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First Aid Training

Specialist Training

We have a specialist Training Department at Steddy And Associates to meet the needs of employers, health organisations, families, clients and professionals.

Our fully qualified and experienced trainers undertake various training courses both in-house and externally. We have the flexibility to adapt to your specific training requirements.

Our Training courses are utilised by individual organisations such as Local Councils, Social Services, Nursing Homes, Care Homes and Care Agencies. In addition, we also offer training for universities, colleges and schools.

Acute Illness

Aim

To provide knowledge to participants who are caring for patients / clients with Acute Illnesses.

Objectives

  • Recognise different types of illness
  • Identify the difference between chronic and acute illness
  • Explain problems and adverse effects commonly encountered
  • Discuss rational for different treatments.

Catheter And Stoma Care

Aim

To provide participants of knowledge surrounding catheter and stoma care.

Objectives

  • Recognise need for catheter and stoma care
  • Identify types of medical equipment used
  • Explain risk of infection and problems commonly encountered
  • Discuss management of stoma and catheter care.

COPD And Asthma

Aim

To provide knowledge and skill to participants who are caring for patients/clients with COPD & Asthma.

Objectives

  • Recognise the indications needed to give suction
  • Identify types of medical equipment used
  • Explain problems and adverse effects commonly encountered
  • Discuss policies and guidelines.

Dementia

Aim

To provide knowledge and skill to participants who are caring or managing, patients / clients.

Objectives

  • Recognise the indications of dementia
  • Identify types of dementia
  • Explain problems and effects commonly encountered
  • Discuss medication and treatment.

Disability Awareness

Aim

To provide knowledge and awareness to participants who are initiating with patients/clients that are disabled.

Objectives

  • Recognise issues that occur in daily activities
  • Identify types of disability
  • Explain problems commonly encountered
  • Complete a ADL form.

End Of Life Care

Aim

To provide participants with knowledge and skills required to care for an individual at end of life.

Objectives

  • Recognise the dying patient
  • Identify specific care needs relating to end of life care
  • Discuss ethical issues surrounding end of life care.

Epilepsy

Aim

Provide participants with better awareness of epilepsy and the care needs of an individual with epilepsy.

Objectives

  • To identify causes of epilepsy
  • Recognise different seizures and management of a seizure
  • Identify ‘triggers’ of seizures
  • Underline care needs of the individual following a seizure
  • Discuss common medication used in epilepsy and seizures.

First Aid

Aim

Provide participants with the knowledge and skill to assist an individual in an emergency situation.

Objectives

  • Identify the role of the first aider
  • Explain the primary and secondary survey
  • Discuss injuries and treatment
  • Identify airway, breathing and circulatory problems
  • Perform CPR.

Food Hygiene

Aim

To provide participants with knowledge of good food safety practice.

Objectives

  • Explain the need for food hygiene
  • Discuss relevant legislation
  • Identify food poisoning and contamination risks
  • Apply food hygiene to scenarios.

Infection Control

Aim

To provide participants with knowledge of controlling Infection.

Objectives

  • Recognise infection
  • Identify risk factors
  • Explain micro-organism growth
  • Underline relevant legislation
  • Discuss infection prevention and control procedures.

Management Of Diabetes

Aim

Deliver Awareness and how to manage Diabetes.

Objectives

  • Identify types of Diabetes
  • Recognise symptoms of hypo / hyperglycaemia
  • Chronic disease association
  • Discuss common problems / complications of Diabetes
  • Physiology of Diabetes
  • First Aid Management
  • Medication used
  • Write a simple daily management plan.

Manual Handling Passport / Refresher

Aim

To provide knowledge and practical experience of Manual Handling.

Objectives

  • Identify principles of safer moving and handling
  • Explain manual handling risk assessments
  • Discuss relevant legislation
  • Identify potential risks
  • Demonstrate equipment and practice safer manual handling techniques.

Medication

Aim

To provide knowledge to participants whom are undertaking the management, and administration of medication.

Objectives

  • Identify medicine types and groups
  • List different administration routes
  • Recognise contraindications
  • Discuss human rights in relation to medicines.
  • Perform a practical and theoretical assessment.

Oxygen Therapy

Aim

To provide knowledge to participants who are caring for patients/clients having Oxygen Therapy.

Objectives

  • Recognise different types of illness that needs Oxygen therapy
  • Identify medical equipment
  • Explain problems and adverse effects commonly encountered
  • Discuss contraindications.

Paediatric First Aid

Aim

To provide participants with knowledge of paediatric first aid.

Objectives

  • Identify paediatric emergency situations
  • Discuss injuries and treatment
  • Apply first aid knowledge to scenarios
  • Perform paediatric CPR.

Parkinson’s

Aim

To provide knowledge and skill to participants who are caring for patients / clients with Parkinson’s.

Objectives

  • Recognise the signs and symptoms and drugs used
  • Identify types of medical equipment used
  • Explain problems and adverse effects commonly encountered
  • Discuss emotional and ethical issues.

PEG

Aim

To provide knowledge and skill to participants who are caring for patients / clients with a peg feed.

Objectives

  • Recognise the indications needed for a peg (Anatomy & Physiology)
  • Identify types of medical equipment used
  • Explain problems and adverse effects commonly encountered
  • Discuss policies and guidelines.

POVA

Aim

To provide participants with knowledge and skills needed to execute issues surrounding the prevention of vulnerable adults.

Objectives

  • Recognise signs and indications of abuse
  • Discuss relevant legislation
  • Identifying the vulnerable adult
  • Explain POVA procedures and the POVA referral process
  • Complete a VA1 form.

Stoma Care

Aim

To provide knowledge and skill to participants who are giving stoma care.

Objectives

  • Recognise the need for stoma care
  • Identify types of medical equipment used
  • Explain problems commonly encountered
  • Discuss management of stoma care.

Suction

Aim

To provide knowledge and skill to participants who are giving suction to patients / clients.

Objectives

  • Recognise the indications needed to give suction
  • Identify types of medical equipment used
  • Explain problems and adverse effects commonly encountered
  • Discuss policies and guidelines.

TIA And CVA

Aim

To have a greater understanding of transient ischemic attacks and the difficulties that service users might experience.

Objectives

  • To provide a background on the causes of TIA and CVA
  • Identify the difference between chronic and acute illness
  • To identify specific areas of difficulty, including mobility, eating and drinking, speech and cognition.
  • Appreciate some of the practical barriers that people suffering with TIA / CVA experience.

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