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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

To ensure that we can support service areas placed under additional demand at this time, we have taken the decision to postpone all learning events that require staff attendance with immediate effect. This position will continue to be monitored based on the advice received from Government.

All our resources are now focused on supporting colleagues with any essential operational skills for critical services.

We will continue to communicate arrangements via our pages, and we encourage colleagues to take advantage of e-learning as part of any revised working arrangements they may be required to do. The application system for learning and development is temporarily unavailable for all new applications until further notice. 

Visit our Coronavirus guidance page to keep up to date with the latest information and advice for staff. For the latest guidance and updates to services for residents, please visit the Newsroom. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Core Training

This section offers a range of programmes which will meet the learning needs of both social care and qualified social work staff. The training is intended to support staff with developing the core skills and knowledge required to effectively fulfil their roles. Please read the flyers thoroughly to ensure the training provided is appropriate to your role. All applications must be approved by your Manager before submission.

Building Resilience

Those working with individuals and families where resilience has been identified as an area of concern.

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Communication and Record Keeping

All social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services.

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Dignity in Care

All care staff and managers in social care services.

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Effective Communication

All staff, working in any care setting that support including the independent sector.

Any staff groups assisting service users with their daily living in the community.

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Diabetes Training – ‘What is Diabetes/ Blood Glucose monitoring & Dietary Advice’

Care staff in Adult residential care and nursing homes and care services in which the taking and recording of blood glucose levels is supported, and dietary management of the condition of Diabetes in times of illness becomes an important part of individualised care.

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Infection Control

All social care staff working in any care setting including the independent sector.
Any staff assisting older people in their daily living in the community.

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Eating Disorder Training

All social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services.

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End of Life Care

All social care staff working in residential and domiciliary care services who have or are supporting individuals and families with end of life care.

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Motivational Interviewing

All staff working in Children’s Services, including Fostering and Adoption, and Next Step teams.

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Oral Health training

All care staff and managers in care & respite homes, domiciliary & day services for adults.

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Epilepsy Awareness

All social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services.

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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

Structured to benefit those who provide care for people living with Parkinson’s disease whether in a nursing, residential or their own home.

Participants will identify the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, gain an understanding of its causes and examine the most effective ways of caring for people living with the disease. The course aims to promote and share models of good practice in care by addressing the challenges experienced by people with Parkinson’s in relation to mobility, swallowing, communication and other activities of daily living, increasing empathy between the carer and the cared for.

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Professional Boundaries for Support Staff

All support staff who work with individuals and families.

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Recording Skills Training (Record Keeping & Report Writing)

All care staff in social care services, including Residential and Domiciliary Care.

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Nutrition Awareness for Health and Social Care

All social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services.

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Sensory Impairment and Deaf-blindness

Any professional and/or member of staff working with individuals affected by issues around hearing and/or visual impairment. Often degenerative sensory conditions can severely affect levels of communication and alter the environmental perceptions in people affected, especially if increasing levels of deafness and loss of sight are both evident.

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Palliative Care

The course is suitable for both carer and nursing staff who are new to this field. It can also be as a refresher for staff working in a nursing home environment or provide nursing care in the community.

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Supervision & Appraisal in Social Care

All senior care staff in social care services, incl. Residential and Domiciliary Care, with supervisory responsibilities.

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Person Centred Care

New and or experienced social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services that require an understanding of person centred working.

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WRAP training (Anti-Extremism/Prevent Awareness Workshop)

All professionals working with vulnerable children and adults within Carmarthenshire who may be at risk.

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Visual Impairment

All social care staff in residential, nursing and domiciliary care services.

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