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Additional Training Courses Available
18 Jun
Please see below for details on additional training courses available, which are provided by partner organisations Safeguarding adults and children training A range of training courses are provided by the Trafford Safeguarding Children Board (TSCB), including courses for those working with adults. Full details and booking information can be found on the TSCB website: http://www.tscb.co.uk/professionals/training-and-development-for-professionals.aspx Courses include Safeguarding Adults, Safeguarding Children, Modern Slavery, Domestic Abuse and Safer Recruitment. Clinical training courses Clinical training for providers, homecare agencies and care homes, is also provided by the Trafford Training Co-operative. For more information on the training available, and details on how to book, please contact traffordtrainingcooperative@tprcareservices.co.uk Greater Manchester Mental Health - Recovery Academy The Trust’s Recovery Academy provides a range of free educational courses and resources for people with mental health and substance misuse problems, their families and carers as well as health care professionals. Who can attend? Anyone who is experiencing mental health or substance misuse problems Their supporters (family, friends and loved ones) Trust staff, volunteers and students on placement Health Care Professionals All our courses are free, but you need to register and sign our Student Charter before attending. Courses currently on offer come under one of eight categories: Lived Experience, Psychological Therapies and Recovery, Physical Wellbeing, Spirituality and Recovery, Creativity and Recovery, Taking Back Control, Developing Knowledge and Life Skills and Getting Involved with the Academy. https://www.gmmh.nhs.uk/recovery Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) Trafford Domestic Abuse Services (TDAS) is a registered charity offering support to individuals and families who are affected by domestic abuse. We support both female and male victims of domestic abuse who live or work in the Trafford area. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/trafford-domestic-abuse-services-tdas-17063375334
E-Learning Course Packages
15 Mar
E-Learning Course Packages: Schools and provider organisations within Trafford can now access a range of e-learning training courses. These courses are available in packages, allowing a user access to a series of training courses around particular areas of learning, for up to 12 months. Access to the courses is granted between April 1st - March 31st. Any packages purchased mid-way through the year will be available until the next March 31st. There is no discount for packages purchased mid-way through the year. How to Order: Log into your Train Trafford account, and choose the Services menu. From here, you can view the course packages. Choose 'Buy Now' to add the package(s) of courses you wish to take Proceed to checkout to confirm your order (an invoice will then be sent to your organisation for payment) Email traintrafford@Trafford.gov.uk with the following details: -name of each individual who requires courses -job title, organisation name, email address for each individual -name of course package(s) required Upon receipt of this email, and of the package(s) being checked out, an e-learning account will be created for the individual, and a welcome email sent. If buying multiple packages of courses for the same individual, the courses will be added to the same e-learning account, with a 50% discount. Please note, an e-learning account can only be used by one individual. If two staff members require the same training, you will need to purchase 2x the same course package. Prices: £20 for a package of courses for one individual £10 for any additional course packages for the same individual, if bought at the same time Packages of Courses: Below are the available packages, as well as the courses which are included in each package. A - Care Act Care Act 2014 - Introducing the Care Act Care Act 2014 - Prevention and Wellbeing Care Act 2014 - Information and Advice Care Act 2014 - Independent advocacy and the Care Act Care Act 2014 - First contact and strengths-based assessment Care Act 2014 - Applying the new eligibility criteria Care Act 2014 - Person-centred care and support planning Care Act 2014 - Personalisation and the Care Act Care Act 2014 - Transition to adulthood B - Health Awareness Diabetes Awareness Epilepsy Awareness Eating Disorders Teenage Pregnancy Substance Misuse Loss and Bereavement Stroke Awareness Falls and Fracture Prevention in the Elderly Parkinson's Disease Awareness Mental Health, Dementia & Learning Disability (Awareness) - for Health & Social Care C - Information Governance & Legal Information Security GDPR: New Data Protection Law, Definitions and Principles Information Sharing and Consent - for People Working with Children Freedom of Information Act 2000 Handling Information - for Health and Social Care Private Fostering D - Equality and Diversity Gender Matters Sexual Orientation Equality Essentials Disability Confident Religion and Belief The Inclusive Workplace Diversity Challenge - Maximising Potential E - Schools Health and Safety Asbestos Awareness Display Screen Workstation Assessment Legionella Awareness Working at Height Fire Safety Awareness Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Health and Safety in the Workplace F - Adult Social Care Health and Safety Manual Handling - Health, Education and Social Care Health and Safety Induction - for Health and Social Care Personal Safety: Lone Worker Stress Under Pressure Risk Assessment in the Workplace G - Safeguarding Adults Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Safeguarding Adults - Level 1 Safeguarding Against Radicalisation - The Prevent Duty Safeguarding Adults (Awareness) - for Health & Social Care H - Safeguarding Children Safeguarding Against Radicalisation - The Prevent Duty Safeguarding Children - Level 1 Safeguarding Children with Disabilities Safeguarding Children in Sport Online Safety - Risks to Children Child Sexual Exploitation - Level 1 Safer Recruitment I - Health and Nutrition Food Allergy Awareness Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials Infection, Prevention and Control - for Health & Social Care Fluids and Nutrition - for Health & Social Care Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2 J - Behaviour and Mental Health Understanding Behaviour of Children and Young People Loss and Bereavement Human Need Learning and Development Effective Communication with Children and Families Mental Health in the Workplace - Good Practice Mental Health in the Workplace - Overview K - Abuse and Neglect Domestic Abuse Emotional Abuse Honour-Based Violence & Forced Marriage Neglect Physical Abuse Hate Crime Modern Slavery L - Provider Managers Age Discrimination: Realising the Benefits of an age-diverse workforce Mental Health in the Workplace - Overview Mental Health in the Workplace - Good Practice Responsible for Information - IAO Responsible for Information - SIRO Maternity and Paternity M - Adult Social Care Induction Reablement Privacy and Dignity - for Health and Social Care Duty of Care - for Health and Social Care Understand your Role - for Health and Social Care Managing Conflict - Adult Workforce N - Adult Social Care Awareness Courses Modern Slavery Challenging Behaviour Basic Life Support - for Health and Social Care Hate Crime Domestic Abuse O - Adult Social Care Staff Development Courses Your Personal Development - for Health & Social Care Work in a Person Centred Way - for Health & Social Care Equality and Diversity - for Health & Social Care Effective Communication - for Health & Social Care Equality and Diversity & Customer Care
Travel and Parking Information - Trafford Town Hall
21 Jul
If you do not work at Trafford Town Hall and require parking for your course, please be aware that car parking is not available at Trafford Town Hall staff car park for training delegates. The Trafford Town Hall visitor car park can be used for a maximum of three hours. Trafford Town Hall is easily-accessible from Old Trafford tram stop. Car parking may be available at Lancashire Cricket ground, Talbot Road. The parking charge for a full day is £5. How to get to LCCC: http://www.lccc.co.uk/cricket/club/find-us/ Please note, parking may be limited on event days, and different match day charges may apply – please visit the LCCC website where you will find the relevant Spectator Guide prior to each match. For queries, please email: CarParking@lccc.co.uk Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders are available, free of charge in the Trafford Town Hall visitor car park. There is an on-site restaurant where hot food, hot drinks and snacks are available to purchase.
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Training & Events

13 May
Social Care Case Recording
• Describe why there is a need to record information • Identify what can happen if there is a lack of effective recording (including being able to identify poor examples of recording and good examples) • Explain the principles of effective recording (including promotion of anti-discriminatory practice) • Demonstrate their ability to differentiate between fact and opinion • Identify the knowledge and skills required to produce effective records • Demonstrate their ability to identify relevant information to include in records • Understand that case recordings may be requested by public bodies as part of an investigation or inspection, and that service users have a right to request access to their records
14 May
Defensible Report Writing
By the end of the training, participants will be able to: • Produce an effective and professional report, specifically focusing on Safeguarding Enquiry Reports, but also including other types of report (such as Mental Health Reports, Court Reports, reports for the Office of the Public Guardian, etc.). • Demonstrate their ability to differentiate between fact and opinion and consider how to use each of these within reports. • Record disagreements in reports (e.g. between professionals and family members). • Demonstrate their ability to identify relevant information (including evidence for decision making) and to analyse this information thoroughly and effectively. • Produce evidence-based, logically structured and concise reports. • Identify some of the problems that could arise if reports are not written correctly and be able to avoid key mistakes (e.g. not answering the question, including opinion on areas outside their area of expertise, using legal terms and jargon that they don’t know the meaning of). • Understand relevant legislation and how this applies to report writing, e.g. GDPR
24 Jun
Hoarding and Self-Neglect in the Context of Safeguarding Adults
By the end of the course participants will be able to: • Define the terms “self-neglect” and “hoarding” • Identify the key legislation relating to self-neglect and hoarding (Care Act 2014 – self-neglect and safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act 2005 – right to make unwise decisions, Mental Health Act 1983, etc.) • Describe the Trafford policy framework in relation to assessment of and responses to self-neglect and hoarding • Consider some of the causes of self-neglect and hoarding, and identify key characteristics • Describe the importance of a multi-agency approach to the assessment and management of self-neglect (especially in relation to people who have capacity to understand the risks, are at high risk of serious harm or death and will not engage with services) – also consider other legal options, such as the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court • Explain principles for effective working with self-neglect and hoarding • Describe a range of potential interventions, focusing on a multi-agency approach, and the need to develop an effective working relationship with the individual • Explain how to respond to service refusal and develop strategies to manage risk effectively in relation to hoarding • Identify the roles of different agencies