Addiction – Safeguarding Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse
This course will assist practitioners to provide support for children and young people who are suffering from the effects of parental substance misuse. The workshop will ensure professionals know how to respond to both child protection issues and to situations where it is deemed the child is in need of support, as a result of parental substance misuse. It will also introduce participants to the Regional Joint Service Agreement – Hidden Harm and understand their role and responsibilities in respect of this protocol.
This course is relevant to professionals that encounter clients affected by substance misuse and where there are children or young people in the family.
Tutor's organisation: Ascert
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
This workshop is for those who have responsibility for administering medication in acute, residential or home settings. It will explore the over arching policies and supporting legal documents which safeguard the patient and professional. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss case studies and learn from situations where there was poor medicine management.
The workshop will highlight the five rights of medicine management and basic drug calculations.
Bargaining and Equality
The occurrence of outbreaks of infection in community settings varies greatly. In many outbreak situations or where there is increased potential for spread, it is necessary for further action to be taken. This workshop will explore the general principles Care Assistants and Domestic/Cleaning staff should use in assisting with the effective management of infection outbreaks in community nursing and residential homes.
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