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The following courses, delivered by Norfolk County Council's (NCC) provider St Thomas Training, are open to staff and volunteers from all agencies working with adults at risk of harm .
The courses are free to NCC staff and volunteers. The cost for staff from the voluntary, private and independent sector is £25 per half day and £50 per full day. St Thomas have a three for two discount. If an organisation books two places on any of the courses a third can be claimed for free.
A half day course for all staff and volunteers in contact with vulnerable adults who have not previously attended safeguarding training. This course aims:
A half day course for all staff and volunteers who have attended the safeguarding awareness course and require an update and to develop their knowledge and skills of safeguarding adults. This course aims:
A two day course for managers in the voluntary, private and independent sector to enable them fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities effectively and work with their partners in the statutory sector to achieve, wherever possible, the outcomes service users wish to achieve for themselves. Click here for dates and times and to book a place
This course aims:
Safeguarding Adults Reviews are conducted when a service user has died or experienced serious harm and there are concerns about how agencies have worked together to safeguard the person. Often in these cases staff have worked diligently and with great care and concern for the service use but with the benefit of hindsight an SAR can shine a light on how staff may have been caught up in complex inter agency or family dynamics which made it difficult to accurately assess the risks to the service user or hear the service users voice.
The course will consider our Norfolk SARs and learning emerging nationally throughout the year. Click here for dates and times and to book a place
The training is commissioned jointly by Norfolk County Council and many of the sessions are open to employees of health and social care organisations throughout the county of Norfolk as well as to employees of Norfolk County Council.
Norfolk Adult Social Services pays for all Social Care Workers in Norfolk to have free access to the Care Information & Learning Services website
Norfolk County Council is pleased to be able to offer a number of free sessions which will be delivered by our excellent safeguarding training provider St Thomas Training. These sessions will offer a safe and supportive environment, for adults with care and support needs, to understand that they have the right to live free of harm, neglect and exploitation and
To enquire about having a session at your venue in Norfolk please email: email@example.com
St Thomas Training offer a range of training courses on the Mental Capacity Act which non NCC staff can access. Click on the topic to see dates and venues.
6. Mental Capacity Act Level 6: Learning Lessons from Court of Protection Cases (NEW for 2019-20 - replaces Level 3)
There is a range of training available on suicide prevention. Details can be accessed via the Norfolk County Council Suicide Prevention pages on the Norfolk County Council website.
The training section can be found on the ‘Information for Professionals’ page.
Norwich Connect, run by Spurgeons, are offering two FREE* new online courses to health and social care professionals. With several dates throughout the summer, both courses have been adapted to be applicable to the current climate. Developing a Culture of Engagement looks at working with the whole family around the subject of domestic abuse, including the victim, any children as well as the perpetrator. It is an introductory course with additional workshops to follow.
Would you know what to do if your client is distressed? Trauma Informed Practises helps you understand how trauma might impact people. The workshop will equip you with tools and knowledge to effectively support clients affected by trauma.
For more information, and to book on the course, please click here *Although the workshops are free, a charge will be made for late cancellation or no show.