Corona Virus Training - Keeping Safe

Learning Disability and Covid Safety for Care Staff

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Enabling staff to care for clients with learning disabilities during covid 19, and how to communicate better during this difficult time

  • To be able to safely use PPE
  • To explore impact of covid 19 on those with a learning disability
  • BAME risk
  • Review changes to help those with a learning disability
  • To understand what corona 19 is and how it is transmitted
  • To explore communication issues around PPE for those with a learning disability
  • To be able to correctly use PPE
  • To review the UK government guidance for Infection prevention and control in healthcare settings

This course is for those staff who support those with a learning disability and are required work in PPE. It is based on the UK government guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults, Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care action plan, COVID-19: how to work safely in care homes, Coronavirus (COVID-19): admission and care of people in care homes and the COVID-19: how to work safely in domiciliary care in Englandronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults, Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care action plan, COVID-19: how to work safely in care homes, Coronavirus (COVID-19): admission and care of people in care homes and the COVID-19: how to work safely in domiciliary 

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  • Covid basics
  • Covid 19
  • How is Covid 19 passed on (transmission)
  • What is close personal care
  • BAME heightened risk
  • Corona and learning disability
  • Explaining covid 19 for learning disability
  • Communication about covid 19 for learning disability
  • Changes to how we help those with a learning disability
  • Understanding Corona and PPE for those with a learning disability
  • Contingency planning for learning disability
  • Use of PPE
  • Introduction to PPE
  • Terminology in PPE
  • What PPE do I need to wear?
  • How to wash your hands
  • Use of PPE- donning and doffing PPE
  • Use of gloves
  • Use of masks
  • Use of Aprons and Gowns
  • Use of eye protection
  • Cleaning your uniform and/or personal clothing

This course is mapped to the following guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care action plan

COVID-19: how to work safely in care homes

Coronavirus (COVID-19): admission and care of people in care homes

COVID-19: supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

COVID-19: how to work safely in domiciliary care in England

This is a specialist eLearning coursed accredited or 2 hour CPD

Summary & Booking

This eLearning course involves a combination of theory and practical awareness training based on the latest UK government guidance for Infection prevention and control in healthcare settings issued jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Public Health Wales (PHW), Public Health Agency (PHA) Northern Ireland, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and Public Health England. The course is designed to be delivered as an eLearning programme. With the option for a Q&A session via zoom / skype afterwards to assist with any questions the course candidates might have. It will provide staff with the skills to keep them and others safe at this difficult time.

Duration: 2 hours CPD accredited course
Location: Online. This is an eLearning course
Cost: FOC

 

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