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 all health and social care support staff.

Methods

Presentation, discussion, demonstration, and practical sessions.

Training Contents

  • Nutrition, hydration and Oral Care
  • Effective Infection Control
  • Tissue Viability
  • Bowel, catheter and stoma care 

Learning Objectives

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

08:45am - 3.00pm

Cost

Free to attend

Feedback from previous delegates:

“ Very beneficial and worthwhile, with a good balance of activities and group discussions, making it a fun and informative session ”


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12th September 2022

8th December 2022