Professionals Education and training Practical Care Skills Aim This study day is essential for anyone who works in care and will provide information and practical skills to ensure that we are all providing high quality care to those most vulnerable in our community, whether they are living within their own homes or in a residential or nursing home. Participants Suitable for health and social care assistants. Methods Presentation, discussion, demonstration, and practical sessions. Learning outcomes At the end of this short course, participants should be able to: Explain common infections and demonstrate control measures including hand hygiene and appropriate use of personal protective equipment. Consider the importance of fluids and nutrition and the maintenance of good oral health. Discuss issues relating to continence with methods to maintain independence and dignity. This will include the care of catheters. Consider skin integrity to ensure we recognise what leads to pressure injury and how to support the management of good tissue viability. Venue Mountbatten Hospice, Isle of Wight Time 9.00am - 3.30pm Cost £40 per person Make a booking Click the date you wish to book below and complete the form. 21st September 2021 17th November 2021 Please note that cancellations made within 24 hours of the training start date will be charged the full price. Cancellations made prior to this will incur a 1.5% processing fee.