in partnership with 

In collaboration with Worcestershire Association of Carers, Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire are offering training opportunities for carers in 2020.

These group sessions are highly recommended and provide valuable information, advice and practical skills. These training sessions are advertised to Care Workers from Residential and Nursing Homes and Domiciliary Care Agencies.  This training is also excellent for family carers who will find this training invaluable in supporting their caring role and want to receive the same training as Care Workers.

Activity Co-ordinators’ Day

 

Recommended for carers who provide activities for dependents.

 

Thursday 26th March, 9.30am - 4.30pm.

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Adult Safeguarding

 

Recommended for all staff in job roles that bring them into contact with clients.

 

Wednesday 5th February, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Autism Awareness

 

Recommended for carers who support someone living with Autism.

 

Monday 16th March, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Dementia Awareness

 

Recommended for carers supporting someone living with Dementia.

 

Friday 24th January, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Wednesday 19th February, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Old Friends Care, 5 Regents Court, Far Moor Lane, Redditch B98 0SD

 

Wednesday 11th March, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Emergency First Aider at Work Level 3 Accredited

 

 

Qualification for those wishing to be the Nominated First Aider in their workplace.

 

Tuesday 21st January, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Thursday 13th February, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Old Friends Care, 5 Regents Court, Far Moor Lane, Redditch B98 0SD

 

End of Life Care & Bereavement

 

Recommended for carers and staff who support people towards the end of their lives.

 

Tuesday 11th February, 10.00am – 1.00pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Falls & Frailty

 

Recommended for carers who support people at risk of falls.

 

Tuesday 4th February, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

First Aid Basic Life Support

 

Recommended for carers who wish to know what to do in an emergency.

 

Wednesday 22nd January, 9.30am - 12.30pm.

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Tuesday 18th February, 9.30am - 12.30pm.

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Wednesday 18th March, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Food Hygiene Level 1 Accredited

 

Mandatory for all staff and volunteers involved in the preparation of food for clients

This course has an additional £15 for the external verification and certificate, issued by the Open College Network.

 

Wednesday 22nd January, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Tuesday 25th February, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Old Friends Care, 5 Regents Court, Far Moor Lane, Redditch B98 0SD

 

Thursday 12th March, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Including older LGBT+

 

Recommended for people who wish to provide inclusive care to people.

 

Tuesday 28th January, 10.00am – 1.00pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Monday 23rd March, 10.00am – 1.00pm

Old Friends Care, 5 Regents Court, Far Moor Lane, Redditch B98 0SD

 

Infection Control

 

Recommended for all.

 

Thursday 20th February, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Leadership Skills and Managing Staff

 

Recommended for all Managers and Team Leaders who are responsible for other employees.

 

Tuesday 10th March, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Medication Management

 

Mandatory for carers involved in prompting medication for people.

 

Monday 20th January, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Old Friends Care, 5 Regents Court, Far Moor Lane, Redditch B98 0SD

 

Friday 14th February, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Monday 2nd March, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Old Friends Care, 5 Regents Court, Far Moor Lane, Redditch B98 0SD

 

Tuesday 17th March, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Mental Health First Aid

 

Recommended for all staff who wish to know how to provide support to colleagues and clients who are experiencing poor mental health.

 

Monday 20th January, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Wednesday 4th March, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Old Friends Care, 5 Regents Court, Far Moor Lane, Redditch B98 0SD

 

Oral Hygiene

 

Recommended for carers providing personal care.

 

Friday 31st January, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Person Centred Care Planning

 

Recommended for all Managers and Seniors who wish to provide personalised care for clients.

 

Thursday 5th March, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Pressure Ulcers and Skin Integrity

 

Recommended for carers providing personal care.

 

Wednesday 4th March, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

Risk Assessments for Care Work

 

Recommended for all Managers and Team Leaders who carry out risk assessments under legislation to keep their clients and staff safe.

 

Wednesday 19th February, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Age UK H&W, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN

 

We are pleased to offer this at the hugely-discounted contribution of just £10 per session which pays towards the training session materials, session certificates and refreshments.

Places are allocated on a first come first served basis and all strictly booked via Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire’s training department (see details below).

The sessions will take place at either:

1. Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire offices, Malvern Gate Business Park, Bromwich Road, Worcester WR2 4BN.

or 

2. Old Friends Care, 5 Regents Court, Far Moor Lane, Redditch B98 0SD

How to book a session

To book please phone or email the Age UK H&W training team who will be happy to discuss your booking. (You must first be registered with Worcestershire Association of Carers. Call 0300 012 4272)

Phone: 01905 740 950 and dial extension 122 and ask for Colin.

Email: [email protected] https://www.ageuk.org.uk/herefordshireandworcestershire/our-services/training-solutions/

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THESE SESSIONS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO CARERS WHO ARE CURRENTLY REGISTERED WITH US. IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY REGISTERED WITH US AND ARE A CARER PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WE WILL TAKE YOUR BOOKING AS AN INDICATION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE REGISTERED WITH US AND SOMEONE WILL BE IN TOUCH WITH YOU FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.