New to the HIVE

Dementia Care Pop-Up – virtual

The session is aimed at care staff working for care providers in the community – i.e. Dom Care, Supported Living and Residential Care.

  • Will provide an overview of some of the different types of dementia and the impact and effects these have on the brain and the person.
  • Explore what we mean by the term ‘sundowning’ and ways we can support this using a person centred approach.

Helping to Support Patients in Residential & Nursing Home Settings – elearning

This is a talk by Diabetic Specialist Dietitian, Christopher Spencer.

Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pop-Upvirtual – new dates

This session is an exploration of Person-Centred Care pressure ulcer prevention.

In the session, we cover the following:

  • SSKIN assessment
  • Personal hygiene care
  • The types of pressure ulcers and moisture lesions and who to refer them to.

We also cover how to look after diabetic feet, which includes how to do the Touch Toes Test for loss of sensation for diabetic feet.

MCA Assessment & Best Interest for Providers – F2F Anna Dart, Horizon Centre

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is a legal requirement when planning care for a person who is unable to consent to the arrangements in place for them as a consequence of an impairment of or disturbance in the functioning of their mind or brain. This session is designed to support staff to understand the legal requirements placed upon them when providing care and/or treatment to people who lack mental capacity.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To understand the statutory key principles and how they relate to practice         
  • To understand when to undertake a capacity assessment
  • To understand how to undertake a capacity assessment
  • To understand how to make a best interest decision
  • To understand how the Act protects staff who are engaged in acts in connection with care and treatment
  • To explore how to record assessment processes and outcomes.

Posted by Michaela on March 28th 2024

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