Depending on the type of setting and the people receiving support, frontline health and social care workers may also need to undertake training in additional specialist skills and knowledge, such as End of Life Care or Learning Disability Awareness.
Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Framework
First Response Training can provide essential training in line with the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Framework for Learning Disabilities and Autism. This standardised training package has been developed by Health Education England (HEE) and Skills for Care. It has been designed, delivered and evaluated with the help of people with learning disabilities and autism. There are two different tiers of training available and we can deliver both Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the framework using HEE approved Trainer Trios.
Our Special Focus courses are available via Classroom and Webinar training.
Special Focus Manuals
We offer Distance Learning for selected Health and Social Care Special Focus subjects.
Special Focus Training
First Response Training provides a range of additional Level 2 Awards for health and social care staff required to carry out more specialist tasks in their day to day roles.
Aim: To provide an underpinning knowledge to staff in the health and social care sector about Acquired Brain Injury - ABI.
This course ensures that care planning by healthcare support workers and adult social care workers places the best interests of individuals at the centre of care, whilst enabling them to make and communicate their own decisions.
Aim: 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.
This 1-hour course teaches staff to understand the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach to risk assessments and management of dysphagia.
Aim: 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.
This eLearning course provides learners with an understanding of Learning Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder and the support they can offer those with Learning Disabilities or Autism.
Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with the knowledge required to provide their service user with personal care in a dignified and empowering way.
Aim: To provide an overview of the subject, enabling an understanding of behaviours and its origin in order to develop ways to respond positively to the behaviour.
Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with information on the cause, prevention and care of pressure sores.
Aim: To raise awareness of the signs and impact of strokes and how to respond effectively to someone experiencing a stroke.
CPD Points Available
These training courses are CPD accredited. This means that your staff members can receive nationally recognised CPD points for completing our high quality, externally verified training programmes.