Bespoke Clinical Skills Training

TrainWithCare will deliver the initial theoretical and practical skills training, ongoing supervision and assessment of competence to personal assistants (PA's) & nurses as agreed in the Personal (Health) Budget care support plan.

TrainWithCare will train PA's to deliver complex and routine care (as detailed in the individual care support plan) tailored to the specific needs and outcomes of the people, children and young people with complex needs in his/her living accommodation, school or alternative agreed facility; it will deliver competently signed off staff.

Clinical skills training offered (and can be extended)

Administration of Buccal Midazolam

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain the indication of buccal Midazolam in children & adults
  • To understand how the medication works
  • To explain the process of administering buccal Midazolam
  • The course is supported with practical competency sign off with trainer
Administration of medication basic and specific in accordance with prescription via internal tubes/ nasogastric tubes.

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to:

  • To explain the management of medications to children & adults
  • To explain the process of administering medications, NMC Standard 8
  • To explore the different types of routes of administering medication & reason for routes
  • Define pharmacodynamics and the basic processes involved in pharmacokinetics and describe the following:
  • Drug absorption
  • Drug distribution
  • Drug metabolism • Drug excretion
  • Understand the concept of agonist and antagonist
  • Describe bioavailability, half-life and therapeutic index
  • To have an opportunity to practice administering medication at the home face to face with client
  • The course is supported with practical competency sign off with trainer
Administration of rectal Paraldehyde

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain the indication of rectal paraldehyde in children & adults
  • To understand how the medication works
  • To explain the process of administering rectal paraldehyde
  • The course is supported with practical skills with a manikin & competency sign off.
Administration of rectal medication with pre-packaged dose-rectal diazepam / suppositories

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain the indication of rectal medication in children & adults
  • To understand how the medication works
  • To explain the process of administering rectal medication
  • The course is supported with practical skills with a manikin & competency sign off
Administration of Nebuliser medication

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain the indications of medications via nebuliser in children/adults
  • To understand how nebulisation works
  • To explain the process of administering nebulisers to children/adults
  • To have an opportunity to practice administering medication via a nebuliser
  • The course is supported with practical competency sign off
Administration of Oxygen

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain the Anatomy of the Respiratory Tract
  • To understand how administration of Oxygen works
  • To explain the risks and monitoring whilst administering Oxygen.
  • The course is supported with practical skills with Oxygen Cylinder and (nasal) masks
  • The course is supported with practical competency sign off
Autonomic Dysreflexia

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To describe what Autonomic Dysreflexia is
  • To identify when Autonomic Dysreflexia can happen and how to avoid it
  • To understand how to act when Autonomic Dysreflexia occurs
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
Blood glucose monitoring and sub cut injections (insulin)

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To discuss the management of Diabetes, the insulins and diet and devices
  • To discuss the complications of Diabetes and their causes
  • To explain the Hypo and Hyper glycaemia, ketones and ketoacidosis
  • To explain (long term) complications of diabetes
  • To explain and demonstrate sub-cutaneous injections
  • The course is supported with practical skills with blood glucose monitoring and sub cutaneous injection
  • The course is supported with practical competency sign off with trainer
Bowel management

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain reasons for effective bowel management (people with spinal cord injuries)
  • To understand how to deliver effective bowel management
  • What to do when there are problems
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
Catheterisation (intermittent) (male & female) and catheter & bag care

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To describe the Anatomy of the Urinary Tract
  • Understand the National Guidance surrounding catheterisation
  • Demonstrate a safe technique of catheterisation (female and male, suprapubic)
  • Understand the catheter maintenance and changing
  • Understand various drainage options
  • Trouble Shooting
  • The course is supported with practical skills with a manikin (male & female)
  • The course is issued with a Certificate of Attendance & competency workbook to complete
Care Certificate (Skills for Care)

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should to able to:

  • The Care Certificate covers the learning outcomes, competences and standards of behaviour that must be expected of support workers in the health and social care sectors.
  • It aims to make sure that you are caring, compassionate and provide quality care in your work.
  • The certificate builds on and replaces the earlier induction programmes: social care’s Common Induction Standards (CIS) and National Minimum Training Standards (NMTS).
  • There are 15 standards that make up the Care Certificate.
  • The assessments and training will be delivered in the preferred setting and availability and time will need to be considered
  • The course is supported with a workbook and mentor arrangements
Clinical Observations

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • Outline different types of clinical observations and bed-side assessment methods
  • Explain the relevant legal, professional and ethical issues
  • Demonstrate the correct and safe practice of a range of clinical observations
  • Describe the actions to be taken following clinical observations being noted
  • Explain when to seek further help or assistance
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
Diabetes Care with recognition of Hypoglycaemia & Hyperglycaemia

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To define the different types of Diabetes
  • To describe the physiology of carbohydrates
  • To discuss the management of Diabetes, the insulins and diet and devices
  • To discuss the complications and their causes
  • To explain the Hypo and Hyper glycaemia, ketones and ketoacidosis
  • To explain and demonstrate sub-cutaneous injections
  • To explain (long term) complications of diabetes
  • The course is supported with practical skills with blood glucose monitoring on trainers themselves
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
End of life care and bereavement support

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • Understand End of Life Care, what are the indicators?
  • Communication During End of Life Care
  • Assessment and Care Planning in End of Life Care
  • Person-Centred Approached to End of Life Care
  • Care During the Final Hours of Life and Bereavement Care
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
Enteral feeding (gastrostomy, jejunostomy) and understanding of ketogenic diet specific to individual

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to:

  • Understand what a gastrostomy is and the indication of gastrostomy devices in children & adults
  • Understand how the gastrostomy works and how to take care of a gastrostomy and the skin
  • Explain what to do when a gastrostomy falls out or is blocked
  • Explain the process of administering feed and medication via a gastrostomy device
  • Explain the principles of a Ketogenic diet and checking blood sugar and ketones
  • The course is supported with practical skills with a manikin
  • The course is supported with competency sign off
Epilepsy Awareness

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain the causes of Epilepsy
  • To define seizures and their characteristics
  • To discuss the different types of seizures and their causes
  • Seizure management & first aid
  • To explain the process of administering medications to children/adults having seizures
  • To understand the side effects of different anti-epileptic medication
  • The course is supported with a selection of videos of most common seizure types
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
Injections with preassembled device.

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To recognise the signs of an allergic reaction
  • To discuss the management Epipen and side effects
  • To explain and demonstrate sub-cutaneous injections (diabetes)
  • The course is supported with video and practical skills with a demo sub cutaneous injection on life person
  • The course is supported with competency sign off
Mandatory Training (Manual Handling, Basic Life Support & Basic First Aid)

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should to able to:

Manual Handling:

  • State their obligations and that of their employers with regard to manual handling
  • Understand the consequences of poor manual handling practice
  • State the actions to be taken in the event of a manual handling manoeuvre being required at their place of work
  • Identify the correct manoeuvre for use on a range of different manual handling situations.

First Aid & Basic Life Support

  • List actions to be taken in the event of an emergency occurring at their place of work
  • Use cardiopulmonary resuscitation methods, including use of an AED
  • Provide first aid to an unconscious casualty
  • Provide first aid to a choking casualty
  • Describe the correct actions to take regarding control of wounds and bleeding
  • Describe the correct actions to take regarding a range of other first aid situations.

Both Courses are supported with a Certificate of Attendance.       

Mouth Care

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should to able to:

  • To understand what good oral hygiene is
  • Understand how to assess a mouth and explain what makes a mouth dry
  • Identify oral problems
  • Mouth care for semi-conscious / conscious patients
  • Understand the use of oral mouth care equipment
  • The course is supported with practical skills assessment

The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance

Naso-pharyngeal suctioning with a suction catheter

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to:

  • To explain reasons for suctioning
  • List the equipment needed for suctioning
  • Learn the best practice techniques for oropharyngeal & nasopharyngeal suctioning
  • Describe the observations required; before, during and after suctioning
  • What to do when there are problems and know when to call for assistance
  • The course is supported with practical skills with a manikin
  • The course is supported with competency sign off
National Early Warning Score (NEWS)

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • Explain the chain of survival
  • Explain the importance of recording vital signs and escalation of alert
  • Complete a NEWS form and explain the action to be taken
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
Oral suction with yankauer or suction catheter

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to:

  • To explain reasons for suctioning
  • List the equipment needed for suctioning
  • Learn the best practice techniques for oropharyngeal & nasopharyngeal suctioning
  • Describe the observations required; before, during and after suctioning
  • What to do when there are problems and know when to call for assistance
  • The course is supported with practical skills with a manikin
  • The course is supported with competency sign off
Record keeping and documentation

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain the principles of written communication
  • To explain the importance of record keeping
  • To understand the legal issues in record keeping
  • To explain the principles of record keeping
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
Recognition of Sepsis

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain what Sepsis is
  • To recognise the causes and symptoms of Sepsis and types of associated infections
  • To understand what to do when presented with a case with Sepsis
  • Explain the red flags for Septic in Children & Adults
  • Explain what the Sepsis Six Care Bundle is
  • Understand the recovery process
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
Safeguarding vulnerable adults & children

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should to able to:

  • Explain what is meant by the term 'vulnerable adult & child'
  • List the forms abuse may take
  • Recognise signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Understand how to respond appropriately to disclosures of abuse
  • Understand the legislation and guidance concerning safeguarding adults at risk.
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance
Saturation monitoring

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain the how saturation monitoring works
  • To understand how the equipment works and where to put the probes
  • To understand when people will need saturation monitoring
  • The course is supported with practical skills with Saturation monitor (finger probe or clients own)
  • The course is supported with competency sign off
Seizure management and observations (see Epilepsy Awareness)

Course details: at the end of the session care workers should be able to

  • To explain the causes of Epilepsy
  • To define seizures and their characteristics
  • To discuss the different types of seizures and their causes
  • Seizure management & first aid
  • To explain the process of administering medications to children/adults having seizures
  • To understand the side effects of different anti-epileptic medication
  • The course is supported with a selection of videos of most common seizure types
  • The course is supported with a Certificate of Attendance

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