We are pleased to offer a series of webinars to all members and all completely free.

All of these courses have been fully funded by our learning partner 3SpiritUK.

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There are 4 webinars in total (listed below) and they are all on the subjects that you, our members, asked to see from our recent survey. Places are limited to 15 per course, so sign up early to make sure of your place. Just click on the picture next to the course to be taken to the eventbrite page to sign up. All information on the times and dates of the courses are listed on the registration page at eventbrite

Medication Awareness - Thursday, 17th June 2021 09:30-12:30

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Describe your responsibility and accountability in relation to administration of medication

  • Describe how to use a person centred approach in the administration of medication

  • Recognise the impact of poor practice in the administration of medication

  • Identify what is meant by a medication error and reasons why an error may occur

  • Describe the appropriate action when a medication error occurs

  • Describe the correct procedure for supply, storage, administration and recording of medications

Just click the picture to go to the registration page

Just click the picture to go to the registration page

Loss & Bereavement - Tuesday, 20th July 2021 09:30-12:30

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Define loss and bereavement in the context of their work 

  • State the stages of grief 

  • Recognise the importance of meeting religious and cultural needs following death 

  • Develop skills in communicating with individuals and significant others about death and dying 

  • Identify support structures for oneself and others experiencing bereavement

Mental Health Awareness - Tuesday, 3rd August 2021 09:30-12:30

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Define mental wellbeing and mental illness

  • Identify possible causes of mental illness

  • Describe risk and protective factors

  • Identify signs that may indicate that a person’s mental health is deteriorating

  • Describe mental health conditions including; anxiety, stress, phobias, depression, bi-polar affective disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorder, eating disorders, and dementia

  • Describe what it may be like to experience mental illness

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Just click the picture to go to the registration page

Just click the picture to go to the registration page

Dementia Awareness - Wednesday 15th September 2021 09:30-12:30

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the common signs and symptoms of the main types of dementia

  • Identify conditions which may mimic dementia

  • Identify how individual behaviours and perceptions of dementia can impact on the quality of care

  • Identify factors, including the care approach and environment, that may cause additional difficulties for people with dementia

  • To explore what a person with dementia may be communicating through their behaviour

  • Describe how a person centered approach may be used to encourage positive interaction with individuals with dementia