Axela Training Courses

Yearly Refresher

The mandatory yearly re-assessment of the core areas of care.

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Intermediate | Axela Training Offices London 9:30 - 16:30

The aim of the Yearly Refresher is to reinforce the knowledge and skills obtained from the Care Certificate. However, it concentrates on 5 core areas. The Yearly Refresher is also an opportunity to go over any changes in law and legislation relating to these core areas.

The learning outcomes from this course are as follows:

  • The Yearly Refresher concentrates on 5 core areas of learning.
  • Moving and Handling. Awareness of the recent legislation together with understanding your companies’ policies.
  • Understand the basic structure of the spine and how it is affected by posture and lifting techniques together with what equipment is used for each scenario.
  • Demonstrate transfer skills together with the appropriate prior risk assessment.
  • Mental Capacity Act. Understand the 5 key principles and how the relate to Care and Support.
  • Understand why the Mental Capacity Act is relevant at safeguarding adults at risk.
  • Be able to describe some of the factors to be considered when making a ‘best interest’ decision.
  • Medication. To Understand Legislation & Guidelines Relevant to handling medication along with your employer’s policies.
  • To be aware of your boundaries when assisting with medication and where you are permitted to assist with giving medication.
  • Adult Safeguarding. Understanding the 6 core principles, what are the signs of abuse and how best to respond to these.
  • Learning your companies’ policy in reporting suspected or actual abuse.
  • Understanding the role of every organisation who plays a role in the care of a service user and how you may be expected to interact with them.
  • Understand the potential consequences to a Care Worker who has been found to have committed an abuse including the SOVA register and appeal process.
  • Handling information including understanding relevant legislation relating to information handling.
  • Reporting concerns about miss-handling information and understanding & maintaining client’s confidentiality.
  • Basic First Aid. Understanding First Aid and delivering it with confidence.
  • Knowing when to seek additional help and what situations require you to call 999.
  • Understanding when you should give first aid including administration of CPR.

Please get in touch to discuss your requirements so that we can tailor our learning experience to suit your needs. We are able to deliver this course at your office location or use our relationships with venues throughout the UK to host group training sessions.

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Frequently asked questions

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