During this course we develop an understanding of what spectrum disorders are, understand how autism affects human behaviour and thought processes. We also demonstrate knowledge of gender based differences, knowing how to engage with positive support behaviour, consider what sensory processing means for people with autism, learn how to create positive mental health and wellbeing environments and develop knowledge of how to support and maintain social boundaries and learn to engage for positive partnerships.
BASIC HEALTH SUPPORT
This course encompasses knowledge around good bladder and bowel health including how to provide bowel care, catheter care and encapsulates the semantics of good skin care. This course offers in-depth assistance about continence aids and appliances available for your clients needs.
This in-depth course looks at the very important anatomy and physiology of the bowel. It covers infection prevention and control as well as provision of bowel care interventions including the use of micro enemas. Most importantly, we also cover proper hydration and nutrition for client outcome and best practice of self-care for our clients.
CARE PLANNING AND MEASURING GOALS
In this course we cover how to develop plans of care that are individualised to your client to meet their everyday needs. Setting and measuring goals in relation to health needs is vital to our clients health and a very important topic covered.
This course develops your understanding of the requirements for a cough assist device, as well as how to support clients who require assistance to cough. This is then translated to respiration and disordered breathing.
A course detailing the respiratory system and its functions that develops your competency with CPAP, medications and lifestyle changes, as well as how to assist clients who use them. Diminishing risk and indentifying issues are also covered.
With the ever increasing demand in caring with patients with dementia, this course goes through understanding the types of dementia, general brain function and how to support people living with dementia.
During this session, there’s in-depth learning about all the different types of diabetes including Type 1 and Type 2. It delves into important up keeping with client maintenance like healthy eating, insulin, hypo/hyperglycaemia events and sick day management.
DOCUMENTATION AND RECORD KEEPING
A rudimentary yet very important course covering how to keep good records to meet compliance obligations.
EMPOWERMENT AND ASSERTIVENESS
During this course we focus on how to help staff to handle difficult situations & to communicate well & effectively for positive outcomes.
An in-depth course focussed on how to perform the tasks practically. We also learn about the why and how enteral feeding is performed. We take a closer look at what the tubes look like as well as the other components including pumps and how to care for equipment. Feeding methods and client experience are also covered.
EPILEPSY AWARENESS, SEIZURE MANAGEMENT & MIDAZOLAM
In this course, theres detailed learning about different types of epilepsy. We focus on how it affects everyday activities for our clients, the medication involved, managing day to day, the varied types of seizures & general living with the condition & how it affects our clients. This course also covers Midazolam which is the main medication used to manage seizure activity.
This course develops your knowledge on the anatomy and physiology of the eyes, as well as how the eyes play their role as a vital organ. It also develops understanding of how to assist clients with everyday eye care to improve function and diminish risk.
INDWELLING CATHETER CARE
During this session, we investigate the anatomy and physiology of the bladder and why we use catheters. We go through vital care of equipment instructions and also how to translate this to our clients at home. We also look at essential equipment needed to perform and go through general wellbeing including good bladder health and UTI’s. A great course for registered nurses and support workers.
INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL
In this session we cover the principles of cross -contamination, transmission of infection, hand hygiene and the general principles of infection prevention and control in a community setting.
INTERMITTENT CATHETER CARE
This course is designed around the urinary tract in relation to clean intermittent catherisation. It details reasons why clients might have it done and it goes through as a healthcare operator, how to perform the procedure.
3 Hour Refresher or 7 Hours
This course is offered as either a TWO DAY, FULL DAY or HALF DAY refresher. It covers safety in terms of transferring and mobility and with use of hoists and other aids.
MEALTIME PRACTICES: SWALLOWING & CHOKING
This vital course looks at healthy nutrition and general swallowing difficulties including the importance of hydration. We look at calories and food nutrition as well as preparation. This course also covers general mealtime behaviour which can include challenging behaviours and how to behave at the table.
4 Hour Refresher or 7 Hours
Our most popular course. We start by discovering what medications are as well as medication safety, different types and how they affect the body, delivery systems, use of dosage admin aids. We learn how to importantly administer from manufacturer’s instructions. We go through scope of practice, infection prevention and control and medication legislation. We also cover how to find good medicines information.
MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS
During this course we delve into why mental health is such an important yet overlooked health condition that plagues millions of Australians. We look at facts and figures, how to assist others as well as yourself and helpful links as resources.
This shorter course enriches your knowledge on the oral cavity, its health, and diminishing risk. It also goes over how to assist clients with everyday oral care and develops knowledge on how it affects digestion and food processing.
This course is all about understanding the respiratory system and the function of our lungs. Delving into how to assist clients with everyday breathing and respiratory activities to improve function, this course also demonstrates how to diminish risk and identify issues with nebulised medications.
At this course we learn about the different kinds of stoma and how to manage as well as the aids and appliances used and how to care for them. We also investigate care of peristomal skin and nutrition and hydration.
A great course for registered nurses and support workers. We go through the contexts of palliative care, symptom management, grief and loss, death and dying.
RESPONDING TO ABUSE AND NEGLECT
This course covers the princaples of abuse and neglect, and discusses the legislative foundation of this very important topic. It will also develop your knowledge about your role, as well as response strategies. The vital information around how and when to take action is also covered.
SAFE ENVIRONMENTS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
3 Hour Refresher or 7 Hours
A vital course that has been designed to meet a new legislation which is the Child and Young Persons Safety Act 2017. It covers all aspects relating to safe environments for clients, workers and organisations in contact with children. This highly rated course also includes interactive workshops and quizzes designed to increase knowledge and awareness and your compliance obligations.
This vitally important short course informs of the oropharyngeal region and develops understanding of how to assist clients with everyday swallowing and suctioning needs. This also includes how to diminish risk and identify issues with suctioning.
SUPPORTING SKIN HEALTH: WOUND CARE
In this course we cover skin anatomy and physiology. We look at how wounds develop and the different kinds of wounds. We thoroughly look at pressure injury prevention, skin care and finally wound care products available.
This session covers all the important basics including use, how and why, care of everyday skin needs, urinary health and hydration and most importantly, how to apply a sheath.