Amparo offers support to anyone who has been affected by suicide in Suffolk. Amparo are hosting a number of free Zoom briefings, which will cover their role and how to refer to them - designed for anyone who may encounter someone who has been affected by suicide so that they can be confident to refer them to the service. The sessions will also include a chance to raise any questions you may have.
The Zoom briefings will be repeated sessions, each lasting around 40 minutes (so people only need to attend once). Anyone wishing to book should email firstname.lastname@example.org
The council is also offering training from the Council of Disabled Children - “Outcomes and EHC Plans; A guide from A to K”. Please access this training through www.suffolkcpd.co.uk
The developing skills in health and social care (DSHSC) project, will be providing fully funded qualifications to staff living and working in the adult health and social care sector across Norfolk and Suffolk. The aim of this project is to empower employees to develop new skills, enabling them to continue providing high-quality care to local people.
This project is part-funded by the European Social Fund and will fund a range of specific qualifications, including:
• Functional Skills in Maths, English and IT
• Level 1 qualification embedding the Care Certificate and strengths based and person-centred approaches.
• Level 2 Units in Dementia, End of Life Care, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Autism.
• Bespoke Level 4 Aspiring Manager.
Please visit our website www.norfolk.gov.uk/developingskills for more details and to register your interest.
Courses run by Suffolk County Council Public Health in association with North Essex Partnership NHS Trust.
Book on to one of the courses offering your staff an opportunity to train alongside other professionals who deal with substance misuse.
View the programme: www.healthysuffolk.org.uk – click on the link: “Drug and Alcohol Training for professionals”
Book online by going to: www.suffolkcpd.co.uk or call 01473 265172
Learning Location has been developed by Norfolk & Suffolk Dementia Alliance and supported by Health Education East of England. There are 5 areas (dementia, falls, skin, palliative care and continence) and each area has 3 sections; learning resources (links to websites etc), a confidence tool and a learning and needs development tool. You have to register to use it but it’s very simple and straightforward.
The End of Life Care for All (e-ELCA) programme was developed by HEE e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) in partnership with the Association for Palliative Medicine (APM), and launched in 2010. This training has been developed to be relevant to all professionals involved in delivering end of life care and covers issues ranging from clinical topics through to communication skills and spiritual care.
There are a number of sessions on E-learning for Health under the General Practice 2012 Curriculum (‘Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder’ and ‘Supporting Autism Spectrum Disorder’). You will need to register in order to access the training; registration is free and only takes a couple of minutes.
Carewise, a free and easy to use information service for anyone interested in health and social care, run by The Suffolk Brokerage an independent not-for-profit organisation supporting Suffolk’s health and social care sector.
This free online resource is a public access site with content developed by expert health professionals in consultation with teachers, sports coaches and children’s activity leaders. Anyone who uses the resource will gain the knowledge and confidence to support children with asthma, deal with emergency situations and could help save lives.
RCGP provide a wide range of courses and events to support members' continuing professional development. Whether it's classroom based, workshops, practical or online, RCGP have courses on a wide range of clinical, medical and developmental topics for GPs at all stages of their career.
RCGP and HEE have produced a useful Sepsis Awareness guidance document for primary care clinicians.