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Academy Courses

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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.

 

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.

 

Assertiveness (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Sometimes it can be difficult for people to communicate effectively with others, resulting in not having their voices heard or their needs met.  This workshop will explore different communication styles, what prevents people from being more assertive, and ways that they may be more assertive within their relationship with others 

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.

Managing Anxiety (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Anxiety is something that we all feel from time to time, however sometimes anxiety can prevent people from doing what they would like to do or be who they would want to be.  This workshop will provide people with ideas of ways they can break free from the vicious cycle of anxiety 

Managing Low Mood (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Low mood is something that can affect all of us from time to time.  This workshop will introduce ways of breaking free from the spiralling vicious cycle of low mood in which people often find themselves trapped 

Managing Panic (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Panic can be a very frightening experience and can often prevent people from doing what they would really like to do.  This workshop will provide people with the knowledge and understanding that will support them in facing their fears, overcoming panic and in gaining control over their lives 

Managing Stress (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Stress is a very common problem and will affect most of us during the course of our life time. This workshop will explore the various causes of stress, and will identify ways of breaking out of the vicious cycle leading to ‘thriving’ rather than ‘surviving’

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.

 

Mindfulness (Bespoke)

Next Course: Bespoke dates only, please contact to arrange

Location:

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose in the present moment and non-judgmentally (Kabat Zinn 1994). This workshop will introduce ways to incorporate mindfulness practice into every day and help change relationship to experience

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.

 

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.

 

Care Home Medicine

Next Course: 4 September 2019, 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

The aim of this conference is to help practitioners feel more comfortable with the, often complex, needs of people who live in care homes. 

Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness (PDoC) - Full Conference Experience

Next Course: 26 September 2019 - 27 September 2019, 19:00 - 16:30

Location: Future Inn, Plymouth, PL6 5ZD

Duration of Course: Thursday evening, all day Friday

Cost: £199.00 per Delegate

Including pre-conference dinner with Keynote Speaker, Dr Kate Allett, Bed and Breakfast at the Future Inn Hotel, Plymouth and the full day conference with buffet lunch.

If you would prefer to book the Conference Day only, please click here.

Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness (PDoC) - Pre-conference Dinner

Next Course: 26 September 2019, 19:00 - 23:00

Location: Future Inn, Plymouth, PL6 5ZD

Duration of Course: Thursday Evening

Cost: £39.00 per Delegate

Come along to our pre-conference dinner with Keynote Speaker, Dr Kate Allatt, who will share her personal journey following her incredible recovery from a severe brain stem stroke resulting in Locking In Syndrome.

Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness (PDoC) - Conference Day

Next Course: 27 September 2019, 08:30 - 16:30

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.

Continence, Bowel Management and Catheter Training

Next Course: 21 August 2019, 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.

Understanding Grief and Bereavement

Next Course: 26 September 2019, 13:00 - 16:00

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

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £36.00 per Delegate

These workshops aim to help you understand some of the processes involved with grief, seek to dispel some of the misunderstandings surrounding communicating with the bereaved and will describe some of the ways to sensitively approach conversations to establish trust.

This is not a grief counselling session.

SHEALD Training

Next Course: 6 September 2019, 09:30 - 16:00

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

Duration of Course: 6.5 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.

Autism Spectrum Conditions

Next Course: 17 September 2019, 09:00 - 15:30

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

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £60.00 per Delegate

A one-day course aimed at raising the level of understanding of issues related to Autism Spectrum Conditions.

Making Reasonable Adjustments: working with vulnerable groups

Next Course: 24 September 2019, 10:00 - 14:00

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

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This half day course is aimed at health professionals to provide an insight into the problems people with learning disabilities/vulnerable groups face and how to make reasonable adjustments so that  they are provided with equal access within the mainstream services.

Learning Disabilities: Dysphagia Training

Next Course: 7 October 2019, 09:30 - 12:30

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

Duration of Course: 3 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: 22 October 2019, 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 Disabilities and Personality Disorder

Next Course: 30 October 2019, 09:30 - 16:00

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

Duration of Course: 6.5 hours

Cost: £60.00 per Delegate

This one day course is tailored to staff supporting people that have a learning disability and have difficulties with their relationships (e.g. to make and maintain friendships, have conflicts with their staff team), to manage their emotions, with a relative lack of capacity to withstand life challenges impacting on their sense of self.

Learning Disability: Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness

Next Course: 19 November 2019, 09:30 - 15:00

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.

Total Communication Training

Next Course: 25 November 2019, 09:30 - 16:00

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 of the communication skills and needs that people with a learning disability have.

Sensory Awareness

Next Course: 6 December 2019, 13:00 - 16:30

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

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This course is delivered by a combination of Occupational Therapists and will help to give attendees an understanding of the seven sensory systems.

Learning Disabilities and Dementia Training

Next Course: 16 December 2019, 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.

These courses are available exclusively to Livewell Southwest staff.

Livewell - Learning Disabilities: Dysphagia Training

Next Course: 7 October 2019, 09:30 - 12:30

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

Duration of Course: 3 hours

Cost: £0.00 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.

Education Panel Cost - £48 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 Mental Health Awareness

Next Course: 22 October 2019, 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 - Learning Disabilities and Personality Disorder

Next Course: 30 October 2019, 09:30 - 16:00

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

Duration of Course: 6.5 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This one day course is tailored to staff supporting people that have a learning disability and have difficulties with their relationships (e.g. to make and maintain friendships, have conflicts with their staff team), to manage their emotions, with a relative lack of capacity to withstand life challenges impacting on their sense of self.

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: 6 November 2019, 09:30 - 13:30

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

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 - Learning Disability: Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness

Next Course: 19 November 2019, 09:30 - 15:00

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 - Total Communication Training

Next Course: 25 November 2019, 09:30 - 16:00

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 of the communication skills and needs that people with a learning disability have.

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 - Mental Health First Aid

Next Course: 27 November 2019 & 28 November 2019, 09:30 - 17:00

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

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £0.00 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.

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 - Sensory Awareness

Next Course: 6 December 2019, 13:00 - 16:30

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

Duration of Course: 3.5

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This course is delivered by a combination of Occupational Therapists and will help to give attendees an understanding of the seven sensory systems.

Education Panel Cost - £48 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: 16 December 2019, 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 - Connect 5: Session 1

Next Course: 12 February 2020, 09:30 - 13:30

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

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 - Mental Health First Aid Youth

Next Course: 30 June 2020 & 1 July 2020, 09:30 - 17:00

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

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £0.00 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.

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.

Physical Health within Mental Health Training

Next Course: 11 August 2020, 09:00 - 13:00

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

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This training develops your skills and confidence in supporting people with mental health illnesses to improve their physical health and wellbeing. 

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Scheduled Courses

 

Adult & Paediatric Basic Life Support

Next Course: 21 August 2019, 12:30 - 15:30

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

Duration of Course: 2.5 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This course is designed for non-medically trained personnel and will be delivered in line
with the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2015 guidelines.

 

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Next Course: 23 August 2019, 09:00 - 16:30

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

Duration of Course: 7.5 hours

Cost: £96.00 per Delegate

Drug and alcohol use is very common in society, and features in a lot of presentations
in health settings. Understanding drug and alcohol effects, risks, and the contributory factors to
developing dependence is very useful in decision making that helps people improve their health.

Safeguarding Children Level 2 Refresher Training

Next Course: 2 September 2019, 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.

 

Safeguarding Children Level 1 Training

Next Course: 3 September 2019, 12:30 - 14:30

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

Duration of Course: 2 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This course is aimed at those who are not routinely coming into contact with
children / young people and their carers, to raise staff awareness as to their responsibilities
in protecting children.

 

Dementia Awareness

Next Course: 4 September 2019, 09:00 - 16:00

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

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.

 

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

Next Course: 6 September 2019, 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.

 

Safeguarding Children Level 2 Training

Next Course: 10 September 2019, 12:30 - 16:30

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.

 

Introduction to Venepuncture

Next Course: 12 September 2019, 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: 16 September 2019, 09:00 - 14:30

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

Duration of Course: 6.5 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.

 

Introduction to Venepuncture (Academy)

Next Course: 27 September 2019, 09:30 - 16:00

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.

Introduction to Ear Care

Next Course: 3 October 2019, 09:00 - 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.

 

Ear Care Update

Next Course: 3 October 2019, 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.

 

Swallow (Dysphagia) Awareness Training

Next Course: 19 September 2019, 13:30 - 16:00

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

Duration of Course: 2.5 hours

Cost: £48.00 per Delegate

This training session on swallowing is suitable for both registered and non-registered staff 

Pressure Ulcer Update

Next Course: 5 September 2019, 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.

Lower Limb Management for RNs

Next Course: 9 September 2019 & 10 September 2019, 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.

Lower Limb Management for HCAs

Next Course: 16 September 2019, 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: 19 September 2019, 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: 23 September 2019, 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.

Wound Management and Dressing Selection for HCAs

Next Course: 17 October 2019, 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.

Wellbeing Courses

 

Mental Health First Aid

Next Course: 21 August 2019, 09:30 - 17:00

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

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £90.00 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.

Wellbeing Champion Training

Next Course: 23 August 2019, 09:00 - 16:00

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

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.

Managing Stress

Next Course: 30 August 2019, 10:15 - 11:15

Location: Plymouth Options, Centre Court, 73 Exeter Street, Plymouth, PL4 0AH

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

Stress is a very common problem and will affect most of us during the course of our life time. This workshop will explore the various causes of stress, and will identify ways of breaking out of the vicious cycle leading to ‘thriving’ rather than ‘surviving’

Mini-MECC (Making Every Contact Count)

Next Course: 3 September 2019, 09:30 - 12:30

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

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. 

SafeTALK

Next Course: 10 September 2019, 09:30 - 13:30

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

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.

 

Community Stop Smoking Practitioner Training

Next Course: 12 September 2019, 09:00 - 16:30 & 19 September 2019, 09:00 - 12:30

Location: Plymstock Library, 10 Horn Cross Rd, Plymouth, PL9 9BU

Duration of Course: 1.5 days

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

A workshop for front-line clinical staff, Community Stop Smoking Practitioner Training
gives the tools and knowledge to deliver up to date smoking cessation advice to clients.
After attending you will be registered with the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing Team and
ready to work with clients in your clinical setting.

Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing

Next Course: 12 September 2019, 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

Mindfulness

Next Course: 13 September 2019, 10:00 - 11:00

Location: Plymouth Options, Centre Court, 73 Exeter Street, Plymouth, PL4 0AH

Duration of Course: 1 hour

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose in the present moment and non-judgmentally (Kabat Zinn 1994). This workshop will introduce ways to incorporate mindfulness practice into every day and help change relationship to experience

Connect 5: Session 2

Next Course: 17 September 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

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

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Cost: £50.00 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.

Enhancing Motivation to Change

Next Course: 20 September 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

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

Duration of Course: 6.5 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

Enhancing Motivation to Change is a 1 day course that will build individuals' ability
to 'promote health seeking behaviour' in others, supporting other Health promotion work.

Connect 5: Session 1

Next Course: 1 October 2019, 09:30 - 13:30

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

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.

Mental Health First Aid for Armed Forces Community

Next Course: 2 October 2019 & 3 October 2019, 09:30 - 17:00

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

Duration of Course: 2 days

Cost: £120.00 per Delegate

This 2 day intensive, interactive and practical course provides an overview of common mental health problems as well as information, tools and techniques to enable you to support veterans and families of both serving and veteran Armed Forces personnel who may be experiencing mental or emotional distress.

Smoking Cessation Medication Update

Next Course: 10 October 2019, 09:30 - 13:00

Location: Denney Smith Unit (Plym Neuro), Mount Gould Hospital, 200 Mount Gould Road, Plymouth, PL4 7QD

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

This half day workshop provides an opportunity for registered advisers to refresh and update their knowledge and skills in relation to smoking cessation and the medications used to support people. It is also provides an opportunity for delegates to share and discuss cases from their current practise.

Walk Leader Training

Next Course: 17 October 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

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.

Healthy Eating Workshop

Next Course: 18 October 2019, 09:30 - 11:30

Location: LCC Meeting Room, Local Care Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

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

Making Every Contact Count

Next Course: 31 October 2019 & 7 November 2019, 09:30 - 12:30

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. 

Mental Health Aware - Half Day

Next Course: 14 November 2019, 12:30 - 16:30

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

Duration of Course: 4 hours

Cost: £60.00 per Delegate

This course is an introductory mental health awareness course that enables participants
to gain a wider understanding of some of the issues surrounding mental health and how
to work more effectively with people experiencing mental health problems.

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Next Course: 19 November 2019, 09:30 - 17:00 & 20 November 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

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.

Walk Leader Workshop

Next Course: 3 April 2020, 09:30 - 13:00

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

Duration of Course: 3.5 hours

Cost: £0.00 per delegate

The group walk leader workshop is a 3 ½ hour session for those who are interested
in leading group walks in their place of work, organisation or social group.

Mental Health First Aid Youth

Next Course: 30 June 2020 & 1 July 2020, 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.