Training for Domiciliary Care Workforce

Presentations from training delivered by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council and partners for Domiciliary Care Workers, Domiciliary Care Supervisors and Managers (including those in Supported Living contexts as Domiciliary Staff).

Description

Funding has been made available under the Transformation (Confidence and Supply) Fund to deliver enhanced training to Domiciliary Care Workers, Domiciliary Care Worker Supervisors and Domiciliary Care Managers working in the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors to equip them to contribute effectively to a changed model of care and support at home.

Free training is being made available for the above social care staff in the Management of Dysphagia, Continence Management, Medicine Management, Frailty Training and in Palliative Care. The training is being facilitated by the Social Care Council and delivered by the Public Health Agency. These events are open to staff working in the statutory, voluntary and private settings. 

For more information about these events click here 

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Medication Management

A number of Medication Management workshops were delivered as part of the project and presentations and answers to questions can be accessed below.

Click here to access the presentation "Supporting Service Users with their Medicines" delivered by Frances Gault, Senior Pharmacist Inspector, RQIA and Laura McCullough, Fitness to Practise Team Manager, Social Care Council.

Click here to access the presentation "Supporting Service Users with their Medicines" delivered by Lesley Edgar, NICE, Implementation Facilitator, Northern Ireland.

Click here to access questions and answers from Catherine Glover, Pharmacist Inspector, RQIA from the Medication workshop in March 2020.

Click here to access questions and answers from Medication workshop in January 2020.

Click here to access SCC Management Management Guidance.

For more learning content about medication see the Domicilicary Care Toolkit App or Module 2 of Adult Care Toolkit.

Frailty: Food and Nutrition, Pressure Ulcer Awareness and Falls Prevention Awareness

The "frailty" presentations were delivered by Mary McElroy, Quality, Safety and Patient Experience Lead Nurse, PHA

Click here to access the Food and Nutrition presentation.

Click here to access the Pressure Ulcer Awareness presentation.

Click here to access the Falls Prevention Awareness presentation.

For more learning content on Pressure Ulcers and Skin Care see the Domiciliary Care Toolkit App and Module 2 of Adult Care Toolkit.

Person-Centred Care, Reablement and Recording Training

The Person-Centred Care, Reablement and Recording presentations were delivered by Barbara Gregg, Registered Occupational Therapist with a Diploma in Advance practice at the Ulster University at Jordanstown.

 Click here to access the Person Centred Care and Reablement Presentation

 Click here to access the Recording Presentation

Click here to access a short description of Barbara Gregg who delivered the training.

 

Dysphagia Awareness

The Dysphagia Awareness Training presentation was delivered by Louise Campbell, Dysphagia Support Team, SHSCT

Click here to access the Dysphagia Awareness Training presentation.

 

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