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January 2019

Understanding and Working with Autism

Free training from Autism Oxford for staff working in Oxfordshire. A half day training session offered on 3 separate dates: 10.45 for 11 am – 3 pm on Monday 21 January 2019. 10.45 for 11 am – 3pm on Friday 1 February 2019. 10.45 for 11am – 3pm on Monday 11 February 2019. Funded by the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Limited Spaces Available. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL! To book email Autism Oxford: researchupdate@autismoxford.org.uk Please give your NAME, EMAIL, JOB TITLE and ORGANISATION…

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Free

Learning Disability Provider Forum

Learning Disability Network Forum

Information and Networking for  Learning Disability Providers. OCC-contracted or CQC registered providers only. Please book before attendance.

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Fire Safety Awareness

Fire Safety Awareness – Level 1 Certificate The Fire Safety Awareness course is a three-hour course covering basic fire prevention within the home and the work area. Our course is delivered by experienced trainers. This is a level 1 course and should be carried out on an annual basis.   Learning Outcomes Explain Basic Fire Awareness. Describe what to do in the event of an emergency. Describe the principles of fire risk control. Practice and understand the different fire prevention measures. Demonstrate the…

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Train the Trainer January 2019

Train the Trainer Tuesday 29th January 2019 Many people are finding themselves in a position where training is becoming an essential part of their role, either to service users and/or staff members. Whilst there are no requirements currently for in-house trainers to have a formal training background, (other than knowledge and experience in their field of teaching), CQC is scrutinising the needs of learners and asking providers how effective their training delivery is. Train the Trainer is a dynamic course…

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Finding the Right People

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Skills for Care and Oxfordshire County Council present Finding the Right People: part of the Oxfordshire Value Based Recruitment Strategy. This is a fully funded opportunity for adult social care providers. There are 3 sessions covering different aspects of Values Based Approaches to Recruitment and Retention aimed at Managers and others responsible for recruiting. You can attend all 1,2 or all 3 sessions. Booking is essential.  Please complete this booking form and send to Contracts.Admin@oxfordshire.gov.uk Finding the Right People covers: Understand…

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£75.00

Moving & Assisting People Introductory Course

Moving & Assisting People Introduction Full Day Course – Moving and Assisting People (Manual Handling) at Freeland House, Nr Witney, Oxfordshire. This course is designed to offer all staff a full day on Moving and Assisting People. It is suitable for all those entering the Care Industry, including those who have no previous knowledge of the subject. Certificates of Training are valid for 3 years (CQC recommends refresher courses once a year). Poor moving and handling practice can lead to: Back…

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February 2019

Understanding and Working with Autism

Free training from Autism Oxford for staff working in Oxfordshire. A half day training session offered on 3 separate dates: 10.45 for 11 am – 3 pm on Monday 21 January 2019. 10.45 for 11 am – 3pm on Friday 1 February 2019. 10.45 for 11am – 3pm on Monday 11 February 2019. Funded by the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Limited Spaces Available. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL! To book email Autism Oxford: researchupdate@autismoxford.org.uk Please give your NAME, EMAIL, JOB TITLE and ORGANISATION…

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Free

Home Care Forum

Networking and information for home care providers in Oxfordshire.

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Understanding and Working with Autism

Free training from Autism Oxford for staff working in Oxfordshire. A half day training session offered on 3 separate dates: 10.45 for 11 am – 3 pm on Monday 21 January 2019. 10.45 for 11 am – 3pm on Friday 1 February 2019. 10.45 for 11am – 3pm on Monday 11 February 2019. Funded by the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group. Limited Spaces Available. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL! To book email Autism Oxford: researchupdate@autismoxford.org.uk Please give your NAME, EMAIL, JOB TITLE and ORGANISATION…

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Free

End of Life Network

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[Please note change of date] End-of-life care refers to health care, not only of a person in the final hours or days of their lives, but more broadly care of all those with a terminal condition that has become advanced, progressive, and incurable. This network is hosted by Rush Court and the Elizabeth Finn Homes Ltd End of Life Care lead, Liz Clements. The network is for services that provide end of life care either in a nursing home or…

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Support with Confidence Approved PA Training

Training

The 3 day course is based on the Care Certificate and provides everything you need, to be up to date with your essential training as part of your annual approval. Training certification is valid for three years from the date of the course.

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Talking Care copy and advertising deadline

Looking to promote your organisation, or have something important for the public to know about social care? Why not write or advertise in future issues of Talking Care?
Talking Care is distributed across Oxfordshire through over 150 locations including all of our libraries and through GP practices, as well as providing important promotional material at schools & colleges and job fairs.

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Values Based Interviewing

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Skills for Care and Oxfordshire County Council present Value Based Interviewing: part of the Oxfordshire Value Based Recruitment Strategy. This is a fully funded opportunity for adult social care providers. There are 3 sessions covering different aspects of Values Based Approaches to Recruitment and Retention aimed at Managers and others responsible for recruiting. You can attend all 1,2 or all 3 sessions. Booking is essential.  Please complete this booking form and send to Contracts.Admin@oxfordshire.gov.uk Value Based Interviewing covers: Identify the values,…

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March 2019

Valuable Conversations

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Skills for Care and Oxfordshire County Council present Valuable Conversations: part of the Oxfordshire Value Based Recruitment Strategy. This is a fully funded opportunity for adult social care providers. There are 3 sessions covering different aspects of Values Based Approaches to Recruitment and Retention aimed at Managers and others responsible for recruiting. You can attend all 1,2 or all 3 sessions. Booking is essential.  Please complete this booking form and send to Contracts.Admin@oxfordshire.gov.uk Valueable Conversations covers: Identify when to have effective…

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Free

Care Homes Forum

Networking and information for care homes in Oxfordshire.

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Free

Learning Disability Provider Forum

Learning Disability Network Forum

Information and Networking for  Learning Disability Providers in Oxfordshire. OCC-contracted or CQC registered providers only. Please book before attendance.

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Free

OACP Annual Conference & Care Awards 2019

OACP is pleased to announce the third Oxfordshire adult social care awards. The event will include OACP’s Annual General Meeting as well as information, presentations and provider opportunities.

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Valuable Conversations

Valued based recruitment graphic

Skills for Care and Oxfordshire County Council present Valuable Conversations: part of the Oxfordshire Value Based Recruitment Strategy. This is a fully funded opportunity for adult social care providers. There are 3 sessions covering different aspects of Values Based Approaches to Recruitment and Retention aimed at Managers and others responsible for recruiting. You can attend all 1,2 or all 3 sessions. Booking is essential.  Please complete this booking form and send to Contracts.Admin@oxfordshire.gov.uk Valueable Conversations covers: Identify when to have effective…

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April 2019

Future of Social Care

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Royds Withy King are delighted to invite Care Owners and Directors to our ‘future of social care’ seminar. In conjunction with our guest speakers we will explore what the future holds for care providers in a world of changing consumer law, workforce challenges and technology. Seminar delivered in partnership with Registered Care Providers Association. What can you expect? Our seminar will be split into three main topics: The future consumer: changing service user demands and increased consumer law protection The…

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£75.00

Wellbeing – Working in the Care Sector – April 2019

This half day interactive session will look at the highly topical areas of wellbeing, the strengths based approach and personal outcomes which form part of the Care Act, implemented in 2015.

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£295.00

Train the Trainer April 2019

Train the Trainer is a dynamic course designed to give you a thorough insight into the skills needed to deliver training.

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May 2019

Free

Approved Personal Assistant Network

Personal Assistants Network

Third annual network for personal assistants approved under Oxfordshire’s Support with Confidence scheme with limited places for non-approved PAs. Agenda to follow.

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Free

Home Care Forum

Networking and information for home care providers in Oxfordshire.

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£75.00

Wellbeing – Working in the Care Sector – May 2019

This half day interactive session will look at the highly topical areas of wellbeing, the strengths based approach and personal outcomes which form part of the Care Act, implemented in 2015.

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Free

Learning Disability Provider Forum

Learning Disability Network Forum

Information and Networking for  Learning Disability Providers in Oxfordshire. OCC-contracted or CQC registered providers only. Please book before attendance.

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June 2019

Care Homes Forum

Networking and information for care homes in Oxfordshire.

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Free

End of Life Network

End of Life share icon

End-of-life care refers to health care, not only of a person in the final hours or days of their lives, but more broadly care of all those with a terminal condition that has become advanced, progressive, and incurable. This network is hosted by Rush Court and the Elizabeth Finn Homes Ltd End of Life Care lead, Liz Clements. The network is for services that provide end of life care either in a nursing home or hospice, or at home. All…

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£75.00

Wellbeing – Working in the Care Sector – June 2019

This half day interactive session will look at the highly topical areas of wellbeing, the strengths based approach and personal outcomes which form part of the Care Act, implemented in 2015.

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July 2019

£295.00

Train the Trainer July 2019

Train the Trainer is a dynamic course designed to give you a thorough insight into the skills needed to deliver training.

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Registered Manager Network

Registered Managers Network

Networking and information for Registered Managers working in Oxfordshire. Supported by Skills for Care.

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