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Health, Safety & Wellbeing

Adult Client Handling Foundation Course

All staff who assist people to move and transfer in a care environment.

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Adult Client Handling Update Course

All employees who assist people to move and transfer in a care environment and have previously attended a three day Client Handling Foundation course with Carmarthenshire County Council and hold a current All Wales Manual Handling Passport.

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Paediatric Emergency First Aid at Work

Anyone nominated as a First Aider in schools that have pupils who are under four years of age or others who have a duty of care towards younger children.

This qualification will require attendance on a refresher course every three years to maintain accreditation.

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Managing stress

Stress and stress related conditions contribute significantly to the number of days lost to sickness absence across the whole Authority.  To support managers and staff, we have developed a series of bespoke workshops to help identify and manage the underlying causes of stress in teams and individuals.

In addition to the workshops there are many resources available for managers.  These links may be useful to get started: HSECIPDMINDStress Management Society

Introduction to safety cultures

Introduction to safety cultures

Health and safety management usually involves familiar areas including risk assessments, safe systems of work, training and supervision. To really embed health and safety into the workplace and keep people engaged requires that extra something -   Leadership.

Have a look at this short video from Professor Tim Marsh and his view on creating the right culture.

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