‘Delivered by a Senior Speech and Language Therapist from the NHS’
What is meant by a neurological condition, introduction to a range of neurological conditions including stroke, MS, Parkinson’s Disease, Head Injury, Epilepsy and Seizures, Brain Tumour, Spinal Cord Injury. Range of specialists and support available. Developing alternative communication techniques and planning meals.
An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma. A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues. An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing. Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue.
This half day course is an introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health. It is designed to give you: An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma. A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues. An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing.
Home checklists, risk assessment, fire safety, safe transport, accidents and sudden illness, hazardous substances, infection control. Handling food safely, personal hygiene and infection control, cleaning food preparation areas, correct storage of food, use and best before dates. Awareness of allergies. Responding to an emergency.
Health & Safety (First Aid) regulations, managing an emergency, CPR, communication and casualty care, seizures, bleeding, shock, burns, unresponsive casualty, obstructed airway, defibrillator pad placement, defibrillator prompts and responding.
How to recognise the signs and symptoms of abuse, legislation, how to raise an alert. Hate and mate crime, criminal exploitation, romance fraud, postal, online and doorstep scams. Building resilience. Creating and maintaining safe environments and communities.
Legislation, agreed ways of working, checking and ordering, Monitored Dosage Systems, Routes into the body, 6 R’s, common types including side effects, using technology, administration aids, adverse reactions, disposal of medication.
Visiting speakers include Liz Fleming, Dietitian from The Be Well Space and Sarah Forbes from Cornwall Mobility Centre.
How to promote choice and control, promoting dignity and wellbeing, empowering independence, respect and parity of equality. Assisting people with long term conditions to live the life they want to live. Diet and Nutrition and their link to health and wellbeing.
Join Tigger Pritchard to learn more about the History of Autism. Myths and Facts – the Current Understanding of what it means to be Autistic. Exploring Differences – Autistic and Neurotypical Individuals. Approaches to Reduce Anxiety.