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Health & Social Care Training Introduction This training will help you develop the skills needed for a successful career in the Care Sector - whether or not you're already working in the care industry. You'll gain an understanding of the various skills needed to be effective in a nursing or residential home position, and learn about the GSCC Code of Practice for Social Care Workers and the responsibilities of the care worker. You will cover a wide range of areas such as about care work, mental health, moving and handling people, safeguarding of vulnerable adult, first aid, risk assessment and security in the workplace, effective communication and food hygiene. About Care Work You will learn about: the range of care needs of major client groups the types of services that exist to meet client group needs and how they are organized. the ways people can obtain care services and the barriers that can prevent people from gaining access to services. the main work roles and skills of people who provide health, social care and early years services the values that underpin all care work with clients. You will understand more about the work of health, social care and early years service providers by: understanding how services are developed in response to social policy goals and to meet the needs of individuals knowing about the different services and job roles About Mental Health It is now well known that as many as 1 in 4 of the population will be affected by mental illness at some stage during their lives, but despite the increasingly high number of individuals suffering from mental ill health, much of the terminology, treatment and support options for mentally ill people remains shrouded in myth and stereotype. Mental Health is a vast and complex subject, but this 1 or 2-day course is aimed at care workers with little prior experience or knowledge of mental health whose day-to-day work requires a basic grounding in some of the key terminologies used, the treatment and support options available, and the very valuable input that clients can gain from supported housing, day care and an ever increasing range of specialised community resources. The programme offers an overview of the major mental disorders, the effect of such disorders on sufferers, how they are approached by medical and social care professionals and an examination of some of the myths and stereotypes that surround mental ill health. Learning Outcomes: ? To determine ways in which care workers can best identify and work with mental health problems ? To enable participants to look at the roles of culture and gender and how these relate to mental disorder ? To prepare participants for some of the most common potentials problems they are likely to encounter ? To provide an outline of the key mental health problems and determine the differences and similarities between mental disorder and severe mental illness such as Schizophrenia

Health & Social Care Training Introduction This training will help you develop the skills needed for a successful career in the Care Sector - whether or not you're already working in the care industry. You'll gain an understanding of the various skills needed to be effective in a nursing or residential home position, and learn about the GSCC Code of Practice for Social Care Workers and the...

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