Testimonials

We as an organisation have used First Response for a number of years to deliver training to our staff team. We have looked at other services but found First Response stands out from above them all. From the initial booking to the delivery of training we have found First Response to be professional. We have full confidence in them and feel the trainers are of high quality with a vast amount of knowledge, and able to deliver positive training experiences at an affordable price.

Care Service Manager - Disability care Service, Birmingham   

Special Focus

These courses support health and social care workers delivering specialised support and care in a range of settings and specialisms.  They are mapped against the appropriate QCF units and can contribute to a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

21 Courses.

Substance Misuse Awareness

3 Hours Course Finder

To provide learners with an awareness and understanding of the issues surrounding substance misuse.

  • Identify commonly used drugs
  • Identify reasons why people use substances
  • Explain related physical and psychological risks
  • Describe legal classifications and penalties
  • Identify support services
  • Recognise how substance abuse impacts society and the family
  • Identify current sensible drinking guidelines

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Level 2 Specialist Award in Stroke Awareness

3 Hours Course Finder

To raise awareness of the signs and impact of strokes and how to respond effectively to someone experiencing a stroke

  • Understand and clarify the signs and symptoms of a stroke
  • Understand the effect of a stroke, both physically and  on the nervous system
  • Know what to do when you suspect someone has had a stroke
  • Appreciate the aspects of an individual’s life that can be affected by a stroke

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Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health

6 Hours Course Finder

To raise mental health literacy in all sectors of the community, in order to dispel the stigma and discrimination that exists through lack of understanding, and empower people to offer support.

  • Define mental health
  • Identify and explain mental health facts and fiction
  • Understand key legislation relating to mental health
  • Explain how mental health care has evolved over time
  • Identify common signs and symptoms
  • Understand common mental health disorders
  • Recognise common attitudes towards mental ill-health and the impacts these can have
  • Explain the concept of parity of esteem
  • Know how to support people and offer advice

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Level 2 Specialist Award in Continence Care

2 Hours Course Finder

To enable delegates to develop their knowledge and skills in relation to promoting continence, including early identification and care of incontinence issues, and person centred care for people with continence problems.

  • Understand the meaning of continence and incontinence
  • Understand and explain different types of continence problems
  • Explain reversible causes of urinary incontinence
  • Describe the different treatments available
  • Understand how to effectively manage continence problems
  • Understand infection control issues in relation to incontinence
  • Appreciate how to promote dignity when caring for someone who has continence problems

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Level 2 Specialist Award in HIV Awareness

3 Hours Course Finder

To provide delegates with an understanding of HIV and an awareness of its prevalence in today's society as well as its progression, attitudes towards HIV and its impact on the individual. Delegates will gain an understanding of how they can reduce risk and give treatment, care and support to people who are living with HIV.

  • Explain what HIV is and its impacts
  • Identify how sexual health and sexuality relate to HIV
  • Explain and describe current facts and figures relating to HIV
  • Explain the transmission and progression of HIV
  • Identify and dispel myths surrounding the condition
  • Identify and follow practices for preventing and reducing HIV infection risk
  • Explain and describe current treatments and how they work
  • Identify potential care and support needs
  • Identify attitudes towards HIV / AIDs and their impacts

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Testimonials

We as an organisation have used First Response for a number of years to deliver training to our staff team. We have looked at other services but found First Response stands out from above them all. From the initial booking to the delivery of training we have found First Response to be professional. We have full confidence in them and feel the trainers are of high quality with a vast amount of knowledge, and able to deliver positive training experiences at an affordable price.

Care Service Manager - Disability care Service, Birmingham