This course is only available to UNISON members.
BRANCH WELFARE OFFICER TRAINING
UNISON’S There for You Charity provides essential support for members who are experiencing financial difficulties. This course provides new Welfare Officers with the knowledge and skills to assist members in accessing support from There For You. It will include a session understanding the UNISON welfare charity as well as a guide to completing required paperwork.
It also explores issues such as confidentiality and active listening.
Tutor: Marjorie Trimble & Julie Grant
Tutor's organisation: UNISON
10:30 am - 12:30 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.
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
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