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Academy Courses

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Self-Neglect and Hoarding

Next Course: 8 December 2020, 09:30 - 11:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 Hours

Cost: £36.00 per Delegate

Bespoke Courses 

These are courses that we will tailor to meet your specific organisational needs and deliver at a date, time and venue to suit you.

 

Advanced Communication Training

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: Duration of course-flexible

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Alcohol Reduction (Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice) - Bespoke

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) is an interactive and practical course that will build individuals’ confidence and understanding about how to raise and respond to alcohol issues in an effective way.

Anaphylaxis (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This course will help you understand what Anaphylaxis is, including knowing the causes,
recognising the signs and symptoms, and managing and administering appropriate treatment for all.
This course will be delivered in line with the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2015 guidelines.

 

Basic Patient Moving & Handling Training

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This course is aimed at staff who will only need to carry out minimal amount of Moving and Handling of people and will include theoretical aspects as well as practical participation of Manual Handling tasks.

 

Breakaway Training (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Physical Intervention Room, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2.5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

To implement successful Breakaway skills in line with The General Services Association (GSA)
curriculum, whereby the GSA develop and disseminate best practice in the management of
violence and aggression, primarily in Health, Social Care and Educational settings

Diabetes Awareness

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 2 Hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This course is aimed at Care Workers who have clients with Diabetes and would like to
increase their knowledge.

 

End of Life Planning for people with Learning Disabilities

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

A practical one day course full of discussion and practice around the subject of End of Life Care Planning.

Infection Prevention and Control Training - Achieve Excellence

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: Various

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Achieve Infection Prevention and Control excellence within your organisation with this
comprehensive audit and follow up action plan, setting you on the path to the
eradication of poor practice.

Infection Prevention and Control Training - Discover Excellence

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Discover excellence in Infection Prevention and Control with this educational training
session aimed at staff of all levels and experience. This session will show how
Infection Prevention and Control should underpin all practice in healthcare settings.

Infection Prevention and Control Training - Sustain Excellence

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a Venue to suit you

Duration of Course: Various

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Sustain excellence in Infection Prevention and Control with a comprehensive audit,
follow up action plan, training session for staff of all levels plus a 3 month follow up
to ensure your organisation is sustaining Infection Prevention and Control Excellence.

Medicines Management (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Can be delivered at a venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This half day course is for those involved in the administration of medicines and includes
national guidance, best practice, accountability, drug errors and how to prevent them,
as well as basic drug calculations.

Medicines via PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Delivered at a venue to suit you

Duration of Course: 1 - 2 Hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

This course is for Practitioners who are already trained in the general care of a
PEG and Medicines Mangement.

 

Mental Health Awareness

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

This one day course has been designed to provide a broad range of knowledge relating
to Mental Health.

 

Mental Health Awareness - Online - Bespoke

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: 6 Hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Mental Health First Aid - Online - Bespoke

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Online Training

Duration of Course: 15 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Mental Health First Aid is a course to teach people how to understand and help people who are potentially experiencing Mental Health issues.

Physical Intervention

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Physical Intervention Room, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 days: 9am-5pm

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

A two day course designed for environments where a minimum of four staff are available
at all times should restraint be required. The course has a Pass, Fail or Defer outcome and
attendees will be marked on their competence in safely restraining a patient, attitudes
towards patients and patient care and their ability to work as part of a team.
This course is governed by the General Services Association (GSA).

 

PREVENT

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 1.5 hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

PREVENT is part of the UK’s counter terrorism strategy, preventing people from becoming
involved in terrorism or supporting terrorism. Primarily aimed at Health Staff (HealthWrap),
this has now been redesigned to roll out to all other sectors where there could be
vulnerable adults or children.

 

Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness (PDoC) - Conference Day

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Future Inn, Plymouth, PL6 5ZD

Duration of Course: Full Day

Cost: £79.00 per Delegate

Delivered by the Plym Neuro team at Livewell Southwest, the Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness conference is a must for anyone working with individuals who have sustained a severe brain injury resulting in a disorder of counscousness.

 

The September 2019 date has been cancelled with a new date due to be released for Spring 2020

Safe Holding

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Physical Intervention Room, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 Hours

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Safe Holding is a low level restraint that can be applied when it is in the individual’s best
interest to be restrained, in line with their personal care and theirs or others safety.

 

Safewards

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: Half day course

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

We have four trainers who deliver the Therapeutic Management of Violence and Aggression, with one of the courses being Safewards, where we aim to reduce the rates of distress, conflict and containment of individuals that we work alongside, through a variety of preventative strategies and interventions.

 

The course shall focus on the Safewards model, in identifying conflict flashpoints, staff and patient behaviours, alongside the physical and social environment.  These flashpoints, behaviours and physical and social environment effects the safety on the ward, unit or home. The interventions aim to increase the positive experiences and recovery for the individual's we work along-side, while in our care.

Care Home Medicine

Next Course: 10 March 2021, 09:00 - 17:00

Location: Boringdon Park Golf Club, 55 Plymbridge Road, Plymouth, PL7 4QG

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £79.00 per Delegate

This conference will be delivered in association with the British Geriatrics Society. The aim of this conference is to help practitioners feel more comfortable with the, often complex, needs of people who live in care homes. 

Continence, Bowel Management and Catheter Training

Next Course: 16 October 2020, 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

This course will help you gain an understanding of Continence, Bowel Management and Catheterisation. If you provide advice and support on the promotion and management of Continence, and are competent in the Aseptic technique, this course is a must.

Advanced Communication Workshops Including Palliative and End of Life Care

Next Course: 8 March 2021, 09:00 - 17:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, 200 Mount Gould Road, Plymouth, PL4 7QD

Duration of Course: 8 Hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

An interactive full day workshop aimed at developing advanced communication skills in health professionals working with people, their families and carers at the end of life.

What you need to know - 

You need to Arrive on time, no more then 5 minutes early as there is no waiting area, so you will be going straight into training rooms

No Facility to store food or make drinks

No Coffee Machiene Avaliable

Learning Disabilities: Dysphagia Training

Next Course: 13 October 2020, 13:00 - 16:00

Location: 34 Camden Street, Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NW

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This ½ day course will be useful if you support people who have learning disabilities and associated medical conditions (e.g. complex physical needs, epilepsy and dementia) and have difficulties eating and drinking.

Learning Disabilities Mental Health Awareness

Next Course: 20 October 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: 34 Camden Street, Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NW

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £60.00 per Delegate

This one day workshop is aimed at those with little, or no formal training or experience in supporting people with learning disabilities who have Mental Health issues.

Learning Disability: Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness

Next Course: 6 November 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: 34 Camden Street, Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NW

Duration of Course: 5.5 hours

Cost: £60.00 per Delegate

This one day course is aimed at those with little or no formal training in understanding and working with people who self-harm and/or attempt suicide.

Learning Disabilities and Dementia Training

Next Course: 11 November 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: 34 Camden Street, Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NW

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £60.00 per Delegate

This one day course will increase your awareness about Learning Disabilities and Dementia.

SHEALD Training

Next Course: 11 December 2020, 09:30 - 15:30

Location: 34 Camden Street, Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NW

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £60.00 per Delegate

This course looks at how to work with learning disabled clients who present a risk of sexually harmful behaviour.

These courses are available exclusively to Livewell Southwest staff.

Livewell - Learning Disabilities Mental Health Awareness

Next Course: 20 October 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: 34 Camden Street, Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NW

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This one day workshop is aimed at those with little, or no formal training or experience in supporting people with learning disabilities who have Mental Health issues.

Education Panel Cost - £60 per person

Please do not book your place until you have received approval from the Education Panel. Doing so will result in your booking being rejected.

Livewell - Connect 5: Session 1

Next Course: 2 November 2020, 09:00 - 12:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth, PL4 7PY

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

The Connect 5 programme is an accessible, evidence based training that is relevant
to anyone who works with people at any level. It aims to provide participants with
skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about
health and wellbeing in their routine practice so that they can be more effective
in helping people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience
and mental wellbeing through positive changes

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2, and complete
Session 2 to be eligible to attend Session 3.

Education Panel Cost - £30 per person

Please do not book your place until you have received approval from the Education Panel. Doing so will result in your booking being rejected.

Livewell - Learning Disability: Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness

Next Course: 6 November 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: 34 Camden Street, Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NW

Duration of Course: 5.5

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This one day course is aimed at those with little or no formal training in understanding and working with people who self-harm and/or attempt suicide.

Education Panel Cost - £60 per person

Please do not book your place until you have received approval from the Education Panel. Doing so will result in your booking being rejected.

Livewell - Learning Disabilities and Dementia Training

Next Course: 11 November 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: 34 Camden Street, Greenbank, Plymouth, PL4 8NW

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This one day course will increase your awareness about Learning Disabilities and Dementia.

Education Panel Cost - £60 per person

Please do not book your place until you have received approval from the Education Panel. Doing so will result in your booking being rejected.

Livewell - ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Next Course: 18 November 2020 & 19 November 2020, 09:30 - 17:00

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

ASIST is a two-day interactive course that enables participants to become more
confident and able to identify risk and intervene to prevent immediate risk of suicide.

PLEASE NOTE: This course does include role-play activities so may be distressing for delegates.

Education Panel Cost - £120 per person

Please do not book your place until you have received approval from the Education Panel. Doing so will result in your booking being rejected.

Livewell - SHEALD Training

Next Course: 11 December 2020, 09:30 - 15:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This course looks at how to work with learning disabled clients who present a risk of sexually harmful behaviour.

Education Panel Cost - £60 per person

Please do not book your place until you have received approval from the Education Panel. Doing so will result in your booking being rejected.

Livewell - SafeTALK

Next Course: 4 March 2021, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

SafeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 16, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.

Education Panel Cost - £42 per person

Please do not book your place until you have received approval from the Education Panel. Doing so will result in your booking being rejected.

Livewell - Self-Neglect and Hoarding

Next Course: 15 March 2021, 09:30 - 11:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 Hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

Looks at research into why people hoard and self-neglect and what the most successful strategies are for supporting people in this situation.

Education Panel Cost - £36per person

Please do not book your place until you have received approval from the Education Panel. Doing so will result in your booking being rejected.

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Scheduled Courses

 

Introduction to Venepuncture

Next Course: 1 October 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6.5 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

This one-day course is for those who have no experience of venepuncture and includes
theory during the morning session and a practical session on a simulated
arm during the afternoon.

 

DASH (Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence) Framework

Next Course: 5 October 2020, 09:00 - 14:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 5.5 Hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

Accredited by the university of Brighton, this course will enable participants to use the DASH Risk Assessment Model to identify
standard, medium and high risk cases of Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment.

 

Safeguarding Children Level 2 Refresher Training

Next Course: 6 October 2020, 09:00 - 13:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This course is for those who have attended the Full Safeguarding Children Level 2
course and are due their 3 yearly update.

 

Flu & Anaphylaxis Training

Next Course: 6 October 2020, 10:00 - 12:00

Location: Online Training

Duration of Course: 2 hours

Cost: £36.00 per Delegate

A course for Registered Practitioners who will be administering Flu Vaccinations, either for the first time, or as an update.

Ear Care Update

Next Course: 13 October 2020, 09:00 - 13:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 3.5 Hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

An update course for those who have previously attended the Introduction to Ear Care course,
based on the guidelines published by the Rotherham Primary Ear Care Centre.

 

What you need to know - 

You need to Arrive on time, no more then 5 minutes early as there is no waiting area, so you will be going straight into training rooms

No Facility to store food or make drinks

No Coffee Machiene Avaliable

 

Mental Capacity Act & DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) Training

Next Course: 13 October 2020, 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, PL4 7QD

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

This course aims to provide an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act including deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

 

Introduction to Ear Care

Next Course: 13 October 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

Training for Nurses and Assistant Practitioners with no experience in
Ear Irrigation / Instrumentation. The training is based on the guidelines published by the
Rotherham Primary Ear Care Centre.

 

Mental Health Act Awareness

Next Course: 15 October 2020, 09:00 - 13:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 4 Hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This half day course aims to provide all attendees with an understanding of the Mental Health Act.

Introduction to Venepuncture (Academy)

Next Course: 30 October 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 6.5 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

This one-day course is for those who have no experience of venepuncture and includes theory during the morning session and a practical session on a simulated arm during the afternoon.

Mental Health Act Training

Next Course: 18 November 2020, 09:00 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7.5 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

This whole day course aims to provide all attendees with an understanding of the scope
of the Mental Health Act, its statutory requirements and the practicalities of working
with patient’s subject to the Act.

 

Dementia Awareness

Next Course: 25 November 2020, 09:00 - 13:00

Location: Microsoft Teams

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

This one day course aims for participants to be able to 'stand in the shoes' of someone
with Dementia and gain an insight into their lives, as well as understanding the
definition and prevalence of Dementia and the impact on daily living.

 

What you need to know - 

You need to Arrive on time, no more then 5 minutes early as there is no waiting area, so you will be going straight into training rooms

No Facility to store food or make drinks

No Coffee Machiene Avaliable

Safeguarding Children Level 2 Training

Next Course: 27 November 2020, 09:00 - 13:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This is a course designed for all staff who have contact with children, young people and their
carers, giving attendees the ability to notice concerns that might make a child vulnerable
to abuse or is potentially already being abused.

 

Advanced Communication Skills Training

Next Course: 4 December 2020, 09:00 - 12:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, 200 Mount Gould Road, Plymouth, PL4 7PY

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £65.00 per Delegate

Working with professional communication coaches from Forum Communication Coaching, and using experiential learning, this three hour course will give you the opportunity to practice your skills, get real time supportive feedback and take away effective tools to use in future difficult conversations.

Most of us at some time have challenging conversations at work, whether it’s with colleagues, line reports, managers, clients or service users. This course is designed to help you manage those conversations more effectively.

Advanced Communication Training for Health Professionals

Next Course: 29 January 2021, 09:00 - 12:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, 200 Mount Gould Road, Plymouth, PL4 7PY

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £65.00 per Delegate

Working with professional communication coaches from Forum Communication Coaching, and using experiential learning, this three hour course will give you the opportunity to practice your skills, get real time supportive feedback and take away effective tools to use in future complex conversations.

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Wound Management and Dressing Selection for HCAs

Next Course: 12 October 2020, 13:00 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This course provides an overview of wound management and in addition covers dressings/topical applications used in wound management. It is designed for all registered nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse associates and healthcare professionals. The course provides information regarding all dressings and topical applications within the local Wound Care Formulary.

Lower Limb Management for HCAs

Next Course: 3 November 2020, 09:00 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7.5 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

This is a one day course for HCA’s. It provides an introduction to Lower Limb Care. The course covers the management of the Lower Limb conditions. The morning session covers anatomy and physiology and the afternoon consists of workshops for the application of compression bandaging, aimed at HCA’s who are consistently delivering care to patients with Lower Limb Disease. Following completion of the course you will be required to work through a competency framework to be deemed competent in applying compression therapy.

Wound Management and Dressing Selection for Registered Nurses

Next Course: 5 November 2020, 09:00 - 12:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This course provides an overview of wound management and in addition covers dressings/topical applications used in wound management. It is designed for all registered nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse associates and healthcare professionals. The course provides information regarding all dressings and topical applications within the local Wound Care Formulary.

Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management

Next Course: 19 November 2020, 09:00 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

Develop your knowledge and skills in the Prevention and Managament of Pressure Ulcers, through learning about reporting, equipment selection and risk assessment.

Lower Limb Management for RNs

Next Course: 2 December 2020 & 9 December 2020, 09:00 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £192.00 per Delegate

This is a 2 day course and provides an introduction to Lower Limb Care. The course covers holistic assessment and management of the Lower Limb. The first day covers anatomy and physiology and the 2nd day focusses on holistic assessment and interpretation of the Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI). The course is for registered nurses who are consistently delivering care to patients with Lower Limb Disease. Following completion of the course you will be required to work through a competency framework to be deemed competent in applying compression therapy and undertaking holistic Doppler Assessment.

Pressure Ulcer Update

Next Course: 15 December 2020, 13:00 - 16:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This is a Pressure Ulcer Update for adult registered nurses, nurse associates, assistant practitioners and health care assistants who have completed the full Pressure Ulcer mandatory training. The course also provides an introduction to Pressure Ulcers for mental health nurses and all allied healthcare professionals. Pressure Ulcer Updates must be attended 2 yearly.

Wellbeing Courses

 

Connect 5: Sessions 2 & 3

Next Course: 26 October 2020, 09:00 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth, PL4 7PY

Duration of Course: 7 Hours

Cost: £60.00 per Delegate

The Connect 5 programme is an accessible, evidence based training that is relevant to anyone who works with people at any level. It aims to provide participants with skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about health and wellbeing in their routine practice so that they can be more effective in helping people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience and mental wellbeing through positive changes.

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2 & 3.

Connect 5: Session 1

Next Course: 2 November 2020, 09:00 - 12:30

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth, PL4 7PY

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £30.00 per Delegate

The Connect 5 programme is an accessible, evidence based training that is relevant
to anyone who works with people at any level. It aims to provide participants with
skills and competencies that build confidence in having conversations about
health and wellbeing in their routine practice so that they can be more effective
in helping people to manage mental health problems and increase their resilience
and mental wellbeing through positive changes

You must complete Session 1 to be eligible to attend Session 2, and complete
Session 2 to be eligible to attend Session 3.

SafeTALK

Next Course: 10 November 2020, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: The Pavilion, Plymouth Cricket Club, Devonport Hill, Plymouth, PL1 4JG

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £42.00 per Delegate

SafeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 16, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.

 

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Next Course: 18 November 2020 & 19 November 2020, 09:30 - 17:00

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £120.00 per Delegate

ASIST is a two-day interactive course that enables participants to become more
confident and able to identify risk and intervene to prevent immediate risk of suicide.

PLEASE NOTE: This course does include role-play activities so may be distressing for delegates.

Mental Health First Aid

Next Course: 25 November 2020 & 26 November 2020, 09:30 - 17:00

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £120.00 per Delegate

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a two-day intensive, interactive and practical training course which provides participants with information, tools and techniques to support individuals who might be experiencing mental or emotional distress.

Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing

Next Course: 13 January 2021, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This course is an interactive and practical session to help you to develop your
confidence and have a better understanding of mental health and wellbeing,
how it can be improved and protected using the Five Ways to Mental Health & Wellbeing,
and how and where to get the right support

Making Every Contact Count

Next Course: 19 January 2021 & 26 January 2021, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: The Pavilion, Plymouth Cricket Club, Devonport Hill, Plymouth, PL1 4JG

Duration of Course: 2 x 3 hour sessions

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This accredited training develops your skills and confidence in supporting people to improve their own health and wellbeing. 

Mini-MECC (Making Every Contact Count)

Next Course: 2 February 2021, 09:30 - 13:30

Location: The Pavilion, Plymouth Cricket Club, Devonport Hill, Plymouth, PL1 4JG

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This accredited training develops your skills and confidence in supporting people
to improve their own health and wellbeing. 

Healthy Eating Workshop

Next Course: 4 February 2021, 09:30 - 11:30

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 2 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

These days there is a lot of confusion around what is a Healthy Diet!
Giving people the correct knowledge is crucial when promoting healthy eating.
Learning something new can often be the moment someone decides to make a change.
Our fun, interactive healthy eating workshops cover a range of subjects designed
to motivate, energise and educate people towards making small changes

Wellbeing at Work - Manager's Toolkit

Next Course: 11 February 2021, 09:30 - 12:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Top Floor, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital, 200 Mount Gould Road, Plymouth, PL4 7QD

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

It is estimated that one in six employees are depressed, anxious or suffering from stress–related problems at any one time. Sometimes work can trigger or exacerbate such issues, but this can be dealt with effectively by fostering wellbeing and sustaining good mental health.

Wellbeing Champion Training

Next Course: 18 March 2021, 09:30 - 16:30

Location: Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

Duration of Course: 6 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

A Wellbeing Champion is an employee who promotes the health and wellbeing
of the people in your organisation; and is supported by the organisation to do that.

Walk Leader Training

Next Course: 13 May 2021, 09:30 - 16:00

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

The volunteer Walk Leader course is a one-day course for anyone willing and able
to lead walks in the community. It is a day of practical advice and includes practice
in leading walks and information on keeping people motivated.

Mental Health First Aid Youth

Next Course: 29 June 2021 & 30 June 2021, 09:30 - 17:00

Location: The Pavilion, Plymouth Cricket Club, Devonport Hill, Plymouth, PL1 4JG

Duration of Course: 2 Days

Cost: £120.00 per Delegate

This course is designed specifically for those individuals that teach, work,
live with or care for young people aged 8-18 years and provides information,
tools & techniques to promote a young person's mental & emotional
wellbeing and guidance to support a young person who might be experiencing
mental & emotional distress.

Mental Health First Aid is an evidence based intervention that can be delivered in
a wide variety of settings, where first aid is given to an individual experiencing distress
until appropriate help and treatment is received or the crisis resolves.