00

This course will give you an overview of epilepsy. It lists the methods of diagnosis, what a seizure is and how the brain can be affected. It will introduce some possible seizure triggers and describe what to do when someone has a seizure. It will also discuss some of the treatments offered to people with epilepsy and provide practical advice on what you can do if you witness someone having a seizure.

Approved by CPD – Duration 30 mins* – €2400

This course provides an introduction to the concept of handling information in care settings. At the end of the course, you will understand the need for secure handling of information and you will know how to access support if you have any questions regarding access to information. The course will cover the important role confidentiality plays in developing trusting relationships with the people in your care and it will define key terms such as ‘need to know’ and ‘consent’.

Approved by CPD – Duration 20 mins* – €24.00

The Infection Control Training Course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control. It then goes into detail about the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more.

Approved by CPD – Duration 60 mins* – €24.00

This course aims to provide a gentle introduction to the expectations of the Early Years Foundation Stage and it can also act as a refresher for those wanting to update their knowledge. It will introduce you to some of the key documents and legislation that relate to Early Years providers, the process for registering with Ofsted and the various policies and procedures that need to be in place. It also covers learning and development requirements, how to observe and assess the progress of children in your care and the safeguarding and welfare requirements laid out in the EYFS Framework.

Approved by CPD – Duration 60 mins* – €24.00

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.

Approved by CPD – Duration 60 mins* – €28.00

This course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person-centred approach to care will get the best results and look at how management must perform, and at the needs of the individual. I will also discuss overcoming the stigma attached to learning disabilities and much more.

Approved by CPD – Duration 50 mins* – €24.00

This course will start by introducing the learning outcomes and role of the lockdown officer, then discuss some of the likely reasons for a lockdown, go over some of the steps you can take to prepare your school for lockdown as well as what to do in the event of a lockdown taking place.

Approved by CPD – Duration 60 mins* – €28.00

The Manual Handling course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It then goes on to cover safe handling techniques and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling, it finishes off by introducing some practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.

Please note that the online course is an awareness course only, this course includes a practical manual handling assessment in our Longford training centre, please get in touch with us to arrange this.

Approved by IIRSM & CPD – Duration 75 mins* – €44.00

This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.

Approved by CPD – Duration 75 mins* – €24.00

This course explains the difference between mental health and mental illness. It covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for or what to expect if you are working with someone with one of these conditions. As well as providing some practical advice on how you can work effectively with those affected by these conditions.

Approved by CPD – Duration 25 mins* – €24.00

This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration in care environments, the basic elements of nutrition and eating a healthy balanced diet, identify the reasons why vulnerable people might suffer from dehydration and the tools you can use to identify people that are at risk of malnutrition and the steps you can take to deal with this condition.

Approved by CPD – Duration 65 mins* – €28.00

This course will give you an understanding of person-centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting. It starts by explaining what we mean by person-centred care and where this term originated. It then goes on to analyse the values represented by person-centred care and explains why care should be as much as possible tailored to each service user. Finally, it will give you an overview of care plans, daily reports, the importance of obtaining consent and much more.

Approved by CPD – Duration 45 mins* – €24.00

With the Portable Fire Extinguisher Course, you will learn how to identify the different types of fire extinguishers that might be installed within your workplace and what situations they might be used in. At the end of the final module, you will be presented with a simulation that will test what you’ve learnt.

Approved by RoSPA & CPD – Duration 25 mins* – €24.00

This course will start by looking at some examples and statistics which highlight the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour, it will then go on to explain how you can identify the stages of aggression and provide some tips on how you could de-escalate a pupil before they lash out. It also looks at where the law stands on this subject and finally best practice in theory if you ever do need to restrain a pupil.

Approved by CPD – Duration 100 mins* – €24.00

This course starts with an overview of the Government’s Prevent strategy and then looks at some of the reasons people become extremists. It goes on to cover the objectives of the Prevent strategy, how to base your actions on a risk-based approach, what to do if you are concerned and much more.

Approved by CPD – Duration 65 mins* – €28.00

This course covers some of the different ways of communication, how to identify barriers to communication and how to reduce these, making sure the person you are communicating with understands what you are communicating, how to get help with communication issues and much more.

Approved by CPD – Duration 75 mins* – €28.00

This Safeguarding Adults course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for or comes into contact with, adults in need of care and support, either as a paid professional or a volunteer. You and the organisation you work for must take appropriate measures for the protection of adults in your care, while still ensuring they are supported and empowered. The Safeguarding Adults course can bring you one step closer to being able to do this.

Approved by CPD – Duration 80 mins* – €28.00

During Safeguarding Children course, you will hear many facts, figures and details surrounding the risk to children, the types of abuse suffered, how to recognise the signs of abuse and key safeguarding legislation put in place to minimise the abuse of children.

Approved by CPD – Duration 75 mins* – €28.00

On the Sharps Awareness Course, you’ll learn about the prevalence and different types of ‘sharps litter’ that can be found in Ireland & the UK. It then covers the primary and secondary risks from sharps including some of the common blood-borne viruses. The Sharps Awareness Course also covers the responsibilities of employers, the equipment needed and the effectiveness of PPE. Finally, it’ll cover how to report discarded sharps and the correct procedures to follow if you’re unlucky enough to receive a sharps injury.

Approved by CPD – Duration 55 mins* – €24.00

Strokes are the fourth single leading cause of death in the UK, as well as a leading cause of disability. Being aware of the causes and symptoms will help you act fast in a situation where you suspect someone is having a stroke and provide them with the best chance of receiving the treatment they need and minimising the long term impact of the condition. This course will cover the types of strokes, the symptoms, and risk factors. It will also cover the treatment options and the longer-term impact of the condition.

Approved by CPD – Duration 55 mins* – €24.00

This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person-centred care, understanding the code of practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally, it will touch on dealing with conflicts at work.

Approved by CPD – Duration 40 mins* – €24.00

The course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure continued improvement, communication, feedback and much more.

Approved by CPD – Duration 35 mins* – €24.00